Engineering Group and Data Verity strengthen a partnership to support SpagoBI suite throughout the Australian market.
Rome (Italy) and Melbourne (Australia), 16th February 2012 – Engineering Group, an international player in the IT sector and the first player in Italy in software and services, has strengthened a partnership agreement with Data Verity, an Australian consultancy company and software integrator, specialized in data management supporting companies in decision-making processes. The partnership aims at spreading the only entirely open source Business Intelligence suite developed and supported by Engineering Group’s SpagoBI Competency Center into the Australian market.
On the basis of the increasing adoption of the suite at the international level, this agreement aims at fostering the development of new Business Intelligence projects and the supply of professional support, consultancy and training services on the local market.
This partnership enriches SpagoBI global partner network, which includes a variety of leading actors playing a central role in the growth of the suite, which is a mature and reliable alternative to proprietary software, granted by an open community and the widespread enterprise support.
“I am very proud to announce this partnership and SpagoBI local support in Australia. We expect that this agreement will contribute to the enrichment of the suite from a technological point of view as well as to the growth of the community and of SpagoBI-related business in this continent” says Stefano Scamuzzo, SpagoBI International Manager.
“We are very glad to partner with SpagoBI suite, which is well suited for the Australian market. It gives organizations the freedom to develop effective Business Intelligence projects, without first committing to a large budget.” says Flaviu Mateevici, Data Verity Principal Consultant. “With similar features to commercial products, SpagoBI can satisfy enterprise-level requirements, without any license fee. Backed by a major international player and a growing global community, we are confident SpagoBI will power business decision making throughout Down Under“.
Engineering Group is the major Italian player in IT design, outsourcing, product and consulting services on all vertical markets, with more than 6,500 people and 43 offices in Italy, Belgium, Lebanon, Brazil and Argentina. The Research & Innovation Department, relying on 350 researchers and technologists, includes the Open Source, Business Intelligence and SOA Competence Center. It manages various open source initiatives, such as the SpagoWorld Initiative, including the open source projects SpagoBI, Spagic, Spago4Q and Spago. www.eng.it www.spagoworld.org
SpagoBI is the only entirely open source, complete and flexible Business Intelligence suite. It satisfies all traditional analytical requirements (reporting, multidimensional analysis, charts, dashboards, data mining, ETL), offering original solutions in the domains of the Location Intelligence, free inquiry, KPIs modeling, collaboration and information enrichment, thanks to the continuous interaction with the end user. Conceived and realized by SpagoBI Competency Center of Engineering Group, it is part of the software stack managed by the International Consortium OW2 (www.ow2.org), which promotes professional open source solutions, suitable to enterprise contexts. www.spagobi.org
Established in 2003 in Melbourne (Australia), Data Verity offers a large range of consulting services from database design to data mining, maximising the potential of business data. With experience in retail, services, utilities, insurance and not for profit industries and with projects for marketing, finance, human resources and operations departments, the company has a deep understanding of how data is used for business decision making. www.dataverity.com