INFORMATICA SELECTS MICROSTRATEGY FOR E-MARKETPLACE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE Wednesday 2 May 2001 PDF Print …MicroStrategy 7 will allow Informatica eMarketplace customers to derive increased value from analytic information… Informatica Corporation, the leading provider of eBusiness analytic solutions, and MicroStrategy Incorporated, a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence software, has announced that Informatica will incorporate the MicroStrategy 7 business intelligence platform as the front-end presentation layer of its newly released Informatica eMarketplace analytic application. "As a Web-based front end for Informatica eMarketplace, the MicroStrategy 7 platform will provide users with a truly thin client for easy access to analytic information, and a scalable, relational OLAP engine for meaningful views of that information," said Ron Papas, vice president of business development for Informatica. "Customised reports enabled by MicroStrategy 7 will allow Informatica eMarketplace customers to derive increased value from their analytic information, helping them fuel even greater business performance." "We are pleased to be chosen by Informatica for their business intelligence needs. As an organisation focused on delivering sophisticated information to the market, a key requirement for Informatica was to have a scalable system that can be easily customised - a functionality that only the MicroStrategy 7 platform can provide today." said Bob Skeens, managing director, MicroStrategy, UK. Informatica eMarketplace helps operators of B2B marketplaces provide buyers and suppliers with insight into market dynamics, customer buying patterns and pricing trends. Furnishing analytic insight to marketplace participants is critical in helping them optimise their performance, and is one of the most powerful value-added services a marketplace operator can provide to stay competitive. The MicroStrategy business intelligence platform, MicroStrategy 7, is highly scalable and built specifically for the Internet. Its pure-Web architecture provides the Web reporting, security, performance and standards that are critical for deployment over the Web. With proven data and user scalability, MicroStrategy is a solution capable of analysing today's growing multi-terabyte data warehouses and distributing information to millions of users. The open and flexible platform provides the business intelligence foundation for all analytical and reporting applications across the enterprise. About Informatica Informatica provides eBusiness analytic solutions that enable companies to leverage business insight for competitive advantage. More than 1,200 global customers, including over half of the Fortune 100, leverage the Informatica Insight Network to integrate, analyze and personalise critical business information to improve business performance and responsiveness across the entire business value chain. Informatica products include a comprehensive family of analytic applications, the industry's most powerful data integration platform and a wide range of supporting services and partnerships. The company's list of leading customers includes 3Com, AMD, American Airlines, BMW, Boeing, Borders Group, Chevron, Cisco, CNET, Deutsche Bank, eBay, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Merck, Merrill Lynch, MetLife, Motorola, Philips, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sprint and UBS. For more information, call 1.800.970.1179, or visit the Informatica Web site at http://www.informatica.com. About MicroStrategy Incorporated MicroStrategy is a leading worldwide provider of Intelligent E-Business software and related services. MicroStrategy's technology platform is creating a new generation of one-to-one e-business solutions that enable global 2000 organisations to build personal relationships with their partners, supply-chains, and customers. MicroStrategy delivers these solutions via web, wireless, and voice. In addition to its industry leading technology, MicroStrategy also offers a comprehensive set of consulting, training and support services for its customers and partners. MicroStrategy has approximately 1000 customers across such diverse industries as retail, finance, telecommunications, dot-com, insurance, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and consumer packaged goods. MicroStrategy also has entered into relationships with more than 270 systems integrators, application development and platform partners. For more information, please visit MicroStrategy's Web site: http://www.microstrategy.com This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Pleon in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.