August 30, 2010

New partnership enables BIS² to provide the Canadian gaming market with the same rapid returns experienced in the American and Australian markets

Palm Springs, CA – BIS², the provider of innovative visually-centric enterprise analytical software products, that enables valuable business decisions to be made from massive data collections, announced at CasinoFest today a new strategic alliance with CIARA, one of Canada’s largest manufacturers of Intel-based computers and provider of computer systems including desktop, mobile computers, graphic workstations, rack-mounted and tower servers, and networked storage solutions. Under this new arrangement, utilizing its strong Canadian presence, CIARA will offer BIS²’s award-winning gameViz product to Canadian gaming operators.

The gameViz product is a software solution designed especially for casino operators. gameViz provides powerful and intuitive data visualizations making it easy for casino operators to get real actionable data in an easy to understand way. Using visual documents to view complex data analysis gives the users a better way to understand complex data and quickly identify patterns and improvement opportunities in their data.

“We’re truly excited about this relationship with BIS² as it builds upon our existing reputation by enabling us to offer a proven, easy-to-use, value-added software product to our gaming customers,” stated Patrick Scateni, Vice President Global Sales and Marketing at CIARA. “We have been impressed with the BIS² advanced data visualization technology and see this not only as an opportunity to add further value to our customers, but see it as a natural fit with our existing products and services as we continue to grow our market share.” Scateni added.

“Our existing customers are getting great operational-improvements and rapid-payback on their gameViz investment and we are pleased to extend our relationship with CIARA enabling them to offer our award-winning gameViz product to Canadian casino operators,” stated Mukesh Gordhan, BIS² CEO. “Canada is another important market for us as we expand our global footprint, and it is important that we have quality partners to locally service and support our end-customers in each of our markets.” Gordhan said.

Incorporated in 1984, CIARA is one of the largest Canadian manufacturers of Intel-based computers and is a world-class global technology provider. CIARA designs, develops, markets, services, and supports a variety of computer systems including desktop, mobile computers, graphic workstations, Enterprise-Class systems including NEXXUS-4000® Personal Cluster, the acclaimed VXRACK® high density blade server, VXPRO® rack-mount & tower servers, VXSTOR® networked storage, GRAPHIXX® high-end workstations and the revolutionary CIARA thin client.
CIARA Integration Solutions Group (ISG) also provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering world-class quality and support to medium and large OEMs primarily in the communications, computing, defense and industrial markets. CIARA is at the forefront of the computing industry due to its commitment to leading-edge technology, cost-effective manufacturing and unparalleled customer service. For more information, please call 514-798-8880 or visit

About BIS²
BIS² is an innovative leader in enterprise-ready, standards-based, visually centric analytical software. Its solutions reveal the trends and patterns in volumes of operational data so organizations can understand what actions are required now and tomorrow. BIS²’s gaming industry solution, called gameViz, enables casino organizations to view and analyze data sets that provide the insights needed to gain a competitive advantage. With BIS²’s patent-pending Super Graphics, casinos can adapt to changes by rapidly generating crucial insights from both within and outside the enterprise. Other industry-specific solutions available from BIS² include telViz™ (for telcos), insuranceViz™ (for insurance companies), retailViz (for retailers), entertainmentViz™ (for entertainment companies), makeViz™ (for manufacturing companies) and moneyViz™ (for financial institutions). For more information, please call 1-877-592-2472 or visit

Veronica Ruffo