2014 Pentaho Excellence Award Winners Announced

Global award winners selected and honored for creativity, impact and business value using Pentaho

September 16, 2014, —

Delivering the future of analytics, Pentaho Corporation today announced the category winners of the 2014 Pentaho Excellence Awards. The awards program recognizes the innovative, interesting and impressive ways that customers and users worldwide deploy Pentaho technologies.

Companies worldwide submitted their nominations in six categories for the inaugural awards program. Category winners were selected by a panel of judges based on the creativity, impact and business value of their Pentaho deployment. The panel of judges included: Howard Dresner of Dresner Advisory Services, Clive Longbottom, Industry Analyst and founder of Quocirca, Rosanne Saccone, CMO of Pentaho, Chris Dziekan, Chief Product Officer of Pentaho and Dave Henry, SVP of Enterprise Solutions of Pentaho.

The six category winners received a free ticket to PentahoWorld in Orlando, Florida on October 8-10 and will be honored at a special awards ceremony during the keynote hosted by Pentaho Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Richard Daley. At that time, Pentaho will also announce the company that received the highest overall score and recognize them as the Pentaho User of the Year.

Congratulations to the 2014 Pentaho Excellence Award Winners and Honorable Mentions:

Companies with an asterisk are speaking at PentahoWorld 2014.

Best Enterprise Deployment - Landmark*

Honorable Mention: Penton, Graymatter for AIA Bhd. Malaysia

Platform Innovation - Ruckus Wireless

Honorable Mention: IT-Novum for BOS GmbH, Marist College, Online Buddies

Best Big Data – NASDAQ OMX*

Honorable Mention: MultiPlan, Graymatter for Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)

Embedded Analytics - Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence*

Honorable Mention: ABN AMRO Clearing, Silverchair*

Improved Customer Experience - AMT

Honorable Mention: ITFederal, Tucows


Honorable Mention: Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research , Nexway, PIXID

Learn more about each of the Pentaho Excellence Award Winners and why they were selected.

To learn more about PentahoWorld, register and view the full agenda, please visit: http://www.pentahoworld.com.

About Hitachi Vantara

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders find and use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society. We combine technology, intellectual property and industry knowledge to deliver data-managing solutions that help enterprises improve their customers’ experiences, develop new revenue streams, and lower the costs of business. Only Hitachi Vantara elevates your innovation advantage by combining deep information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and domain expertise. We work with organizations everywhere to drive data to meaningful outcomes. Visit us at www.HitachiVantara.com.

About Pentaho

Pentaho data integration and analytics at Hitachi Vantara is an open-sourced based, enterprise-class platform for big data deployments. The unified data integration and analytics platform is comprehensive, completely embeddable and delivers governed data to power any analytics in any environment. Pentaho has enabled early big data and emerging IoT deployments, making our customers some of the most innovative in the industry – connecting people, things, and data to drive their digital transformation. Learn more at www.pentaho.com.

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2016 (ended March 31, 2017) totaled 9,162.2 billion yen ($81.8 billion). The Hitachi Group is a global leader in Social Innovation and has approximately 304,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation, Hitachi is providing solutions to customers in a broad range of sectors, including Power / Energy, Industry / Distribution / Water, Urban Development, and Finance / Government & Public / Healthcare. For more information, please visit www.hitachi.com.