SOURCE: Information Builders

Information Builders

May 31, 2016 09:15 ET

Information Builders' WebFOCUS Business Intelligence and Analytics Platform Available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Organizations Can Access Powerful BI and Analytics in the Cloud Via Azure

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 31, 2016) -  Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, today announced that its WebFOCUS BI and analytics platform is now available on Microsoft Azure.

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News Facts

  • Information Builders' WebFOCUS, a BI platform that delivers rich, consumable, interactive information to a wide range of end users, is now available on the Azure cloud platform
  • Information Builders' WebFOCUS Business User Edition, the self-service tools edition designed for up to 100 business users and analysts to create, consume and share analytical content, will be available on Azure as of June 8
  • WebFOCUS enables self-service BI for all users both inside and outside an organization and is offered in three editions: the Business User Edition, the Application Edition, and the Enterprise Edition
  • Availability of WebFOCUS on Azure allows more organizations of any size or type to quickly and easily access enterprise-level BI

Key Benefits

  • Information Builders' customers and partners can easily implement WebFOCUS in a highly accessible and highly scalable Azure cloud platform environment
  • Organizations dealing with big data, highly complex data, and data that must be rapidly scaled can use WebFOCUS on Azure for their data analytics needs
  • The Microsoft Azure Marketplace offers Information Builders' partners and resellers new opportunity to satisfy demand for analytics in the cloud suitable for organizations of any size or type, and use Information Builders' tools to seamlessly obtain insight and value from their data

Gerald Cohen, president and CEO, Information Builders said:
"Information Builders and Microsoft Azure offer companies of any size the ability to access enterprise-grade BI in only a few short steps, and bring the power of the Microsoft Azure cloud to organizations and resellers engaging with organizations on the latest in BI capabilities from Information Builders. Information Builders' WebFOCUS is designed to allow organizations to handle the complexity and variety of structured and unstructured data to transform it into business value. We are excited to offer two editions of the WebFOCUS platform on Microsoft's Azure."

Nicole Herskowitz, senior director of product marketing, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Corp. said:
"As more organizations deal with large and complex data, Information Builders' WebFOCUS BI and analytics offering, and its capabilities to incorporate the platform into the Microsoft Azure public cloud environment, bring more choice for our mutual customers. WebFOCUS in the Azure cloud environment helps organizations analyze their data and deploy it to more users, with the hyper-scale benefits of high availability and reliability of Azure."

About Information Builders
Information Builders provides solutions for business intelligence (BI), analytics, data integration, and data quality that help drive performance improvements, innovation, and value. Through one set of powerful products, we enable organizations to serve everyone -- analysts, non-technical users, even partners, customers, and citizens -- with better data and analytics. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched with thousands of organizations relying on us as their trusted partner. Founded in 1975, Information Builders is headquartered in New York, NY, with global offices, and remains one of the largest independent, privately held companies in the industry. Visit us at informationbuilders.com, follow us on Twitter at @infobldrs, like us on Facebook, and visit our LinkedIn page.

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