Birst and Nebula Partners Announce Relationship to Provide Custom BI Solutions

New Partnership Delivers Solutions for Specific Business Needs of Customers in the Healthcare and Utilities Industries

San Francisco, CA and Atlanta, GA,
March 5, 2013 -

Birst Inc., the leading provider of agile business analytics and Nebula Partners, an advanced BI firm specializing in the highly efficient creation of customized business intelligence systems, today announced a partnership to provide custom vertical solutions to address the specific business needs of organizations in the healthcare and utilities industries. Birst's enterprise-caliber Cloud-based BI platform, together with Nebula Partners' unique custom framework -- IntelliView will offer organizations a solution to unlock the potential of hard-to-get data sources in real time and transform them to enable intelligent business decisions.

Birst provides affordable, easy-to-deploy, advanced analytics incorporating all of the components of an enterprise BI suite, including data integration and ETL services, analytics, dashboards, pixel perfect and ad hoc reports, and scheduling and delivery. Birst can be deployed in the Cloud or on-premise via an appliance at a fraction of the time and cost of traditional, on premise BI solutions. Focusing on the unique needs of organizations in the healthcare and utilities industries, Nebula Partners will offer Birst's agile and flexible deployment options to clients who want to efficiently deploy BI. Together, Nebula Partners and Birst will reduce the overall complexity of building custom vertical solutions and enable the lowest cost of ownership possible.

"We are excited to partner with Birst to bring innovative BI solutions for healthcare and utilities business users. Birst's agile business analytics solution combined with our industry expertise will enable us to build rapidly deployable vertical solutions at the lowest total cost of ownership," said Tejinder Vohra, Vice President of Professional Services at Nebula Partners.

"We are pleased to have Nebula Partners join the Birst Alliance Program. Nebula Partners' experienced BI consultants are experts in the creation of custom BI solutions and this partnership will bring Birst's enterprise-ready platform to the growing segment of customers in the healthcare and utilities industries," said Sharon Gordon, Vice President of Birst Alliances and Technology Partners.

About Nebula Partners
Nebula Partners is an advanced BI firm specializing in the highly efficient creation of customized business intelligence solutions for clients who desire better decision making. Nebula Partners is accelerating a paradigm shift in BI projects to shrink their customers' cost and timeline significantly with Nebula's proven non-traditional tools and processes. Nebula Partners also provides a full range of custom development & integration services for optimizing business processes and fully leveraging their efficiencies. Nebula Partners is a global organization headquartered in Atlanta, USA, with international office and development center in Asia Pacific. For more information, visit www.nebulapartners.com or follow us on Twitter @NebulaPartners.

About Birst
Birstâ„¢ is the leader in agile business analytics. It offers a single place to manage all of your organization's business analytics and the agility to answer questions spanning departments, data sources, and deployments -- across both public and private clouds. Birst gives users the fastest way to answer their most pressing business questions, and the ones they didn't know to ask. At one-third the cost, time, and staff of traditional big BI, Birst brings the benefits of analytics and fact-based decision-making to a much broader audience. For more information, visit www.birst.com or follow us on Twitter @BirstBI.