Fujitsu Joins Forces with Birst to Unlock Enterprise Insights with its Agile, Cloud-Based Business Intelligence and Analytics

Helsinki, Finland, – 

 

News facts:

  • Fujitsu is partnering with Birst, the global leader in cloud-based business intelligence and analytics, to share its cloud-based analytics solution with customers in Europe, Middle East, India and Africa
  • Data and knowledge silos eliminated by the Birst platform, which enables users to easily access and contribute to their enterprise’s entire data library, and extract valuable insights
  • Solution enhances the existing Fujitsu intelligent data and analytics solutions and expertise

Fujitsu has entered into a partnership with Birst¹ to make the Birst 6 cloud-based business intelligence and analytics solution available to customers in Europe, Middle East, India and Africa. Organizations can now achieve a new level of trusted insight and decision making by eliminating the silos of data and knowledge traditionally found in businesses and connecting all their data and people via an analytics network.

Through the addition of the Birst platform to its analytics offerings, Fujitsu is able to provide an automated, end-to-end solution that solves the entire analytics challenge – from data aggregation to visualization. The solution provides insights from a comprehensive set of powerful tools which blend data from a combination of structured and unstructured sources. As a result, businesses are enabled to easily implement predictive analytics solutions, to build reports and customize dashboards.

Jukka P. Sormunen, Sales Manager, Business Analytics and Intelligence at Fujitsu EMEIA, comments: ”Driven by the exponential growth in the data output by different devices that form part of the internet of things, all enterprises now have a wealth of data available to them - but the information is only truly valuable when it can be leveraged to deliver business insights. By teaming with Birst, Fujitsu can provide a selection of powerful, easy to implement analytics capabilities that allow users to gain valuable business intelligence while also contributing to the value of shared knowledge across the company.” +

Matti Karell, managing director at Birst Nordics, said: “Fujitsu and Birst help to improve decision making by replacing guesswork with hard data and analysis. The Birst platform helps eliminate the data and knowledge silos that exist within businesses to make valuable intelligence available to everyone, not just a few data analysts. As the first enterprise business intelligence platform born in the cloud – we can extend the power of analytics to the whole organization.”

Thanks to this collaboration, Fujitsu’s clients can now deploy an agile and flexible data and analytics platform quickly and easily. The Birst platform comprises a full range of corporate business intelligence components including: data integration, extract, transform and load (ETL) database functions, connected data preparation, machine learning, business intelligence and analytics in addition to standard reporting. Furthermore, it enables users to operate on a self-service basis – accessing information and utilizing multiple data sources without the need for IT department intervention or time-consuming training. Businesses have the option of running analytics either via Birst’s cloud or the Fujitsu Cloud Service K5.

Notes to editors

¹Birst is the world’s most advanced networked business analytics platform. It is designed to transform raw data into insights quickly and effortlessly. By enabling individual users to connect their own data to their enterprise’s entire analytics library, insights are enhanced across the entire organization. The cloud-based system is easy to set up and simple to use, with clear data models, visualizations and single-click forecasting. No longer just the preserve of a few data analysts, the benefits of advanced analytics can now be extended to a broader audience, enabling all individuals to forecast effectively.

Media contacts

Fujitsu Finland Oy
Satu Pelttari, Communications Director
Tel. +358 45 7880 9624, satu.pelttari@fi.fujitsu.com

Birst Nordics
Matti Karell, Managing Director
Tel. +358 400 607 779, mkarell@birst.com

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 156,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.7 trillion yen (US$41 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.

About Birst

Birst is the world’s most advanced networked business analytics platform. Organizations can now achieve a new level of trusted insight and decision making by connecting their data and people via a network of analytics services. Birst scales from individuals to the enterprise in a manner that is smarter, more connected, and more scalable than any previous analytics and business intelligence platform. Learn more at www.birst.com and join the conversation @BirstBI.