Endeca and MeLLmo Partner to Set New Direction for Self-Service, Pervasive BI

Combine Search and BI with Interactive Visualizations on Mobile Devices to Enable In-the-Moment, On-the-Go Decision-Making

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & SAN DIEGO--()--Endeca Technologies, Inc., a search and business intelligence (BI) company, and MeLLmo™, a provider of innovative mobile apps that allow users to view and interact with critical business information on-the-go, today announced a strategic partnership to develop and deliver new mobile BI applications that enable in-the-moment, on-the-go decision-making. The companies will integrate their flagship BI products, Endeca Latitude and Roambi™ ES3, to let mobile workers search and explore data to answer critical questions from the palms of their hands.

Industries such as automotive, aerospace, high tech, industrial, consumer packaged goods, and life sciences rely on innovation to improve operational effectiveness, customer satisfaction, or product and service quality for an increasingly mobile workforce.

Endeca Latitude combines search and BI to help people find what they need and understand what they found. MeLLmo’s Roambi gives on-the-go workers interactive visualizations of company data on a mobile device anytime, anywhere. The companies’ new mobile BI applications will encourage people to explore and ask new questions – even on diverse and changing data – guiding them to better decisions.

“This integration partnership gives customers BI that overcomes the constraints of traditional systems,” said Dave Caruso, vice president, enterprise product management and marketing at Endeca. “It creates new ways for employees at all levels of an organization to find what they need and understand what they found for in-the-moment decisions no matter where they are, driving down costs, improving productivity, and increasing customer satisfaction.”

Endeca and MeLLmo have already begun work to integrate Endeca Latitude with Roambi ES3, allowing employees at all levels of the organization to push data from Endeca discovery applications to iPhone® or iPadTM visualizations for further analysis anytime, anywhere. The Roambi ES3 server communicates with Endeca Latitude to make secure, interactive data visualizations available on mobile devices. This first co-developed offering is targeted for delivery by the end of 2010.

In the first half of 2011, the companies will deliver new mobile BI applications that provide fully integrated search, Guided Navigation® capabilities, and analytics on structured data and unstructured content. These discovery applications, based on Endeca's MDEX Engine™ technology, the industry's only hybrid search-analytical database, will leverage Roambi’s latest Blink visualization technology to make combinations of structured data and unstructured content easy to use on leading mobile devices. As part of the partnership, the companies will also conduct joint sales and marketing activities.

“Combining the strengths of our industry-leading products will help visionary companies define the future of BI,” said Santiago Becerra, chairman and co-founder of MeLLmo, Inc. “Mobile dashboards simplify viewing and interacting with business reports on-the-go, which is very helpful for staying connected to company information. However, mobile BI applications encourage exploration and asking new questions, guiding people to better decisions than they would reach with any alternative – even on diverse and changing data.”

About MeLLmo

Founded in 2008, MeLLmo is reinventing the mobile business application to improve the productivity and decision-making of on-the-go employees. The company's flagship product, Roambi, is an iPhone/iPad application that makes business data and reports easy to access, navigate and interact with right from a handheld device. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, MeLLmo has a worldwide customer base of Fortune 500 companies and SMBs across a diverse range of industries including: telecommunications, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, consumer technology, packaged goods and others. For more information about MeLLmo visit http://www.mellmo.com.

About Endeca

Endeca is a search and business intelligence software company that improves daily decisions for employees and purchase decisions for customers. Endeca’s unique innovation, the hybrid search-analytical database, enables IT organizations to deliver solutions with consumer ease-of-use on diverse and changing information. Endeca solutions drive hundreds of millions of dollars in reduced costs and increased revenues in the world’s most demanding decision-making environments in organizations like Boeing, Cox Newspapers, the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, Ford Motor Company, Hyatt, IBM, the Library of Congress, Texas Instruments, and Walmart.com.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Endeca has operations in North America, Europe, and Asia.

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Endeca, Guided Navigation and MDEX Engine are trademarks or registered trademarks of Endeca Technologies, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

Roambi™, the Roambi™ Logo, MeLLmo™, the MeLLmo™ Logo are trademarks of MeLLmo Inc.

iPhone is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. and iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc.

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Contacts

Endeca Technologies, Inc.
Alison Durant, + 617-674-6335
Senior Director, Corporate Marketing
adurant@endeca.com

http://www.mellmo.com

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Contacts

Endeca Technologies, Inc.
Alison Durant, + 617-674-6335
Senior Director, Corporate Marketing
adurant@endeca.com