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Andrew Smith
Object Marketing
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LONDON, UK - March 2nd, 2005 - Hyperion (NASDAQ: HYSL), the global leader in Business Performance Management, today announced a UK consultancy partnership with Acuma, the UK's leading provider of information management solutions,

The agreement means Acuma will now have the opportunity to provide software and services from the full portfolio of Hyperion's Business Performance Management software solutions.

According to Paul Rossington, Director of Acuma: “We are very pleased to have signed this agreement with Hyperion. There is no question that business performance management is one of the key areas of customer demand today. It is empowering companies to make better decisions and implement strategies for real business improvement. As a consultancy led business, it is crucial that we can provide our customers with best-of-breed solutions. Hyperion is a leading business performance management software vendor and our agreement ensures we can give our customers the best possible solutions to their current and future information management needs.”
About Acuma
Acuma is the UK's leading provider of information management solutions, working with organisations to consolidate, organise and manage the huge volumes of data collected by the business. Working with data sources that are often disparate and complex, Acuma makes accurate, high quality, relevant information readily available to the people that need it. And by being better informed, companies are empowered to make key decisions and implement strategies for real business improvement.

Over the last twenty years Acuma has built an enviable track record delivering hundreds of solutions, ranging from strategic advice to large multi million pound developments. It is this experience and knowledge base that is encapsulated in its IVM approach to working with its clients.

Partnering and working with many of the leading vendors and smaller innovative niche players in the information management market place enables Acuma to ensure that the clients get the right solution.

Acuma prides itself that this approach ensures its clients not only derive tangible business value from Acuma's solutions but also enables them to maintain a strong ongoing return on their investment.

Acuma delivers business improvement by drawing together the strategy, technology and methods of information management into a single philosophy, called IVM. To find out more go to or email

About Hyperion
Hyperion is the global leader in Business Performance Management software. More than 10,000 customers - including 91 of the Fortune 100 - rely on Hyperion software to translate strategies into plans, monitor execution and provide insight to improve financial and operational performance. Hyperion combines the most complete set of interoperable applications with the leading Business Intelligence platform to support and create Business Performance Management solutions. A network of more than 600 partners provides the company's innovative and specialized solutions and services.

Named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For 2004, Hyperion employs approximately 2,500 people in 20 countries. Distributors represent Hyperion in an additional 25 countries. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, Hyperion generated annual revenues of $622 million for the 12 months that ended June 30, 2004. Hyperion is traded under the Nasdaq symbol HYSL. For more information, please visit, e-mail or call 01784 228015.

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