Jaspersoft Cloud BI Wins SIIA CODiE Award

Business Intelligence Leader Jaspersoft Recognized with Partners RightScale, Vertica and Talend for Innovation in the Booming Cloud Market

May 12, 2010, 14:08 ET from Jaspersoft

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaspersoft, the world's most widely used business intelligence software, today announced it won the SIIA 2010 CODiE Award for "Best Cloud Infrastructure Platform." Jaspersoft Cloud BI powers business intelligence for the cloud as part of a joint solution stack with RightScale, Vertica and Talend.

"Jaspersoft is the only BI vendor enabling true multi-tenancy while providing a common platform for on-premise, virtualized, SaaS and Cloud deployments, and Jaspersoft customers successfully deploy today in all of those environments," said Brian Gentile, CEO of Jaspersoft. "The cloud offers many usability, elasticity, scale and price advantages to organizations of all sizes, making BI solutions affordable and accessible to entirely new markets. With Jaspersoft, customers have a complete, easy-to-use solution for BI, ETL and data warehousing in the cloud."

"This award is further confirmation that reporting and analytics have really become part of the fundamental fabric for cloud platform infrastructure in much the same way as they already have for application development in other deployment models," said Gentile.

BI deployment in the cloud is accelerating. In a recent IDC survey[i], 50 percent of respondents expressed high likelihood to pursue the public cloud for BI/Analytics and nearly 70 percent expressed likelihood for private cloud deployment.

"We are proud that our partner Jaspersoft is recognized for bringing such innovation to the cloud along with partners Talend and Vertica. With RightScale's cloud management platform, customers can more easily deploy and manage their BI initiatives in the cloud," said Michael Crandell, CEO of RightScale.

"Full 360 is thrilled, as a premier distributor of the full cloud BI stack, that Jaspersoft and our partners have been recognized for this unique solution. We know our cloud BI customers are delighted to be using it," says Rohit Amarnath, founder and CTO of Full 360.

Jaspersoft Cloud BI launched in August 2009 in partnership with RightScale, the leader in cloud management; Talend the leader in open source data integration; and Vertica with its leading enterprise analytic database. This integrated platform enables customers to increase agility and lower costs. It also provides the ideal solution for customers who need to rapidly deploy project-based BI, to provision new BI applications on the fly, and to quickly respond to major market changes. Jaspersoft Cloud BI is available in a pay-as-you-go model.

Jaspersoft Cloud BI was selected as the CODiE Award winner after three rounds of judging by a panel of technology writers, market analysts, and industry experts. "The CODiE Awards represent excellence in the software and digital information industries. By providing recognition of the best new technology products and services, SIIA proudly advances the important role participating companies play in the digital economy," said SIIA President Ken Wasch. "CODiE Award winners are a testament to the power of technology to deliver innovative solutions to businesses and consumers. SIIA warmly congratulates all of the winners and nominees of the CODiE Awards, whose innovation is essential for continuing America's leadership in the global knowledge economy."

For more information on Jaspersoft Cloud BI, including a demo, case study, free 30-day trial and on-demand webinars, visit http://www.jaspersoft.com/cloud and e-mail cloud@jaspersoft.com.

A complete list of CODiE 2010 award winners is available at http://www.siia.net/CODiEs/2010/.

[i] IDC survey and presentation "The Maturing Cloud: What the Grateful Dead Can Teach Us About Cloud Economics," Copyright 2010 IDC, Presenters Frank Gens, SVP & Chief Analyst and Amy Konary, Research Director of Software Licensing & Provisioning, April 6, 2010

About Jaspersoft Corporation

Jaspersoft's open source business intelligence is the world's most widely used BI software, with nearly 11 million product downloads worldwide and more than 12,000 commercial customers in 100 countries. Jaspersoft provides a web-based, open and modular approach to the evolving business intelligence needs of the enterprise and is the only BI vendor enabling true multi-tenancy while providing a common platform for on-premise, virtualized, SaaS and cloud deployments. Jaspersoft's products span the continuum of core BI requirements, including production reporting, operational & embedded reporting and analysis, interactive end-user query & reporting, dashboards and mash-ups, data analysis and data integration. Its BI software is updated constantly by a community of more than 135,000 registered members working on more than 350 projects, which represents the world's largest business intelligence community. More information is available at www.jaspersoft.com and www.jasperforge.org.

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