Interactive Edge Selected to Present at SAP TechEd '07

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Live demo of XP3 connecting Microsoft Office directly to SAP NetWeaver BI.

Interactive Edge, award-winning provider of data analysis and presentation solutions, today announced its participation in SAP TechEd '07. Interactive Edge is one of a select few organizations chosen by SAP to present at the DemoJam portion of SAP's annual Technology conference on October 2, in Las Vegas, NV. Interactive Edge will be presenting out-of-the-box connectivity from its flagship presentation platform, XP3, to SAP NetWeaver BI and demonstrating how to leverage the data in SAP to suit the needs of a large, distributed sales force all within Microsoft Office.

"SAP is a powerhouse in data management and associated business applications, and the SAP NetWeaver platform is well on its way to becoming an industry standard in terms of providing one version of the truth to enterprises both large and small", says Brian Yarnell, Director of Product Management at Interactive Edge. "Where many organizations struggle, however, is putting that robust set of information in the hands of the average employee quickly, cost-effectively, and in a framework that melds seamlessly into their existing workday. We will demonstrate hands-on how any employee in an organization can use XP3 to connect Microsoft Office directly to their existing SAP NetWeaver BI system with just a few simple clicks and generate compelling, interactive, data-driven presentation content to meet the needs of a large, distributed sales and marketing group."
SAP TechEd '07 is SAP's premier educational event offering nearly 1,000 hours of instructor-led hands-on workshops and demo-rich lectures. Featured topics include Duet, SAP NetWeaver MDM, SAP xApp Analytics, SAP NetWeaver Composition Environment featuring Java EE 5, ABAP, and the Demo Jam- where a select few SAP partners and customers will showcase cutting-edge technology solutions.

About XP3 Presentation Builder and XP3 Data Tools - Turning Data into Revenue:
XP3 Presentation Builder is a set of business-user-friendly tools that maximize ROI on data investments. XP3 Presentation Builder leverages organizations' existing expertise in Microsoft Office, allowing end-users to create, present and distribute dynamic, data-driven Microsoft PowerPoint presentations against virtually any source of data. XP3 Presentation Builder also contains an intuitive framework to create and distribute best-practices within Microsoft PowerPoint, and the ability to automatically generate multiple, complete data-driven Microsoft PowerPoint decks based on iterative business logic. XP3 Presentation Builder is a Certified for SAP NetWeaver integration, and connects seamlessly to existing SAP systems. For information on how Interactive Edge works with SAP, visit:

XP3 Data Tools provides a highly efficient, scalable solution to load and manage virtually any source of data for use with XP3's front-end tools--with no need for custom configuration or coding. XP3 Data Tools provides both the ability to extract value from any source of data, and the framework to make the process simple, consistent, and repeatable. XP3 Data Tools works on industry standard databases and OLAP platforms, and scales from individual users' machines to enterprise applications with thousands of end-users. Interactive Edge also markets DataDefractor, a tool that has the ability to normalize data for loading into SAP NetWeaver BI.

About Interactive Edge:
Interactive Edge LLC develops and markets data solutions designed to put the right information, in the right hands, at the right time.

The company's flagship solution, the award-winning XP3® Suite, combines a powerful data analysis engine with flexible end-user tools to summarize and illustrate useful, compelling information on demand; and has proven itself highly effective as a point-of-impact solution for distributed sales and management teams. Interactive Edge is a Microsoft® Certified Partner and a SAP Certified Integration Partner. The Company is the recipient of multiple Consumer Goods Technology awards, including "Best in Class for Sales Force Automation & Analytics" and "#1 in Customer Experience," for two consecutive years. Headquartered in New York, NY, customers include Cadbury-Schweppes America's Beverages, OSRAM Sylvania, and many Fortune 500 consumer goods and services providers. Further information about the company and XP3 Suite is available at

About SAP:
SAP AG is the world's leading provider of business software solutions.
SAP solutions are designed to meet the demands of companies of all sizes - from small and mid-sized businesses to global enterprises Powered by the SAP NetWeaver® platform to drive innovation and enable business change, SAP business solutions help enterprises of all sizes around the world improve customer relationships, enhance partner collaboration and create efficiencies across their supply chains and business operations. SAP industry solutions support the unique business processes of more than 25 industries, including high tech, healthcare, retail, public sector and financial services. Further information about the company is available at

EDITORS' NOTE: Copies of this news release, as well as the company's press kit, are available by faxing requests to 212-462-4900, or by e-mailing [email protected]
(c) 2007 Interactive Edge LLC. All rights reserved. Interactive Edge, XP3 and XP3 Suite are trademarks of Interactive Edge LLC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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