SOURCE: Infobright

April 13, 2009 08:00 ET

Infobright and Jaspersoft CEOs Take the Stage Next Week at MySQL Conference & Expo

Business Intelligence Experts Illustrate How Companies Today Can Compete on Analytics With End-to-End Open Source Solutions

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - April 13, 2009) - Infobright, the open source data warehousing company, and Jaspersoft, provider of the world's most widely used business intelligence (BI) software, today announced a full line up of activities at the MySQL Conference & Expo, held April 20-23 in Santa Clara. The two companies will participate in a number of conference sessions, including a joint CEO keynote, as well as technical and product presentations focused on open source data warehousing and business intelligence.

Co-presented by Sun Microsystems and O'Reilly Media, the 7th Annual MySQL Conference & Expo is expected to bring together more than 2,000 open source and database enthusiasts -- the largest gathering of MySQL developers, users and DBAs worldwide.

Infobright and Jaspersoft solutions are optimized for Sun's MySQL database, enabling millions of MySQL users worldwide to deploy a data warehouse and business intelligence platform that leverages the affordability and flexibility offered through open source. Conference attendees can view product demos and hear more real-world customer success stories at Infobright and Jaspersoft's booth #300.

Infobright and Jaspersoft will participate at the MySQL Conference and Expo as follows:

-- "Drowning in Data but Searching for Insight? Delivering Sophisticated Analytics with Open Source" (Wednesday, April 22 at 10 a.m. PT) -- Miriam Tuerk, CEO of Infobright, and Brian Gentile, CEO of Jaspersoft, will discuss how the best businesses are using analytics to thrive through good times and bad.

-- "How to Avoid the Three Stooges of Data Warehousing - Practical Lessons for Open Source BI Implementations" (Monday, April 20 at 8:30 a.m. PT) -- In this tutorial, David Lutz, Infobright's director of sales engineering, will show how to design and build an open source data warehouse to support BI initiatives, focusing on best practices, common pitfalls and real-world examples.

-- "Mining for Insight within Two Billion Visits" (Tuesday, April 21 at 4:25 p.m. PT) -- Osma Ahvenlampi, head of development and technical teams for Sulake, will discuss how his company is leveraging Infobright's data warehousing solution in conjunction with MySQL to analyze torrents of data generated by 10 million unique visitors to its virtual world, Habbo.

-- "End-to-End Open Source Business Intelligence, ETL, and Data Warehouse for MySQL" (Tuesday, April 21 at 10:50 a.m. PT) -- Ian Fyfe, senior director of product management at Jaspersoft, and David Lutz, director of systems engineering at Infobright, will discuss the evolution of the BI/DW market and give real-world examples of end-to-end open source BI solutions.

In addition to the sessions listed above, Infobright and Jaspersoft are jointly sponsoring a keynote session hosted by noted industry analyst Mark Madsen:

-- "Using Open Source BI in the Real World" (Thursday, April 23 at 9 a.m. PT) -- Madsen will present the results of his recent market research on open source BI and data warehousing users. He will also interview two highly experienced open source BI practitioners -- Bruce Belvin, the president of Monolith Software Solutions and Jay Webster, president and COO at Consorte Media -- focusing on BI criteria and selection methodology as well as best practices.

About Infobright

Infobright, the open source data warehousing company, has pioneered the development of self-managing data warehouse software. The critical need for business intelligence, coupled with the dramatic growth of corporate data, has outpaced IT's resources and budget within many companies. Infobright's technology solves this problem by delivering a highly scalable analytic data warehouse that reduces ongoing management by up to 90 percent and costs significantly less than other data warehouse solutions. Infobright's solution is being used by companies in online marketing, financial services, telecommunications and other industries to provide rapid access to critical business data with unmatched operational simplicity. For more information, please visit www.infobright.com.

About Jaspersoft Corporation

Jaspersoft's open source business intelligence suite is the world's most widely used BI software, with more than 8 million product downloads worldwide and more than 10,000 commercial customers in 96 countries. The company's Jaspersoft Business Intelligence Suite provides a web-based, open and modular approach to the evolving business intelligence needs of the enterprise. Jaspersoft's software is rapidly updated by a community of more than 90,000 registered members working on more than 350 projects, which represents the world's largest business intelligence community. More information is available at www.jaspersoft.com and www.jasperforge.org.

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