JASPERSOFT AND UNISYS TO DELIVER OPEN SOURCE SERVICES FOR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
August 31, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsSan Francisco—August 31, 2007 - JasperSoft, the market leader in open source business intelligence (BI), today announced that it has signed a worldwide alliance agreement with Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS). The alliance enables Unisys to deliver JasperSoft-certified consulting services to organizations looking for professional reporting and data analysis functionality, giving users a full range of business intelligence (BI) capabilities.
Unisys intends to focus on providing these services to existing clients while targeting select new enterprise opportunities in financial services, commercial and public sector markets.
Unisys will add JasperSoft open source BI to an already strong portfolio of open source solutions including IT infrastructure and enterprise content management. Both JasperSoft and Unisys are founding members of the Open Solutions Alliance (OSA), an organization committed to delivering enterprise-ready solutions optimized for interoperability.
"Unisys has a strong foundation as a leading integrator of open source solutions," said Anthony Gold, vice president and general manager, Open Source Business, Unisys. "This agreement with JasperSoft will help us add a strong business intelligence solution to the Unisys portfolio of open source consulting and modernization services."
The JasperSoft business intelligence suite delivers production reporting, interactive reporting, data analysis, and data integration. This includes ad-hoc interactive reporting, production pixel perfect reporting as well as scheduling and distribution
"BI is a 'top 3' initiative for CIOs, and open source BI is providing organizations with economical alternatives for modernizing their applications," said Jose Morales, vice president of business development for JasperSoft. "Unisys, as a trusted advisor to major corporations and government institutions as well as a leader in open source services, is the ideal partner for us to go to market with on a global scale."
Unisys is a worldwide information technology services and solutions company. We provide consulting, systems integration, outsourcing and infrastructure services, combined with powerful enterprise server technology. We specialize in helping clients use information to create efficient, secure business operations that allow them to achieve their business goals. Our consultants and industry experts work with clients to understand their business challenges and create greater visibility into critical linkages throughout their operations. For more information, visit www.Unisys.com.
JasperSoft is the market leader in open source business intelligence (BI). With more than two million downloads worldwide and more than 6,000 commercial customers in 81 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 data integration engine, 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, and Partech International. More information is available at www.jaspersoft.com and www.jasperforge.org.