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Press Release

January 20, 2011

Pentaho Announces Winners of 2011 Global Partner Award

Partners Receive Recognition for Outstanding Customer Success and Innovation at the Pentaho Global Partner Summit 2011M

January 20, 2011, — Pentaho Corporation, the open source business intelligence (BI) and data integration leader, announced the winners of the 2011 Global Partner Award. This award recognizes organizations that have worked closely with Pentaho throughout the year to deliver outstanding customer success, commercial results or innovation.

The Pentaho Global Partner Summit in San Francisco, California, January 19-20 is the premier event of the year for system integrators, consultants, or software resellers interested in starting or expanding an open source business intelligence practice. Pentaho Partners from South Africa, Hong Kong, Italy, Venezuela, New Zealand, and many more, participated in lively discussions and educational presentations from top Pentaho executives including CEO Richard Daley, who provided an update on Pentaho¹s record growth in 2010 and a look at the future direction of the company. Attendees also had the unique opportunity to participate in a candid Q&A session, led by Pentaho Chief Geek James Dixon, with each of Pentaho¹s chief architects and open source project founders. The first day of the Summit closed with the 2011 Pentaho Global Partner Award ceremony, during which standout companies were recognized for their success in market development, sales, and innovation with Pentaho.

"On behalf of Pentaho, I want to congratulate and thank our 2011 Global Pentaho Partner Award winners," said Rod Squires, executive vice president, worldwide sales at Pentaho Corporation. "With record growth and the rapid expansion of our global partner network in 2010, these partners have stood out, representing the skills, attitude, and commitment to innovation and customer success that Pentaho stands for."

The 2011 Global Partner Award winners are:

Reseller/System Integrator (SI)

  • Reseller Partner of the Year: Matrix CPM Solutions C.A.
  • SI Partner of the Year: Project Leadership Associates
  • Best Market Development: Cognus
  • Channel Manager¹s Pick: KSK Solutions


  • OEM Partner of the Year: Micros
  • Most Innovative Embedded Product: IQNavigator
  • Fastest Time-to-Market: Marketo


  • Best Community Contributor: WebDetails

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About Pentaho, a Hitachi Group company
Pentaho, a Hitachi Group company, is a leading data integration and business analytics company with an enterprise-class, open source-based platform for diverse big data deployments. Pentaho’s unified data integration and analytics platform is comprehensive, completely embeddable and delivers governed data to power any analytics in any environment. Pentaho’s mission is to help organizations across multiple industries harness the value from all their data, including big data and IoT, enabling them to find new revenue streams, operate more efficiently, deliver outstanding service and minimize risk. Pentaho has over 15,000 product deployments and 1,500 commercial customers today including ABN-AMRO Clearing, BT, EMC, NASDAQ and Sears Holdings Corporation. For more information visit

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