Jaspersoft Open Source Business Intelligence Suite Takes Top Prize at Open World Forum

Jaspersoft finishes ahead of 12 other finalists to win the Demo Cup for open source projects at the Open World Forum in Paris

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - October 11, 2010 - Jaspersoft, provider of the most widely deployed business intelligence (BI) suite in the world, has been awarded a 2010 Open Innovation Award for being a top presenter at the Open World Forum Demo Cup, a competition that attracts the biggest players in open source. The award was presented in Paris, where Jaspersoft showed a demo of its business intelligence software and was up against 12 other open source projects. Jaspersoft was the only business intelligence solution to win.

Guillaume Autier, pre-sales engineer at Jaspersoft, had eight minutes to demonstrate to the jury and audience why Jaspersoft is the most flexible, cost-effective and widely deployed open source BI suite in the world.

"We are delighted to receive this award, and would like to thank the Open World Forum and the members of the jury for this honor. It underscores our ability to innovate in the open source space and adapt to evolving market needs. Jaspersoft’s products are constantly being enhanced thanks to our 160,000-strong community of developers, and this prize bears testimony to the entire Jaspersoft ecosystem," said Tom Cahill, VP EMEA Jaspersoft.

Demo Cup winners were chosen as the “projects and solutions most likely to have a significant impact on society and on the marketplace,“ according to the Open World Forum. The Demo Cup jury consisted of investors, entrepreneurs, consultants and open source managers from leading IT services companies – all of whom are recognized as experts in open source and innovation. Jury members represented companies including Capgemini, Nuxeo, Via Innovation, Accenture, Bull and Internet Venture.

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About Jaspersoft

Jaspersoft provides the most flexible, cost effective and widely deployed Business Intelligence suite in the world, enabling better decision making through highly interactive, web-based reports, dashboards and analysis. Leveraging a commercial open source business model, Jaspersoft provides end-to-end BI capabilities at a fraction of the cost of other vendors. The BI suite includes pixel-perfect enterprise reporting, ad hoc query, dashboards, OLAP and in-memory analysis, and data integration. Jaspersoft is the only BI vendor that enables companies to adapt to the new, virtualized world by providing a complete spectrum of on-premise, multi-tenant SaaS and cloud-based deployment options for both embedded and standalone business intelligence. Unlike traditional BI vendors, Jaspersoft is built on a modern, lightweight, standards-based architecture and offers greater vendor independence thanks to its open source codebase. Unlike niche BI vendors, Jaspersoft represents a safe choice with tens of thousands of production deployments across a wide range of industries.

Jaspersoft’s open source business intelligence software has more than 11 million product downloads worldwide, 160,000 production deployments in 100 countries and over 13,000 commercial customers. Its BI suite is advanced regularly by a development community of more than 160,000 registered members. For more information visit: www.jaspersoft.com and www.jasperforge.org.