arcplan Expands Partner Network Abroad

Teradata, Kognitio, Amorsys and Accelteam join the global arcplan partner network

Upcoming partner conference arc|platform 2012 offers opportunities for networking and learning

Berwyn, PA/Langenfeld (Germany), March 8, 2012 – arcplan has much success to report when it comes to partners: The leading software provider of innovative business intelligence (BI) and planning solutions today announced that it has expanded its global partner network over the past few months to include new consulting, technology and OEM companies in the Asia-Pacific region, Latin America, and Africa, and new technology partners in the US and Europe.

New partnership developments in India and Malaysia, resulting from active partner recruitment by arcplan's Vice President Business Development India, Rangarajan Raghunathan, are particularly noteworthy. In Malaysia, Accelteam, a CPM consulting company with many years of SAP experience, joined the arcplan partner network recently and has already signed several new customers in Asia. arcplan is now one of the most well-known BI providers in the region.

In South America, Browse Ingenieria de Software, which has been an arcplan partner for many years with a large customer base, is now operating as arcplan Chile. But that's not all: arcplan's partner network in Africa has also been expanded with the Moroccan company Amorsys joins as arcplan's first partner in North Africa. Amorsys specializes in the development of outsourced reporting solutions based on the arcplan business intelligence platform. The company has already successfully implemented arcplan-powered BI solutions in a cost-effective manner for more than 30 customers.

arcplan has also expanded its network of technology partners to strengthen its position as the most flexible BI environment, with more than 20 data source connectors. In addition to existing partnerships with IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP, arcplan is now working with Teradata (NYSE: TDC) and Kognitio. Teradata is the the world's leading analytic data solutions company, specializing in database software, enterprise data warehousing, and data warehouse appliances. Like Teradata, UK-based Kognitio is a renowned international expert in the area of big data and BI in the cloud, two areas of serious growth in the BI space. The company delivered the first in-memory analytic platform in 1989 and today offers it as a private cloud Platform-as-a-Service. arcplan now offers interfaces to Kognitio and Teradata solutions, which means companies can now develop dashboards, scorecards, forecasting and planning applications on top of these databases.

Oliver Deistler, arcplan's Senior VP Channels & Business Development, remarked, "We are delighted to welcome these partners into our global network of BI innovators. Our channel and technology partners are essential to the success of our company."

A focus area for future partnership development is the OEM sector. arcplan is looking to expand the number of international and DACH companies who can build solutions that utilize arcplan's powerful technology. In addition, the company is also looking for OEM partners who possess specific expertise in the areas of mobile BI, integrated reporting, and planning.

At arcplan's international partner conference arc|platform 2012 – March 15-16 at the Atlantik Hotel in Essen, Germany – international and national channel, OEM and technology partners will have the opportunity to discuss the latest BI trends, get updates on arcplan's corporate strategy and product developments, learn from the success of other partners, network, and share ideas with each other. Agenda topics include arcplan's new BI platform, arcplan 7, and the future of self-service BI, mobile, and collaborative BI. arcplan partners are expected from more than 20 countries, including Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Great Britain, the USA, Brazil, India, China and Morocco. Further information on event is online at http://www.arcplan.com/en/news-events/arcplatform2012/.

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 for better decision making. Empowering all users to connect and collaborate with relevant information is crucial for improving business performance. With arcplan – it simply works.

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 10 (2011).

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