SOURCE: Pentaho Corporation

Pentaho Corporation

September 08, 2009 13:25 ET

Pentaho Named Repeat Winner for Best Open Source BI Suite in InfoWorld Bossies

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - September 8, 2009) - Pentaho Corporation, the commercial open source alternative for business intelligence (BI), announced that it was recognized as a winner of the InfoWorld 2009 Bossie awards for the Best of Open Source Enterprise Software. Specifically, Pentaho won the "Best Open Source BI" award for the second year in a row. Awarded by InfoWorld's editorial and test center staff, the Bossie's spotlight the forty best open source solutions for business and IT professionals. Additional information on the 2009 Bossie Award winners can be found at

According to InfoWorld, Pentaho's award winning solution, the Pentaho BI Suite, is "the top choice for ETL, workflow, OLAP, and multidimensional analysis." The company recently released Pentaho BI Suite 3.5, featuring a new Pentaho Report Designer which delivers unmatched productivity for report authors as well as new self-service capabilities that empower business users to easily create new BI content in Pentaho Dashboard Designer.

Pentaho was also awarded in 2008 for a Business Intelligence Bossie, cited for its "fleet of well-crafted modules for reporting and dashboards, data integration (via the Pentaho Kettle ETL integration engine), data analysis (thanks to Pentaho's Mondrian 3.0 OLAP server), and advanced data mining (with the addition of the Weka project)."

"We're thrilled to receive our second InfoWorld Bossie Award," said Richard Daley, CEO of Pentaho Corporation. "With our new 3.5 release, we've leapfrogged competitors in reporting and dashboard capabilities, and feedback from our customers has been that we're providing a BI suite that rivals even the most sophisticated proprietary offerings at a fraction of the cost and complexity."

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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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