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PivotLink Top 100 Cloud Computing Product

January 29, 2010 12:26 ET

PivotLink Named One of "100 Coolest Cloud Computing Products" by Everything Channel's CRN

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - January 29, 2010) - PivotLink, the leading provider of business intelligence (BI) solutions delivered via Software as a Service (SaaS), today announced that Everything Channel's CRN has named its business analytics solution one of the "100 Coolest Cloud Computing Products." The Top 100 Cloud Computing products include 20 storage vendors, 20 security vendors, 20 productivity vendors, 20 infrastructure vendors and 20 platform vendors.

PivotLink's on-demand reporting and analysis solution powers roughly 2,000,000 ad hoc reports for over 15,000 business users each month. PivotLink's secure, collaborative reports and dashboards offer unparalleled performance, flexibility and simplicity to make business decisions in less time at a dramatically lower cost than traditional on-premise BI systems.

"It's an honor to be recognized by the editors of CRN following another record-breaking year marked by strong customer and partner adoption and growth across all key areas of our business," said Quentin Gallivan, CEO, PivotLink. "We congratulate partners such as Google, Salesforce.com and Taleo who join us as top 20 productivity application vendors. This underscores our success in partnering with SaaS and Cloud computing leaders to provide the next generation of embedded business analytics that drive actionable business insights from Cloud ecosystems."

The list was based on nominations from Solution Providers rating technology, channel influence, effectiveness and visibility along with business and sales impact. The final selections were made by a panel of Everything Channel Editors.

Winners were announced online at www.Channelweb.com and are featured in the January 25 issue of CRN.

The PivotLink Partner Program allows referral, reseller and OEM partners to leverage PivotLink's business analytics platform for ecommerce, retail, supply chain, human capital management and a variety of industry solutions. Learn more or apply at http://www.pivotlink.com/partners/partners-overview.

Join the discussion about business analytics on the blog at http://blog.pivotlink.com or access customer case studies, free white papers and demos at http://www.pivotlink.com.

About PivotLink Corporation

PivotLink is the leader in on-demand business intelligence, serving more than 15,000 users at companies such as: REI; Novell; Party City; Phoenix Technologies; DHL; CamelBak Products; Car Toys; Guardian Home Care Holdings, Inc; Rossignol; Shaklee; Taleo and Zones. Delivered as a Software as a Service (SaaS) model, PivotLink's award-winning solutions put affordable, secure and easy-to-use analytic tools into the hands of line of business users, freeing IT to focus on strategic business initiatives. PivotLink is a privately held company backed by Trident Capital, Emergence Capital Partners and StarVest Partners. Visit http://www.pivotlink.com.

About Everything Channel

Everything Channel, headquartered in Framingham, MA, is a technology marketing and sales solutions company. Through its "Complete Technology Channel Solution," Everything Channel offers the right business tools to accelerate technology sales. From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with unparalleled audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels through an extensive database. Everything Channel provides innovative field sales and marketing solutions to the sellers of technology to achieve measurable and significant results. (www.everythingchannel.com, www.channelweb.com)

About United Business Media Limited

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetisation of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com.

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