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Hummingbird, Newtec Offer Web-based Reporting Solution

[Toronto, CANADA] Hummingbird Ltd. has forged an alliance with Newtec Consulting to provide a Web-based reporting solution to Newtec's corporate customers.

Under the terms of the agreement, Newtec will integrate Hummingbird's business intelligence solution, BI/Suite 6.0, into Newtec's SmartMart Enterprise Data Warehouse System.

Newtec's SmartMart technology enables systems to deliver both Ad-Hoc and Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) reports, giving end users complete flexibility to create meaningful reports.

Newtec's clients are expected to benefit from the access to Hummingbird's scalable business intelligence solution with its strong query, reporting, and OLAP functionality.

"Newtec's SmartMart Enterprise DataWarehouse will utilize the Hummingbird BI/Suite to leverage the power of its capabilities, furthering our commitment to offer a revolutionary Business Intelligence system," said Tammy Lentini, Business Development Manager of Newtec Consulting Group.

In general terms, Hummingbird's BI/Suite will enhance the Newtec product by providing increased Web-based scalability and performance.

In addition, BI/Suite, an integral part of Hummingbird EIP (Enterprise Information Portal) solution, allows organizations to generate advanced ad hoc queries and reports over the Web to promote faster, more informed decisions.

"The integration of BI/Suite into Newtec's SmartMart Enterprise DataWarehouse will offer a single robust enterprise query and reporting solution that meets the diverse needs of our clients. Through this alliance, Hummingbird's BI/Suite will now be accessible to Newtec's ERP and CRM users," said Sami Hero, senior director of product marketing, Hummingbird.

Hummingbird develops enterprise software solutions that provide access to business-critical information and resources, aggregated and categorized through a single user interface.

Newtec is a full-service ERP and Business Intelligence solution provider servicing the continental United States and Canada, with expansion efforts underway to include international customers in Europe and Puerto Rico.

Its object-oriented SmartMart design provides the flexibility to grow and change with organizational needs over time, producing a custom Enterprise Data Warehousing Solution.

Newtec also delivers technical and functional expertise for SAP, PeopleSoft, and GEAC product lines.