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Serials Solutions selects SeaTab Software for Library Data Management Project

Press Release: ProQuest [January 17, 2007]

Copyright (c) 2007 ProQuest

Abstract: SeaTab Software, Inc., the leading developer of enterprise grade, on-demand business intelligence solutions for businesses operating in dynamic environments, today announced an agreement with Serials Solutions, a leading provider of information management solutions for more than 1,700 libraries worldwide. Through this agreement, SeaTab's PivotLink Embedded will provide full-functionality business intelligence as a seamless part of Serials Solutions' COUNTER integrated electronic resource management solution, which enables library staff to collect, manage and analyze usage statistics supplied by publishers for their licensed journals and databases.


Seattle, WA – January 17, 2007 – SeaTab Software, Inc., the leading developer of enterprise grade, on-demand business intelligence solutions for businesses operating in dynamic environments, today announced an agreement with Serials Solutions, a leading provider of information management solutions for more than 1,700 libraries worldwide. Through this agreement, SeaTab's PivotLink Embedded will provide full-functionality business intelligence as a seamless part of Serials Solutions' COUNTER integrated electronic resource management solution, which enables library staff to collect, manage and analyze usage statistics supplied by publishers for their licensed journals and databases.

With this agreement, SeaTab Software now provides embedded business intelligence to nearly 12,000 end-user companies, including:

  • Concur, the world's leading provider of expense management, which uses PivotLink Embedded to provide analytics to more than 5,000 customers such as Dell, JCPenney and Texas Instruments;
  • DMA, North America's third largest food supplier, which uses PivotLink Embedded to power its online supply chain management application; and
  • Employease, a division of ADP, the leading provider of human resource management services, which uses PivotLink Embedded to provide complex analytics and reporting services to more than 1,500 businesses.

"SeaTab fulfills a critical role as our exclusive third-party vendor for the COUNTERcounter project," said Stephen McCracken, co-founder and vice president at Serials Solutions. "We chose SeaTab because we were impressed with the flexibility and power of its technology. It is clear that SeaTab was best at understanding our customers' needs, was most responsive as a business partner and saw the overall ‘assessment' picture more completely, when compared to the other BI vendors we looked at during the selection process."

"PivotLink Business Intelligence can put the full power of business intelligence in the hands of any employee, partner or customer," said David Weld, CEO of SeaTab Software. "Our deployment with Serials Solutions, through which we provide BI to 1,700 libraries nationwide, is a great example of this capability. It's also another example of our unsurpassed ability to provide a powerful business intelligence solution as a seamless part of virtually any application."

About SeaTab Software, Inc.

SeaTab Software was founded in 1998 and is the developer of PivotLink Business Intelligence, an enterprise grade, on-demand BI solution that addresses the real-world needs of businesses operating in dynamic environments. PivotLink Business Intelligence is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution that puts the power of BI in the hands of all employees. PivotLink seamlessly integrates data sets from multiple sources, supports multiple calendars, and is able to dynamically accommodate changes in business operations. SeaTab PivotLink can be deployed in days or weeks (instead of the months or even years required by conventional BI solutions) and provides the industry's fastest query response times -- even for the most complex, ad hoc queries. SeaTab Software has been providing Business Intelligence Solutions for more than eight years to nearly 12,000 companies, including such well-known brands as REI, Zones, CarToys and Novell. For more information please visit www.seatab.com, call (425) 460-1000 or email sales@seatab.com.

About Serials Solutions

Serials Solutions, part of ProQuest Information and Learning, is the industry leader providing complete e-resource access and management solutions to over 1700 libraries worldwide. Founded by a librarian for librarians, Serials Solutions helps librarians and patrons find and use electronic content through its Access & Management Suite (AMS), Full MARC Records service for e-journals, Article Linker – Serials Solutions' comprehensive OpenURL link resolver, Central Search – a powerful federated search engine, and ERMS - a lifecycle manager for electronic subscriptions. For more information, please visit www.serialssolutions.com or call 1-866-SERIALS.

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Publication Year:2007
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:January 17, 2007
Publisher:ProQuest
Company: ProQuest
Record Number:12404
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Date Created:2007-02-04 19:09:43