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ForeFront Adds Birst to its Cloud Solutions PortfolioOctober 01, 2012
By Anuradha Shukla, TMCnet Contributor
ForeFront and Birst (News - Alert) have teamed up to provide customers with greater business intelligence (BI) insight from their seamlessly integrated cloud and enterprise environments. ForeFront, a systems integration specialist providing innovative B2B data management solutions, formed the partnership with Birst to this end.
Ranked as the Top Leader by Market Analyst Dresner Advisory Services, Birst is an innovative cloud BI solution provider offering affordable, easy-to-deploy, advanced analytics incorporating all of the components of an enterprise BI suite.
Agile (News - Alert) business analytics resulting from this alliance will aid customers to completely leverage the investment made in their enterprise CRM and ERP systems, on-premises or in the cloud.
“As ForeFront continues to deliver some of the markets most complex cloud integration, we need to provide agile and cost-effective business analytics in complement. Our partnership with Birst will allow us to address these BI needs for our clients across industries” said Anne Marie Berger, managing partner at ForeFront. “We look forward to adding Birst to our portfolio of cloud value-acceleration solutions and best practices.”
ForeFront was also chosen as IBM’s (News - Alert) ‘WebSphere Solution Provider 2012′ award winner. The company finalized its partnership with Birst at Dreamforce ’12, the premier Cloud Computing industry event hosted by Salesforce.com (News - Alert).
ForeFront was recently in news for announcing a free application that effortlessly allows users to import data via email attachments into Salesforce object fields.
Known as eLoader 2.0, features a proven data import function (attach updates file to an email), automatic workflow set-up of e-mail service, multiple Salesforce object processing, upserts by external IDs, and can save up to a thousand of different mappings.
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