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Pentaho Named a Visionary in 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms

SAN FRANCISCO and ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pentaho, a Hitachi Group Company, today announced it has been recognized by Gartner, Inc. as a Visionary in the February 2016 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms, which we feel further supports the company’s strong stance as a thought leader and innovator.

“We believe our positioning as a visionary by Gartner validates that our big data analytics and orchestration roadmap will continue to accelerate our customers investments, now and in the future,” said Quentin Gallivan, Chief Executive Officer at Pentaho, a Hitachi Group Company. “The broad resources, expertise and global presence of Hitachi Data Systems, as well as Hitachi, Ltd., has accelerated our ability to expand on our global footprint and increase the level of support we’re able to offer to our current and future customers.”

Pentaho had an early lead in understanding how emerging trends like IoT and the convergence of cloud and big data would impact enterprise IT strategies. To strengthen its enterprise capabilities for big data analytics and orchestration, Pentaho released 6.0, opened the data refinery to Amazon Redshift and Cloudera Impala™, and announced native integration with Apache Spark™ and Python, in just the last year. The company also welcomed enterprise customers like CERN, FINRA, Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence, and NASDAQ to discuss their big data and IoT deployments at the annual PentahoWorld customer conference.

To view the report, go to: http://www.pentaho.com/resources/gartner-magic-quadrant-business-intelligence-analytics-platforms-2016

This Magic Quadrant represents a snapshot of the Business Intelligence and Analytics Platform market at a particular point in time. Gartner's assessments take into account the vendors' current product offerings, direct customer feedback and overall strategies, as well as their future initiatives and product road maps. This Magic Quadrant will help business leaders that are developing their BI strategies to assess whether they have the right products and enterprise platforms to support them.

ABOUT PENTAHO, A HITACHI GROUP COMPANY
Pentaho, a Hitachi Group company, is a leading data integration and business analytics company with an enterprise-class, open source-based platform for diverse big data deployments. Pentaho’s unified data integration and analytics platform is comprehensive, completely embeddable and delivers governed data to power any analytics in any environment. Pentaho’s mission is to help organizations across multiple industries harness the value from all their data, including big data and IoT, enabling them to find new revenue streams, operate more efficiently, deliver outstanding service and minimize risk. Pentaho has over 15,000 product deployments and 1,500 commercial customers today including ABN-AMRO Clearing, EMC, Landmark Halliburton, Moody's, NASDAQ, RichRelevance, and Staples. For more information visit www.pentaho.com.

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Source: Pentaho, aHitachi Data Systemscompany