TORONTO, April 24 /PRNewswire/ - Clarity Systems, a leader in corporate
performance management (CPM) solutions, announced today that Southwest
Airlines has selected Clarity 6 software as a single integrated solution
for corporate planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting. After
evaluating leading corporate performance management software vendors,
Southwest Airlines ultimately partnered with Clarity Systems because of its
Excel friendly environment and their desire for a web-based, single suite
of integrated solutions that will leverage their existing Hyperion Essbase
investment and streamline their data entry and consolidation processes.
"With operating revenues of over 9 Billion dollars in a fast paced,
highly competitive industry, we needed a better financial solution to
control and integrate our current Excel based financial planning and
reporting models," said Spencer Van Ness, Senior Director Financial
Planning, Southwest Airlines. "Clarity Systems did a superb job at
demonstrating their ability to work with our current operational and data
structures. From baseline financial forecasting, to what-if analysis, and
ad-hoc reporting, Clarity Systems' flexibility stood out in satisfying all
of our business requirements."
"Clarity Systems looks forward to growing our relationship with
Southwest Airlines," said Frank Pizzolato, CEO, Clarity Systems. "A leading
Fortune 500 customer like Southwest Airlines demands a performance
management solution with a proven track record in serving the needs of
large, profitable organizations. In providing the industry's only unified
CPM solution, we're pleased to help Southwest Airlines realize their
performance management initiatives and help them meet the growing demands
of their business."
About Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), the nation's largest carrier in terms
of domestic passengers enplaned, currently serves 63 cities in 32 states.
Its 64th city, San Francisco, will open in early fall 2007. Based in
Dallas, Southwest currently operates more than 3,200 flights a day and has
more than 32,000 employees system wide.
About Clarity Systems
Clarity Systems delivers superior CPM software solutions, training,
consulting, and advisory services for financial budgeting, planning,
reporting, consolidation, and analytics to a large client base across North
America and the United Kingdom. With a rich feature set, Clarity 6 is a
unified application that offers the flexibility, security, and control
needed to meet compliance requirements, make more informed business
decisions, and ensure better corporate responsibility. As a Branham 300 top
100 IT company, Clarity Systems continues to experience a large growth in
revenue, expand its client base, and lead the industry as the CPM
solutions' specialist. For more information on Clarity, please visit our
website at www.claritysystems.com or call us at 1-877-410-5070.
SOURCE Clarity Systems Limited