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Deloitte and QlikTech Form Strategic Alliance

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

QlikTech, a leader in Business Discovery™ – user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), and Deloitte*, one of the leading firms in business, management and technology consulting, have signed a strategic alliance. The agreement consists of a framework, which provides all global Deloitte member firms with the opportunity to form local collaborations with QlikTech. The alliance, which began in the Netherlands, is expected to expand to other countries around the world.

The Business Intelligence & Analytics services of Deloitte member firms cover over 10,000 specialists worldwide. Member firms participating within the framework will elaborate on their existing knowledge and experience with the QlikView platform, training more consultants to become certified QlikView developers. Through this strategic alliance Deloitte is responding to the demand for user-friendly solutions that show the value of information to its best advantage.

“The alliance between Deloitte and QlikTech helps us to apply QlikTech’s technological innovation for fast, visual and easy to use analytics to our client’s varied business issues,” said Patrick Schunck, Partner at Deloitte Consulting BV. "This allows us to further improve our existing solutions and puts us on the forefront when it comes to new developments. Our customers are reaping the benefits of us working more closely with QlikTech to get them to the insights they need in the most smart and efficient way for their organization or industry.”

Within Deloitte, QlikView is deployed to quickly develop applications that analyze customer problems. Deloitte has a long, successful track record advising companies and organizations in the areas of Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. The alliance with QlikView offers Deloitte member firms the opportunity to even better service its customers in areas like working capital reduction, spend management, supply chain optimization and sales performance management.

“QlikView’s analytical power provides our customers with the ability to analyze large amounts of data in a flexible, user-friendly manner,” said Stefan van Duin, Director Business Intelligence & Analytics at Deloitte Consulting BV. “The usability of QlikView embodies our mission: bring business intelligence back to business!”

“The alliance with Deloitte is an important expansion of our international network,” said Peter McQuade, VP of Global Alliances at QlikTech. “The vision of QlikTech and Deloitte align closely. We are both motivated to provide business intelligence for the user through Business Discovery. Deloitte’s deep knowledge about its clients’ businesses, their underlying systems and QlikView offers the possibility to make fast, smart deployments to deliver analysis to the edges of an organization.”

*In this document “Deloitte” means Deloitte Consulting BV, which is the legal party to the agreement and is a subsidiary of Deloitte Netherlands. Reference to Deloitte member firms refers to the broader global Deloitte network. 

About Deloitte

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Deloitte Netherlands is part of the network of member firms of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Each member firm is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see www.deloitte.com/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms.

Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than140 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and deep local expertise to help clients succeed wherever they operate. Deloitte's approximately 170,000 professionals are committed to becoming the standard of excellence.

About QlikTech

QlikTech is a leader in Business Discovery - user-driven Business Intelligence (BI). QlikTech’s powerful, accessible Business Discovery solution bridges the gap between traditional business intelligence solutions and standalone office productivity applications. Its QlikView Business Discovery platform enables intuitive user-driven analysis that can be implemented in days or weeks rather than months, years, or not at all. The in-memory associative search technology it pioneered allows users to explore information freely rather than being confined to a predefined path of questions. QlikView Business Discovery works with existing BI applications and adds new capabilities: insight for everyone, zero-wait analysis, mobility, an app–like model, remixability and reassembly, and a social and collaborative experience. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, QlikTech has offices around the world serving more than 18,000 customers in over 100 countries.

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