Jaspersoft First to Develop Business Intelligence for Platform-as-a-Service Company's BI Suite Now Available with Red Hat OpenShift

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaspersoft, maker of the world's most widely used business intelligence (BI) software, today announced the development of the industry's first BI architected for Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). In a joint webinar with Red Hat today, Jaspersoft will showcase the planned integration of Jaspersoft BI with Red Hat's OpenShift PaaS. Working closely with Red Hat to leverage its cloud application lifecycle management tools, Jaspersoft delivers easy and powerful reporting capabilities for better decision making through a choice of deployments including on-premises, as well as public, private, or hybrid clouds.

Companies are increasingly turning to PaaS as their preferred cloud strategy for enterprise application development. It provides many benefits including improved cost, deployment speed, scalability, and ease of implementation and maintenance. According to industry analysts, PaaS will become a $12 billion market by 2020. With OpenShift, Red Hat offers a compelling PaaS built on open source technologies that enable developers to quickly develop and deploy applications in the cloud. OpenShift provides built-in auto-scaling, supports a wide variety of languages, frameworks, middleware and clouds and is available free of charge.

With the high volume of data businesses are generating, the combination of Jaspersoft BI with Red Hat OpenShift provides a fast and efficient way to not only develop and deploy data-driven applications, but also harness them to derive meaningful insights from a variety of data sources, including relational databases and Big Data sources. Jaspersoft provides native access to the leading Big Data products, including MongoDB, for which it recently announced the industry's first BI connector; Jaspersoft and Red Hat will demonstrate their MongoDB integration on Red Hat OpenShift during today's joint webinar.

"Jaspersoft is excited to team with Red Hat to build the industry's first BI for PaaS," said Karl Van den Bergh, Jaspersoft's Vice President of Product and Alliances. "We are uniquely positioned to capitalize on the shift of application development to the cloud with our modern architecture, the world's largest BI community building data-driven applications, and our open source model. Today's announcement about the planned integration of Jaspersoft with Red Hat OpenShift is the first of several that demonstrates our leadership in BI for PaaS."

"Red Hat is helping organizations to develop private, public and hybrid clouds with solutions like our CloudForms Infrastructure-as-a-Service offering that is currently in beta, while at the same time making it easy for developers to leverage clouds with our OpenShift PaaS," said Scott Crenshaw, vice president, Cloud Business Unit at Red Hat. "With Jaspersoft's suite of reporting and analysis capabilities now available on OpenShift, organizations can quickly realize the benefits of the cloud while gaining deep insights from the data that powers these applications."

For more information on Jaspersoft's new BI PaaS offering, please visit https://www.jaspersoft.com/paas-business-intelligence.

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About Jaspersoft

Jaspersoft provides the most flexible, cost effective and widely deployed Business Intelligence suite in the world, enabling better decision-making through highly interactive web-based reports, dashboards and analysis. Leveraging a commercial open source business model, Jaspersoft provides end-to-end BI capabilities at a fraction of the cost of other vendors. The BI suite includes pixel-perfect enterprise reporting, ad hoc query, dashboards, OLAP and in-memory analysis, and data integration. Jaspersoft is the only BI vendor that enables companies to adapt to the new, virtualized world by providing a complete spectrum of on-premises, multi-tenant SaaS, and cloud-based deployment options for both embedded and standalone business intelligence. Unlike traditional BI vendors, Jaspersoft is built on a modern, lightweight, standards-based architecture and offers greater vendor independence thanks to its open source codebase. Unlike niche BI vendors, Jaspersoft represents a safe choice with tens of thousands of production deployments across a wide range of industries.

Jaspersoft's open source business intelligence software has more than 14.5 million product downloads worldwide, 175,000 production deployments and over 14,000 commercial customers in 100 countries. Its BI suite is advanced regularly by a development community of more than 250,000 registered members. For more information visit: http://www.jaspersoft.com and http://www.jasperforge.org.

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