Business Intelligence for All! arcplan Offers Free Trial of arcplan Enterprise

The BI platform lets you develop and distribute individual analytical applications with no programming required

Users benefit from a direct connection to multiple data sources

Langenfeld, Germany / Berwyn, PA, February 23, 2011 – arcplan, the leading provider of innovative business intelligence (BI) solutions, is offering for the first time a free trial of arcplan Enterprise, its popular BI platform that helps companies make faster and better decisions. This edition has no limits in terms of functions and enables users to connect reports directly to their company’s own data sources. This gives them an excellent idea of how easy and fast it is to implement a BI solution that improves performance and the bottom line at their organization.

The free trial edition, available for download at, is easy to install and requires no IT involvement. It includes a step-by-step guide for creating reports so any business user can get started right away. Tips and how-to's are posted on arcplan's online community and YouTube channel

arcplan Enterprise makes it easy for companies of all sizes and industries to develop customized BI solutions with a drag & drop interface and to share them internally via the Web. It also provides comprehensive analyses in real time that are far more extensive than conventional reports. With the arcplan Application Designer – a user-friendly development environment included free-of-charge in the trial edition – users can create individual analytical applications with absolutely no programming. They can combine charts, tables, diagrams, graphics, and text in reports, scorecards, and dashboards that pull from a host of different data sources. Users can even interact with their data and write-back to the data sources if desired. arcplan Enterprise lets users conduct targeted analyses, integrate analytical applications in business critical processes and optimize corporate performance significantly.

In terms of developing and expanding BI applications, arcplan Enterprise is the most flexible solution on the market and implementation time is much shorter than other products, offering a quicker time to value. Renowned companies like ADAC, Bayer, Commerzbank, Daimler, LG and Safeway rely on arcplan's software platform. The latest BI Survey 9 by research center BARC confirms arcplan's place as the market leader for BI solutions in SAP BW, Oracle and IBM environments.

"Identifying crucial figures in huge data sets is posing more and more of a challenge for companies," says Roland Hölscher, arcplan CTO. "The free trial edition of arcplan Enterprise gives users an idea of how they can utilize software to analyze these figures precisely and thereby optimize business and decision-making processes. Our clients constantly attest to the results delivered by our software: namely, increased efficiency, lower costs, higher revenues and improved overall corporate performance."

The arcplan Enterprise free trial edition is available for download now at

About arcplan

arcplan is a leader in innovative Business Intelligence, Dashboard, Corporate Performance and Planning software solutions for desktop and mobile use.  Since 1993, arcplan has enabled more than 3,000 customers worldwide to leverage their existing infrastructure and achieve organizational efficiency through the powerful combination of analysis, insight and collaboration.  Simply put: We make organizations perform better.  Get more information at

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

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