JasperSoft & MySQL Launch Major Upgrade to Business Intelligence Software for the ISV/OEM Market

Jasper for MySQL: OEM Edition 2.0 Available With Extended Functionality and

Advanced Reporting



06 Aug, 2007, 01:00 ET from JasperSoft Corporation

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- LinuxWorld Conference and Expo --
 JasperSoft Corporation, the market leader in open source business
 intelligence, and MySQL AB, developer of the world's most popular open
 source database, today announced the general availability of Jasper for
 MySQL: OEM Edition 2.0. This updated offering provides significant new
 features for easier integration and customization, targeted to software
 ISVs and OEMs seeking an interactive reporting solution to embed in their
 own MySQL-based products.
     By adding Jasper for MySQL into their applications, ISVs and OEMs can
 give users a full range of business intelligence (BI) and professional
 reporting capabilities. This includes ad-hoc interactive reporting and
 production pixel-perfect reporting, as well as scheduling and distribution.
     "Our partnership with JasperSoft provides our OEM and ISV customers
 with an easy-to-integrate competitive advantage through BI," said Mark
 Burton, MySQL AB's executive vice president of Sales, Channels and
 Alliances. "This new update puts powerful reporting and BI features into
 the hands of our customers -- and their end users."
     "JasperSoft has seen a surge of growth and popularity from MySQL
 developers and users worldwide," said Nick Halsey, vice president of
 marketing for JasperSoft. "Jasper for MySQL 2.0 is now making it even
 easier for MySQL developers to provide advanced BI reporting capabilities
 and enterprise-class support."
     Key features of Jasper for MySQL 2.0: for end users
 
     -- Ad Hoc Crosstabs -- users now have the ability to create, edit, and
        save crosstabs in the ad hoc editor
     -- New Ad Hoc Capabilities -- users can change parameters in ad hoc and
        sort one or more columns, and ad hoc now works on top of custom query
        executors as well as JDBC
     -- Security Enhancements -- administrators have the option to encrypt all
        user passwords; users can now change passwords; and folder options are
        filtered by permissions when a user saves a resource
     -- End-User Ease-of-Use -- there is a revamped UI for setting resource
        permissions, improved default input controls, and users have the
        ability to test connections for data sources
     -- More Output and Saving Options -- output to CSV is now built-in and
        end-users can save report options
     -- More Configurability -- customers can now customize URL for
        JasperServer, add new exporters, setup different input control pages
        per report, and work with XML/A data sources out of the box
     -- Mature, high-performance reporting engine for custom reports
     -- Scheduling reports to be run and distributed at a later time and
        intervals for lights-off information dissemination
     -- Full-featured graphical report designer for complex reporting
        requirements and pixel-perfect interactive reports for print-ready
        production reporting
     -- Access to wide-range of data sources for support for all of your
        customer's data
     -- Scalability for handling large reports
 
 
     Key features of Jasper for MySQL 2.0 for OEMs and ISVs
 
     -- HTTP URL addressable repository for lightweight integration
     -- C/C++, PHP Interfaces for integrating with C and PHP applications
     -- Web Services / SOAP for interoperability with modern applications and
        industry standards
     -- Java APIs for deep integration
     -- Visible source code for customization and extensibility
     -- Re-skinnable user interface for custom branding
     -- Lightweight server -- Bundled Tomcat for out-of-box productivity
     -- Small footprint for minimal added resource requirements
     -- Modern web frameworks for customization and integration with other IT
        infrastructure
     Product Availability
     Jasper for MySQL: OEM Edition 2.0 is available now from MySQL AB. More
 details -- including how-to-order information -- are available at
 http://www.mysql.com/jasper.
     About MySQL
     MySQL AB develops and supports a family of high-performance, affordable
 database products. The company's flagship offering is 'MySQL Enterprise', a
 comprehensive set of production-tested software, proactive monitoring
 tools, and premium support services.
     MySQL is the world's most popular open source database software, with
 over 11 million active installations. Many of the world's largest and
 fastest-growing organizations use MySQL to save time and money powering
 their high-volume Web sites, business-critical systems and packaged
 software -- including industry leaders such as Yahoo!, Alcatel-Lucent,
 Google, Nokia and YouTube.
     With headquarters in the United States and Sweden -- and operations
 around the world -- MySQL AB supports both open source values and corporate
 customers' needs. For more information about MySQL, please visit
 http://www.mysql.com.
     About JasperSoft
     JasperSoft is the market leader in open source business intelligence
 (BI). With more than two million downloads worldwide and more than 6,000
 commercial customers in 81 countries, JasperSoft offers the most widely
 used open source BI software in the world. The JasperSoft Business
 Intelligence Suite is comprised of an interactive reporting server,
 graphical and ad hoc report design interfaces, an OLAP analysis server, an
 ETL data integration engine, and a Java reporting library for scalable
 small and medium size enterprises, and large enterprise department
 solutions, for use either stand-alone or embedded into other applications.
 JasperSoft is based in San Francisco and is backed by leading venture
 capital firms Morgenthaler Ventures, DMC, and Partech International. More
 information is available at http://www.jaspersoft.com and
 http://www.jasperforge.org.
     For media inquiries, please contact:
     Craig Oda
     Page One PR (for JasperSoft)
     coda@pageonepr.com
     650-543-4702
 
 

SOURCE JasperSoft Corporation
    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- LinuxWorld Conference and Expo --
 JasperSoft Corporation, the market leader in open source business
 intelligence, and MySQL AB, developer of the world's most popular open
 source database, today announced the general availability of Jasper for
 MySQL: OEM Edition 2.0. This updated offering provides significant new
 features for easier integration and customization, targeted to software
 ISVs and OEMs seeking an interactive reporting solution to embed in their
 own MySQL-based products.
     By adding Jasper for MySQL into their applications, ISVs and OEMs can
 give users a full range of business intelligence (BI) and professional
 reporting capabilities. This includes ad-hoc interactive reporting and
 production pixel-perfect reporting, as well as scheduling and distribution.
     "Our partnership with JasperSoft provides our OEM and ISV customers
 with an easy-to-integrate competitive advantage through BI," said Mark
 Burton, MySQL AB's executive vice president of Sales, Channels and
 Alliances. "This new update puts powerful reporting and BI features into
 the hands of our customers -- and their end users."
     "JasperSoft has seen a surge of growth and popularity from MySQL
 developers and users worldwide," said Nick Halsey, vice president of
 marketing for JasperSoft. "Jasper for MySQL 2.0 is now making it even
 easier for MySQL developers to provide advanced BI reporting capabilities
 and enterprise-class support."
     Key features of Jasper for MySQL 2.0: for end users
 
     -- Ad Hoc Crosstabs -- users now have the ability to create, edit, and
        save crosstabs in the ad hoc editor
     -- New Ad Hoc Capabilities -- users can change parameters in ad hoc and
        sort one or more columns, and ad hoc now works on top of custom query
        executors as well as JDBC
     -- Security Enhancements -- administrators have the option to encrypt all
        user passwords; users can now change passwords; and folder options are
        filtered by permissions when a user saves a resource
     -- End-User Ease-of-Use -- there is a revamped UI for setting resource
        permissions, improved default input controls, and users have the
        ability to test connections for data sources
     -- More Output and Saving Options -- output to CSV is now built-in and
        end-users can save report options
     -- More Configurability -- customers can now customize URL for
        JasperServer, add new exporters, setup different input control pages
        per report, and work with XML/A data sources out of the box
     -- Mature, high-performance reporting engine for custom reports
     -- Scheduling reports to be run and distributed at a later time and
        intervals for lights-off information dissemination
     -- Full-featured graphical report designer for complex reporting
        requirements and pixel-perfect interactive reports for print-ready
        production reporting
     -- Access to wide-range of data sources for support for all of your
        customer's data
     -- Scalability for handling large reports
 
 
     Key features of Jasper for MySQL 2.0 for OEMs and ISVs
 
     -- HTTP URL addressable repository for lightweight integration
     -- C/C++, PHP Interfaces for integrating with C and PHP applications
     -- Web Services / SOAP for interoperability with modern applications and
        industry standards
     -- Java APIs for deep integration
     -- Visible source code for customization and extensibility
     -- Re-skinnable user interface for custom branding
     -- Lightweight server -- Bundled Tomcat for out-of-box productivity
     -- Small footprint for minimal added resource requirements
     -- Modern web frameworks for customization and integration with other IT
        infrastructure
     Product Availability
     Jasper for MySQL: OEM Edition 2.0 is available now from MySQL AB. More
 details -- including how-to-order information -- are available at
 http://www.mysql.com/jasper.
     About MySQL
     MySQL AB develops and supports a family of high-performance, affordable
 database products. The company's flagship offering is 'MySQL Enterprise', a
 comprehensive set of production-tested software, proactive monitoring
 tools, and premium support services.
     MySQL is the world's most popular open source database software, with
 over 11 million active installations. Many of the world's largest and
 fastest-growing organizations use MySQL to save time and money powering
 their high-volume Web sites, business-critical systems and packaged
 software -- including industry leaders such as Yahoo!, Alcatel-Lucent,
 Google, Nokia and YouTube.
     With headquarters in the United States and Sweden -- and operations
 around the world -- MySQL AB supports both open source values and corporate
 customers' needs. For more information about MySQL, please visit
 http://www.mysql.com.
     About JasperSoft
     JasperSoft is the market leader in open source business intelligence
 (BI). With more than two million downloads worldwide and more than 6,000
 commercial customers in 81 countries, JasperSoft offers the most widely
 used open source BI software in the world. The JasperSoft Business
 Intelligence Suite is comprised of an interactive reporting server,
 graphical and ad hoc report design interfaces, an OLAP analysis server, an
 ETL data integration engine, and a Java reporting library for scalable
 small and medium size enterprises, and large enterprise department
 solutions, for use either stand-alone or embedded into other applications.
 JasperSoft is based in San Francisco and is backed by leading venture
 capital firms Morgenthaler Ventures, DMC, and Partech International. More
 information is available at http://www.jaspersoft.com and
 http://www.jasperforge.org.
     For media inquiries, please contact:
     Craig Oda
     Page One PR (for JasperSoft)
     coda@pageonepr.com
     650-543-4702
 
 SOURCE JasperSoft Corporation