SOURCE: Visual i|o

September 05, 2007 09:00 ET

QL2 Software and Visual i|o Partner to Visualize Market Intelligence Data

Solutions to Deliver Wider, Deeper View of Competitors and Consumers

NEWTON, MA--(Marketwire - September 5, 2007) - Visual i|o today announced that QL2 Software and Visual i|o have partnered to offer clients the latest in market intelligence and data visualization solutions. The partnership integrates QL2's market intelligence services with Visual i|o's data visualization software to provide organizations with next-generation capabilities for collecting and analyzing consumer and market data.

"The volume and complexity of data today requires new solutions for efficient and effective analysis," said Angela Shen-Hsieh, president and CEO of Visual i|o. "As an organization that specializes in providing complex market data to its customers, QL2 understands the importance of presenting that data in a format designed for quick and easy consumption."

"One of the most important attributes of effective business strategy and decision making is to bring external market intelligence into the enterprise for analysis and action," said Glenn Hasen, president and chief executive officer at QL2 Software. "Partnering with Visual i|o gives our most valuable asset, our customers, more options to analyze and act on important market data."

QL2's solutions use the power of the Internet to give customers rapid and actionable market and competitive intelligence that was previously only available to the largest and most sophisticated companies. These solutions deliver critical market data from the web and transform it into actionable intelligence with advanced analytics.

Visual i|o's Interactive Visual Reporting Suite consists of next-generation reporting solutions that speed decision-making and eliminate manual reporting processes by transforming large volumes of complex data into easy-to-understand, interactive pictures. Through interactive Gantt charts, bubble charts, heat maps, and other innovative, patent-pending visualizations, Visual i|o delivers powerful, yet easy-to-use analysis capabilities to everyday business users.

Based on rich, advanced web technologies and presented in a web browser, Visual i|o solutions are easily integrated into enterprise reporting environments, software applications and hosted data subscription services. Using Visual i|o's modular Business Reporting Architecture, organizations can power interactive visualizations with data compiled from a variety of sources, including enterprise applications, data warehouses or business intelligence systems.

About QL2 Software

Founded in 2003, QL2 Software is the leading provider of market intelligence solutions that empower Business Intelligence, Competitive Intelligence, Enterprise Search and Text Analytics applications. The company has been named to KMWorld Magazine's "Top 100 Companies" and "Trend Setting Products" for 2006 and 2007, and placed high on the list of "Fastest Growing Private Companies" by the Puget Sound Business Journal for two consecutive years. QL2 Software is on the Internet at http://www.QL2.com/.

About Visual i|o

Visual i|o develops interactive visual analysis solutions that provide comprehensive views into the state of business operations to maximize organizational decision-making. Leading pharmaceutical, software and financial services companies rely on Visual i|o's expertise in solving business issues that require analysis of complex data. The company's proven data visualization software solutions and consulting services enable organizations to present complex data in digestible, meaningful formats for executives, management and end users. Founded by Harvard-trained architects, Visual i|o is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

For more information on Visual i|o or its data visualization solutions and services, visit www.visual-io.com or call 617.623.5400.

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