Initiate Systems launches Catalyst software
Initiate Systems, a provider of data-management solutions, has launched the Initiate Catalyst software platform for independent software vendors (ISVs).

Available as a virtual software appliance, it provides ISVs and solution providers with entity resolution and search capability that can be embedded in their industry-oriented applications and solutions for data interoperability, according to the Chicago-based Initiate.

Initiate's Catalyst leverages the Initiate Master Data Service and is designed to meet the functional, technical and packaging requirements of ISVs that wish to embed or integrate master-data management, customer data integration, record locator or entity-resolution capabilities within their products or solutions.