March 25, 2009

San Diego Supercomputer Center Selects eThority's BI Solution

eThority Release

Robust Reporting, Scalability and Ease of Implementation Top Choice Criteria

CHARLESTON, SC, March 23, 2009 -, a company delivering a powerful business intelligence solution with a user-obvious interface, announced today that the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) has selected eThority Enterprise Edition to address its BI needs.

The San Diego Supercomputer Center is an organized research unit of the University of California, San Diego, focused on developing and using high-performance computing and cyberinfrastructure–an organized aggregate of information technologies including computers, data archives, networks, software, and expertise–to advance science. SDSC will be using eThority Enterprise to give its managers and business staff the ability to create their own ad hoc reports, greatly reducing the report-writing burden on IT.

SDSC chose eThority for its:

• Greater reporting flexibility: Business users without a technical background can easily create their own completely ad hoc reports.
• Easy, cost-effective implementation: eThority's relational data store and straightforward data extraction procedures facilitate rapid initial deployment. The user-obvious interface allows new users to access data with minimal training.
• Scalability: New users, data sources, and Higher Education-specific data eXtensions can easily be added, allowing eThority Enterprise to grow with SDSC's needs.

"After a comprehensive evaluation of available business intelligence products, we felt that eThority best met our organization's needs," said Cindy Lee, SDSC's manager of Business Applications."We needed a scalable solution with powerful reporting and analysis capabilities that didn't require extensive resources in terms of training, installation and management, and one that could be easily accessed and used."

"We are extremely pleased to count the prestigious San Diego Supercomputer Center among our clients," said Mike Psenka, CEO of eThority. "This is another example of how our "user-obvious" interface can be leveraged to create a data democracy, adding tremendous value to organizations."

SDSC is just one of many new customers for eThority, who has been steadily gaining ground in the Higher Education market.

About SDSC SDSC's mission is to transform science and society at UC San Diego and across the nation through world-leading cyberinfrastructure innovation, development, and expertise. Since its founding in 1985 through a grant from the National Science Foundation, SDSC has earned a reputation as a leading resource for data-intensive research and expertise, involving a broad range of studies ranging from the inner workings of the human body to the outer reaches of space.

About eThority has a 17-year history in software development, support services and data reporting. The company developed its radically new Business Intelligence platform to allow customers to synergize their existing investments in information that remains idle in their legacy information systems. eThority's solutions are in use around the globe at major research universities and leading corporations. For more information, please visit

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