BALTIMORE, MD - HITEC 2012 SHOW (PRWEB) June 25, 2012
iQ for Business (iQ) and Cenium today announced a strategic partnership to begin delivering integrated Business Intelligence (BI) for Cenium's industry-leading Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions for the hospitality industry. Under the partnership, iQ's BI software platform will integrate with Cenium's hotel and resort management system to provide advanced operations reporting, analytics and management dashboards to Cenium customers.
“This is a powerful partnership that will be a boon to customers industry-wide,” said iQ President and COO, Ray Major. “Cenium's Hospitality ERP has revolutionized hotel and resort operations by simplifying and enhancing business information management at every level. IQ's business intelligence suite will extend the power of Cenium's solutions by giving decision makers and managers the ability to delve into and visualize that data on everything from a desktop computer to a handheld tablet or smartphone.”
Both Cenium and iQ solutions are built on top of Microsoft business software platforms, allowing customers to leverage systems and data formats already familiar to more than nine out of 10 organizations. The common operating platform also makes advanced integration and control of the two systems less costly and time-consuming to implement compared to mixed technology solutions. Both iQ and Cenium are also Microsoft Gold vendors. IQ for Business is a Microsoft awarded Gold Business Intelligence and Gold Independent Systems Vendor. Cenium is Microsoft Gold awarded development center and partner in the Microsoft Dynamics community.
“The growing complexity of business information, and the need to make critical decisions at the right time, really demands that people get the information they need when they need it without a lot of hoops to jump through,” said Melissa Sloan, Cenium’s VP of Marketing and Business Development. "Cenium's partnership with iQ will allow us to provide our customers with better access and insights into their operations without adding complexity or sacrificing power and flexibility."
The iQ / Cenium partnership is effective immediately, and the two companies are already working together to bring the joint solution(s) to the the industry.
Cenium is a global organization providing a unique ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution integrating management information across an entire organization typically employing a single database embracing property management, finance/accounting, production/supply chain, point of sale, and customer relationship management. Cenium is based on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV platform and provides the hospitality industry with a unified business solution to information management. Successfully proven by chains and individual hotels globally with offices in Las Vegas, Toronto, Hong Kong and Oslo. Cenium is a Gold awarded development center and partner in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV community. For more information, visit http://www.cenium.com or email info(at)cenium(dot)com.
About iQ for Business
iQ for Business is a global provider of information discovery and business intelligence systems tailored for small and mid-sized enterprises. Developed to leverage common business software systems and open technologies, iQ for Business frees non-technical users to do their own data-mining, analysis and reporting without relying on IT staff or proprietary applications. A web-based platform, iQ for Business can be accessed via any device – desktop, laptop or mobile – with nothing more than a web browser. Founded in 2008, iQ for Business is headquartered in San Diego, California, and maintains corporate offices in North America, EMEA and the Asia-Pacific regions. For more information, contact iQ for Business at tel: (858) 565-4238, email: info(at)iqforbusiness(dot)com, web: http://www.iqforbusiness.com