Press Release: TIBCO, a global leader in infrastructure and business intelligence software,today announced the open source release of version 5.6 of its award-winning TIBCO Jaspersoft® business intelligence platform, available for free download on the Jaspersoft® Community site. This new version includes several product updates, including new Big Data connectors, interactive reporting upgrades, an updated OLAP engine, and performance enhancements to TIBCO Jaspersoft® Studio. In addition, the company announced that more than 450,000 users have registered with the community, which hosts more than 150,000 unique visitors per month.

“Jaspersoft was originally founded as a result of an open source project, and we’re proud to maintain that mentality and commitment to keeping our business intelligence platform available to the public as a community version,” said Brian Gentile, senior vice president and general manager, TIBCO Analytics. “We strongly believe that the Jaspersoft Community is responsible for much of our success and continued growth, and enables our software to be available to everyone from students learning to leverage BI to multi-national corporations requiring enterprise grade solutions through a competitive pricing model.”

New product features added to the Jaspersoft Community platform include:

–          Native Big Data connectors adding support for Apache Hadoop®, Apache Hive™, Apache Cassandra™, and Cloudera®, helping to deliver real-time reporting on your Big Data investment

–          Additional interactive reporting features to provide a more customizable experience for users. New capabilities such as the interactive zoom, string search, and bookmarking help make the interaction of reports a more intuitive and powerful experience

–          An updated OLAP engine that now provides faster queries to data with a series of core stability improvements for a more robust analytic offering

–          Jaspersoft Studio performance enhancements that enable developers to work and iterate their reports more swiftly and reliably 

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