Panorama Software

Panorama Software

November 07, 2005 12:18 ET

Panorama Software Announces General Availability Of Panorama 5.0

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA and TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 7, 2005) -

Panorama 5.0 Enables Companies to Proactively Manage Their Business and Improve Bottom-line Results

Panorama Software, a global leader in business intelligence (BI) solutions, today announced at the Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Worldwide Launch the general availability of Panorama 5.0, the company's flagship BI solution. Panorama 5.0 supports SQL Server 2005 and integrates analytics, reporting and performance dashboards into a single comprehensive solution. It includes significant new functionalities and enhancements that provide companies the ability to implement enterprise BI solutions faster and more cost effectively.

"Panorama 5.0 continues to demonstrate our innovation and leadership position in the business intelligence space," said Eynav Azarya, CEO, Panorama Software. "Our newly enhanced reporting, analysis and dashboard products extend SQL Server 2005 capabilities and proactively provides our customers relevant and accurate information they need to make better business decisions faster at every level of the organization."

In order for enterprises to improve business performance, they must be able to count on a powerful performance driven technology. Key highlights and features of Panorama 5.0 include but are not limited to:

- Powerful and adaptive information management server that supports defining and executing complex business models.

- Guided analysis that automatically directs users to the root cause of an identified challenge or trend.

- Offline analysis and mobility enables users to continue to use Panorama's tools even if disconnected from the network.

- Enhanced usability and tighter integration with Microsoft Office extends greater BI functionality into popular productivity applications such Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint.

- Enhanced charting and visualization allows users even more choices on how they want to view and work with information.

- Enhanced Microsoft SharePoint integration and a new .NET client.

- Unified security layer that provides users access to critical information from more applications regardless of whether they are inside or outside the firewall.

"With support of SQL Server 2005 and the general availability of Panorama 5.0, Panorama continues to extend the Microsoft BI platform," said Bill Baker, General Manager for SQL Server Business Intelligence at Microsoft Corp. "Microsoft and Panorama have worked closely together to build BI solutions for years and moving forward SQL Server 2005 provides Panorama Software the foundation to deliver BI and performance management solutions for the enterprise."

"In order for companies to stay ahead of their competitors and market they must be able to proactively manage their business," said Azarya. "This latest release continues to demonstrate Panorama's commitment to its customers and partners to deliver powerful enterprise solutions that can dramatically improve performance and results."

About Panorama Software

Panorama Software helps global organizations unlock the hidden value of their information assets to improve business performance and results. Panorama extends the Microsoft platform through integrated business intelligence and corporate performance management solutions. With Panorama decision makers at all levels and functions can easily analyze data, quickly create and distribute reports, and proactively measure performance. Companies gain a greater understanding of their business and make better decisions. These informed decisions improve profitability, increase revenues, reduce costs and time to market and mitigate competitive risks.

Panorama, a leading innovator of business intelligence solutions, supports customers worldwide in industries such as financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, healthcare, telecommunications and life sciences. Panorama has more than 250 partners in 30 countries, and maintains offices throughout North America and EMEA. More information is available at www.panorama.com.

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