SOURCE: Blazent

October 31, 2006 13:08 ET

Blazent Presents Gartner Webcast Highlighting Optimization of Asset Related Services and Delivery

Global IT Services Provider, EDS Leverages Blazent to Support Agile Enterprise Platform

SAN MATEO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 31, 2006 -- Blazent, the leader in IT business intelligence (BI), presents a Gartner webcast available on October 31, 2006 highlighting how EDS is building Blazent asset analytics into EDS' processes including use in its Agile Enterprise platform. EDS, a leading global technology services company delivering business and technology solutions to a wide array of enterprises, has successfully deployed Blazent's asset analytics in several key accounts resulting in greater visibility and control over hardware and software assets, related lifecycle services, and service delivery.

Blazent enables EDS and their clients to master the data quality of their diverse asset management systems while gaining flexible analytical and reporting capabilities to fuel quicker, more reliable business decisions at each phase of the asset lifecycle. Using Blazent, one of EDS's larger enterprise clients has saved over US$1-million.

"In the competitive IT services environment, establishing client confidence is paramount to enduring customer relationships, while also optimizing current resources to keep costs and complexities down," says Jamie Erbes, CTO of Service Management at EDS. "Blazent quickly triangulates dozens of asset and service data stores to provide maximum clarity, communication, and validation for EDS and their clients."

The streaming webcast is available at and features interviews with EDS's CTO of Service Management Jamie Erbes, Gartner IT asset management analyst VP William Snyder, and Blazent CEO Gary Oliver.

About Blazent

Global 2000 organizations challenged with unifying and analyzing their distributed IT management data turn to Blazent, the pioneer in business intelligence for IT. Blazent integrates data from IT and business management sources (including asset inventories, CMDBs, network discoveries, help desks, HR, and procurement systems, etc.) to form a certified, global, business-driven data warehouse and proven analytics focused on IT asset optimization, vendor contract management, and developing value-focused operating models such as chargeback systems. Additional information is available online at or by calling 650.286.5500.

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