SOURCE: Pentaho Corporation

November 01, 2007 13:30 ET

Pentaho Announces Pentaho Platform Consultant Certification

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - November 1, 2007) - Pentaho Corp., creator of the world's most popular open source business intelligence (BI) suite, today announced availability of the Pentaho Platform Consultant Certification. The certification is designed to create a scalable mechanism to address rapidly growing market demand for expertise around Pentaho Open BI Suite 1.6, released earlier this year in October.

The Pentaho Platform Consultant Certification is delivered via a comprehensive online examination. The questions are generated randomly from a larger pool of questions, and are designed to evaluate an applicant's skills in configuration, deployment, and customization of the Pentaho BI Platform. The examination is available to Pentaho systems integration partners, building on Pentaho's professional training offerings. The examination validates knowledge and skills to deliver rapid, high-value implementations of the Pentaho BI Platform.

"Real-world business intelligence success goes beyond technology," said Dave Henry, vice president of Services for Pentaho. "Our partners have delivered countless successes for our mutual clients, and the Pentaho Platform Consultant Certification provides a way to continue to scale available Pentaho skills in the market while delivering consistent customer success."

The Pentaho Platform Consultant Certification is immediately available for the Pentaho BI Platform 1.6. Additional Existing Pentaho partners can get more information and apply for certification via the Pentaho Partner Portal. For more information about becoming a Pentaho systems integration partner, please see http://www.pentaho.com/services/partners/details/.

About Pentaho Corporation

Pentaho Corporation provides a full spectrum of open source Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities including reporting, analysis, dashboards, data mining, data integration, and a BI platform that have made it the world's most popular open source BI suite. Formed by a highly experienced team of industry veterans, Pentaho's mission is to bring innovative, high quality technology and professional support to the BI market. Pentaho uses a revolutionary approach to development, distribution and support made possible by a commercial open source business model. Pentaho is the primary sponsor and owner of popular open source projects including JFreeReport, Kettle, Mondrian, and Weka. Pentaho's technologies support a wide range of business initiatives from sales and profitability analysis, customer analysis, HR reporting, Financial reporting, KPI dashboards, Supply Chain analytics, and operational reporting. For more information, visit www.pentaho.com

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