ADVIZOR(R) 3.6 Provides Easy-to-Author Analytical Dashboards to Cut Through the Business Intelligence Clutter

CHICAGO, Jan. 12, 2004 -- ADVIZOR Solutions(R) today announced the general release of ADVIZOR(R) 3.6 business visualization software. This new release provides (1) new Visual Discovery(TM) interactive analysis capabilities, (2) improved authoring, and (3) enhanced enterprise deployment. ADVIZOR 3.6 improves Business Intelligence by empowering finance, sales, marketing, and operations staff to make better decisions faster using existing business data.

ADVIZOR is in use today at leading companies in the banking, retail, transportation, energy, manufacturing, as well as government sectors (see case studies with BP and Credit Suisse at ADVIZOR is also a key embedded OEM component of many software and technology companies' offerings.

ADVIZOR products are optimized for Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 processor-based PCs and notebooks and have been performance tuned using the Intel(R) Vtune(R) Performance Analyzer software tool. "Intel's Early Access program enables companies like ADVIZOR Solutions to optimize their applications around Intel technologies through performance tuning and testing," said David L. Brown, general manager for Intel's Software Enabling Division. "We are pleased that the working relationship between ADVIZOR and Intel has delivered improved performance, scalability and reduced deployment cost for end-users."

The ADVIZOR 3.6 release includes a wide range of enhancements:

1. New Visual Discovery(TM) Capabilities: ADVIZOR's core capabilities in providing easy to use interactive dashboard analysis for everyday analytics have been enhanced to include more 3D graphics, more stacked colors and aggregations, and enhanced calculations such as weights, averages, and ratios.

2. Advanced Authoring: New authoring functionality that enables more people to create analytical dashboards faster and more easily have been added in this release. Authors now have the ability to customize views with specific fonts, titles, labels, and focus text. New authoring aids enhance the overall authoring experience.

3. Enterprise Deployment: The ADVIZOR Server product has been updated for improved performance and scalability. This facilitates broad based deployment throughout department and enterprise-wide organizations.

4. Improved Portability: Extensions were made to the ADVIZOR Server Javascript API for improved portability between thick and thin web deployments.

ADVIZOR products are available globally through ADVIZOR Solutions and certified Platinum Partners. Pricing begins at $995 for the client workbench, and $25,000 for server deployment. Large scale deployment pricing is dependent on the size of the organization.

About ADVIZOR Solutions(R), Inc.

ADVIZOR Solution's business visualization software makes BI better by creating powerful Analytical Dashboards out of the glut of reports people deal with every day. Our patented Visual Discovery empowers people cut through the clutter. Our core technology derives from 10 years of Bell Labs research, and is protected by 27 patents. Today premier technology companies, including Avaya (AV), Business Objects (BOBJ), IBM (IBM), i2 Technologies (ITWO), Information Builders, Intellitactics, and TASC integrate ADVIZOR Solutions' technology into their product offerings. Large end-user companies such as AstraZeneca (AZN), Bank of America (BAC), BP Amoco (BP), Equifax (EFX), JP Morgan / Chase Bank (JPM), Volkswagen (VLKPY), and many others leverage ADVIZOR technology to improve their day-to-day operations.

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