ADVIZOR Solutions(R) Introduces ADVIZOR(TM) 3.0 Data Visualization Software To Understand and Profit From Key Mission Critical Data

CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2003 -- ADVIZOR Solutions(R) today announced the launch of ADVIZOR(TM) 3.0. This new release provides (1) greater empowerment of the Business User through improved plug-and-play data visualization software tools, and (2) easier integration into existing applications through a new authoring edition and installation capabilities.

ADVIZOR Solutions' interactive data visualization software goes beyond traditional text, table and graphical data representations by:

-- Dramatically enhancing query techniques and allowing users to quickly and accurately analyze and present even the most complex data.

-- Enabling greater numbers of people to make more accurate, more informed decisions faster and more-cost effectively.

-- Providing patented interactive algorithms and powerful analytical techniques that allow business managers to recognize patterns and trends hidden in large data sets.

Using ADVIZOR Solutions' software, knowledge workers from systems administrators to marketing managers and C-level executives can now make better business decisions based on more accurate interpretation and analysis of their data.

ADVIZOR is in use today in the banking, retail, transportation, energy, manufacturing, and government sectors. It is also a key embedded OEM component of many software and technology companies' offerings. For example, Business Objects (BOBJ) is leveraging ADVIZOR 3.0 to enhance its Dashboard Manager: "The ADVIZOR Solutions technology is a natural fit with Dashboard Manager and will enable companies to more easily deploy their performance management solutions," said Chris Caren, vice president of corporate product marketing at Business Objects. "Together, we will facilitate the visualization of information and enable organizations to better align, monitor, and manage their information according to enterprise performance goals."

The ADVIZOR 3.0 release includes a wide range of enhancements:

1. New and Enhanced Visualizations, including interactive maps.

2. Web Deployment Capability.

3. New Developer and Authoring Kits.

4. Enhanced Integration and Ease of Use, especially extended data support (which includes flat files, Excel, and data sources accessible via OLEDB or ODBC providers, such as Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Access and others).

ADVIZOR 3.0 is available globally through ADVIZOR Solutions and certified Platinum Partners. Pricing begins at $25,000 for initial authoring kits and targeted deployment. Large scale deployment pricing is dependent on the operational environment application(s) involved.

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About ADVIZOR Solutions(R), Inc.

ADVIZOR Solutions' ADVIZOR technology was spun out of Bell Labs in 1999 to leverage 10 years of Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories' extensive R&D efforts in data visualization technology. First known as Visual Insights(R), ASI split off in the winter of 2003 to drive strong focus on the core data visualization technology, while Visual Insights maintains its focus on Web Analytics solutions. Today premier technology companies, including Avaya (AV), Business Objects (BOBJ), Click Commerce (CKCM), Cognos (COGN), IBM (IBM), i2 Technologies (ITWO), and TASC integrate ADVIZOR Solutions' patented data visualization technology to enhance their product offerings. Large end- user companies also leverage ASI's solutions into their day-to-day operations to create clear understanding, action, and Return on Investment (ROI). Key end-user customers include AstraZeneca (AZN), BP Amoco (BP), JP Morgan / Chase Bank (JPM), Bank of America (BAC), Volkswagen (VLKPY), and many others.


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