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Pragmatic Works' BI xPress 2.0 Democratizes SSIS Development
Nov 24, 2009 (07:11 AM EST)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Pragmatic Works(TM), , a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and provider of business intelligence solutions that complement Microsoft SQL Server, released BI xPress(TM) 2.0 with an added feature called Package Builder. The Package Builder Wizard democratizes SSIS development by making complex SSIS development simple. BI xPress captures components of SSIS into a template which can be reused and shared across hundreds of SSIS packages in seconds. BI xPress also allows for Package Builder template and code sharing across the SSIS development team, creating the optimal ETL development environment.

The latest version of BI xPress includes:

"This latest release delivers a huge business value to customers as it reduces developer's time sometimes by 98%," says Pragmatic Works' President Brian Knight. "It's a Consultant in a Can. Even a seasoned SSIS developer can increase their productivity by using these reusable package templates."

"BI xPress has saved us an incredible amount of SSIS development time, allowed us to create new, across-the-board development standards for all of our Onshore and Offshore SSIS developers, all while utilizing reusable templates for SSIS development," says Dave Fraser, Sr. SQL Server DBA at Tech Data. "The easy-to-use auditing and notification frameworks are incredible and definitely add significant value to the product here at Tech Data."

BI xPress, integrated with Microsoft Visual Studio (BIDS), allows for a familiar development interface and minimal training, easily builds SSIS packages and views historical reports about package activity, performance trends, errors and/or warnings, extracted and loaded records summary, along with source and target information, such as table and file names. For a free trial go to

Pragmatic Works Software, a Microsoft Gold Partner, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida with offices in Massachusetts and California, provides business intelligence solutions that complement the Microsoft SQL Server platform. For more information or free trial go to

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