arcplan Keeps You Mobile with Business Intelligence for iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and Android

arcplan Mobile makes it possible to create business intelligence apps for smartphones quickly and without any programming.

Langenfeld, Germany / Berwyn, PA, February 17, 2011 – arcplan, the leading provider of innovative business intelligence (BI) solutions, announces the launch of arcplan Mobile, its BI solution for iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and Android smartphones. With arcplan Mobile, users can create and distribute mobile BI applications quickly and device-independently to display detailed reports as well as interactive, animated dashboards. As a result, arcplan improves decision-making by enabling employees to have easy access to operational and financial data 24/7.

arcplan Mobile, which is free for the first 10 users, offers direct and secure access to company data, regardless of whether it is stored in SAP, Oracle, IBM, Microsoft or other systems. Important functions include Ad-hoc analysis and data mining, just like arcplan's desktop BI tool. Employees have access to critical information and analyses on the go, allowing sales staff for example to carry out flexible analyses with the most up-to-date information about customers, products and orders while out of the office. The solution delivers real-time information about the company's performance and lets management to react immediately to changes. In order for extensive amounts of company data to be reviewed easily, arcplan Mobile also supports autorotation, which allows information to be viewed horizontally or vertically on the device.

App development with point-and-click

Users benefit from an optimal BI experience thanks to intuitive usability and clear navigation. No programming effort is required to create a mobile app with arcplan Mobile. To set up an app, users simply point and click, selecting from various displays and operating elements optimized specifically for mobile devices. After that, the apps can be used immediately.

Not only new but also existing arcplan applications can be deployed to mobile devices with just a few clicks. In addition, arcplan Mobile comes with step-by-step instructions that explain the best way to create BI apps with arcplan so first-time users can get up and running quickly.

arcplan Mobile is available for free

arcplan Mobile allows companies to evaluate the use of mobile BI at their organization without any great risk by including 10 unlimited named user licenses at absolutely no cost. Free technical support is available at arc|community, arcplan's online user forum.

arcplan Mobile is designed for use with arcplan Enterprise version 6.6.5 and higher and arcplan Edge version 2.6 and higher. You can find additional information about arcplan Mobile at www.arcplan.com/freemobilebi.

"The last few years have seen mobile applications become more and more in-demand, both for business and personal use. With the increased mobility of employees, business activities are being handled more frequently on smartphones or tablets," said Detlef Kamps, arcplan CEO. "We’re reacting to this trend with our new solution, arcplan Mobile, which guarantees round-the-clock access to important business information, thereby improving efficiency and operational performance."

arcplan Mobile will be presented to the public for the first time at arc|planet 2011, which will be held from March 31 to April 1, 2011 in Düsseldorf/Kaarst. At the event, customers will report on their experiences with the solution and shed some light on their own use of mobile BI applications. Information and registration is available at www.arcplanet2011.de.

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 www.arcplan.com.

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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