REDWOOD CITY, CA and CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - April 4, 2011) -  Host Analytics, the industry's leading provider of SaaS-based corporate performance management, and Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly), a full service accounting and advisory firm, today announce that Baker Tilly has joined the Host Analytics partner ecosystem. Host Analytics' leading applications for planning and performance management will be leveraged to serve enterprise, large and mid-size businesses across a range of industry verticals.

Baker Tilly's management consulting experience will be employed to provide both public and private companies with a range of strategic solutions designed to optimize the performance of the finance organization. As a Host Analytics solution provider, Baker Tilly is now able to complement its existing strength and focus on CFO advisory services and corporate performance management consulting.

Host Analytics was the top choice as Baker Tilly conducted extensive market research and evaluations to determine the right relationship for its CFO advisory and corporate performance management practice. Joining Host Analytics' partner ecosystem gives Baker Tilly the ability to leverage leading-edge technology and an overall integrated solution for solving the complex planning and performance management problems facing many organizations today.

"Through this partnership, Host Analytics will be able to tap into Baker Tilly's business network to reach a new set of customers that rely on Baker Tilly for its financial expertise and management," said Chris Wheeler, director of channels and alliance partnerships. "Together we'll bring significant operational capabilities, industry insights and a superior CPM solution to enable better financial decision making and drive tangible results for our joint customers."

"As an accounting and management consulting firm, Baker Tilly understands the issues facing the finance organization today. Now, more than ever, organizations need to continually improve their ability to plan and measure financial and operational results. Our partnership with Host Analytics provides us with an innovative and efficient technology platform to enable this," said Bryan Majewski, Managing Partner at Baker Tilly. "We are thrilled about the prospects of combining Baker Tilly's expertise with Host Analytics' products to deliver superior service for our mutual clients."

About Host Analytics
The Host Analytics Decision Platform™ reveals the full implications of decisions -- both risk and reward. As the industry's first cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) suite, Host Analytics improves budgeting, forecasting, financial consolidations, dashboarding, scorecarding, reporting and analysis to drive fact-based decisions for finance executives. Host Analytics serves midsize to large customer organizations including JP Morgan Chase, Procter & Gamble, Crocs, Thule, Otis Spunkmeyer, Schumacher and Red Roof Inn. Founded in 2000, Host Analytics was named among JMP Securities' Hot 100: The Best Privately Held Software Companies and the AlwaysOn OnDemand 100. The company has also received industry accolades such as the 2010 Ventana Research Leadership Award and the 2010 Editors' Choice Award From TechWeb's Intelligent Enterprise.

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About Baker Tilly
With staff totaling more than 1,350, Baker Tilly provides a wide range of accounting and consulting services. It is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of 150 high quality, independent accounting and business advisory firms in 120 countries, with more than 25,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms exceeds $3 billion. Baker Tilly is ranked the 16th largest* accounting and consulting firm in the country. With 11 offices throughout the US, Baker Tilly has received numerous national and regional awards for its strong growth, solid financial position, and industry leadership.

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