Pentaho Wins InfoWorld Bossie Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

User-Driven BI and Analytics in Pentaho BI 4 Key Drivers for Award

September 21, 2011, — Pentaho Corporation, the leading independent Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics company, today announced that for the fourth consecutive year, Pentaho BI has been award the 2011 InfoWorld Bossie Award as one of industry's best open source applications. The only Business Intelligence company to have won this recognition, the award accredits the improvements in Pentaho BI 4 to data discovery and analytics that make it easy for users to quickly connect to, optimize and analyze their data in an intuitive visual environment.

"This year's InfoWorld Bossie Award specifically calls out improvements in Pentaho BI 4, such as an improved user interface and easy-to-use tools that democratize data access and puts information analysis in the hands of users," said Richard Daley, Founder and CEO of Pentaho Corporation. "At the same time, Pentaho BI 4 wins the IT department stamp-of-approval for overall functionality and earns the CFO endorsement for its price, which is a fraction of the cost of proprietary vendors' offerings due to our commercial open source model."

Companies around the world rely on Pentaho BI analytics, reporting and visualization to enable and enhance their business operations and deliver on their business strategies. The InfoWorld Bossie Awards recognize each year the best business-oriented open source software products. Additional information on the 2011 Bossie Award winners can be found at on the InfoWorld website.

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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 www.pentaho.com.

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