September 17, 2009

Netezza and BIS² Announce Strategic Alliance to Provide Enterprise Level Super Graphics for Business Analytics. Companies will deliver high-performance, low-cost solutions that address customers’ visually centric analytic needs

Enzee Universe 2009, London, UK – BIS² Inc., the leader in enterprise ready, visually centric analytic solutions, announced a strategic alliance with Netezza Corporation (NYSE: NZ), the global leader in data warehouse and analytic appliances to provide Netezza customers with powerful visualization discovery tools. BIS² is participating in Netezza’s Enzee Universe 2009 Tour, which began in Boston on September 2nd.

The insightful data visualization by BIS² makes it easy for enterprises to grasp complex analytics and take appropriate actions that impact the bottom line. With this alliance, BIS² leverages the Asymmetric Massively Parallel Processing TM (AMPPTM) architecture of the Netezza® TwinFin™ appliance to deliver fast data access and advanced analytics in an interactive browser based experience.
“Companies can directly leverage their Netezza data warehouse appliance to rapidly and easily drive significant value,” remarked BIS² CEO Mukesh Gordhan. “Our customers are discovering new business practices every week and are steadily transforming their businesses for increased competitive advantage in these economically difficult times and in an increasingly global marketplace.”
The BIS² enterprise software is a standards based Web 2.0 solution that is J2EE compliant and implements state-of-the-art standards including RESTful and the OpenGIS® Implementation Specification for Geographic Information. Using simple user input, the BIS² software intelligently builds and runs SQL queries against the Netezza database. This process makes optimum use of the Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) by running filters close to the data to produce powerful animated Super Graphics.

“Netezza is pleased to collaborate with BIS² as a partner. With its powerful visual analytics and spatial capabilities, BIS² provides a natural fit for organizations looking to derive insight through innovation,” remarked Jon Shepherd, Netezza General Manager, Geospatial Sales. “We are particularly pleased with the joint efforts that enabled the combination of the Netezza TwinFin appliance with BIS²’s Super Graphics.”

About Netezza Corporation
Netezza Corporation (NYSE: NZ) is the global leader in data warehouse and analytic appliances that dramatically simplify high-performance analytics across an extended enterprise. Netezza’s technology enables organizations to process enormous amounts of captured data at exceptional speed, providing a significant competitive and operational advantage in today’s data-intensive industries, including digital media, energy, financial services, government, health and life sciences, retail and telecommunications. Netezza is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts and has offices in Northern Virginia, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Japan, Korea, Australia and Singapore. For more information about Netezza, please visit

About BIS²
BIS² is an innovative leader in enterprise ready, standards based, visually centric analytics with solutions that reveal the trends and patterns in volumes of operational data so organizations can understand what actions are required now and tomorrow. BIS²’s industry solutions enable organizations to view and analyze data sets. Business Intelligence Systems Solutions, Inc. (BIS²) that provide the insights needed to gain a competitive advantage. With BIS²’s patent-pending Super Graphics, organizations can adapt to changes by rapidly generating crucial insights from both within and outside the enterprise. BIS² has offices in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. For more information, please call 1- 877-592-2472.
Netezza® and TwinFin™ are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Netezza Corporation. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

For more information, contact:
Veronica Ruffo

Glen Zimmerman
+1 (508) 382-8267