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arcplan Teams Up with Simba Technologies to Bring Oracle Customers OLAP Analysis with MDX


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arcplan, a  provider of business intelligence, dashboard, corporate performance and planning software solutions for desktop and mobile use, and Simba Technologies Inc.,  an expert on data connectivity, have announced a partnership that will connect Simba's MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP with arcplan 7 to simplify access to real-time business critical information and reduce IT costs and complexity. According to the companies, the partnership highlights their respective strengths, with arcplan as a leading integrated BI platform and Simba Technologies as a leader in standards-based relational and multi-dimensional data connectivity products. The offering will be available in mid-October with the latest version of arcplan Enterprise 7.

Simba's MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP enables users to make educated decisions by automatically feeding arcplan analysis applications with real-time data from the company's Oracle data warehouse. Using arcplan 7 as their BI solution allows Oracle customers to access large data volumes and perform quick, self-service analysis over the web or on any mobile device.

With the combined offering the vendors aim to allow business users to design their own dashboards, scorecards, and reports easily and deploy them as a web app securely, without depending on IT.

"Organizations today are working in a fast-paced environment and need to make critical business decisions at a moment's notice to stay competitive," says Roland Hoelscher, CEO for arcplan. "It's essential for every employee to have anywhere, anytime access to information. With arcplan and Simba's partnership, they can even have seamless access on any mobile device."

"Our goal is to make BI easier for our customers, delivering intuitive solutions that are owned by business users, not IT," adds Amyn Rajan, Simba's CEO. "Having our MDX provider instantly available with arcplan's business intelligence system allows our customers to benefit from real-time access to data and self-service analytics."

arcplan and Simba will preview the solution during Simba's Oracle OpenWorld conference session entitled, "Enabling Oracle OLAP for Enterprise Business Intelligence," Session ID 30223, on Thursday, October 6th, 2011 from 3-4pm in San Francisco, CA. 

For more information about arcplan, go to www.arcplan.com.

For more about Simba Technologies, go to www.simba.com.


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