Chicago, IL – USA and Sheffield, England – September 9, 2008 - Radius Solutions Ltd., the leading integrated Business Information Management/Enterprise Resource Planning provider for the packaging and printing industry, announced that it has entered into a strategic technology partnership with QlikTech, the world's fastest-growing Business Intelligence (BI) vendor. Radius Solutions will offer advanced performance capabilities based on QlikView, QlikTech's award-winning business analysis solution. .
PECAS Vision is a leading ERP/MIS system specifically designed to meet the unique requirements of the packaging and printing industries. It offers comprehensive business management capabilities from estimating, through production and cash receipt. The QlikView data analysis capabilities will provide enhanced ability to leverage the robust transactional data in PECAS Vision for comprehensive business performance analysis and management.
Unveiled at its 2008 North America Users Conference, Radius Solutions showcased the robust capabilities, speed and easy-to-use multi-dimensional data analysis, dash-boarding, reporting and web publishing capabilities it will offer to its PECAS Vision ERP/MIS customers, leveraging the QlikView Business Intelligence platform.
Based on patented association technology, QlikView connects data from multiple sources for powerful, intuitive and cost-effective business analysis, dashboards and reports. Radius Solutions is finishing the standardization of its business performance offering with several large Beta customers in the packaging segment. Standard pre-defined dashboards "Powered by QlikView" will be available for profitability, production, sales and financial analysis. The standard offering is expected to be generally available in late 2008 for all packaging customers. Additional applications will be developed and announced in 2009.
"The next evolution of enterprise applications must provide a new level of competitive advantage to companies. Customers expect that new systems will not only help them streamline their operations from order inquiry through production and cash receipt, but that the transactional data created from all processes can be immediately mined for meaningful business analysis. Companies can no longer wait until the end of the month for the data they need to monitor their progress against their key performance indicators, that's where QlikView comes in", said David Taylor, President and CEO of Radius Solutions.
"The combination of Radius Solutions' industry expertise combined with QlikView's visual analysis capabilities results in a sophisticated, affordable and easy to use solution that specifically meets the needs of packaging and printing companies," said Peter McQuade, Vice President of International Markets and Global Alliances for QlikTech. "That's a proven approach for QlikTech that brings the best benefit to customers for better answers on demand."
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