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									Yellowfin a Vendor to Consider in 2013 Gartner BI Magic Quadrant

Global Business Intelligence (BI) vendor, Yellowfin, has been identified
as a ‘Vendor to Consider’ in Gartner’s 2013 Magic Quadrant for Business
Intelligence and Analytics Platforms.

Melbourne, VIC, Australia, February 27, 2013 -- Gartner is an information
technology research and advisory company. Gartner’s BI and analytics
Magic Quadrant provides an independent qualitative analysis of the BI and
analytics market, its strategic direction, state of maturity and key
technology vendors.

“Being recognized as a major player in the global BI market by Gartner’s
2013 Magic Quadrant is a significant milestone for Yellowfin,” said
Yellowfin CEO, Glen Rabie. “Yellowfin’s inclusion in the report
represents a tremendous acknowledgment of the quality of our product, and
vindication of our business vision.”

The report noted Yellowfin’s product focus on Mobile BI delivery,
Collaborative BI, Location Intelligence and embedded BI, as well as the
vendor’s recently released ‘Storyboard’ – a fully integrated and
interactive PowerPoint-like presentation and collaboration module.

This achievement confirms Yellowfin’s status a BI vendor on the rise,
following its performance in the Business Applications Research Center’s
(BARC) The BI Survey 12 – the world’s largest end-user BI study.
Yellowfin was identified as a leading “Dashboard vendor” and “Small to
Medium Projects vendor” in the 2012 study, ranking first for 13 criteria
within the Dashboard vendor Peer Group, and first in eight criteria
within the Small to Medium (SME) Projects vendor Peer Group.

Download BARC’s The BI Survey 12 here:

Yellowfin also received the equal highest overall score in Dresner
Advisory Services’ 2012 Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market
Study. The study compares and ranks 17 of the world’s foremost BI
vendors, their solution and associated services.

Download the 2012 Wisdom of Crowds BI Market Study here:

Gartner expects BI and analytics to continue to be a top investment
priority for Chief Information Officers throughout 2013.

Gartner’s 2013 Magic Quadrant for BI and analytics predicted that the
market for BI and analytics platforms would remain one of the fastest
growing software markets, with a compound annual growth rate of 7 percent
through 2016.

About 2013 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics
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only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research
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including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular

Gartner changed the name of this Magic Quadrant from "Business
Intelligence Platforms" to "Business Intelligence and Analytics
Platforms" to emphasize the growing importance of analysis capabilities
to the information systems that organizations are now building.

Gartner’s 2013 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics
Platforms was authored by Gartner analysts Kurt Schlegel, Rita L. Sallam,
Daniel Yuen, and Joao Tapadinhas.

About Yellowfin:
Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor
passionate about making BI easy. Yellowfin is headquartered and developed
in Melbourne, Australia, offering a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-
based reporting and analytics solution. Founded in 2003 in response to
the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using
traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a leader in mobile, collaborative and
embeddable BI as well as Location Intelligence and data visualization.
For more information, visit

For further media information, interviews, images or product
demonstration, please contact:

Lachlan James, Communications Manager on +61 03 9090 0454, 0431 835 658

For regular updates and news, follow Yellowfin on Twitter (@YellowfinBI),
LinkedIn (Yellowfin Business Intelligence) or email to
subscribe to Yellowfin’s free e-newsletter.

Lachlan James
Level 46, 360 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne 3000, VIC
+61 (0)3 9090 0454

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