ProClarity Corporation Supports Microsoft Windows Presentation Foundation to Enhance Business Intelligence Offerings

UK, London: September 15, 2005 – ProClarity Corporation, a leading innovator of business intelligence (BI) technology for the enterprise, today announced it will make optimal use of Windows Presentation Foundation (formerly code-named "Avalon") in Microsoft Windows Vista to improve understanding when navigating through business data. ProClarity provides powerful analytic capabilities and unique data visualizations that empower even non-analytical users to explore and gain a better understanding of business information.

"Microsoft is pleased that ProClarity will support Windows Presentation Foundation in its business intelligence solutions," said Forest Key, group product manager of the .NET Developer Product Marketing Group at Microsoft Corp. "By building its solutions on top of Windows Presentation Foundation, ProClarity is providing end users with a more sophisticated and robust experience when navigating through business data."

ProClarity also announced it has attained Microsoft .NET Connected designation for its ProClarity® Analytics Platform. Microsoft awards .NET Connected status to solutions that connect through Web services and are optimized for next generation Internet-enabled computing. The ProClarity Analytics Platform passed review by Verisign, a leader in outsourced testing and certification, validating its support for industry standards and interoperability.

"Microsoft’s .NET Connected distinction is important to ProClarity," said Russ Whitney, vice president of product development for ProClarity. "We plan to take advantage of the .NET Framework and the new animation and static drawing abilities in Windows Presentation Foundation to enhance the analytic capabilities in ProClarity that allow users to understand complex data and make more informed business decisions."

ProClarity is an innovator and market-leading vendor of third-party products on the Microsoft platform which is rapidly becoming a standard in BI applications. With the ProClarity Analytics Platform and the Microsoft .NET Framework, developers have a flexible, extensible environment to rapidly build Web-based analytic applications. Working in conjunction, ProClarity Analytics and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 provide organizations with a comprehensive and cost-effective reporting and analysis solution.

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