JasperSoft Launches Pro Version Of BI Server

JasperSoft Corp. launches a professional version of its open-source business intelligence server.
JasperSoft Corp. on Monday launched a professional version of its open-source business intelligence server.

JasperServer Professional is built on top of the company's open-source server and is integrated with JasperReports, a reporting tool that's also open source. The pro version is designed to give organizations the ability to create their own BI reports, including control over layout, data columns, groups, summaries, formatting, labels and titles.

Third-party platforms certified for JasperServer Professional include Apache Tomcat, JBoss Application Server, BEA WebLogic Server, IBM WebSphere, Oracle Application Server, MySQL, Oracle Database, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Windows Server, RedHat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Sun Solaris, and IBM AIX.

"We designed JasperServer Professional in response to customer demand for advanced capabilities and certification," Paul Doscher, chief executive of JasperSoft, said in a statement issued at the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco.

Other features include a secure report management repository, and standalone or embedded report server capabilities. The pro server generates reports natively in HTML, PDF, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and other formats. It can also be integrated into existing applications and data center infrastructure using a variety of communication standards including HTTP, SOAP, Web Services, Java APIs, JDBC, POJO, PHP, and XML.

JasperServer Professional is available under a commercial license, which gives customers full access to all source code in the product. Pricing starts at $2,500 for one year of support and licensing.

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