2014 Pentaho Excellence Award Winners Announced

Global award winners selected and honored for creativity, impact and business value using Pentaho

September 16, 2014, — Delivering the future of analytics, Pentaho Corporation today announced the category winners of the 2014 Pentaho Excellence Awards. The awards program recognizes the innovative, interesting and impressive ways that customers and users worldwide deploy Pentaho technologies.

Companies worldwide submitted their nominations in six categories for the inaugural awards program. Category winners were selected by a panel of judges based on the creativity, impact and business value of their Pentaho deployment. The panel of judges included: Howard Dresner of Dresner Advisory Services, Clive Longbottom, Industry Analyst and founder of Quocirca, Rosanne Saccone, CMO of Pentaho, Chris Dziekan, Chief Product Officer of Pentaho and Dave Henry, SVP of Enterprise Solutions of Pentaho.

The six category winners received a free ticket to PentahoWorld in Orlando, Florida on October 8-10 and will be honored at a special awards ceremony during the keynote hosted by Pentaho Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Richard Daley. At that time, Pentaho will also announce the company that received the highest overall score and recognize them as the Pentaho User of the Year.

Congratulations to the 2014 Pentaho Excellence Award Winners and Honorable Mentions:

Companies with an asterisk are speaking at PentahoWorld 2014.

Best Enterprise Deployment - Landmark*

Honorable Mention: Penton, Graymatter for AIA Bhd. Malaysia

Platform Innovation - Ruckus Wireless*

Honorable Mention: IT-Novum for BOS GmbH, Marist College, Online Buddies

Best Big Data – NASDAQ OMX*

Honorable Mention: MultiPlan, Graymatter for Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)

Embedded Analytics - Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence*

Honorable Mention: ABN AMRO Clearing, Silverchair*

Improved Customer Experience - AMT

Honorable Mention: ITFederal, Tucows

Best ROI - SPOTPROMO

Honorable Mention: Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research, Nexway, PIXID

Learn more about each of the Pentaho Excellence Award Winners and why they were selected.

To learn more about PentahoWorld, register and view the full agenda, please visit: http://www.pentahoworld.com.

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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