ProClarity Business Intelligence Platform Now Available for Microsoft SQL Server 2005

-- ProClarity 6 First to Market in Support of Highly Anticipated Microsoft Release --

‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, April 7, 2005 – ProClarity Corporation, a leading provider of analytic application technology for the enterprise, today announced its continued support for the Microsoft SQL Server product family including Microsoft SQL Server 2005. Version 6 of the ProClarity® Analytics Platform, now available, was developed in-line with the advancements of SQL Server 2005 Community Technology Previews in order to fully leverage the business intelligence (BI) functionality of the Microsoft platform.

SQL Server 2005 is Microsoft’s next-generation data management and analysis software designed to deliver increased scalability, availability and security to enterprise data and analytical applications while making them easier to create, deploy and manage. Version 6 of the ProClarity Analytics Platform supports the key new enhancements in SQL Server 2005 and the company will continue to deliver superior functionality with each subsequent ProClarity release.

"By developing their Analytics Platform in close conjunction with SQL Server 2005, ProClarity allows users to take full advantage of the new capabilities in the SQL Server 2005 beta release," said Scot Reagin, senior architect for Hitachi Consulting. "ProClarity and Microsoft technologies integrate seamlessly together to provide a best-of-breed business intelligence solution, and we look forward to realizing their full BI capabilities with the final release of SQL Server 2005."

ProClarity continues to be the innovator and market-leading vendor of third-party products on the Microsoft platform which is rapidly becoming a standard in BI applications. Working in conjunction, the ProClarity Analytics Platform and SQL Server 2005 provide customers with a comprehensive and cost-effective reporting and analysis solution.

"The landscape of BI is changing and ProClarity has done great work to leverage the BI enhancements in SQL Server 2005," said Bill Baker, general manager for SQL Server BI at Microsoft Corp. "SQL Server 2005 and ProClarity’s products work together to deliver analytic capabilities that provide users with the power of BI functionality."

"Microsoft is introducing a new era in business intelligence with the release of SQL Server 2005 and the ProClarity Analytics Platform provides robust and intuitive front-ends to unlock the full potential of this new technology," said Clay Young, senior vice president of strategic marketing at ProClarity. "We will continue to develop our award-winning analytic platform in-line with the advancements in SQL Server 2005 to deliver the very best enterprise BI solution available."

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