Hyperion BI Platform Speeds Data Analysis
Hyperion Solutions Corp. announced a new business intelligence platform built on its Essbase OLAP server as well as a business performance management application built on the platform.Hyperion Solutions Corp. announced a new business intelligence platform built on its Essbase OLAP server as well as a business performance management application built on the platform at the companys Solutions 2002 users conference in Orlando, Fla., Monday. The new BI platform, called Essbase XTD, is an extension of Version 6.5 of Essbase. It adds parallel calculation and enhanced parallel load for faster data analysis, Web-based query and reporting from relational and multidimensional data sources, as well as support for hybrid storage. Other features include support for broader distribution of reports, a single point of data access for all types of users for collaboration, business views integrated with other applications and data sources, and integration with Web authoring tools to build Web-based applications.
In conjunction with the Essbase XTD release, Hyperion also announced a new application suite called Business Performance Management built on the platform.