Simba Technologies Inc.



Simba Technologies Inc.

February 28, 2012 12:58 ET

Interactive SalesForce.com Analytics and Reporting Delivered by Simba Technologies and SAP® BusinessObjects™ BI OnDemand

Simba Technologies' JDBC Driver for SalesForce.com Connects SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand to CRM for Interactive Analytics and Reporting

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2012) - Simba Technologies Inc., the industry expert on relational and multi-dimensional data connectivity, today announced that its JDBC Driver for SalesForce.com has been licensed by SAP AG. The solution enables advanced, cloud-based reporting and analysis on SalesForce CRM data in real-time. Simba's JDBC Driver for SalesForce.com will be included with the SAP® BusinessObjects™ Business Intelligence (BI) OnDemand solution to provide live connectivity to SalesForce.com.

"Simba's JDBC Driver for SalesForce.com enables SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand to connect to SalesForce.com data via standard JDBC," said Amyn Rajan, Simba's CEO. "The JDBC driver connects to SalesForce.com via the SalesForce Web Services API - directly serving up a user's CRM data for interactive, cloud-based analysis and reporting. The solution makes it easier to access information and eliminates the cost and complexity of finding workarounds to improve reporting performance."

SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand is a cloud-based solution that allows business people with no prior BI experience to explore, report and share information inside or outside the company. Because it's in the cloud, SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand can be acquired and setup without a long technology project and users start being productive within minutes. It's available standalone or can integrate with existing on-premise or cloud-based investments, delivering better insight for more informed decision making.

"SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand paired with Simba's JDBC Driver for SalesForce.com provides users of SalesForce.com with a new level of cloud-based analytics, offering them visibility and insight into their SalesForce data," said Ju Wu, Vice President, Development, SAP. "With this combination, SalesForce users can obtain actionable business intelligence within their SalesForce systems very quickly."

About Simba's JDBC Driver for SalesForce.com

Simba's JDBC Driver for SalesForce.com provides a multi-purpose, standards-based JDBC interface for applications to connect to SalesForce.com. The JDBC driver connects via SalesForce.com's Web Services API, serving up data for powerful, real-time analytics and reporting. Simba's JDBC Driver for SalesForce.com is built upon Simba's industry-leading JDBC driver technology framework.

About Simba Technologies Inc.

Simba Technologies (http://www.simba.com) is the recognized world leader in standards-based data access products, solutions and services for both relational and multi-dimensional data sources. Simba provides data connectivity solutions to many of the world's leading companies on various platforms, including Windows, Mac, UNIX, Linux and many mobile device platforms. Simba's data connectivity products support multiple interfaces, including ODBC, JDBC, OLE DB, OLE DB for OLAP (ODBO), XML for Analysis (XMLA), ADO, ADO.NET, ADOMD and ADOMD.NET.

Simba's software is used worldwide. Its customers include leading ISVs and global enterprises like Microsoft®, Oracle®, Infor® and Teradata®.

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Contact Information

  • Simba Technologies Inc.
    Jay Elliott
    +1.604.633.0008 x106
    media(at)simba.com
    www.simba.com