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Melbourne, Australia, 2017/09/12 - Yellowfin, an embedded BI specialist, is a solid choice for all enterprise BI use cases - Forrester.com / YellowfinBI.com.
Yellowfin BI today announced that Forrester Research has recognized Yellowfin BI as a Strong Performer in “The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise BI Platforms With Majority On-Premises Deployments, Q3 2017.” This is Yellowfin’s first inclusion in the Forrester Wave.
Forrester states in the report that,“Yellowfin, an embedded BI specialist, is a solid choice for all enterprise BI use cases. Even though the majority of Yellowfin revenues come from resellers and OEM partners, the platform supports most typical enterprise BI use cases.”
“We are extremely proud to be included in the Forrester Wave for the first time in 2017,” declares Yellowfin CEO Glen Rabie. “I believe that it is proof that our work with embedded customers such as BMC, Pitney-Bowes, and Kodak as well was thousands of enterprise customers, including Coca-Cola, NTT, Vodaphone, and Honda is getting industry attention.”
Appearing on More Short Lists
The report states that,“Forrester has seen an increase in Yellowfin appearance on enterprise BI platform short lists.” Additionally, the report found that Yellowfin is mainly popular for its “modern, clean, easy to use and navigate UI” and noted that “customer references like Yellowfin’s collaboration and storytelling capabilities.”
In the past year, Yellowfin has more than doubled the number of customers relying on the platform, and added more than a million new users. “Our growth and continual focus on solving real analytics problems has struck a chord,” explains Yellowfin’s Rabie. “People looking to solve enterprise problems are looking at Yellowfin now. It’s a true enterprise analytics platform, and I believe that our inclusion in the Forrester Wave is further proof of that.”
To assess the state of enterprise BI platforms, Forrester evaluated the 15 most significant vendors against 22 criteria. The evaluation focused on Current Offering, Strategy, and Market Presence.
Yellowfin (yellowfinbi.com) is a global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor passionate about making BI work for the whole business. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a highly intuitive, 100-percent Web-based reporting and analytics platform. More than 25,000 organizations, and more than three million end-users across 75 different countries use Yellowfin every day.