RESEARCH & RESOURCES

Directory of Solution Providers


Actuate Actuate
701 Gateway Blvd.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
888.422.8828
Fax: 650.827.1560
www.actuate.com

Actuate Corporation is the world leader in enterprise reporting applications that ensure 100 percent adoption by users. Actuate’s Enterprise Reporting Application Platform is the foundation on which Global 9000 organizations (companies with annual revenues greater than $1 billion) and packaged application software vendors develop intuitive, Web portal–like reporting and analytic applications that empower 100 percent of users with decision-making information. These applications are deployed inside and outside the firewall to improve corporate performance across a range of business functions. When tested against other BI products, Actuate’s Enterprise Reporting Application Platform has been proven to offer industry-leading scalability and the lowest total cost of ownership. Actuate has over 3,000 customers globally in a range of industries including financial services, pharmaceuticals, insurance, and distribution services, as well as the government sector.


Business Objects Business Objects
3030 Orchard Parkway
San Jose, CA 95134
408.953.6000 or 800.877.2340
www.businessobjects.com

Business Objects is the world’s leading BI software company. Business Objects helps organizations gain better insight into their business, improve decision making, and optimize enterprise performance.The company’s business intelligence platform, BusinessObjects™ XI, offers the BI industry’s most advanced and complete platform for reporting, query and analysis, performance management, and data integration. BusinessObjects XI includes CrystalReports®, the industry standard for enterprise reporting. Business Objects has also built the industry’s strongest and most diverse partner community, with more than 3,000 partners worldwide. In addition, the company offers consulting and education services to help customers effectively deploy their business intelligence projects.


Cognos Cognos
3755 Riverside Drive
PO Box 9707, Station T
Ottawa, ON K1G 4K9, Canada
613.738.1440
Fax: 613.738.0002
more.info@cognos.com
www.cognos.com

Cognos, the world leader in business intelligence and corporate performance management, delivers software and services that help companies drive, monitor, and understand corporate performance. Cognos delivers the next level of competitive advantage—corporate performance management (CPM)—achieved through the strategic application of BI on an enterprise scale. Our integrated CPM solution helps customers drive performance through planning; monitor performance through scorecarding; and understand performance through business intelligence. Cognos serves more than 23,000 customers in over 135 countries. Cognos enterprise business intelligence and performance management solutions and services are also available from more than 3,000 worldwide partners and resellers. For more information, visit the Cognos Web site at www.cognos.com.


DatAllegro DATAllegro, Inc.
65 Enterprise
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
949.330.7690
info@DATAllegro.com
www.DATAllegro.com

DATAllegro’s data warehouse appliances lead the industry in price/ performance. DATAllegro’s patent-pending technology enables significantly faster and more complex queries than any other data warehouse appliance on the market. DATAllegro P3™ is a high-performance data warehouse handling up to three terabytes of user data, and is priced at $150,000 per terabyte. DATAllegro C25™ is a high-capacity data warehouse holding up to 25 terabytes of user data, and is priced at $20,000 per terabyte. With its breakthrough technology, DATAllegro has set a new standard in data warehouse price/performance. For more information on DATAllegro, go to www.DATAllegro.com.


firstLogic Firstlogic
Corporate Headquarters
100 Harborview Plaza
La Crosse, WI 54601-4071
608.782.5000
Fax: 608.788.1188
information@firstlogic.com
www.firstlogic.com

Firstlogic offers data quality software and strategic consulting services to help organizations maximize the value of their data and make effective business decisions. Its industry-leading software measures, analyzes, and reports on the quality of information; cleanses and standardizes customer and operational data; appends third-party information; and builds relationships and corporate households through matching and consolidating records. The software seamlessly integrates into leading CRM, ERP, BI, and data warehousing applications. In addition to developing commercial solutions, Firstlogic partners with many systems integrators, consultants, and original equipment manufacturers to provide its unique technology to their end-user customers. Firstlogic also assists data quality champions and project managers when working through their project lifecycles, and offers strategic data quality consulting services.


Hyperion Hyperion Solutions Corporation
5450 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
408.744.9500
Fax: 408.588.8500
www.hyperion.com

Hyperion Solutions Corporation is the global leader in business performance management software. More than 10,000 customers rely on Hyperion software to provide visibility into how their businesses are performing and to help them plan and model to improve that performance. Using Hyperion software, customers collect data, organize and analyze it, then communicate it across the enterprise. Along with the industry’s most comprehensive and flexible set of interoperable applications, Hyperion offers the leading business intelligence platform optimized to support business performance management solutions.

Named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies To Work For (2004), Hyperion serves global customers in 45 countries. A network of more than 600 partners provides the company’s innovative and specialized solutions and services. For more information, please visit www.hyperion.com.


IBM IBM Information Integration Solutions
50 Washington Street
Westboro, MA 01581
508.366.3888
Fax: 508.366.3669
www.ibm.com
www.ascential.com

IBM is the world’s largest information technology company, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions, and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of e-business. For more informationabout IBM, visit www.ibm.com.


iDashboards iDashboards
5750 New King Street, Ste. 110
Troy, MI 48098
248.952.0840
Fax: 248.641.0227
info@idashboards.com
www.idashboards.com

Leading executives and managers throughout the business world increasingly rely on dashboard applications to present up-to-date business intelligence and drive decision making. Effective visualization can make the difference between information overload and information insight.

iDashboards’ mission is to enhance business intelligence through Dashboards with Visual Intelligence. iDashboards empowers your organization with real-time Web access to the key performance indicators needed to monitor operations and improve performance. Charts can drill down for greater details. Real-time visual alerts monitor performance. The security framework provides role-based user privileges and a robust J2EE architecture. iDashboards’ innovative engineering and cutting-edge technology gives it compelling advantages as an enterprise-class dashboard solution.


Informatica Informatica Corporation
100 Cardinal Way
Redwood City, CA 94063
800.653.3871
info@informatica.com
www.informatica.com

Informatica Corporation is a leading provider of data integration software.Using Informatica products, companies can access, integrate, visualize,and audit their enterprise information assets to help improve business performance, increase customer profitability, streamline supply chain operations, and proactively manage regulatory compliance. More than 2,100 companies worldwide rely on Informatica to meet their end-to-end needs for enterprise data integration.


Information Builders Information Builders
Two Penn Plaza
New York, NY 10121-2898
212.736.4433
Fax: 212.967.6406
Sales information: 800.969.INFO
askinfo@ibi.com
www.informationbuilders.com

Information Builders cost-effectively delivers enterprise business intelligence at the operational, tactical, and executive level, providing the integration, scalability, and self-service usability needed for informed decision making and reporting standardization throughout the extended enterprise. Our iWay Software subsidiary’s more than 280 adapters and universal adaptive framework incrementally facilitate service-oriented architectures.

Information Builders’ award-winning technology has successfully provided quality software and superior services for 30 years to more than 12,000 customers, including most of the Fortune 100 and U.S. federal government agencies. Headquartered in New York City with 47 offices and 26 distributors worldwide, the company employs 1,700 people, and has over 350 business partners.


Microstrategy MicroStrategy
1861 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102
888.537.8135
Fax: 703.848.8610
info@microstrategy.com
www.microstrategy.com

MicroStrategy is the global leader in business intelligence (BI) technology. Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy provides integrated reporting, analysis, and monitoring software that helps leading organizations worldwide make better business decisions every day. Companies choose MicroStrategy for its advanced technical capabilities, sophisticated analytics, and superior data and user scalability.

With over 15 years of industry experience, thousands of customer successes, and a reputation for innovation and leadership, MicroStrategy is the safest choice for your business intelligence investment. More information about MicroStrategy is available at www.microstrategy.com.


Oracle Oracle Corporation
500 Oracle Parkway
Redwood Shores, CA 94065
800.ORACLE1 or 650.506.7000
www.oracle.com/corporate/contact/

Oracle is the world’s leading supplier of software for information management, and the world’s second largest independent software company. Oracle software can be found in nearly every industry around the world and in the offices of 98 of the Fortune 100 companies. Oracle is the first software company to develop and deploy 100 percent Internet-enabled enterprise software across its entire product line: database, business applications, and application development and decision support tools. Oracle’s offerings include new software licenses, software license updates, and product support and services, which include consulting, advanced product services, and education.


Polyvista PolyVista Inc.
1222 Ridgeley Dr.
Houston, TX 77055
713.521.1101 x104
Fax: 425.795.9471
Sales@polyvista.com
Support@polyvista.com
www.polyvista.com

PolyVista represents a step-change in the way that most business analysts approach the analysis process. Our product seamlessly combines three important analysis techniques into a single, easy-to-use application. These techniques include:

  1. Interactive query (OLAP)
  2. Interactive visualization (2-D and 3-D models)
  3. Discovery methods (data mining algorithms)

These advanced features are designed for analysts to help them surface and explore new insights often hidden deep within their corporate databases. PolyVista has successfully been applied in major corporations including HP, BP, and most recently Southwest Airlines (see SWA case study in this issue).


Proclarity ProClarity Analytics
500 S. 10th Street
Boise, ID 83702
208.344.1630
Fax: 208.343.6128
info@proclarity.com
www.proclarity.com

ProClarity Analytics gives analysts and business professionals a simple, powerful, and adaptable interface to insight, building on the power of the Microsoft business intelligence platform. ProClarity Analytics empowers users with the ability to monitor business performance, visualize and explore multi-dimensional data, understand root cause-and-effect relationships, and share definitions and analysis best practices to make consistently better decisions.

ProClarity has been delivering innovative analytic solutions to Global 3000 companies since 1995. Located in Idaho, USA, ProClarity currently supports more than 2,000 customers with regional sales and services offices in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.


Sunopsis Sunopsis
6 Lincoln Knoll Lane, Ste. 100
Burlington, MA 01803
781.238.1770
Fax: 781.238.1771
info-us@sunopsis.com
www.sunopsis.com

Sunopsis is the leading provider of integration software for the real-time enterprise. Optimized for all integration projects, the Sunopsis integration suite provides for integration through the data, through the events, and through the services, for BI and broader integration needs alike. Supporting real-time as well as batch processes, point-to-point as well as publish-subscribe, asynchronous and synchronous integration approaches, Sunopsis provides a comprehensive answer to data integration needs. Quick to deploy, Sunopsis is the most cost-effective solution on the market today. Find out why leading companies throughout the world have chosen Sunopsis: visit our Web site at www.sunopsis.com/us/ww20.


Sybase Sybase, Inc.
One Sybase Drive
Dublin, CA 94568
800.8.SYBASE
infobi@sybase.com
www.sybase.com

Sybase is the largest global enterprise software company exclusively focused on managing and mobilizing information from the datacenter to the point of action. Ourhighly optimized analytic engine, Sybase IQ, is designed specifically to deliver dramatically faster results for mission-critical business intelligence, analytic, and reporting solutions. Sybase IQ delivers unsurpassed query performance and storage efficiency for structured and unstructured data, making it ideal for specialty datastores. Sybase IQ combines extraordinary speed and agility with low total cost of ownership, enabling enterprises to perform analysis and reporting that was previously impossible, impractical, or cost prohibitive.


Syncsort Syncsort Incorporated
50 Tice Boulevard
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
201.930.9700
Fax: 201.930.8290
info@syncsort.com
www.syncsort.com

Syncsort Incorporated is a leading developer of high-performance backup, data management, and data warehousing software for mainframe, UNIX, and Windows environments. For over 35 years, Syncsort has built a reputation for superior product performance and technical support. An independent market research firm has named Syncsort as one of the top Data Warehouse 100 Vendorsfor seven years in a row, and the company was recently chosen as the leading provider of data acquisition and integration products. Syncsort’s products are used to back up and protect data in distributed environments, speed data warehouse processing, improve database loads, and speed query processing.


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