Host Analytics Awarded "The Best Financial Planning and Analysis Technology Tool of the Year" By Innovation Enterprise Group Finance

Cloud EPM Leader Honored for Innovation in Finance
Redwood City, CA – September 11, 2014 –

Host Analytics, the leader in cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM), today announced that it has been selected as the Best Financial Planning and Analysis Technology Tool of the Year award winner by The Innovation Enterprise Group. Host Analytics was presented its award at the FP&A Innovation Summit on September 9 in Boston at the Seaport Hotel.

Host Analytics was selected for the Award by industry thought leaders at organizations like Skype, Siemens, Papa Murphy's, Carters, and Newell-Rubbermaid, who selected Host Analytics over multiple competing solutions. The judges' criteria for the award was to recognize organizations that demonstrate an innovative way of doing business that has had a positive, long-term financial, talent development, social and economic impact which is underpinned by leadership or an active contribution from the finance team.

Host Analytics was recognized for delivering frequent innovations to customers with quarterly releases and automated upgrades made possible by the company's cloud business model. This lets customers take immediate advantage of new capabilities without the risk, expense, and disruption of traditional on-premises software upgrades. Beyond that, the company was acknowledged for delivering a familiar, Microsoft Excel-style user experience in a web browser, reducing end-user training requirements and accelerating adoption.

“We are extremely pleased that the IE Group has honored us for the second year in a row,” said Dave Kellogg, CEO of Host Analytics. “Leadership in cloud-based EPM starts with customer success, and we're proud that IE Group has recognized our innovation and technology leadership as the EPM market continues its rapid shift to the Cloud.”

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About Host Analytics

Host Analytics is the leader in cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM), offering a suite of financial applications for planning, consolidation, reporting and analytics. Host Analytics customers benefit from improved business agility, faster execution of core financial processes and lower overall cost compared to legacy on-premises alternatives. World-class companies such as NEC, Burlington Coat Factory and Sanmina trust Host Analytics to power their strategic financial systems. Host Analytics is a fast-growing, private company backed by leading venture capitalists and is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices around the globe.

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About Host Analytics

Host Analytics is the leading specialist provider of cloud-based connected financial planning and close solutions. Built with financial expertise and a dedication to customer success, Host Analytics meets the needs of finance and accounting teams and helps them to evolve as business conditions change. More than 800 customers including Bose, Boston Red Sox, Evernote,, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, and Pinterest rely on Host Analytics for planning, budgeting, modeling, consolidations and reporting. Host Analytics is a private company backed by Vector Capital, a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses.