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3 Giants Partner to Bundle Solutions

Knosys Inc., Microsoft Corp., and Compaq Computer Corp. recently partnered to offer a product bundle for data warehousing and analytic application platform solution.

The bundle, announced by Knosys (www.knosysinc.com) and Microsoft (www.microsoft.com), will be comprised of Knosys ProClarity OLAP client or ProClarity Analytical platform, Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 with OLAP services, and Compaq ProLiant Servers.

Designed to help large businesses save money while deploying analytical applications, the bundle offers users an easier way to deliver a turnkey data warehousing and business intelligence (BI) solution. "Customers using the technology can now easily visualize trends, patterns, and relationships in corporate data to make more effective and timely business decisions," says David Gaston, director of enterprise applications marketing at Compaq (www.compaq.com).

In addition to the product bundle announcement, Knosys and Microsoft have announced a campaign with 19 partners to deliver custom and home-grown analytical applications based on Microsoft and Knosys technology.

The product bundles are going to be available through a number of resellers. Information on the products and the types of applications that are available can be found at www.knosysinc.com/aarzone/index.html. - Alicia Costanza

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