Birst Leverages Amazon Redshift to Offer End-to-End Data Warehouse Capabilities

Birst Leverages Amazon Redshift to Offer End-to-End Data Warehouse Capabilities 
Birst Brings Together Leadership and Innovation for Data Warehouse
Customers in the Cloud 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/15/13 --  Birst Inc., the
leading provider of agile business analytics, today announced it will
leverage Amazon Redshift, a fast and powerful, fully managed,
petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the Amazon Web Services
(AWS) cloud. Amazon Redshift is designed for developers or businesses
that require the full features and capabilities of a relational data
warehouse on large data sets. Birst provides a turnkey solution to
build, manage, and analyze relational data warehouses. Birst is
entirely architected for the Cloud, 100% multi-tenant, and runs
natively on Amazon Web Services (AWS) without requiring expensive and
slow cloud-to-cloud integration. 
Birst is leveraging Amazon Redshift for its business analytics
platform providing a full data warehouse automation solution. Birst's
proprietary data transformation technologies work with Amazon
Redshift's database power to the fullest. Based on an ELT (Extract,
Load, and Transform) architecture, Birst is uniquely suited to build
and manage Big Data sets in a relational database, manipulating data
without moving it out or across the Cloud. With years of experience
building and running hundreds of relational warehouses in the Cloud,
Birst has shown that its unmatched architecture is unlike any other
when managing Big Data. Unique to Birst, data moves at the speed of
the database. 
"We're pleased to see Birst bring its end-to-end business analytics
approach to our customers using Amazon Redshift," said Terry Wise,
Head of Worldwide Ecosystem, AWS. "Working together, our customers
have great options to efficiently support very large data warehouses
in the cloud." 
Unlike other Business Intelligence providers, Birst does more than
simply connect to and query Amazon Redshift for presentation
purposes. Birst goes further by including the entire data lifecycle
to ensure customers can take any data and deliver production
analytics with it -- and does so leveraging the raw power of Amazon
Redshift for data processing, maximizing speed, scale, and
"Only Birst allows its customers to manage, manipulate and then
analyze and present large volumes of data in the Cloud," said Brad
Peters, CEO and Co-Founder of Birst. "With today's announcement,
Birst is providing an end-to-end warehousing analytics solution
whereby customers are able to get business results faster than ever
before and the business benefits are immediate."  
Join Birst and Amazon for a webinar entitled "Driving Business
Benefit in the Cloud: Making End-to-End Big Data Analytics with Birst
and Amazon Redshift a Reality" on March 28, 2013. Learn more and
register at 
About Birst
 Birst(TM) is the leader in agile business analytics. It
offers a single place to manage all of your organization's business
analytics and the agility to answer questions spanning departments,
data sources, and deployments -- across both public and private
clouds. Birst gives users the fastest way to answer their most
pressing business questions, and the ones they didn't know to ask. At
one-third the cost, time, and staff of traditional big BI, Birst
brings the benefits of analytics and fact-based decision-making to a
much broader audience. For more information, visit or
follow us on Twitter @BirstBI. 
For more information, contact:
Stacey Burbach
Point Communications Group for Birst Inc.
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