Jaspersoft and Infobright Partner to Provide Simple, Powerful Open Source Analytics for Everyone

 Joint open source project offers the first end-to-end open source BI, ETL, and data warehouse 

MySQL Conference & Expo 2009, SANTA CLARA, California — April 20, 2009  Jaspersoft, provider of the world’s most widely used business intelligence (BI) software, and Infobright, the open source data warehouse company, today announced the general availability of the first open source project to feature end-to-end BI, extract-transform-load (ETL), and data warehousing capabilities.

The project is available for download at the JasperForge (http://www.jasperforge.org/infobright) and will be demonstrated at this week’s MySQL Conference & Expo in booth #300.

The companies today are also announcing that Bi3 Solutions, provider of on premise and virtual on-demand BI and Collaborative Performance Management solution, has chosen the BI project to build an end-to-end BI suite. Read more about this deal here: http://www.jaspersoft.com/nw_press.html.

Designed from the bottom up using open standards and offering transparency with open source code, Jaspersoft and Infobright are providing customers with a complete set of BI tools that produce easy-to-understand data; a simple-to-manage, scalable data warehousing platform; and powerful analytics that inform critical business decisions. Infobright and Jaspersoft solutions are optimized for MySQL software, enabling millions of MySQL users worldwide to deploy a BI platform that leverages the affordability and flexibility of open source software.

This project is especially valuable for customers who face increasingly tight budgets but need to advance important BI initiatives without expending the upfront costs associated with proprietary software. To help keep costs low, Jaspersoft and Infobright are offering registered JasperForge members of this project a 20 percent discount when they choose to upgrade to a commercial subscription.

“The ability to compete on analytics used to be an option for only the world’s largest companies. Now, thanks to the maturity of open source technologies and strong partnerships among vendors, businesses of every size can use analytics to increase their competitive position in the marketplace,” said Brian Gentile, CEO and president of Jaspersoft. “This partnership with Infobright will allow businesses of every size to implement full-featured reporting and analytics that help them increase efficiencies and revenues.”

“Open source software is a critical part of today’s enterprise environment, and this joint project between Infobright and Jaspersoft makes a feature-rich, end-to-end BI solution with powerful data warehousing capabilities immediately available for use,” said Miriam Tuerk, CEO of Infobright.

Jaspersoft CEO Brian Gentile and Infobright CEO Miriam Tuerk together will present at the MySQL Conference & Expo this Wednesday (April 22 at 10 a.m. PT) on how the best businesses are using analytics to thrive in good times and bad. For more information on the session, please visit the MySQL Conference description for their presentation.

About Infobright 
Infobright, the open source data warehousing company, has pioneered the development of self-managing data warehouse software. The critical need for business intelligence, coupled with the dramatic growth of corporate data, has outpaced IT’s resources and budget within many companies. Infobright’s technology solves this problem by delivering a highly scalable analytic data warehouse that reduces ongoing management by up to 90 percent and costs significantly less than other data warehouse solutions. Infobright’s solution is being used by companies in online marketing, financial services, telecommunications and other industries to provide rapid access to critical business data with unmatched operational simplicity. For more information, please visit http://www.infobright.com.

About Jaspersoft Corporation
Jaspersoft’s open source business intelligence suite is the world’s most widely used BI software, with more than 8 million total downloads worldwide and more than 10,000 commercial customers in 96 countries. The company’s Jaspersoft Business Intelligence Suite provides a web-based, open and modular approach to the evolving business intelligence needs of the enterprise. Jaspersoft’s software is rapidly updated by a community of more than 90,000 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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