SAN FRANCISCO, CA and CAMPBELL, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 12, 2012) - Birst, Inc., the leader in agile business analytics and ParAccel, Inc., provider of the world's leading analytic platform, today announced that the two companies have partnered to power a scalable and sophisticated yet easy-to-use analytics solution for big data. Birst will leverage ParAccel's analytic platform to further enhance the scalability of its business intelligence solution for complex and growing data sets, while ParAccel will use Birst's front-end business intelligence solution to better visualize and manage the CRM applications used to run its business as well as in sales enablement.

"Whether companies elect to deploy their BI and analytics solutions in the cloud or on premise, the technology must deliver unsurpassed performance and scalability, especially when dealing with larger and more complex data sets," said Chuck Berger, CEO for ParAccel. "The combination of Birst's agile BI and ParAccel's analytic platform enables companies to make sense of their big data and empowers business users to analyze a multitude of complex data types faster than ever before."

Birst is a fully integrated Business Intelligence (BI) solution delivered in the cloud or on premise. It includes all of the components of an enterprise BI suite including data integration and ETL services, analytics, dashboards, pixel perfect and ad hoc reports, scheduling and delivery. ParAccel's massively parallel, columnar, compressed and compiled approach delivers unmatched processing power.

"Birst has revolutionized traditional BI by delivering a much easier to deploy and use solution that can be run in the private or public cloud, yet still retain the enterprise capabilities one would expect from traditional big BI," said Brad Peters, Birst CEO. "With ParAccel's ultra performance Birst is now extending these capabilities to the realm of big data, giving customers a way to unlock insights from ever-growing volumes of data."

About ParAccel
To gain a competitive advantage in a fast paced, data-driven world companies need immediate answers to any business question they decide to ask. As the leading analytic platform provider, ParAccel accelerates analytics and opens the door for companies to accelerate, innovate, and compete. ParAccel Analytic Platform is an analytic database surrounded by extensibility and integration technology as a foundation for running big data analytics, anytime, anywhere. ParAccel's Fortune 1000 customers, in digital media, retail, financial services, healthcare, and government, are testing the bounds of unconstrained analytics with the most prolific, most powerful, most expansive analytic platform in the world. For more information please contact us at or 866-903-0335.

About Birst
Birst™ is the leader in agile business analytics. It offers a single place to manage all of a business' analytics and agility to answer questions that span departments, data sources, and deployments -- across both public or private Clouds. Birst gives users the fastest way to answer their most pressing business questions -- and then all the ones they didn't know to ask. At one-third the cost, time, and staff of traditional big BI, Birst brings the benefits of analytics and fact-based decision-making to a much broader audience. For more information, visit

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