Jaspersoft and UNISYS to deliver Open Source services for Business Intelligence

JasperSoft, the market leader in open source business intelligence (BI), announced that it has signed a worldwide alliance agreement with Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS). The alliance enables Unisys to deliver JasperSoft-certified consulting services to organizations looking for professional reporting and data analysis functionality, giving users a full range of business intelligence (BI) capabilities.

Unisys intends to focus on providing these services to existing clients while targeting select new enterprise opportunities in financial services, commercial and public sector markets.

Unisys will add JasperSoft open source BI to an already strong portfolio of open source solutions including IT infrastructure and enterprise content management. Both JasperSoft and Unisys are founding members of the Open Solutions Alliance (OSA), an organization committed to delivering enterprise-ready solutions optimized for interoperability.

"Unisys has a strong foundation as a leading integrator of open source solutions," said Anthony Gold, vice president and general manager, Open Source Business, Unisys. "This agreement with JasperSoft will help us add a strong business intelligence solution to the Unisys portfolio of open source consulting and modernization services."

The JasperSoft business intelligence suite delivers production reporting, interactive reporting, data analysis, and data integration. This includes ad-hoc interactive reporting, production pixel perfect reporting as well as scheduling and distribution.

"BI is a 'top 3' initiative for CIOs, and open source BI is providing organizations with economical alternatives for modernizing their applications," said Jose Morales, vice president of business development for JasperSoft. "Unisys, as a trusted advisor to major corporations and government institutions as well as a leader in open source services, is the ideal partner for us to go to market with on a global scale."