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The following partners were instrumental in closing business during the second quarter of 2010. We appreciate all your efforts and hard work. Thank you!

  • Accertify
  • Amdocs
  • CGI
  • Data Systems International
  • Endeca
  • Hospitalis
  • Informatica
  • InnoPath Software
  • IQ Associates
  • JUMP Technology Services
  • Megamation
  • Netezza
  • North Shore Data Services
  • Novell
  • Petris Technology
  • Tesch Consulting
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Information Builders' New Partners
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Information Builder’s WebFOCUS-Certified Partners

Dewpoint Inc.: An Implementation partner, Dewpoint provides IT consulting, technology, and support for major business, education, and governmental agencies throughout the Midwest. Specialized solutions include law enforcement and safety analytics, as well as Health Information Exchange (HIE) planning and oversight. Read more about the WebFOCUS Certification Program.

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Partner News and Networking

Marlabs Achieves Winning Results Through Information Builders Partnership
Marlabs is a provider of innovative systems integration services that improve operational efficiency and help customers gain a competitive advantage. As a trusted partner, Marlabs has consistently delivered winning results for clients, which has led to exponential growth and multiple accolades. The company has been repeatedly recognized by Deloitte & Touche in its Fast 50™ and Fast 500™ programs. After being named to the prestigious Inc. 500 list for five consecutive years, Marlabs was the sole inductee into the Inc. 500 Hall of Fame in 2006. Marlabs has been featured as one of the best places to work in New Jersey among large firms.

The objective of our partnership with Marlabs is to jointly develop and implement best-in-class solutions for customers and provide superior value. Marlabs has built extensive capabilities across the Information Builders suite of products, including iWay, WebFOCUS, FOCUS, MUMPS, Dashboard, MRE, Developer Studio, Maintain, Modify, and ReportCaster. Their Centers of Excellence in Bethlehem, PA and Mysore, India will conduct regular training programs on Information Builders' tools for clients and employees, all of which signals Marlabs' commitment to an ongoing investment in our company's solutions.

The Marlabs team is comprised of experienced, certified professionals who are able to leverage the full range of Information Builders technologies to deliver success to each project and ensure 100 percent client satisfaction. Marlabs will support core product engineering activities at Information Builders as well as product implementation and systems integration for our clients.

Additional facts on Marlabs:

  • U.S.-based company founded in 1996
  • Headquartered in Piscataway, NJ
  • Tier I data centers in NJ and India
  • Employee headcount: 2,100
  • Scalable global delivery model: Across North America, Latin America, EMEA, Asia-Pacific
  • Industry domains: Banking and financial services, insurance, healthcare and life sciences, education, energy and utilities, travel, law, government
  • Technology partners (partial list): Oracle, IBM Regional Systems Integrator, HP, Dell, Microsoft, MicroStrategy, SAP, Redhat, Apple
  • Technology services (partial list): Mainframe, data security, web: WAS and WCS, Java, .NET, Windows, SaaS, cloud computing, SOA, OAF, RDMS, WEBSEAL, TAM, LTPA, Tivoli, open source
  • Certifications: MBE

For more information about the Information Builders/Marlabs partnership, please contact Don Grady (don_grady@ibi.com) at (917) 339-6892.

Ciber Trains Sales Force in WebFOCUS and iWay
Major systems integrator Ciber kicked off its partnership with Information Builders by presenting a WebFOCUS and iWay sales training event geared for its North American State and Local Government (SLG) sales force in Harrisburg, PA. Spearheaded by Dennis Miller, director of SLG sales, Ciber's North American team were trained by Gary Mann, Information Builders-Ciber Alliance Manager; Kevin Mergruen, vice president, Information Builders Vertical Solutions; Dan Grady, solution architect for the Information Builders Eastern region; and John Senor, chief development officer for Information Builders. Also present was Ann Griffths, vice president for Ciber.

Ciber has a particular interest in WebFOCUS analytics and iWay data integration solutions. Ciber senior solution architects are undergoing in-depth training to help their SLG team recognize opportunities that arise from their partnership with Information Builders, thereby increasing Ciber's competitive advantage.

"We are quite excited about our growing partnership with Ciber and the opportunities that teaming will afford both companies", says John Senor. "Ciber's SLG team is a major force in the marketplace, dominating many state and local markets." Information Builders WebFOCUS, iWay, and vertical solutions such as Law Enforcement Analytics and Integrated Justice Suite, combined with Ciber subject matter expertise, have the potential to deliver the kind of cost effective solutions our joint customers are looking for.

For more information regarding Information Builders/Ciber partnership, please contact Gary Mann (Gary_Mann@ibi.com) at (917) 608-2381.

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Summit 2011 User Conference: A Worldwide Educational Experience

Call for Papers Now Open
Every year Information Builders Summit User Conference provides the most innovative learning experiences, the best networking opportunities, and empowers attendees to achieve greater success with our business intelligence (BI) and integration solutions.

If you have an idea for a presentation at Summit 2011 about your BI and integration solutions, industry trends, key business strategies, best practices, efficiencies, and techniques, we invite you to submit a proposal now. The conference registration fee will be waived for those partners whose presentation is selected. Look for details about Summit 2011 dates, location, agenda, and rates coming soon.

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WebFOCUS Partner Certification Program

The WebFOCUS Partner Certification Program offers partners an additional education benefit toward enhancing their WebFOCUS technical knowledge and expertise. You can now take specified classes, free or with applicable partnership discounts, that will be counted towards becoming a WebFOCUS Certified partner. Be sure to ask about eLearning too.

Information Builders will provide access to certification tests as part of the partnership program. You may take a test up to two times at no charge. If you fail after the second attempt, subsequent tests will incur a fee of $50.00 to access that specific test an additional two times.

As a certified partner, you will be recognized as a key partner, with an increased level of WebFOCUS expertise and qualified for any joint revenue opportunities. You'll also be positioned as a lead referral when the opportunity arises.

Please review the New Partner Certification Handbook and schedule a call with your Partner Advocate or Partner Manager to comprise a customized training schedule for your organization.

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Free Education and Partner Certification Testing Programs

Free partner seating is available in our education classes, subject to the following conditions:

  • No more than two seats are available to any Information Builders partner in any course
  • Information Builders may cancel courses at its own discretion based on the total number of paying students
  • Any open seats five days prior to the start of any Information Builders course are available at no charge
  • All seats are based upon availability

On-site and public courses are available at a 25 percent discount from the then current education fees.

Information Builders will provide unlimited access to the self-paced e-Learning offering for WebFOCUS instruction, per the terms of your partnership agreement. This allows you to customize a curriculum that includes an online movie library, online seminars, and a Self-Paced Training CD. Read More.

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In the News
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Business Intelligence and Reporting Workshops
See for yourself how to satisfy multiple demands for making business information available on the Web. Workshops are optimized for:

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Tech Resources
  • WebFOCUS Newsletter – Available via e-mail, HTML, or PDF, this newsletter is a good resource of product articles.
  • Focal Point – Our interactive network of more than 4,000 developers is a very active WebFOCUS developer community.
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Information Builders Developer Center

Our Developer Center has a variety of resources dedicated to increasing your technical knowledge and skills:

  • Our Focal Point message board allows you to access information by collaborating with developers on solutions and techniques
  • User Forums allow you to share product information, programming techniques, and experiences with your peers
  • Tips and Techniques are articles written by developers. They contain cutting-edge ideas for using Information Builders' products
  • Mini Tutorials can show you how to use Information Builders products effectively

Visit our website to access these valuable resources.

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Your Feedback

Please e-mail us at channels@ibi.com with any questions or feedback. We will respond to every e-mail. If there is something you would like to see included in this newsletter, we welcome your suggestions.

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