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Business Objects signed an original equipment manufacturer's (OEM) pact with Noetix, a company that makes software for generating business intelligence content from enterprise applications.
Under the deal, Noetix will integrate and resell Crystal Xcelsius (click here for a review) with its Noetix Dashboard product. Xcelsius will serve as the end-user layer for the Dashboard's business data output.
The Noetix software features more than 100 pre-configured key performance indicators metrics, reports and trend charts. The tool can display metrics "regardless of which database or data source houses the information," the company said.
"We believe Crystal Xcelsius offers business users a unique way to visualize, share and interact with information, and we are pleased to offer the technology as part of our Dashboard solution," Noetix CEO Morris Beton said in a statement.