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January 28, 2015 09:00 ET

Birst Honored as Coolest Cloud Computing Vendor by CRN

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2015) - Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics, today announced it has earned recognition as one of The Channel Company's CRN 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors of 2015. This annual list recognizes some of the most innovative cloud companies supporting the IT channel today.

The 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors honor is presented to companies based on their approach to creating innovative products, services or partner programs that have helped channel partners transform into true solution providers, ultimately helping customers take advantage of the ease of use, flexibility, scalability and savings that cloud computing offers. Birst's cloud-based BI platform is recognized for its revolutionary 2-tier analytics approach that supports both the needs of business users and IT, while delivering ease of use, agility, and trusted analytics for multiple use cases. 

This year's 100 Coolest Cloud Computing honorees are identified across five major categories including platforms, infrastructure, storage, security and software. This list is an effort to help solution providers navigate through the ambiguity of the cloud market to identify the vendors, products and services that can help elevate their cloud services offerings. Companies were chosen based on data and information gathered from solution provider nominations along with input from the CRN editorial team.

Birst enables customers to make more intelligent business decisions by unifying, refining and embedding data into every decision across an organization. With its unique approach, customers can combine multiple sources, operationalize data and deliver faster insights so everyone across the organization can drive results.

"Widespread demand for cloud computing solutions is increasing across businesses of all shapes and sizes. As organizations become more willing to adopt cloud technology and services, experienced solution providers are in greater demand," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. "The 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors list enables solution providers to engage with companies who are poised to help them capitalize on these opportunities."

"We have always had a strong commitment to the Channel. Our customers and partners know that Birst delivers the most innovative and effective cloud-based BI platform for both internal use or as an embedded solution, so that our customers and partners can leverage their data assets and ultimately win in the marketplace," said Jay Larson, CEO, Birst. "We're thrilled that CRN recognized our commitment and hard work and selected Birst in the 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors. This award further builds on the massive success we have created around driving the adoption of cloud BI."

Coverage of the 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors will be featured in the February 2015 issue of CRN and online at www.CRN.com.

About the Channel Company
The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED and SharedVue, is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships.

Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

About Birst
Birst is the global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics. The company helps organizations make thousands of decisions better, every day, for every person. Birst's patented 2-tier data architecture and comprehensive BI platform sits on top of all of your data, to unify, refine and embed data consistently into every individual decision -- up and down the org chart. Thousands of the most demanding businesses trust Birst Cloud BI to make metric-driven business execution a reality. Learn more at www.birst.com and join the conversation @birstbi.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Stacey Burbach
    Birst, Inc.
    415.590.4242
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    Marc Courchesne
    The Channel Company
    508.416.1110
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