February 01, 2011 10:00 ET

Birst Named to JMP Securities Hot 100: The Best Privately Held Software Companies

Leader in SaaS Business Intelligence Riding Significant Customer and Technology Momentum Into 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - February 1, 2011) -  Birst, the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service Business Intelligence solutions (SaaS BI), today announced that it was named to the 2011 JMP Securities Hot 100 list. The associated report profiles 100 of the leading private companies in the software industry, as identified by the software research team at JMP Securities, a San Francisco-based investment bank. Birst is the only SaaS business intelligence solution included in the JMP Hot 100.

Birst is gaining significant momentum in the industry, not only as an innovator in Cloud Computing and SaaS delivery, but also as an innovator in business intelligence. Birst was recently profiled by "... for showing how BI can not only be delivered from the cloud but actually work better."  In early 2010, Birst won the Red Herring Global 2010 Award as one of the leading privately held technology companies in the world. In addition, Birst recently announced that it has surpassed 100 revenue generating customers, including leading companies like Citrix Systems, RBC, and Xactly.

"We're honored to be recognized by JMP Securities for the exceptional value that we're providing to Birst customers," said Brad Peters, CEO, Birst. "Traditional business intelligence solutions have historically been expensive, complex, and, ultimately, disappointing. Birst strives to provide powerful, agile business intelligence solutions in an affordable way, making the power of insight available to organizations who could never get access to it before. This recognition further demonstrates that Birst truly delivers exceptional business intelligence."

About Birst
Birst is the SaaS Business Intelligence leader that accelerates business results by deploying fast, powerful, and agile business intelligence solutions for its customers. Birst overcomes the traditional cost, complexity, and performance barriers of business intelligence with rapid, flexible, affordable solutions that simultaneously improve the reach and power of analysis in an organization. Birst solutions are accessible from any Internet-connected device with a modern browser, feature high levels of security, and are highly scalable. For more information, visit

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