Jaspersoft 4.1 – Analyze Any Data Source with New Unified Analysis Interface

Published on May 25, 2011 in Computer & Electronics, Computer Software, Technology


Provides business users with a quick and easy interface for performing data analysis against multi-dimensional, big data and relational data sources

SAN FRANCISCO (May 25, 2011) – Jaspersoft, maker of the world’s most widely used business intelligence (BI) software, today announced enhancements to the Jaspersoft 4 BI Suite, including new data analysis functionality and native 64-bit support.

Jaspersoft 4.1 introduces a unique, unified analysis environment that allows users to explore data from OLAP, relational and big data sources. Unlike traditional BI solutions, which require users to launch different products for reporting and analysis against different data sources, Jaspersoft 4.1 enhances self-service for business users by providing this capability within a single, simple web-based user interface (UI).

Built on the user interface framework of the Jaspersoft 4 BI Suite, Jaspersoft 4.1 also enables BI Builders – the developers, IT professionals and consultants tasked with creating customized, web-based reports and analysis – to easily embed, extend or customize this self-service BI capability.

Jaspersoft 4.1 also gives organizations additional performance and scalability with new native 64-bit installer support. BI Builders can now run and support their analysis environment with high-performing machine resources for demanding BI deployments.

“Jaspersoft 4.1 is the beginning of a series of Jaspersoft releases that will best enable the BI Builder to deliver affordable, self-service BI that supports existing and emerging data environments,” said Karl Van den Bergh, Vice President of Product Strategy at Jaspersoft. ”Jaspersoft is leveraging its strength in reporting and dashboarding to simply introduce more analytic capability against any data source that can be easily deployed by BI Builders and consumed by business users. We’re uniquely suited to delivering this functionality thanks to our web standards architecture, our data agnostic connectivity, and our modern user interface.”

“Jaspersoft is making great progress beyond its core strength as a reporting and dashboard provider, delivering BI that is easier to connect and consume in a variety of data environments,” says Dave Simon, IT Director for Sierra Club. “At the Sierra Club, we rely on Jaspersoft’s robust OLAP engine and interactive interface to provide our users with insight into the data that influences how we do our work. The update to Jaspersoft 4, including the simple to use drag and drop interaction in the analysis environment, will give our user community a boost in their ability to interact with our data.”

Online Resources

  • Attend a webinar to see a live product demonstration
  • Learn about what’s new in Jaspersoft 4.1
  • The Jaspersoft BI Suite
  • Jaspersoft on Twitter
  • Jaspersoft on Facebook
  • CEO Brian Gentile’s Open Book on BI blog

About Jaspersoft

Jaspersoft provides the most flexible, cost effective and widely deployed Business Intelligence suite in the world, enabling better decision-making through highly interactive web-based reports, dashboards and analysis. Leveraging a commercial open source business model, Jaspersoft provides end-to-end BI capabilities at a fraction of the cost of other vendors. The BI suite includes pixel-perfect enterprise reporting, ad hoc query, dashboards, OLAP and in-memory analysis, and data integration. Jaspersoft is the only BI vendor that enables companies to adapt to the new, virtualized world by providing a complete spectrum of on-premise, multi-tenant SaaS and cloud-based deployment options for both embedded and standalone business intelligence. Unlike traditional BI vendors, Jaspersoft is built on a modern, lightweight, standards-based architecture and offers greater vendor independence thanks to its open source codebase. Unlike niche BI vendors, Jaspersoft represents a safe choice with tens of thousands of production deployments across a wide range of industries.

Jaspersoft’s open source business intelligence software has more than 13 million product downloads worldwide, 160,000 production deployments and over 14,000 commercial customers in 100 countries. Its BI suite is advanced regularly by a development community of more than 200,000 registered members. For more information visit: http://www.jaspersoft.com and http://www.jasperforge.org.

Media ContactsJasmine Teer LEWIS Pulse PR for Jaspersoftjasmine.teer@lewispulse.com+1 (415) 321-2348

Source: Jaspersoft

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