Decision Systems Inc. renews iTM1 Planning Partnership with Applix Inc.

CHICAGO - Mar 13, 2002 - Decision Systems Inc. and Applix Inc. today announced renewing a Systems Integrator partnership to provide systems integration services relating to the Applix iTM1 Planning product line. Applix is a leading global provider of interactive planning, CRM analytics and business intelligence solutions.

Decision Systems, an Applix iTM1 full-service Planning Partner since 1995, offers a wide array of services and products in support of iTM1. Decision Systems introduced its first product to market in 2000. decisionportTM is a web-based management reporting solution for the iTM1 marketplace.

Decision Systems ITM1 Planning Systems integration services include:

  • iTM1 Application Design
  • iTM1 Application Development
  • iTM1 Tier I Product Support.
  • Regulary scheduled iTM1 training classes

As Applix moves forward with significant new customers in the MidWest, said Bob Delamore, Applix VP of Partner Channels, Decision Systems will continue to deliver a high level of support in this region. "Applix is consistently able to deliver low Total Cost of Ownership through the professionalism and experience of its partners," added Delamore.

“We are pleased to renew our long-standing relationship as an Applix iTM1 Planning Partner,” stated Reid Karabush, President, Decision Systems Inc. “iTM1 enables us to deliver world-class OLAP solutions to our clients. In our opinion, iTM1 continues to be the technology leader for delivering interactive planning, reporting and business intelligence solutions.”

About Decision Systems Inc.

Decision Systems Inc. is a consulting and technology company specializing in business intelligence, OLAP, analytical applications and data warehousing. Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Northbrook, IL, Decision Systems is now recognized nationwide as experts in these fields.

Decision Systems clients are located thought North America. They represent a cross-section of industry segments including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Technology, Automotive, Food & Beverage, Advertising, Retail and Pharmaceutical.

decisionportTM delivers global iTM1 business intelligence solutions to organizations using next-generation, web-based delivery.

To find out more, visit the Decision Systems Web site at

About Applix

Applix (NASDAQ:APLX ) is a global provider of interactive planning, CRM analytics and business intelligence solutions that rapidly transform information into knowledge, enabling companies worldwide to obtain and retain customers through better decision-making. Applix solutions capture information from every corner of a company's extended enterprise, including internal and external customers, financial operations, partners and suppliers. Adaptable, scalable and real-time, Applix solutions support unique, complex and disparate business processes, providing analysis, planning, measurement and response to changing customer requirements and business dynamics. Headquartered in Westboro, MA, Applix maintains offices in eight countries and has more than 2,600 customers worldwide. For more information on Applix, please visit

decisionport is a registered trademark of Decision Systems Inc.; Other products mentioned in this document are registered, trademarked or service marked by their respective owners.


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