Philadelphia, PA, January 13, 2009 – Altosoft, the only provider of process-aware business intelligence (BI) solutions, today announced a partnership with Netezza Corporation whereby the companies will collaborate on sales, marketing, and product integration. As a result of the partnership, Altosoft’s InsightBI™ business intelligence solution has been certified with the Netezza Performance Server® (NPS®) data warehouse appliances. The integration brings together the analytical performance and cost-of-ownership benefits of Netezza with Altosoft’s ability to dramatically accelerate development of interactive, process-centric dashboards and reporting.
“Organizations are seeking more flexible, agile approaches to proliferate and expand BI to a larger audience. Altosoft significantly reduces the time and cost that it takes to develop business intelligence solutions with a code-free, guided approach to dashboard and report development,” said Matt Rollender, Director of Strategic Alliances for Netezza. “Combining this with Netezza’s proven advantages in high-performance, large scale data warehousing, organizations can deliver more essential business intelligence, to a wider audience, faster than ever before, at significantly reduced total cost of ownership.”
The certified solution enables users of Altosoft’s InsightBI™ solutions to connect to data from the Netezza Performance Server® product family in conjunction with data from other sources. A completely codeless, drag-and-drop environment facilitates rapid development and deployment of analytical dashboards and reports. Altosoft’s unique business process intelligence capabilities support additional analysis of business process performance and process quality – enabling organizations to understand their business in a dynamic process context, and optimize those processes accordingly. The solution also delivers active monitoring of data contained in Netezza, with automated alerting based on easy-to-use, user-defined rules.
“The current environment demands data warehousing and business intelligence solutions that are flexible, cost-effective, and low risk. Traditional BI projects, which can take a year or more to implement, are no longer acceptable,” said Kevin Spurway, Chief Marketing Officer, Altosoft Corporation. “By combining Netezza’s simplified, high performance data warehousing appliances with Altosoft’s agile, process-centric BI solutions, organizations can maximize the performance and operational impact of business intelligence while minimizing project risk and cost.”
Netezza (NYSE Arca: NZ) is the global leader in data warehouse and analytic appliances that dramatically simplify high-performance analytics for business users across the extended enterprise, delivering significant competitive and operational advantage in today's information-intensive marketplaces. The Netezza family of streaming analytic™ appliances brings appliance simplicity to a broad range of complex data warehouse and analytic challenges. Customers who have realized the benefits of Netezza appliances include Ahold, Amazon.com, CNET Networks, Debenhams, Department of Veterans Affairs, Epsilon, Nationwide, Neiman Marcus, Orange UK, Premier, Inc., Ross Stores, Ryder System, Inc., The Carphone Warehouse and Virgin Media. Based in Marlborough, Mass., Netezza has offices in Washington, DC, the United Kingdom and Asia Pacific. For more information about Netezza, please visit www.netezza.com.
Altosoft makes business intelligence work. Altosoft's process-aware solutions eliminate the cost and complexity of conventional BI while delivering advanced functionality for operational performance improvement. Altosoft delivers the three critical enablers needed to transform existing business intelligence into a powerful, flexible engine of competitive advantage. First, Altosoft’s business process intelligence capability adds essential process monitoring and analysis capability. Second, Altosoft provides agile data integration that makes the hardest part of BI easy by gathering data from various sources and converting dynamically it to KPI metrics. Finally, Altosoft facilitates rapid, reliable BI solution development with guided, code-free configuration and data governance features. Altosoft’s revolutionary, 100% codeless approach features ultra low-latency data monitoring and analysis across operational databases, warehouses, and other data sources; integrates real-time event monitoring and business process optimization; and enables dashboard development in minutes with a unique browser-based, drag-and-drop interface. Headquartered outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Altosoft delivers solutions for commercial and government organizations worldwide. For more information, please visit www.altosoft.com.