SOURCE: Saaspoint

September 17, 2007 10:19 ET

Saaspoint Partners With Business Objects to Deliver Business Intelligence on Demand

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and LONDON--(Marketwire - September 17, 2007) - Saaspoint, Europe's largest specialist implementation consultancy, today announced a partnership with Business Objects, the world's leading provider of business intelligence (BI) solutions. Saaspoint will join the Business Objects partner program as a Platinum partner focused on delivering Business Objects' suite of business intelligence on demand offerings in Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and North America to customers.

Through this partnership, Saaspoint will offer the full scope of Business Objects on demand BI solutions for customers including for and Business Intelligence OnDemand for, Business Objects' newest offering. for provides advanced reporting allowing users to securely view, refresh, and distribute reports from within Salesforce. Business Intelligence OnDemand for is designed for enterprises with large Salesforce datasets that are looking for more in-depth analysis including advanced reporting, real-time dashboards, and powerful ad-hoc analysis tools for maximizing the value of data.

"We partnered with Saaspoint because of its wealth of experience in implementations across all sectors from pharmaceuticals to financial services," commented Steve Lucas, Vice President OnDemand Software & Services at Business Objects. "Our products address a specific business need of customers; delivering the world's best BI without the need for on-premise infrastructure."

"Partnering with the clear leader in the on demand BI market gives us a great opportunity to deliver the power of BI in an on demand model and allows Saaspoint to deliver maximum value to our customers," added Colm Mulcahy, CEO, Saaspoint.

About Saaspoint

Saaspoint, established by some of the original founders of EMEA, launched operations in North America earlier this year. Europe's largest specialist implementation consultancy, it is a centre of excellence for developing AppExchange software-as-a-service applications and the successful implementation, customisation and training for customers.

Saaspoint is based around a backbone of extensive user experience. It has helped hundreds of customers and thousands of users to achieve success and exceptional ROI through their use of See:

About Business Objects

Business Objects has been a pioneer in business intelligence (BI) since the dawn of the category. Today, as the world's leading BI software company, Business Objects transforms the way the world works through intelligent information. The company helps illuminate understanding and decision-making at more than 44,000 organizations around the globe. Through a combination of innovative technology, global consulting and education services, and the industry's strongest and most diverse partner network, Business Objects enables companies of all sizes to make transformative business decisions based on intelligent, accurate, and timely information.

Business Objects has dual headquarters in San Jose, Calif., and Paris, France. The company's stock is traded on both the Nasdaq and Euronext Paris stock exchanges. More information about Business Objects can be found at

The Business Objects logo, BusinessObjects, Crystal Reports, Crystal Decisions, Web Intelligence, and Xcelsius are trademarks or registered trademarks of Business Objects in the United States and/or other countries. All other names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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