Host Analytics And Inside Info Bolster Commitment To Australian Market With Launch Of New Data Center In Sydney

On Eve of “The Future of Finance Tour” in Australia, Cloud EPM Leader and Analytics Specialist Ensures High Performance and Data Jurisdiction Requirements for Growing Customer Base

Redwood City, CA - Nov 10, 2015 - 

Host Analytics, the leader in cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM), and Inside Info, business and finance analytics specialist, today announced that they have established a new state-of-the-art data center in Sydney, Australia.  The new center will provide performance gains, and meet data jurisdiction requirements, for Australian customers leveraging Host Analytics Cloud EPM Suite to transform their strategic financial processes.

Executive Commentary
“The launch of the new Sydney data center provides an exciting opportunity to better serve customers in the region who are looking for a powerful, cloud-based EPM solution,” said Andy Ross, Vice President of Alliances for Host Analytics. “This initiative, together with “The Future of Finance Tour” taking place this month, demonstrates our strong commitment to the Australian market and enabling organizations to improve their financial and operational agility.”

“More companies than ever are looking for innovative financial planning, close and reporting solutions that deliver business insight, quickly and cost efficiently,” said Stuart Barnard, Managing Director at Inside Info. “Leading businesses like St Vincent’s Health choose Host Analytics because their EPM solution raises the bar even higher with super-fast performance, coupled with a comprehensive suite of capabilities that are unmatched in the industry.” 

Customer Commentary
“Working with Inside Info and using Host Analytics Cloud EPM Suite, St Vincent’s Health has standardized budgeting to support our new divisional structure,” said Paul Kirchner, Financial Controller – Private Hospitals Division, for St Vincent’s Health. “Delivered in the cloud, Host Analytics has provided cost-efficiency and improved productivity while addressing the complex needs of a large number of entities and cost centers across the health system.”

“The Future of Finance Tour”
Host Analytics and Inside Info are bringing “The Future of Finance Tour” to Sydney on November 17th at the InterContinental Hotel and to Melbourne on November 19th at The Langham. These complimentary one-day events will arm attendees with insight from finance and technology thought-leaders and showcase how world-class organizations are using Host Analytics and Inside Info to streamline enterprise planning, financial consolidation, and reporting processes to create greater business agility and reunite finance and operations.

“The Future of Finance Tour” will feature incisive keynote speakers from the U.S. and Australia, including Paul Kirchner, Financial Controller at St Vincent’s Health; Nigel Lake, CEO of global financial advisory firm Pottinger; Dave Kellogg, CEO of Host Analytics; Ian Charles, CFO of Host Analytics; Stuart Barnard, Managing Director of Inside Info; and Phil Langdale, Managing Consultant and Director of Inside Info.

For more information and to register, please visit “The Future of Finance Tour.”

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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 modeling, planning, consolidation, reporting and analytics. World-class companies like 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 customers in over 90 countries.

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About Inside Info
Inside Info is a specialist in helping people understand their business data, improving operational and financial processes since 2003.  Inside Info supports over 120 mid-size and enterprise clients nationally, including St Vincent’s Health Australia. It helps organizations improve enterprise planning, budgeting, close management and financial reporting processes using the leading cloud-based platform, Host Analytics, for which it is the exclusive provider in Australia and New Zealand.  Inside Info also works with organizations to improve visibility of operations with self-serve business analytics using the leading Qlik Data Discovery platform as an Elite Solutions Provider and Qlik Australia and New Zealand Partner of The Year. 

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