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Solution Providers

The following solution providers have shared their stories and successes, technology insights, and the lessons they have learned for What Works in Enterprise Business Intelligence.

Collaborative Consulting

70 Blanchard Road, Ste. 500
Burlington, MA 01803
Fax: 781.565.2700

Collaborative Consulting is a leading professionalservices organization that specializesin optimizing its clients’ business and technologycapabilities. We combine exceptionalbusiness knowledge and market-leadingtechnology expertise with an effective partnershipapproach, allowing us to understandand solve even the most complex businessproblems. By aligning business and technologyinitiatives, we can help clients achievesuperior, cost-effective business solutions.Our services include business architecture,business intelligence, technology architecture,data integration, software quality andperformance, and program and projectmanagement. Collaborative Consulting iscommitted to building long-term relationshipsand strives to be a trusted partner withevery client. Founded in 1999, CollaborativeConsulting serves clients from offices acrossthe United States.

DATAllegro, Inc., a subsidiary of Microsoft

85 Enterprise, 2nd Floor
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Fax: 949.680.3001

Since 2004, DATAllegro has provided data warehouse technology that allows organizations to analyze huge volumes of data quickly and at a low cost. Since being acquired by Microsoft in 2008, DATAllegro’s data warehouse technology is being integrated into the SQL Server product line. As a result, Microsoft’s SQL Server product roadmap will offer customers a broad range of enterpriseclass data warehouse technologies capable of scaling up and scaling out from gigabytes to petabytes.


14 Oak Park Drive
Bedford, MA 01730

Progress EasyAsk, a division of Progress Software, delivers BI to the masses with its EasyAsk for Operational BI software. EasyAsk can be used by virtually any authorized user within or beyond the enterprise to easily query, analyze, and share business intelligence information on demand. The software leverages natural language technology to provide a simple user interface that contains a familiar search box where users can input a question such as, “How many tables were purchased in June 2008 compared to June 2007?” In the same view, EasyAsk delivers an answer to the question in the form of a report and provides links to existing reports that are relevant to the user’s question.

Information Builders

Two Penn Plaza
New York, NY 10121-2898
Fax: 212.967.6406

Information Builders’ award-winning combination of business intelligence and enterprise integration software has been providing innovative solutions to more than 12,000 customers for the past 30 years. WebFOCUS is the world’s most widely utilized business intelligence platform. It provides the security, scalability, and flexibility needed at every level of global extended enterprises.

iWay Software suite provides state-of-the-art, multipurpose, prebuilt integration components that address all SOA, application, data, and information management requirements. Its integration adapters have been adopted by the leading software platform providers. Together, these products give Information Builders’ customers the ability to live up to the company motto: Your business. No barriers.

Headquartered in New York City with 90 offices worldwide, the company employs 1,450 people and has more than 350 business partners.


1861 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102
Fax: 703.848.8610

MicroStrategy is the leading independent provider of open systems business intelligence software. 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 more than 15 years of industry experience, thousands of customer successes, and a reputation for innovation and leadership, MicroStrategy is the clear choice for your business intelligence investment. More information about MicroStrategy is available at


Oracle Corporation
World Headquarters
500 Oracle Parkway
Redwood Shores, CA 94065
Fax: 650.506.7200

Oracle is the leader in enterprise performance management (EPM), unifying performance management and business intelligence (BI), supporting a broad range of strategic, financial and operational management processes. Oracle provides a complete and integrated system for managing and optimizing enterprisewide performance. This allows organizations to achieve a state of management excellence—being smart, agile, and aligned—which provides competitive advantage and leverages their operational investments. For nearly three decades, Oracle has provided software and services that enable organizations to get the most accurate and up-to-date information from their business systems. Today, Oracle has more than 275,000 customers—including 98 of the Fortune 100—in more than 145 countries.

Portrait Software

125 Summer Street, 16th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Fax: 617.457.5299

Portrait Software enables B2C companies to drive sales, reduce customer attrition, and optimize marketing spend with a next-generation marketing suite. Our integrated next-generation marketing solutions empower marketers to automate engagement with targeted individuals and strategically map delivery of the right message, at the right time, across all marketing and service channels. The Portrait marketing suite seamlessly integrates leading-edge, easy-to-use analytics that enable powerful, event-driven, and highly personalized customer campaigns. Customer-focused organizations benefit from being able to conduct two-way, intelligent dialogs with individual customers and to build stronger, more profitable customer relationships while maximizing ROI from customer-focused programs.


Syncsort Incorporated
50 Tice Boulevard
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677

Syncsort is a leading developer of highperformance data management and data warehousing software. For nearly 40 years, Syncsort has built a reputation for superior product performance and reliable technical support. Most of the Fortune 500 companies are Syncsort customers, and Syncsort’s products are used in more than 50 countries to speed data warehouse processing and improve performance of data-intensive applications and processes.

DMExpress is Syncsort’s high-speed data integration tool. It speeds large-volume applications, saving customers hours—even days—of processing time.


105 Fremont Avenue, Suite F
Los Altos, CA 94022
Fax: 714.786.8139

Talend is the first provider of open source data integration software. After three years of intense research and development investment and with solid financial backing from leading investment firms, Talend revolutionized the world of data integration when it released the first version of Talend Open Studio in 2006.

Talend’s solutions are used primarily for integration between operational systems, as well as for ETL (extract, transform, load) for business intelligence and data warehousing, for data quality management, and for migration.

Unlike proprietary, closed solutions, which can only be afforded by the largest and wealthiest organizations, Talend makes data integration solutions available to organizations of all sizes and for all integration needs.

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