Information Advantage Inc, Minneapolis, Minnesota, is shipping DecisionSuite 3.0, a database access and run-time analysis tool kit for Unix systems. The company is touting the software for tracking statistical information on product sales and inventories on-line. DecisionSuite is built on its own Axsys 5.0 development tool kit, on-line analytical processing analysis and agent technology and has four core applications. Info Alert receives alerts and reports generated by agents. NewsLine modifies reports via customised applications. Analysis can be programmed to be activated by triggers, agents and alerts within an executive’s analytical processing tool or an administrators Workbench. DecisionSuite agents monitor data warehouses and issues customised alerts. It comes with electronic mail messaging, graphing software from Pinnacle Systems Inc, and geographical mapping of sales areas using Object/FX’s SpatialWorks software. DecisionSuite can access Informix, DB2/6000, Oracle, Red Brick, and Sybase databases and runs on most Unix serv ers, apart from Digital Equipment Corp Alphas. A Windows NT versi-on is due sometime next year. Server prices go from $30,000; Workbench is $3,000, Analy sis is $900, NewsLine is $150 and Info Alert is $45.
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