Toronto, February 19th, 2007: SQL Power Group Inc.
(www.sqlpower.ca), the Canadian authority on Data Warehousing,
Performance Measurement and Business Intelligence, announced
today that they have signed a "Certified Partner Agreement"
with Pentaho Corporation (the leader in Open Source BI -
Pentaho Corporation sponsors the world's most popular Open
Source Business Intelligence project, with over 2 million
downloads of their BI software over the past few years. A lower
cost alternative to traditional commercial BI software (sold by
Informatica, Cognos, Business Objects, etc.), Pentaho offers
free downloads of open source ETL, OLAP, BI reporting and Data
The Pentaho BI Suite supplements SQL Power's own Data
Warehousing (DW) productivity tools (which include a DW
Designer tool, a Data De-duping tool and an Executive Dashboard
tool), offering SQL Power clients the widest range of BI
productivity tools in Canada.
SQL Power has built a very successful Data Warehousing
consulting practice by minimizing BI software license fees for
their clients - choosing to utilize available BI funds on
consulting, support and training instead, thus delivering a far
more extensive BI solution for their clients for a fraction of
"Our partnership with Pentaho will ensure that we continue
to provide the best and most affordable BI tools to our valued
clients, and it also allows us to expand this BI Suite to
include BI Reporting, Google-maps Dashboards, OLAP and Data
Mining functionality. SQL Power is very proud to have been
chosen as the first Certified Solution and Training Provider
for Pentaho in Canada and we look forward to a long and
prosperous relationship with Pentaho," said Sam Selim,
president of SQL Power.
Established in 1988 and privately held, SQL Power is a
leading Canadian software consulting firm specializing in Data
Migration, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence.