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  1. 1. *****For Immediate Release (December 23, 2004) Cognos Declares Niteo Partners Ready to Deliver Newest Solution: Cognos Controller 3.2 - Niteo Partners prepared to implement solution throughout North America - EDISON, N.J., December 23, 2004 - Niteo Partners, a consulting, solutions and systems integration firm and an NEC Solutions America Company, was recently recognized again by Cognos (Nasdaq: COGN; TSX: CSN), the world leader in business intelligence and corporate performance management, as a key partner ready to deliver their new Cognos Controller 3.2 Solution throughout North America. With sophisticated global financial consolidation capabilities, Cognos Controller is the first Cognos-branded offering from the company's recent acquisition of Frango. It helps structure and control the process for internal and external reporting made difficult by business changes, compliance requirements driven by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and disparate systems to provide a transparent, accurate and timely management view of enterprise-wide corporate performance. Cognos Controller delivers best practice consolidation functionality that compresses the time to close, ensures accuracy and integrity and provides a high level of confidence that the business controls directly impacting the corporate reporting process are effective. The built-in intelligence enables customers to easily and rapidly consolidate their business performance data, decrease implementation times and drive an ongoing lower total cost of ownership. Niteo Partners, a Cognos Platinum Partner, worked closely with Cognos to complete the early training programs and is pleased to offer Cognos Controller 3.2 as the latest addition to their Sarbanes-Oxley solutions. About Niteo Partners Niteo Partners - "Delivering the Connected Enterprise." Niteo, a consulting, solutions and systems integration firm and an NEC Solutions America Company, leverages Internet technologies to deliver strategic and measurable value for Global 2000 companies. Niteo's vision of the Connected Enterprise guides the development of core solution and service offerings to deliver tangible business value for our clients. Headquartered in New York, Niteo Partners also has offices in New Jersey, San Francisco, Orange County, Boston, Philadelphia, Tokyo and offshore delivery headquarters in Chennai, India. For further information, please visit About Cognos Cognos, a world leader in business intelligence and corporate performance management, delivers software that helps companies drive, monitor and understand corporate performance. Cognos delivers the next level of competitive advantage - Corporate Performance Management (CPM) - achieved through the strategic application of BI on an enterprise scale. Our integrated CPM solution helps customers drive performance through planning; monitor performance through scorecarding; and understand performance through business intelligence. Cognos serves more than 22,000 customers in over 135 countries. Cognos enterprise business intelligence solutions and services are also available from more than 3,000 worldwide partners and resellers. For more information, visit the Cognos Web site at For further information:
  2. 2. Frank Marsella Niteo Partners / an NEC Solutions America Company 732/767-0400, ext. 220 Antonietta Iafrate Cognos 781/313-2454
  3. 3. Business Intelligence & Performance Management Software Solutions – Cognos Contact Us | Careers | Investor Relations Worldwide Sites Search Subscribe to our e-newsletters Latest News Cognos® Reports Record Third Quarter Revenue and Earnings Cognos Extends Planning Solution Cognos Introduces Plan-to-Perform Blueprints more news Meeting Finance's Interactive Demos South and Southeast Asia Disaster Relief Priorities Cognos Enterprise Cognos and its employees are supporting the relief efforts in Asia New Enterprise Planning Planning by contributing funds to a number of global agencies, including features, best-practice the International Red Cross. We extend our thoughts and Blueprints, and consolidation prayers to the people of south and southeast Asia coping with this OLAP with Cognos PowerPlay tragedy. capabilities help finance drive performance across the enterprise. Cognos ReportNet Find out more International Red Cross About Cognos Cognos is the world's leading provider of enterprise planning and consolidation, business intelligence, and corporate performance management software. Customers use Cognos business intelligence software and solutions for decision support, data mining, balanced scorecards, and reporting from CRM, SCM and multiple ERP data sources. With the industry's most widely deployed online analytical processing (OLAP) software, the most comprehensive business intelligence reporting, award-winning data visualization, and balanced scorecard and scorecarding software, customers around the world meet their BI software needs today, and are ready for tomorrow. This is key to business intelligence standardization. Customers use Cognos enterprise planning software and solutions for management and corporate reporting, driver-based planning, rolling forecasts, and business modeling. They use our consolidation software as a trusted financial foundation for financial reporting. With its ability to leverage and go beyond spreadsheet software, Cognos enterprise planning introduces a new level of flexibility and control for finance professionals. It also engages other departments for company-wide budgeting and planning. Our integrated and comprehensive capabilities for reporting, scorecarding, budgeting, planning, and consolidation deliver the comprehensive software foundation for corporate performance management (CPM) and compliant corporate reporting. Home | Legal Notices | Site Map Copyright © 2005 Cognos Incorporated corporate performance management — business intelligence, enterprise planning and balanced scorecard (1 of 2) [1/5/2005 11:45:48 AM]
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  5. 5. Niteo Partners, Inc. Home | About us | The NEC Connection | Leadership Team | News | Collateral | Contact us | Sitemap 10.08.04: IT's secret sauce. Leading provider of industrial- It takes more than strength hardware, software, and a dash of business services to make technology tasty. Redesign of Inside Sun ONE Portal "The Sun Web Services methodology," Sun Content Management Tony Politano, chief performance officer White Papers: at Niteo says, "is to find the secret Chief Performance Officer and sauce that makes a the Performance Centric company Organization successful...", Spreadsheets? There is a better way! 09.23.04: NEC Solutions (America), Inc. And Niteo Partners, Inc. Initiate Operations India. Will Integrate Its Offshore Capabilities Rapidly With Existing Solutions For Customers Niteo Technologies, (P) Ltd. Will Support NEC's US Customers From Chennai Delivery Center As Part Of Global Solutions Strategy Copyright © Niteo Partners 2004. All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy | Home | Sitemap [1/5/2005 11:45:59 AM]