arcplan at CeBIT 2008

  • arcplan Presents arcplan Enterprise 5.5, the New Version of Its Process Driven Analytics Software
  • CFO Cockpit, arcplan Excel Analytics and arcPlanning for Optimizing Business Processes

Langenfeld, Germany. February 20, 2008 – At this year’s CeBIT, arcplan will be in the SAP & Partner Forum in Hall 4, Booth D 12 as well as in the Forum BI & EII in Hall 3, booth C 45. At these two booths, visitors will be able to learn about the new Version 5.5 of arcplan Enterprise as well as the CFO Cockpit, arcplan Excel Analytics and arcPlanning solutions, which make up its suite of Enterprise Performance Management products.

arcplan Enterprise 5.5 – New Version Supports Excel Analytics, the arcplan Solution for Integrating Performance Management with Microsoft Office
As the highlight of this year’s CeBIT, arcplan will be showcasing Version 5.5 of its process-driven analytics software. According to the new edition of the BI Survey, the independent study on the business intelligence (BI) market, the current Version 5 is the leading third party BI frontend for SAP and Applix. With the new Version 5.5, arcplan Enterprise is now also Excel Analytics enabled.
arcplan Excel Analytics, which will also be presented at CeBIT, integrates performance management data from scores of different applications with the Microsoft Office desktop. arcplan Excel Analytics does this by seamlessly integrating arcplan applications and functionality in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint®. The new product facilitates efficiency and productivity by providing business users, analysts, IT staff and managers with powerful query and analysis tools within their familiar working environment. With the new version 5.5 of arcplan Enterprise, all users can benefit from the advantages and features of Excel Analytics.

CFO Cockpit - Out-of-the-box Solution for Financial Reporting and Analysis
CFO Cockpit Premier is arcplan’s out-of-the-box financial reporting and dashboard product for business units in larger organizations and for midsized companies. CFO Cockpit Premier, which is being presented at CeBIT, includes a broad range of customizable reports and dashboards. It also enables financial professionals to access and analyze the information they need across multiple systems at the same time, and delivers immediate answers to critical queries. Because it combines completeness of information with ease of use, CFO Cockpit Premier is also invaluable to non-financial executives as a decision support tool for the strategic and tactical management of the enterprise.

arcPlanning – a Tailored Budgeting and Planning Solution for the Web and Microsoft Excel
arcPlanning is another of arcplan’s new products being presented at CeBIT. The industry’s first complete budgeting and planning solution for the Web and Microsoft Excel meets any company or industry-specific budgeting and planning requirements. The solution bundles arcplan’s web-based and SOA driven budgeting and planning solution set with Xcel BI+, a turnkey solution for Excel-based budgeting and planning from arcplan strategic technology partner LumenSoft Corporation.

About arcplan

arcplan is an established independent business intelligence solution provider delivering timely, contextual and actionable information that empowers businesses to improve business perfor-mance while leveraging existing infrastructure. Since 1993, arcplan has enabled more than 2,800 customers worldwide to achieve organizational efficiency through the powerful combina-tion of information and analysis proving beneficial to the bottom line. Get more information at

arcplan’s flagship product arcplan Enterprise® was rated the #1 3rd party tool for SAP BW, Essbase, and TM1 in The BI Survey 9 (2010).

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