SIEBEL VALIDATION OF HYPERION ESSBASE EXTENDS CUSTOMERS' MODELING, PLANNING, FORECASTING CAPABILITIES Thursday 22 November 2001 PDF Print …Integration of Siebel eBusiness Data Warehouse 6.3 and Hyperion Essbase 6.1 Offers Customers and Partners Easy Development of Analytic Applications... London, November 22, 2001 - Hyperion (Nasdaq: HYSL), a global leader in business intelligence software, is enabling extended reporting and advanced analysis, modeling, and planning for Siebel eBusiness Applications users through the integration of Hyperion Essbase version 6.1 with the Siebel eBusiness Data Warehouse version 6.3. The integration of Hyperion Essbase, a market-leading analytic technology, with the Siebel eBusiness Data Warehouse has been successfully validated by Siebel Systems, Inc. with Siebel eBusiness 2000. Siebel Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SEBL) is the world's leading provider of eBusiness applications software. Together, Hyperion and Siebel Systems deliver a powerful, advanced analytic solution that enables businesses to better measure performance and drive profitability. "Siebel Systems' outstanding technology and market leadership have significantly impacted the way companies do business," said John Pierson, vice president worldwide channels at Hyperion. "With the addition of Hyperion's market-leading OLAP technology, Siebel eBusiness Applications users can employ advanced modeling, forecasting, and planning tactics to better understand and serve their customers." Hyperion's relationship with Siebel Systems advances Hyperion's strategy to create and deliver enterprise-wide business intelligence solutions that enable companies to measure performance and drive profitability. Siebel Systems' open analytics architecture enables customers to leverage and extend existing business intelligence investments. In addition, Siebel Systems' enterprise approach to managing data collection, business processes, and transactions furthers Hyperion's means of delivering business intelligence solutions that close the alignment gap caused by disparate analytic applications. Siebel Systems forms alliances with proven technology leaders to deliver tangible business benefits through the enterprise. The Siebel Validation Program applies rigorous technical scrutiny to evaluate and document integrated third-party solutions. By choosing Siebel eBusiness Applications and validated partner solutions, Siebel Systems' customers can pursue a best-of-class software acquisition strategy and quickly deploy the very best solution available. "Integrating Hyperion's advanced OLAP technology with our rich repository of all customer, sales, service, product, and marketing data provides an easy way for organizations to build and deploy applications for extended modeling, planning, and forecasting," said Michael Straub, alliances technical director at Siebel Systems. "By leveraging the information in the Siebel eBusiness Data Warehouse within Hyperion's analytical environment, businesses can significantly enhance customer acquisition, satisfaction, and retention." About Hyperion Hyperion, a global leader in business intelligence software, creates solutions that help businesses measure performance and drive profitability. Its flagship product, Hyperion Essbase, as well as its financial and business performance management and eCRM analysis solutions are used by more than 6,000 companies around the world. Hyperion has a network of more than 400 strategic partners to provide innovative business intelligence solutions, specialized applications and services. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Hyperion reported annual revenues in fiscal 2001 of more than 0 million. The company has more than 2,300 employees in 20 countries and is also represented in 16 other countries through distributor relationships. More information is available at http://www.hyperion.com, email@example.com/uk, or 01784 228000. Contact: Andrew Smith Object Marketing Tel: (020) 8762 9292 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org About Siebel Systems Siebel Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SEBL) is the world's leading provider of eBusiness applications software. Siebel Systems provides an integrated family of eBusiness applications software, enabling multichannel sales, marketing, and customer service systems to be deployed over the Web, call centers, field, reseller channels, retail and dealer networks. 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