Birst Named One of CRN’s 20 Coolest Cloud Software Vendors of 2016
San Francisco, CA, –
Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics for the Enterprise, today announced that it has been named one of The Channel Company’s CRN 20 Coolest Cloud Software Vendors of 2016. This recognition was part of CRN’s 2016 Top 100 Cloud Computing Vendors list. The annual list recognizes the most innovative and effective cloud technology suppliers in each of five categories: infrastructure, platforms and development, security, storage and software.
Birst was recognized for its Networked BI platform, which drives consistency, trusted collaboration and transparent governance between centralized and decentralized teams. Birst’s Networked BI platform creates a network of interwoven BI instances that share a common analytical fabric. This approach eliminates data silos to ensure collaboration across organizations, accelerates the delivery of BI and reduces costs.
“We’re committed to delivering the best cloud-based BI and analytics platform for IT and business leaders looking to empower users to work freely with data while delivering trust, governance and agility at scale,” said Jay Larson, CEO, Birst. “We’re thrilled that CRN recognized our innovation and commitment to drive Networked BI and selected Birst as one of its 20 Coolest Cloud Software Vendors.”
The 20 Coolest Cloud Software Vendors designation, part of CRN’s Top 100 Cloud Computing Vendors list, is presented to companies based on their approach to creating innovative products, services or partner programs that have helped channel partners transform into true solution providers. The list also serves as a valuable guide for solution providers trying to navigate the cloud market.
“Cloud-based solutions have become an indispensable and fast-growing part of today's IT infrastructure,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “The demand for solution providers who can deliver these technologies and services is now higher than ever. CRN’s annual list of 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors helps solution providers find and engage with the suppliers who can best support them, either during the critical transition to the cloud or in the improvement and expansion of their existing cloud offerings."
Birst is the global leader in Cloud Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics for the Enterprise. Birst’s Networked BI platform redefines the way BI is delivered and consumed, eliminating analytical silos to dramatically improve the speed, alignment and economics of BI across the enterprise. Built on top of Birst’s next-generation, multi-tenant cloud architecture, Networked BI enables centralized and decentralized BI applications to be transparently connected via a shared analytical data fabric, delivering local execution with global governance. Today, Birst serves thousands of organizations across the globe by making trusted enterprise business data a part of everyday operational decision making. Learn more at www.birst.com and join the conversation @BirstBI.