SOURCE: Infobright



June 24, 2009 08:00 ET

Infobright and Pentaho Announce Business Intelligence & Analytics Solution

Solution Leverages Sun's Open Networks Systems With MySQL™ Database; Infobright and Pentaho to Deliver Scalable, Low-Cost Business Intelligence Infrastructure

TORONTO and ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - June 24, 2009) - Infobright, the open source data warehousing company, and Pentaho Corporation, the commercial open source alternative for business intelligence (BI), have joined forces with Sun Microsystems to deliver a hardware and software solution that lowers the cost of entry and simplifies deployment of a powerful, sophisticated BI infrastructure.

The solution consists of:

--  Either the Sun Fire X4275 storage server or Sun Storage 7310 Unified
    Storage System, which along with Sun's Open Network Systems delivers a
    modular and robust platform to run Internet applications with breakaway
    speed, simplicity and savings.
--  Pentaho BI Suite Enterprise Edition, which addresses the full spectrum
    of end-user BI needs for interactive reporting, analysis and dashboards,
    along with robust data integration capabilities.
--  Infobright's column-oriented analytic database, which is integrated
    with Sun's MySQL™ and provides a low cost, self-managing and scalable
    database designed for BI.

The combination of these products provides enterprises with a validated, end-to-end solution for BI that is fast, easy to implement and manage at low cost. It is ideally suited for integrating online and offline data such as web analytics and customer information, to provide critical information needed to drive better business decisions.

"This solution will enable rapid deployment of applications such as new web services with greater business effectiveness and efficiency, allowing customers to expand existing analytics services, or deploy a new one," said Graham Lovell, senior director of Open Storage, Sun Microsystems. "Customers can also expect to see cost savings of up to 75 - 90 percent when compared to alternative market offerings, due to the use of commercial open source products from Pentaho and Infobright, and the significant cost gains made possible by Sun's Open Storage products."

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About Infobright

Infobright, the open source data warehousing company, has pioneered the development of the self-managing analytic database. 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 database that reduces ongoing management by up to 90 percent and costs significantly less than other solutions. Infobright 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 and

About Pentaho Corporation

Pentaho Corporation is the commercial open source alternative for Business Intelligence (BI). Pentaho BI Suite Enterprise Edition provides comprehensive reporting, OLAP analysis, dashboards, data integration / ETL, data mining and a BI platform that have made it the world's leading and most widely deployed commercial open source BI suite. Pentaho provides support, services, and product enhancements via an annual subscription that can lower total cost of ownership by 90% compared to traditional, proprietary BI offerings. Since its 2004 founding as the pioneer in open source BI, Pentaho's products have been downloaded more than five million times, with production deployments at companies ranging from small organizations to The Global 2000. For more information, visit

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Contact Information

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    Pentaho Media Contact
    Samantha Hallock
    Eastwick Communications
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    Infobright Media Contact
    Laurie Gibson
    Kickstart Consulting
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