SAND Technology Joins Business Objects Technology Partner Program
Combined Efforts to Support Enterprise Business Intelligence Initiatives
MONTREAL —Jan. 23, 2007— SAND Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: SNDTF.OB), an international provider of intelligent enterprise information management solutions, today announced that it has joined the Business Objects Technology Partner Program. As part of the agreement, SAND and Business Objects will collaborate on sales and marketing initiatives. The two firms have already worked together to deliver industry-leading business intelligence solutions to more than a half dozen customers in multiple industries.
The combination of SAND/DNA™ products with the business intelligence and enterprise information management software in BusinessObjects™ XI Release 2, results in powerful solutions that enable organizations to meet all their data management needs and service level objectives. Together, SAND and Business Objects empower customers with better business insight, improving decision-making and enterprise performance while enabling agile response to constantly changing business demands and regulatory requirements. Customers of SAND and Business Objects can also implement high-performance, cost-effective information lifecycle management solutions that store all relevant enterprise data in a small footprint, while keeping it easily accessible for analysis.
“The agreement between SAND and Business Objects is important,” said Steve Bickell, director product development of First Data International, a leader in electronic commerce and payment services in Europe. “We are currently expanding our use of both these valuable product suites, and their ability to work together seamlessly was a key factor in our decision to do so.”
“SAND is very excited to be partnering with Business Objects. We have worked together on a worldwide basis for some time, and we are now making it official,” said Linda Arens, Vice President of Global Alliances and Marketing at SAND. “We see many synergies between our companies, as we work with many of the same partners and together offer customers a complete solution to their increasing information management challenges.”
”We are very happy to have SAND as a technology partner,” said Wyatt Mullin, Vice President of Global ISV Channels at Business Objects. “SAND’s ability to help companies smartly manage their data warehouse growth provides a solid foundation from which to build an enterprise-level business intelligence solution.”