Workday to buy VC-backed Platfora

Workday is planning on acquiring San Mateo, California-based Platfora, a big data discovery platform, the former announced in a blog post on its site. No financial terms were disclosed. Platfora’s backers included HSBC, Harmony Partners, Allegis Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Citi Ventures, Cisco, Sutter Hill Ventures and Tenaya Capital.