SOURCE: Westbury Software

March 24, 2015 07:00 ET

Westbury Software Simplifies Business Value Dashboarding With SMI 15

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2015) - (HDI 2015 Conference and Expo) - Westbury Software today announced the availability of its next generation IT Business Analytics platform to help organizations measure, improve and communicate the value of IT. Version 15 of SMI Suite delivers a comprehensive platform for automated data integration and IT business analytics that allows IT organizations to easily transform any data from any data source into meaningful information to improve IT business performance.

"With SMI 15, we continue to show our commitment to provide IT Organizations with automated end-to-end self-service Business Intelligence," said Floris Verschoor, Chief Product Officer at Westbury. "This latest release eliminates the need for complex data warehouse projects, yet delivers the promise of Business Value Dashboarding and multi-source (cloud) data integration delivered through a single application. This unique architecture reduces deployment times from months to weeks, which means businesses can quickly gain the valuable insights they need to improve IT business performance and increase ROI."

In the SMI 15 release, Westbury includes an extensive library of out-of-the-box Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and operational reports that business users can utilize to easily measure the effectiveness and quality of IT processes. Leveraging an extensive library of pre-built connectors to integrate information from existing IT Management Systems and simplified dashboard building tools, SMI 15 provides managers with immediate access to the information they need to improve business performance and make critical business decisions.

Key functionality and features of SMI 15 include:

  • Business Value Reporting - SMI Suite provides IT organizations with IT business analytics solutions that transforms data into meaningful information to improves processes and demonstrate IT business performance.
  • Data Enrichment - SMI applies calculations to selected source data inside its IT business analytics platform, so users do not have to build their own calculations each time they create or modify a report.
  • Report on data from any sources - SMI Suite is an integrated IT business analytics platform that allows you to perform cross- functional reporting on relevant data from various systems.
  • Persona-based dashboards - SMI Suite provides you with dashboards that contain information that is tailored to the needs of the specific user.
  • Library of operational reports, KPIs and metrics - SMI Suite consists of Solutions and Integrations Connectors. Solutions combine extensive domain knowledge with integration best-practices like pre-defined integrations and a library of operational reports, KPIs and metrics

"Our architecture has been redesigned to industrialize the complete process from access to operational data to analysis," says Jane Johnson CEO of Westbury. "Our Customers made significant investments to run their IT operations, but they still couldn't prove and communicate the value in way the business would understand it and at an affordable cost. They are ditching the labor intensive and costly data warehouse to use SMI Suite and still get a complete picture of the business."

Pricing and Availability

SMI 15 is available immediately. Westbury offers flexible licensing programs that scale to the needs of its customers. (Please contact Westbury Sales for pricing information.) Westbury expert consultants and certified partners are also available to assist in the development of effective business value dashboards for your organization.

About Westbury Software

Founded in 1998, Westbury Software is a leading provider of business value reporting solutions for IT Organizations and represents enterprise customers around the globe. The company pioneered the principle of Service Management Intelligence, which puts the power of self-service reporting in the hands of process owners, IT managers, decision-makers, and those that need it most. Its SMI Suite is an integrated business value reporting platform that transforms data into meaningful information and improves processes and performance across the IT value chain.
Westbury has offices in the Netherlands and Burlington, MA.
For more information visit www.westbury-it.com

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