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Datavail Acquires Art of BI

Datavail Announces Acquisition of Art of BI

Oracle Analytics Consultancy Deepens Expertise in Hyperion, OBIEE

Press release: BROOMFIELD, Colorado – Datavail, North America’s largest provider of managed services for data and database administration, today announced the acquisition of Art of BI, an Oracle analytics consulting company focused on OBIEE and Hyperion.

In addition to consulting expertise, the acquisition brings to Datavail a range of software products that extend the functionality of OBIEE and accelerate the implementation of Hyperion. Its software products include the first-ever plug-in for Oracle BI.

Christian Screen, founder and CEO of Art of BI, which is headquartered in Fort Mill, S.C., will become the leader of Datavail’s Oracle BI practice.

“We’re excited to bring Christian and his team on board to expand and deepen our expertise in Oracle’s offerings in the BI and analytics space,” said Scott Frock, COO of Datavail. “This acquisition aligns with our core vision to be a leader in helping clients manage and leverage their data.”

Datavail manages the databases of some of Oracle’s largest and most complex database installations, and works with those clients for end-to-end support including installation, configuration and managed operational support. Expansion into Hyperion and OBIEE is a logical next step, said Frock.

“Datavail has demonstrated its breadth and depth of capabilities in the market, with true 24×7 managed services fueled by more than 500 DBAs,” said Screen, who founded Art of BI in 2008. “With that powerful foundation of operational support, our consultants can bring true long-term value to our clients with ongoing support, beyond our project implementation.” Screen is an international speaker on analytics and BI, and co-author of the first book on Oracle Business Intelligence 11g. He has managed several of the most complex implementations of Oracle BI, OBIA, and Hyperion in the world.

About Datavail

Datavail Corporation is the largest provider of data and database administration (DBA) services in North America, offering 24×7 managed database services, database design, architecture, and staffing. The company specializes in Oracle, Oracle E-Business Suite, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB, DB2 and SharePoint, and provides flexible onsite/offsite, onshore/offshore service delivery options to meet each customer’s unique business needs. Founded in 2007, Datavail is based in Broomfield, Colorado and supports enterprise clients located worldwide. For more information, visit www.datavail.com.

About Art of BI

Art of BI Software is an enterprise collaboration software development and systems integration technology company. Its products help customers to achieve greater usability, user adoption, and decision making through Business Intelligence solutions. Their professional services enable experienced engagement of project implementations to result in success. Their pre-packed Collaborative BI solution, BITeamwork, supports commenting on dashboards and annotating table cells in analytical reporting delivered to business users. Art of BI Software’s BITeamwork solution has customers worldwide, including Pernod-Ricard, Verizon, Royal Bank of Scotland, and many others. For more information, visit www.artofbi.com.

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