Tagetik Cloud Runs on Microsoft Windows Azure and SQL Azure

May 10, 2012, 05:00 ET from Tagetik

LUCCA, Italy, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

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Tagetik, a global provider of enterprise software solutions for Performance Management, Disclosure Management, Financial Governance and Business Intelligence, today announced that the Tagetik 4.0 platform is now available on Microsoft Windows Azure (http://www.windowsazure.com). Tagetik's cloud-based offering reduces maintenance costs and simplifies IT infrastructure, allowing even small businesses to take advantage of the power of Tagetik 4.0 software.

Tagetik 4.0 can be easily deployed either on-premises or in the cloud running on Windows Azure and SQL Azure (http://www.tagetik.com/software/technology/on-premises-cloud). 'Tagetik 4.0 -Cloud Edition' provides the same deep financial intelligence and scalability that its on-premises customers love but on infrastructure which is managed by Tagetik on Microsoft's cutting edge cloud technology stack.

"We have recently completed a joint development effort with Microsoft to build our cloud offering through Windows Azure," says Marco Pierallini - EVP, Chief Development Officer at Tagetik (http://www.tagetik.com/company/management/marco-pierallini). "We strongly believe that deploying Tagetik 4.0's controlled environment for managing and monitoring financial processes on Windows Azure will help us to respond to our customers' business demands in terms of cost reduction, productivity increase, and overall satisfaction as well as exploit new emerging market opportunities for the CFO and the Office of Finance."

"At Microsoft, we are pleased to recognize that one of our most strategic ISV partners shows its commitment to our cloud platform, providing winning solutions for new valuable customers," adds Silvia Candiani, Marketing & Operations Director at Microsoft Italy. "We have supported the Tagetik development team to architect its cloud solution to better leverage our technology platform. Through joint participation in the EMEA best practice 'Acceleration Lab', we were able to identify and address any issues early in the development process thus achieving a great result both of us."

"This is an excellent accomplishment," concludes Pietro Scott Jovane, President and CEO at Microsoft Italy. "Working with our partners and taking them to the cloud is a key strategic goal at Microsoft."

About Tagetik

Tagetik is 100% dedicated to simplifying and streamlining business processes for the Office of Finance to accelerate informed decisions that achieve strategic goals. Our award-winning Tagetik 4.0 Performance Management software is the ideal solution for global companies that seek a clearly superior level of financial expertise in a single unified solution for planning, forecasting, consolidation, close, reporting, profitability management, disclosure, governance, risk, compliance, and analysis.

Tagetik is a rapidly growing global company with operations in more than 20 countries and 500 customers yet provides an exceptional experience by focusing solely on the needs of finance and doing it better than anyone else. To learn more:  http://www.tagetik.com

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Tagetik Corporate Press Contacts:
Elisabetta Pierallini
Luca Pieretti

Tagetik UK Press Contact:
Paul Burtenshaw

Tagetik US Press Contact:
Caitlyn Hessell

SOURCE Tagetik