MetaMatrix announced the signing of a technology partnership with Business Objects. Under the terms of the agreement, MetaMatrix will join the Business Objects Technology Partner Program and the two companies will engage in joint sales and marketing activities of there EII and BI offerings. MetaMatrix enables organizations using the business intelligence platform and tools from Business Objects to complement their implementations with on-demand access to information integrated from disparate sources including data warehouses, ERP and CRM applications, legacy systems, as well as XML and ODBC-based data sources. With its library of connectors to packaged applications and data sources, including SAP R/3, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Siebel, MetaMatrix can also co-exist with Business Objects Data Integrator, a batch and real-time data integration platform, and help to provide on-demand information access across disparate data silos. MetaMatrix is also able to provide Business Objects customers with metadata management capabilities.,