SpotOn Systems Honored by IBM Cognos for Spatial Analysis Integration Technology

June 11, 2009

The firm combines business intelligence with geographic perspective for complete business views.

Ottawa (PRnine – June 11, 2009) — SpotOn Systems Inc. (, a firm dedicated to the delivery of software solutions and professional services that complement and enhance the utility IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (BI) software, today announces it has received IBM Cognos’ 2009 “Global ISV Technology Partner of the Year” award. This award recognizes SpotOn Systems as an outstanding provider of products, services, and technology expertise that help IBM Cognos customers improve performance management.

“SpotOn Systems is honored to be recognized as IBM Cognos’ ISV Technology Partner of the Year,” said SpotOn Systems CTO, Darren Nelson. “This award is a tremendous validation of the expertise that SpotOn Systems offers, and of the significant benefits that our after-market solutions, such as SpotOn Vantage, deliver to IBM Cognos BI customers.”

(Left to Right) Chris Owens, General Manager, SpotOn Systems; Mel Zeledon, Sr. VP, Global Alliances IBM Cognos; Darren Nelson, CTO SpotOn Systems

(Left to Right) Chris Ovens, General Manager, SpotOn Systems; Mel Zeledon, Sr. VP, Global Alliances IBM Cognos; Darren Nelson, CTO SpotOn Systems

SpotOn Vantage, released in October 2008, enables IBM Cognos 8 BI customers to embed live, interactive maps from top geographic information system (GIS) vendors such as ESRI within their reports. “The result is the world’s most comprehensive integration of spatial analysis providing the geographic perspective for IBM Cognos BI customers.”, said Nelson. “Every data point, regardless of the business, has a location.”

SpotOn Systems’ honor was announced at the Partner Awards ceremony held recently at the Partner Summit as part of IBM Cognos Customer Forum 2009 event in Orlando, Florida.

About SpotOn Systems:

SpotOn Systems is a focused and agile software development and professional services firm with deep knowledge of the IBM Cognos BI Architecture and the Software Development Kit (SDK). SpotOn Systems is a world-leader in the development of value-added solutions, product extensions, and custom functionality for IBM Cognos BI Customers. Founded in 2005, SpotOn Systems operates offices in Ottawa and Toronto. For further information, please visit or contact Chris Ovens at 613-233-8399 or


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