Bizdata, Kepion announce strategic partnership

By - Apr 28, 2011

Seattle, WA (Monday 18th April, 2011) – Kepion, a leading provider of Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting software on the Microsoft platform, today announced a partnership with BizData, a provider of business intelligence solutions, to deliver Kepion Planning solutions to companies in Australia and New Zealand. The partnership provides an opportunity for organisations to enable planning functionality based on their existing investments in the Microsoft platform.

“Since Microsoft announced the decision to discontinue PerformancePoint Planning we have been looking for a viable alternative for our customers. We evaluated over 5 platforms before finding Kepion. We’re pleased to finally find a solution that delivers what we expect from a planning platform; fast write-back performance, a flexible and comprehensive modelling environment and a powerful form and workflow designer that provides a familiar MS Excel look and feel. Kepion is truly a new generation platform which offers advanced functionality at a fraction of the cost of other commercially available software.” said Brian Sharp, Director of Financial Governance and Planning at BizData.

“Bizdata is a highly-skilled and experienced provider of planning, budgeting and forecasting systems and have a great depth of expertise on the Microsoft platform. We are very pleased to work with them to deliver sophisticated planning solutions to enterprise and mid-market companies across Australia and New Zealand.” said Kevin Hsu, VP of Business Development, Kepion Solutions. “Bizdata’s reputation aligns with Kepion’s own commitment to product and service excellence.”

Kepion delivers enterprise-wide solutions based on Microsoft’s technology across the Americas, Australia, Europe and Asia. Companies that have adopted Kepion for their global planning, budgeting and forecasting process include some of Microsoft’s top enterprise customers. Kepion allows business users to easily enter their targets for company-wide strategic plans, top-down & bottom-up budgeting and continuous fiscal & rolling forecasting, all within a single, easy to navigate web interface environment.

About BizData

BizData is an expert Business Intelligence services provider with a focus on enabling clients to leverage their data for better business decision making. BizData prides itself on delivering robust Business Intelligence solutions, having delivered over 200 projects to clients in the Financial Services, Manufacturing, Utilities, Health and Services industries, and provided solutions for Finance, HR, Operations, Sales, Marketing and IT departments. BizData is a leading Microsoft Implementation Partner and has been one of the first companies in Australia to attain Gold level specializations in Business Intelligence and Portals & Collaboration.

For more information, please visit www.bizdata.com.au

About Kepion

Kepion (www.kepion.com) delivers global corporate performance management software (CPM) based on Microsoft’s technology across the North & South America, Australia, Europe and Asia. Companies, which include some of Microsoft’s top enterprise customers, have adopted Kepion as their global budgeting and financial forecasting software.

Since Kepion is built on the Microsoft Business Intelligence platform, customers are able to plug their own Microsoft BI tools directly to Kepion for reporting and analysis.  Kepion business performance management software allows business users to easily enter their targets for company-wide strategic plans, top-down & bottom-up budgeting and continuous fiscal & rolling forecasting, all within a single, easy to navigate web interface environment.

For more information, please visit our website at www.kepion.com or email us at info@kepion.com


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