Los Angeles-based Marshall & Swift has merged with E.H. Boeckh (New Berlin, WI), a building cost information provider, and Digital Documen-tation Systems, Inc. (Hawkins, TX), a technologies estimator for property claims settlements.
Atlanta-based EBIX.COM signed a memorandum of understanding with BRIT INSURANCE HOLDINGS PLC (London). Ebix.com will become BRIT's technology partner for fulfilling the IT needs of some of its group companies.
SAGENT (Mountain View, CA), a provider of business intelligence solutions, and the SAS INSTITUTE (Cary, NC), a data warehouse solutions provider, are forming a strategic partnership to cross license and resell some of each other's products.
SUN MICROSYSTEMS INC. (Palo Alto, CA) and XCARE.NET INC. (Engle-wood, CA) collaborated to power San Diego-based MEDUNITE's network for online insurance and medical transaction processing.
THE FREEDOM GROUP (West Des Moines, IA) will integrate San Jose, CA-based BROKAT's Blaze Advisor Solutions Suite into its online insurance systems.
Kansas City, MO-based, THAZAR SOLUTIONS CORP., a business intelligence solutions provider, acquired Kansas City-based CLAIMETRIX INC.'S intellectual property and will incorporate it into Thazar's analytic application technology.