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Pentaho Corporation

April 15, 2009 08:00 ET

Pentaho Recognized in's Data Management Product of the Year Awards

Pentaho Wins Silver Medal for Business Intelligence and Analytics; Praised for Community, Features, Ease of Use and Pricing

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - April 15, 2009) - Pentaho Corporation, the commercial open source alternative for business intelligence (BI), today announced it was awarded the silver medal in the BI and analytics category of this year's Data Management Product of the Year Awards. In discussing the award, cited the contribution of the open source community, Pentaho's comprehensive feature set, ease of use and management, and pricing model. The award write-up is available here.

"By awarding the silver medal, clearly recognized the value proposition we offer companies of all sizes," said Richard Daley, founder and CEO of Pentaho. "By making it easier and less costly to deploy a comprehensive BI solution that incorporates the contributions of a brilliant community, Pentaho enables companies to meet one of the great business challenges of our time: how to gain the insights, efficiencies and competitiveness that business intelligence can offer without suffering from the cost, time and risk of proprietary BI rollouts."

Pentaho BI Suite Enterprise Edition makes it cost effective for businesses of any size and on any budget to deploy easy-to-use BI to users throughout the organization. Pentaho lets business users easily create their own dashboards -- including Adobe Flash-based visualizations -- without any training. Pentaho can also be deployed for cloud business intelligence, providing companies on a tight budget with another way to drive down the upfront cost of bringing BI into their organizations. The thriving and active Pentaho community enables the rapid delivery of new and rigorously tested product features, ensuring a dynamic and innovative but stable platform. To learn more about Pentaho BI Suite Enterprise Edition Version 3, please visit

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, data mining and a BI platform that have made it the world's leading and most widely deployed open source BI suite for both on-premise and Cloud BI deployments. Pentaho's commercial open source business model eliminates software license fees, providing support, services, and product enhancements via an annual subscription. In the years since Pentaho's inception as the pioneer in commercial open source BI, Pentaho's products have been downloaded more than three million times, with production deployments at companies ranging from small organizations to The Global 2000. For more information, visit

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