Mexico’s largest managed security provider selects Sagent

Susan Andre 2002

Mexico's largest managed security provider selects Sagent to provide data integration, decision support solution

Sagent, a leading provider of enterprise business intelligence solutions, today announced that Multisistemas De Seguridad Industrial (MSI), the leading provider of private security services in Mexico, has licensed Sagent's Data Flow Server and Data Access Server to reduce data integration costs and support secure, reliable and distributed access to analysis and reports.

"We easily justified Sagent's investment against other business intelligence technologies; the value delivered is superior," said Antonio Salas, CIO of MSI. "What we really valued about Sagent was the end-to-end solution to our needs, the ease of use and the unbeatable performance."

MSI specialises in managed security services, including security monitoring, intrusion response, physical and digital access control, corporate investigations, computer security and other custom services. The company plans to utilise Sagent's BI platform as an administrative and operational decision support system for 15 affiliates across Mexico, helping facilitate better business decisions in all areas of the organisation.

"Sagent de Mexico is proud to have been selected to meet the integration and reporting needs of a world-class company like MSI," said Juan Carlos Gomez Zea, Sagent's Country Manager in Mexico. "This custom analytical application will help make the largest private security force in the nation more efficient."

Sagent Southern Africa is the local representatives of Sagent and can be reached at (011) 258-8739.

MSI

With more than 7 000 security specialists and 25 branch offices throughout Mexico, MSI provides managed security services, including security monitoring, intrusion response, physical and digital access control, corporate investigations, computer security and other custom services. The company was named one of the 500 largest organisations in Mexico by Expansion magazine and corporate headquarters are based in Anzures, Mexico, DF. For more information on MSI, please visit www.multisistemas.com or dial (5255) 2581 5166 or 01 800 800 6156.

Sagent

Sagent provides a complete software platform for business intelligence, enabling companies to reduce operational costs, increase profitability, and improve customer relationships. Sagent employs a unique business intelligence lifecycle process that facilitates the rapid development of custom analytic solutions and helps bridge the gap between business users and IT. Through its technology, services and business expertise, Sagent simplifies business intelligence for more than 1 500 customers worldwide. Sagent customers include AT&T, Boeing Employees Credit Union, Credit Guarantee, BP Amoco, Carrefour, Citibank, Diageo, Gensec Bank, Heineken, Kawasaki, Kemper National Insurance, La Poste, Novartis, NTT-DoCoMo, Sara Lee, Gensec Bank, Siemens, and Singapore Telecom, Telkom SA.

Sagent technology is also embedded in multiple partner solutions that address the needs of specific vertical and functional application areas; key ISV partners include Advent Software, Hyperion, and HAHT Commerce. Sagent technology has been adopted by leading regional and global systems integrators, such as Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Satyam, and Unisys, to address customer needs within their business intelligence practices. In addition, Sagent has built alliances with numerous technology vendors to cooperatively market solutions; alliance partners include Microsoft and Sun Microsystems. The company also maintains a business partnership with CDC Software Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary and software unit of chinadotcom corporation, which includes a strategic investment in Sagent. Sagent is headquartered in Mountain View, California.