February 28, 2007

JasperSoft & MySQL AB Partner

Sharon Smith writes "MySQL to Resell JasperSoft’s Advanced Reporting Products.

SAN FRANCISCO and CUPERTINO, Calif. -- February 27, 2007 -- JasperSoft Corporation, the market leader in open source business intelligence, and MySQL AB, developer of the world’s most popular open source database, today announced the availability of Jasper for MySQL: OEM Edition, a suite of operational reporting products that includes a high-performance interactive report server, a graphical report creation tool, and a pixel-perfect reporting system with dashboards, tables, crosstabs and charts.

The two companies have signed a joint reseller agreement that allows MySQL to offer the new product to its commercial ISV and OEM customers. JasperSoft will also have the right to resell MySQL’s database solutions as part of the JasperSoft Business Intelligence Suite.

“MySQL is partnering with JasperSoft to provide our OEM customers with a superior reporting solution for their embedded database applications,” said Mark Burton, MySQL AB’s executive vice president of Worldwide Sales. “This new product will give our OEM customers and their end users an integrated way to quickly and easily get more value out of their business data.”

With Jasper for MySQL, OEMs and ISVs building MySQL-based products can now deliver built-in reporting. Developers can create, store, schedule, distribute, share, drill-down and interact with reports. Developers also get the ability to deliver Web-based ad hoc reporting.

“JasperSoft BI products are already extremely popular with MySQL developers and users around the world,” said Paul Doscher, CEO of JasperSoft. “Our new Jasper for MySQL product makes it even easier for MySQL developers to get advanced BI reporting capabilities and enterprise-class support.”

Enterasys Networks, a company that delivers Secure Networks that ensure the integrity and performance of IT services and the business users who rely on them, uses Jasper for MySQL as an embedded graphical analyzer for managing and analyzing data in server and intrusion detection logs.

“JasperSoft delivers what we want from a reporting solution: easy integration, a robust library, and a low total cost of implementation,” said Ko Baryiames, director of network management at Enterasys Networks. “With JasperSoft, our Dragon Intrusion Detection and Prevention system is able to deliver up-to-the-minute traffic and intrusion reports that were not previously possible.”

Key features of Jasper for MySQL include:

• Ad hoc reporting with a web-based drag-and-drop interface using advanced DHTML and AJAX technology;

• Traditional report output in PDF, HTML, XML, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word (RTF) formats;

• Report scheduling and distribution with time-zone selection, recurrence, begin and end dates, email notification and embedded links;

• Localization support for English, French, German, Italian, and Japanese;

• Seamless embeddability into other software applications;

• Secure report repository;

• iReport drag-and-drop graphical report designer with library of chart types including meter, thermometer, multi-axis charts, and integrated barcode support;

• JasperReports report system to produce complex, printer-ready output with large report support limited only by disk storage resources.

Pricing & Availability
Jasper for MySQL is available immediately from MySQL AB from $195 per server. More details — including how-to-order information — are available at http://www.mysql.com/jasper.

About MySQL
MySQL AB develops and supports a family of high-performance, affordable database products. The company's flagship offering is 'MySQL Enterprise', a comprehensive set of production-tested software, proactive monitoring tools, and premium support services.

MySQL is the world's most popular open source database software, with over 10 million active installations. Many of the world's largest and fastest-growing organizations use MySQL to save time and money powering their high-volume Web sites, business-critical systems and packaged software -- including industry leaders such as Yahoo!, Alcatel, The Associated Press, Suzuki and NASA.

With headquarters in the United States and Sweden -- and operations around the world -- MySQL AB supports both open source values and corporate customers' needs in a profitable, sustainable business model. For more information about MySQL, please visit www.mysql.com.

About JasperSoft
JasperSoft is the market leader in open source business intelligence (BI). With more than two million downloads worldwide and more than 5,000 commercial customers in 81 countries, JasperSoft offers the most widely used open source BI software in the world. The JasperSoft Business Intelligence Suite is comprised of an interactive reporting server, graphical and ad hoc report design interfaces, OLAP analysis, and a Java reporting library for scalable small, medium, and large enterprises, for use as either stand-alone or embedded BI applications. JasperSoft is based in San Francisco and is backed by leading venture capital firms Morgenthaler Ventures, Doll Capital Management, and Partech International. More information is available at www.jaspersoft.com and www.jasperforge.org."

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