May 18, 2006

Open Source BI Partnership Germany-USA

Ruth Heidingsfelder writes "Ancud IT Announces Partnership with Open Source Business Intelligence Provider Pentaho

Business portal provider Ancud IT-Beratung GmbH today announced a partnership with Pentaho Corp., the world´s leading provider of Open Source Business Intelligence software. Ancud IT will integrate the Pentaho Business Intelligence functionalities in its portal solutions. The goal of the partnership is to deliver sophisticated platforms for reporting, analysis, data warehousing and data mining.

With the partnership, Ancud IT and Pentaho show their commitment for developing and distributing high-quality open source applications in the field of Business Intelligence. The technology and sales cooperation gives both partners the ideal starting position for the opening of the German Business Intelligence market.

Ancud IT is planning to combine its solutions for collaboration and workflow management with the product suite of Pentaho. The results are portals that enable companies to make strategic decisions with the help of a well-founded data base and to efficiently organize their collaboration and processes with a single platform.

About Pentaho:
Pentaho provides a full spectrum of open source Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities including reporting, analysis, dashboards, data mining, data integration, and a BI platform. Formed by a highly experienced team of industry veterans, Pentaho’s mission is to bring innovative, high quality technology and professional support to the BI market. Pentaho uses a revolutionary approach to development, distribution and support made possible by an open source business model. Pentaho’s technologies support a wide range of business initiatives from sales and profitability analysis, customer analysis, HR reporting, Financial reporting, KPI dashboards, Supply Chain analytics, and operational reporting. For more information about Pentaho, please visit

About Ancud IT:
Ancud IT-Beratung GmbH provides solutions for enterprise portals, collaboration, business process management, business intelligence and e-commerce based on open source and proprietary software. Ancud IT is a German consulting, system integration and software company. It offers consultancy, conceptional design, process analysis and technical implementation from one source. For the implementation of enterprise portals Ancud IT uses best-of-breed open source software as well as proprietary applications. If existing products are not sufficient, Ancud IT develops own software solutions. This innovative approach leads to portals that meet the customer’s individual needs. Ancud IT was founded in 2002 by the long-time IT consultant Konstantin Böhm. Among its customers are companies like Siemens, Customer Advantage Program GmbH, memo, Wolff Worldwide and others. For further information about Ancud IT, please visit"


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