Pentaho Continues Rapid Expansion in Europe

Customer and Partner Traction Fueled by Growing European Demand for Open Source Business Intelligence

June 23, 2008, Orlando, FL —

Pentaho, the commercial open source alternative for business intelligence (BI), continues to expand its operations in Europe to meet growing demand by enterprise customers for Pentaho's open source BI software. European customers now represent 30% of the company's worldwide business. Pentaho's European customers include many Global 2000 companies and span the financial services, healthcare, and telecommunications industries as well as the public sector. In addition, Pentaho now has more than 20 European-based Systems Integrator (SI) partners to provide professional services for the Pentaho Open BI Suite.

The company recently added adding a European Support Centre in the U.K., additional European consulting staff based in Germany, as well as additional account management staff throughout France, Southern Europe, Germany and Scandinavia. Pentaho's growing list of European users includes leading firms like National Health Service (NHS) of the U.K., Gmündner Ersatzkasse, Close Premium Finance, Unionfidi S.C., London Borough of Camden and many others. On the community front, Pentaho recently held its global community gathering in Mainz, Germany, hosting community contributors from around the world to meet directly with Pentaho's project leads and key technical staff. The company has also invested to offer web-based and classroom training throughout Europe.

"European demand for Pentaho's commercial open source BI solutions continues to grow at a rapid pace," said Richard Daley, CEO of Pentaho Corporation. "We've expanded our European support, account management, consulting, and engineering so that large and small European companies can get the benefits of Pentaho with easy access to regional and local resources."

About Pentaho, a Hitachi Data Systems company

Pentaho, a Hitachi Data Systems 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