SOURCE: iDashboards


September 28, 2009 08:30 ET

iDashboards Lifts Business Intelligence Dashboards to the Cloud

iDashboards In Cloud Enables Users to Harness Their Excel Spreadsheets to Create Interactive Dashboards at Significantly Reduced Costs

TROY, MI--(Marketwire - September 28, 2009) - iDashboards, the leader in Business Intelligence (BI) dashboard software, today announced the availability of iDashboards In Cloud, a Software as a Service (SaaS) based application. Housed on the Amazon Elastic Cloud (EC2) platform, iDashboards In Cloud (SaaS) enables users to capitalize on the functionality and benefits of traditional BI driven dashboards -- at a fraction of the cost.

Specifically tailored to meet the needs of business users with limited IT resources, iDashboards In Cloud (SaaS) allows users to quickly, easily and securely upload Excel spreadsheets online to create fully customizable dashboards. The web-based dashboards are driven by the same powerful real-time analytics of iDashboards Enterprise Edition, allowing users to identify trends at a glance, drill-down into data sets to view more detailed information and make quick, well informed decisions.

"There is a large number of business users using Excel as their data source. They are overwhelmed with spreadsheets and need a user-friendly, cost effective solution that provides them with better insight into their data," said Shadan Malik, president and CEO, iDashboards. "iDashboards In Cloud (SaaS) provides a solution to this challenge, allowing all business users to manage and make sense of data overloaded spreadsheets through the use of business intelligence dashboards. iDashboards In Cloud (SaaS) is truly bringing BI to the masses."

iDashboards In Cloud (SaaS) allows users to create multiple user groups, each with its own access privileges. Users can be assigned to a role of viewer, business user or power user.

A 12-month contract and a minimum of five users is the standard service requirement for iDashboards In Cloud (SaaS). For additional details, including pricing information, please visit:

About iDashboards

Through its award-winning engineering and patented software, iDashboards helps companies leverage information assets through visually rich, real-time and personalized business intelligence dashboards to analyze, track, and drill-down through a wealth of information. iDashboards' global customer base consists of organizations ranging from large, fortune 500 companies to small and medium-sized businesses, all of which are making quicker, well-informed business decisions with the help of iDashboards. The company is privately held and headquartered in Troy, Michigan. To find out more about iDashboards' solutions, please call (248) 952-0840 or visit

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