Jaspersoft Enhances JasperForge.org

Key updates to the open source community website help manage growth and engagement of the Jaspersoft community

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 16, 2010 -- Jaspersoft, provider of the world's most widely used business intelligence (BI) software, today announced several enhancements to its open source community site, JasperForge.org. The company has added new services to JasperForge.org including out-of-the-box reporting features, which will provide its developer community - now over 180,000 developers strong - the greatest possible functionality for developing BI projects with the Jaspersoft BI suite. In addition, Jaspersoft has integrated Drupal, the world-leading content management system, to give JasperForge.org a more flexible and efficient web content environment.

"As a leader in open source business intelligence, Jaspersoft is committed to arming our user community, people evolving and deploying business intelligence around the world, with the best possible developer tools," said Mike Moody, Jaspersoft Senior Vice President of Engineering. "We encourage constant innovation and the continued evolution of our products, so new features on JasperForge.org will give our users a richer experience and environment to work with our products and each other."

New JasperForge.org features are designed to improve the productivity and management of BI projects:

o Upgraded monitoring and tracking of total visitors to a project page
o New project download monitoring
o 40+ canned reports to improve measurement of key site metrics
o Mercurial support for a de-centralized, high performance version control system
o Advanced search features to enable faster, more granular results

"I'm extremely pleased to see Jaspersoft broaden JasperForge.org with a number of features that will increase productivity and ease of use," said Giulio Toffoli, Jaspersoft co-founder and JasperForge.org member. "These are big benefits to community users, especially those who rely on low-cost, open source BI. The ongoing improvements to the forge tools re-enforces why Jaspersoft's user community continues to thrive and grow."

Register at JasperForge.org to become a member of Jaspersoft's open source community or download free Jaspersoft BI software.

Additional Resources and Links

o Follow Jaspersoft on Twitter.
o Follow Jaspersoft on Facebook.
o Read Jaspersoft CEO Brian Gentile's Blog, OpenBookOnBI.

About Jaspersoft

Jaspersoft provides the most flexible, cost effective and widely deployed Business Intelligence suite in the world, enabling better decision making through highly interactive, web-based reports, dashboards and analysis. Leveraging a commercial open source business model, Jaspersoft provides end-to-end BI capabilities at a fraction of the cost of other vendors. The BI suite includes pixel-perfect enterprise reporting, ad hoc query, dashboards, OLAP and in-memory analysis, and data integration. Jaspersoft is the only BI vendor that enables companies to adapt to the new, virtualized world by providing a complete spectrum of on-premise, multi-tenant SaaS and cloud-based deployment options for both embedded and standalone business intelligence. Unlike traditional BI vendors, Jaspersoft is built on a modern, lightweight, standards-based architecture and offers greater vendor independence thanks to its open source codebase. Unlike niche BI vendors, Jaspersoft represents a safe choice with tens of thousands of production deployments across a wide range of industries.

Jaspersoft's open source business intelligence software has more than 12 million product downloads worldwide, 160,000 production deployments and over 13,000 commercial customers in 100 countries. Its BI suite is advanced regularly by a development community of more than 180,000 registered members. For more information visit: www.jaspersoft.com and www.jasperforge.org.

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