PRN: Jedox AG gets Top Marks in BARC BI Survey 10
Jedox AG gets Top Marks in BARC BI Survey 10
FREIBURG, Germany, October 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- Four out of nine first place awards/ User survey confirms leadership in innovation / High acceptance of Palo as planning and analysis solution -Â Â
Jedox AG, provider of Business Intelligence solutions, is given an excellent rating by clients in "The BI Survey 10", both in the database segment and the planning segment. In the independent user survey, which has been regularly conducted since 2002, Jedox AG achieved first place with Palo in four out of the nine main categories of both segments: Execution of Business Goals (Business Achievements); Total Costs (COI); Â Innovation; and Quality and Support. With this, Jedox AG garners more first place awards for itself than any other provider in the BI Survey 10. Of the just over 100 users that utilise Palo, 54 percent use the latest Premium Version 3.2, and 21 percent use Version 3.1. Only four percent are users of the free Community Version. The high number of Premium users, as well as the top marks in both segments, demonstrates the high acceptance of Jedox Palo as a combined analysis and planning solution for Corporate Performance Management.
"The responses from the BI Survey 10 confirm the Jedox promise to clients: Palo offers many business benefits, is quickly and affordably implemented and is the most innovative solution for analysis and planning on the market. The result shows that users successfully utilise Jedox Palo as a solution for Corporate Performance Management. "We are well ahead in this respect in the BI Survey 10", emphasises Bernd EisenblÃ¤tter, COO of Jedox AG.
Useful, affordable and innovative
The main category, "Execution of Business Goals (Business Achievements)", in the BI Survey comprises the aspects goal attainment and business benefits. With Palo, Jedox scores first place in the overall ranking within the CPM tools group as well as the planning tools group. The user rating demonstrates the high user value of the solution when it comes to the execution of business tasks.
At the same time, Jedox takes the lead in cost aspects and prevails in the main category "COI - Cost of Ownership Index". In this respect that is especially notable, as the largest portion of the respondents (96 percent) use the chargeable Premium version of Jedox Palo. Furthermore, a good price- performance ratio is reflected in the main category "Agility": Jedox users refer to project life spans and implementation times of three months and less.
Jedox also achieved especially good results in the user rating in the overall ranking for "Innovation": The capabilities for commenting on values and collaborating over the user interface within the planning are rated by users as very useful and honoured with first place. Another factor differentiating it from the competition is the user rating of first place for real-time analyses and the facility to integrate mobile Business Intelligence. The positive rating is rounded off with a first place in the main category, "Quality" and "Support".
"Jedox Palo is both a planning tool and a database. The product is very well positioned with regard to the competition. The excellent results cover a whole spectrum of criteria, among them costs, innovative strength, quality and agility", says Barney Finucane, Analyst at BARC.
Â "The positive results spur us on to continue to work closely with Palo users to develop innovations. With the Community Version 3.2 that was just released, we have not only given back many improvements to the Open Source Community, but are also continuing the targeted development dialogue. The next Jedox Palo Version 3.3, coming out in the course of this year, will profit from that and be optimally placed to face trends such as mobile BI, big data analyses and Cloud", Matthias KrÃ¤mer, Chairman for Research and Development at Jedox AG, sums up the positive performance in the BARC BI-Survey 10.
Jedox AG is one of the leading providers of Business Intelligence Solutions. The Jedox Palo Suite covers the entire domain of Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management including Planning, Simulation, Budgeting, Forecasting, Reporting, Dashboarding and Analysis. You can find further information about Palo and Jedox at http://www.jedox.com.