MICROSTRATEGY ANNOUNCES NEW VERSION OF NARROWCAST SERVER 7.1 Monday 9 July 2001 PDF Print …Personalised Business Intelligence Delivered Anytime, Anywhere via Email, Web, Wireless and Voice… MicroStrategy Incorporated, a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence software, today announced the launch of MicroStrategy Narrowcast Server 7.1. A key component of the MicroStrategy 7 Business Intelligence Platform, Narrowcast Server automatically delivers personalised information to companies' employees, partners, customers and suppliers via email, Web, PDAs, pagers and phones. Narrowcast Server offers an intuitive subscription portal, high-performance delivery and robust security, leveraging all of the analytical capabilities of the MicroStrategy platform to intelligently distribute relevant business insight to any user. MicroStrategy Narrowcast Server's open architecture allows it to be easily integrated with existing infrastructures. Moreover, it overcomes the distribution limitations of other business intelligence solutions. End users can access the out-of-the-box subscription portal specifying what information they are interested in receiving, how they would like to receive it and when the information would be most pertinent. Users can choose to receive the information according to a schedule or a particular event such as a large customer deposit, inventory shortage or database load. Commenting on MicroStrategy's announcement, Bob Skeens, UK Country Manager, MicroStrategy, said, "In such a highly aggressive market culture, it is vital that companies stay one step ahead of their competitors. Narrowcast Server will help our customers significantly raise their revenues and enhances their customer service through real-time, up-to-date reporting." Version 7.1 of MicroStrategy Narrowcast Server offers many new features: · Provides a subscription portal: Easy-to-use interface for user self-subscription built on java-based architecture · Supports a company's multiple information sources: Message content retrieved not only from relational databases, but also from XML files, web sites, ERP systems and transactional systems · Supports over 270 delivery devices: Certified support for over 270 devices including pagers, PDAs and cellular phones · Supports many languages: new and existing languages supported are English, Spanish, German, French, Korean, Japanese, Italian, Swedish and Portuguese · Supports SMS format: Out-of-the-box delivery to SMS (short message service) enabled phones MicroStrategy Narrowcast Server has been successfully deployed at over 200 customer sites. Customers who have already upgraded to MicroStrategy Narrowcast Server 7.1 include Avnet Corporation, Consors Discount-Broker AG, Excite Canada, Globeflow, JMA Systems, KeySpan Energy, Patterson Dental Company and Samsung Capital. -ends- 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 ______________________________________________________________________ Click on the link below to see this news release as it appears on the Brodeur News Room website and obtain full contact details. http://www.brodeurnewsroom.com/asp/release.asp?rid=1619&cid=... ______________________________________________________________________ Click the link below to login and update your company and subject preferences, or personal details. http://www.brodeurnewsroom.com/asp/login.asp ______________________________________________________________________ Click on the link below to have your login details re-sent to you. http://www.brodeurnewsroom.com/asp/forgot.asp ______________________________________________________________________ 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.