arcplan Hosts Another Successful arcplanet User Conference

  • Global user conference in Cologne, Germany, garners over 200 delegates, 30 partners attended arcplatform partner day

Langenfeld, Germany. November 30, 2008 – arcplan, an international provider of Enterprise Performance Management solutions, today expressed great satisfaction at the excellent quality of presentations and the high level of attendance at arcplanet, its global user conference held in early November in Cologne, Germany. The number of 200 delegates provided the ideal backdrop to arcplan’s 15th anniversary, which the company and its customers and partners celebrated at arcplanet. Participants also enjoyed the networking opportunities as well as the evening event held in the “bauwerk köln,” one of Germany’s most futuristic and original venues near the Rhine river.

Well-attended presentations
Support was excellent for the many customer presentations, including those by specialty chemicals group Evonik, pharmaceuticals company Bayer, and the German power utility RWE. Delegates also participated in several arcplan product presentations. Along with a wealth of information about arcplan’s product roadmap, users learned about the upcoming new version of arcplan’s flagship product, arcplan Enterprise 6. In addition, Dr. Carsten Bange of the BARC Institute presented a preview of the results of the new version of the BI Survey, Version 8, which will be published in early 2009. The BI Survey is the most comprehensive and independent analysis of BI end users’ opinions about their BI projects, enabling software and the vendors community.

arcplatform with over 30 partners
More than 30 arcplan partners attended arcplatform, the one-day partner event that preceded arcplanet. Roland Hoelscher, arcplan’s CTO, hosted interactive sessions with partners where they were able to learn more about arcplan’s product strategy and discuss upcoming features and other product-related topics. Partners also attended an in-depth presentation of arcplan Enterprise 6.

Looking forward to the next 15 years
“This year’s arcplanet was a huge success from all points of view,” said Detlef Kamps, CEO of arcplan. “The event enabled customers and partners to learn more about our innovative solutions and how companies use them to benefit their business. arcplanet also provided a great opportunity for networking and exchanging know how. The whole arcplan community is looking forward to the exciting developments that the next 15 years will bring.”

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 www.arcplan.com.

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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Markus Gißke
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