Oslo 17th June 2010 – Pentaho Corporation, the open source business intelligence (BI) leader, today announced it will be the reporting standard for TV 2's multi platform online video offering, TV 2 Sumo. As part of an OEM agreement, TV 2, Norway's largest commercial TV channel, will also offer Pentaho BI Suite to its Sumo Video Platform professional customers.
The Sumo Video Platform is a multi-platform solution which is used to stream live and on-demand video. It provides broadcasters and media companies with an end-to-end solution including encoder/decoder management, media asset management, user management and commercial packaging. The platform is already in production at several broadcasters, including TV4 in Sweden and MTV3 in Finland and is offered on a global basis. Under the OEM deal, when a customer purchases the Sumo Video Platform, Pentaho is available to all new customers Interested in Agile Business Intelligence.
Glenn S. Pedersen, Senior Business Developer of TV 2 Sumo explained: "Using Pentaho will help us gain more insight into user viewing patterns and transactions. Pentaho BI Suite Enterprise Edition will allow us to easily access, extract, analyze and distribute new information much faster and create better reports across the whole organization - it's a brilliant product. As we provide the Pentaho BI Suite to other customers, either as an enterprise installation or as an SaaS-solution, broadcasters will now have state-of-the-art reporting bundled in."
Vinay Joosery, Pentaho VP of Sales for the EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa) region said, "This is a significant deal for Pentaho. TV 2 Sumo is an internationally recognized leader in its space. For Pentaho to win this deal against stiff competition is a clear demonstration that Pentaho is the first and only choice for innovative companies like TV2."
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