SOURCE: Hagrid Solutions

Hagrid Solutions

April 26, 2011 14:12 ET

Hagrid Solutions Named "Cool Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm

Vendors Selected for the "Cool Vendor" Report Are Innovative, Impactful and Intriguing

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Apr 26, 2011) - Hagrid Solutions (, the company that is transforming reporting and dashboard design with its self-service solution, Xtraction, today announced that it has been recognized by Gartner in its "Cool Vendors in IT Operations Management, 2011" report of April 15, 2011 by Milind Govekar, David M. Coyle, Debra Curtis, Ronni J. Colville, and Will Cappelli.

According to the report, customers are recommended to "Take advantage of innovations in IT operations management to lower costs, improve service quality and lower the risk of managing your infrastructure, even if these technologies come from small vendors of questionable viability as long as the ROI is two to three years."

Features of Xtraction include that:

  • It is a Web-based reporting tool with dynamic drill-down, cross-filtering and real time reporting features.
  • It offers a drag-and-drop designer and strong user interface that allow users to easily create dashboards and reports.
  • Operation requires little or no technical support -- utilizing the technology is easy and intuitive.
  • It works with SQL, Sybase and Oracle databases, and offers a wide range of IT operations management adapters to tools from such companies as CA Technologies, BMC Software, Symantec, FrontRange Solutions and ManageSoft.

Xtraction solves the problems faced by IT managers who do not have technological backgrounds or lack the time and training required to execute their own trend and other analysis activities. Clive Smith, president of Hagrid Solutions, noted, "We're excited to be selected as a 'Cool Vendor' by Gartner. We continue to build upon all aspects of Xtraction, including its usability and functionality, and also through extending access by delivering Xtraction to the handheld platform."

Hagrid Solutions has additionally just released its latest version of Xtraction, which enables even greater reporting and exporting functionality while also allowing for administrators to easily implement custom coding queries. Other U.S. companies that have recently chosen Xtraction to enhance IT reporting activities, after having reviewed the solution in free trials, include Shaw Group, CIBER, Barnes & Noble, African Bank, and Fossil.

About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process
Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed and implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose. Gartner defined a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

About Hagrid Solutions
Hagrid Solutions is transforming the challenge of delivering data into dashboards and reports easily, and directly to the demands of staff. Focused on delivering quality, Xtraction has delivered 100% customer retention and satisfaction rates. Xtraction provides quick access to information seemingly trapped within application databases. Xtraction is extensible and can connect to multiple data sources, allowing information from disparate databases to be utilized within a single dashboard with intuitive drag-and-drop ease. Find out why we're different by taking advantage of a free 30 day trial. Visit:

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Email Contact
    Bruce Cameron
    USA # +1 816-807-1566
    Clive Smith
    AUS # +61 (0) 3-8862-6687