SOURCE: Information Builders

December 05, 2007 08:48 ET

Information Builders WebFOCUS XBRL Adapter Adds Dimension Support

Recognized by XBRL-US for Supporting New XBRL US GAAP Taxonomy

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - December 5, 2007) - Information Builders, the leader in production business intelligence (BI) solutions, today announced support of the XBRL US GAAP Taxonomy.

"XBRL is the vanguard of financial reporting languages. Information Builders is committed to this standard and to continuing to provide our customers with the most advanced XBRL-reporting capabilities in the market," said Gerald Cohen, CEO of Information Builders. "No other business intelligence vendor can report directly against XBRL."

A member of XBRL US and an active participant in the Software Working Group, Information Builders continues to champion the XBRL movement and supports the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voluntary filer program.

Information Builders is proud to be among the companies able to support the XBRL US GAAP Taxonomy (XUGT). Our advanced WebFOCUS XBRL Adapter for financial reporting provides the ability to create, schedule, distribute, and run parameterized financial reports. These reports can be used to perform calculations with the results being easily output to any format such as PDF, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word, or databases such as SQL Server.

WebFOCUS provides the most advanced XBRL-reporting capability in the market today. A few critical features include:

--  Automated collection, storage and aggregation of XBRL-formatted SEC
    filings without the need of IT intervention
--  Reporting, data analysis, and benchmarking capabilities that provide
    insight by delivering a wide range of formats from simple financial
    presentations to the most advanced multiple-company comparative and
    trending reports
--  Advanced drill-down capabilities that provide access to highly
    detailed information on a need to know basis from within even the highest-
    level report meeting the needs of executive, management, and analyst
    functions simultaneously.

Information Builders plans to enhance its XBRL offering in the near future, generating XBRL instance documents from WebFOCUS including general ledger accounts mapping to XBRL taxonomy concepts.

About Information Builders

Information Builders' award-winning combination of business intelligence and enterprise integration software has been providing innovative solutions to more than 12,000 customers for the past 30 years. WebFOCUS is the world's most widely utilized business intelligence platform. It provides the security, scalability, and flexibility needed at every level of global extended enterprises. Its simplicity helps create executive, analytical, and operational applications that reach dozens to millions of users. Information Builders subsidiary iWay Software provides state-of-the-art, multi-purpose integration engines that address all SOA, application, data, and information management requirements. Its integration adapters have been adopted by the leading software platform providers. Together, these products give Information Builders' customers the ability to live up to the company motto: "Your business. No barriers."

Information Builders' award-winning technology has successfully provided quality software and superior services to more than 12,000 customers, including most of the Fortune 100 and U.S. federal government agencies. Headquartered in New York City with 90 offices worldwide, the company employs 1,400 people and has more than 350 business partners. For more information visit

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