Ingres Corporation and Jaspersoft Partner for Business Intelligence Solutions
OEM Agreement Allows Ingres to Private-Label and Resell the JasperSoft Business Intelligence Suite
SAN FRANCISCO — July 10, 2007 —JasperSoft Corporation, the market leader in open source business intelligence, today announced a comprehensive OEM agreement with Ingres Corporation, the leading provider of business open source services and solutions. Ingres will leverage the entire JasperSoft Business Intelligence Suite to deliver enhanced reporting and analysis capabilities to their customers. The JasperSoft Business Intelligence Suite capabilities include production reporting, interactive reporting, data analysis, and data integration.
“Our partnership with JasperSoft gives our customers the ability to rapidly and easily get advanced BI functionality to extend the value of their Ingres solutions,” said Roger Burkhardt, president and chief operating officer for Ingres. “We selected JasperSoft to power our BI solutions strategy because of the breadth and power of the JasperSoft Business Intelligence suite: It’s a full-featured suite with easy customization, extensibility, and product quality.”
With the rapid adoption of open source software in the enterprise, more customers are looking for ways to easily deploy and buy support for best-of-breed applications such as Ingres and JasperSoft.
“The partnership between Ingres and JasperSoft promises to make open source BI more accessible to the marketplace,” said Steve Miller, co-founder and president of OpenBI, a Chicago-based professional services company focused on providing Open Source Business Intelligence (OSBI) consulting and outsourcing services. “The BI solution is at the top of our list of productivity advances for business intelligence, eliminating many technical hurdles experienced by most new deployments. OSBI customers are clearly looking for the all-inclusive BI solutions that JasperSoft and Ingres are developing.”
The JasperSoft Business Intelligence Suite will offer Ingres customers a wide range of operational reporting and BI functionality, including a high-performance interactive report server, a graphical report creation tool, and a pixel-perfect reporting system with dashboards, tables, crosstabs, and charts. Customers will be able to create, store, schedule, distribute, share, drill-down, and interact with reports.
“We are pleased to partner with Ingres as a database BI partner. Besides the benefit of open source, Ingres’s database product is mature, with proven enterprise-class capabilities, and we want to create BI offerings for enterprise level customers. JasperSoft BI products are already popular with many of Ingres’s 10,000 enterprise customers around the world,” said Paul Doscher, CEO of JasperSoft. “The new Ingres BI solutions based on the JasperSoft BI Suite will make it even easier for Ingres database users to get advanced BI reporting capabilities and enterprise-class support.”
Ingres will announce solution, pricing and availability details in Q3 of 2007. Customers can learn more about the JasperSoft BI Suite at http://www.jaspersoft.com/JasperSoft_BI_Suite.html.
Ingres Corporation is the leading Business Open Source software company, created in November 2005 as part of a partnership between CA, Inc. (NYSE: CA) and Garnett & Helfrich Capital. Based on more than 25 years of technology investment, Ingres Corporation offers a product family of enterprise-class, highly scalable databases and tools that are currently being used by more than 10,000 major global customers and partners. Ingres's database technology is also embedded in a large number of major third-party software offerings including CA's primary product offerings Unicenter and eTrust. Ingres Corporation is headquartered in Redwood City, California, and has major development, sales and support centers throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France and Australia, and supports customer implementations in more than 58 countries around the world. Additional information is available at www.ingres.com.
JasperSoft is the market leader in open source business intelligence (BI). With more than 2.5 million downloads worldwide and more than 7,000 commercial customers in 96 countries; JasperSoft offers the most widely used open source business intelligence software in the world. The JasperSoft Business Intelligence Suite is comprised of an interactive reporting server, graphical and ad hoc report design interfaces, OLAP analysis, an ETL tool for data integration, and a Java reporting library for scalable small, medium, and large enterprises, for use as either stand-alone or embedded business intelligence applications. JasperSoft is based in San Francisco and is backed by leading venture capital firms Morgenthaler Ventures, DCM, Partech International, Scale Venture Partners and SAP Ventures. More information is available at www.jaspersoft.com and www.jasperforge.org.