CHELMSFORD, Mass., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM:DWCH), makers of Monarch Professional, the world's most widely used report analytics software, recently surveyed its customer base and found there is an almost universal need to extract static data from a variety of reports and data sources and turn that into information that can be analyzed, manipulated and reported on. Additionally, survey respondents reported a high satisfaction with Monarch Professional and Datawatch.
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"Monarch Professional is well-known as a tool to convert data from PDFs, to Microsoft Excel," said Terry Kerans, general manager, worldwide Monarch sales, Datawatch. "Datawatch's recent customer survey proves that how our customers use Monarch Professional goes much deeper than report data extraction, delving into core IT systems and providing vital information to the C-suite."
Monarch Professional Extracts Data from Many Sources
The Datawatch customer survey showed organizations use Monarch to mine data from a striking number of different reports and data sources. The most prevalent reports and data sources mined by Monarch were ERP systems such as SAP, Oracle and others, databases and data warehouse, and accounting applications.
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Nearly half of respondents reported they use Monarch Professional to extract data from multiple systems and reports, not just a single source. Survey respondents reported mining data from a variety of formats, including those formats with semi-structured data and loosely structured data. These formats cannot be handled by traditional business intelligence tools.
Monarch Professional is Used Across the Enterprise
More and more organizations are moving to data sharing and collaboration. The Datawatch customer survey showed more than 60 percent of respondents are distributing data and reports sourced with Monarch Professional to others in their organization and outside of their organization, while nearly 50 percent are using Monarch Professional to export data to other IT systems.
Who's Using Monarch Professional
Monarch Professional is used worldwide, by organizations of all sizes, in almost all industries. The top three industries using Monarch Professional were:
- Financial Services
More than 60 percent of survey participants worked in finance or administration departments or IT; 15 percent of Monarch Professional users hold roles in the C-suite.
About Datawatch Corporation
Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) empowers organizations to transform the massive amounts of valuable information that is trapped in static reports, PDF files, HTML and other content-rich, but difficult-to-use data sources, into a dynamic information analytics system that accelerates and improves decision-making throughout their operations. Datawatch's technology allows its more than 40,000 customers worldwide to leverage the investments they have made in reports from ERP, CRM and other custom applications into a high performance analytic information system at a fraction of the cost and time of traditional approaches. Datawatch is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts with offices in London, Munich, Sydney and Manila, with partners and customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.datawatch.com.
Kelley Lynn Kassa
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