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Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom, 2009/09/16 - Jaspersoft, provider of the world’s most widely used business intelligence (BI) software, today announced the immediate availability of JasperReports Professional, now with Flash-based geo-visualisation and advanced charting capabilities.
Jaspersoft is also introducing a new low-cost JasperReports Professional Developer Edition, which will make it even easier to get started with these powerful new capabilities.
The new JasperReports Professional is available immediately in both developer and production runtime packages starting at $249 per user and $4,600 per production server. Developers get a graphical report designer, a robust runtime reporting engine, hundreds of flash maps, charts, and widgets, along with premium documentation.
Additional features in JasperReports Professional include:
• powerful 100% Java reporting engine for embedded environments;
• graphical report designer to simplify and empower report development;
• rapid interactive chart design with hundreds of supplied Flash charts, graphs, and widgets;
• geo-visualisation with drill down capability with Flash maps; and
• multiple data source and report output support.
In addition, Jaspersoft will be hosting a European webinar on the new features available with JasperReports Professional on September 24, 2009.
“As a Jaspersoft customer, LANDesk is putting to use the new Flash-based visualisation capabilities included with JasperReports Professional,” said Brian Wistisen, director, Infrastructure Technology, LANDesk. “These new JasperReports Professional features will immediately increase the reporting capabilities in LANDesk's systems management and security solutions.”
"Both large and small organisations are looking to enterprise BI tools to provide the same kind of interactive and dynamic visualisation features they experience on the web every day," Lyndsay Wise, president, Wise Analytics. "Jaspersoft has a proven track record of providing popular reporting tools and their open source software development model enables them to customise options for a variety of different customers. JasperReports Professional and its new features embody these strengths."
Jaspersoft was founded based on the strength of the popular JasperReports open source project, which was created by Jaspersoft co-founder Teador Danciu. Today, JasperReports is the world’s most widely used reporting solution. It is easily embedded into any environment and has unprecedented power and flexibility that makes business intelligence accessible for any company or organisation.
“Millions of developers and organisations rely on JasperReports. Today we’re proud to offer our customers and community an even more advanced set of Professional report design and deployment capabilities, perfectly-suited for next-generation web applications,” said Brian Gentile, CEO of Jaspersoft. “This generation of knowledge workers needs to be engaged with an intuitive web 2.0 experience from report design to application deployment. Our goal is to provide JasperReports customers with the best tools for data visualisation and interactivity on the planet.”
JasperReports Professional includes a new Professional Edition of iReport, the visual report designer specifically designed for JasperReports. iReport Professional gives developers and report designers pixel-perfect control over the design as well as the look and feel of every report. With iReport Professional, designers can create Flash-based and production-ready reports in virtually any style—dashboards, maps, tables, crosstabs, charts, and gauges. iReport is a pure Java application, which is available as a rich client or a NetBeans IDE plug-in.
About Jaspersoft Corporation
Jaspersoft’s open source business intelligence suite (jaspersoft.com) is the world’s most widely used BI software, with more than 9 million total downloads worldwide and more than 11,000 commercial customers in 96 countries. The company’s Jaspersoft Business Intelligence Suite provides a web-based, open and modular approach to the evolving business intelligence needs of the enterprise. Jaspersoft’s software is rapidly updated by a community of more than 100,000 registered members working on more than 350 projects, which represents the world’s largest business intelligence community.