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bofrost* relies on IBM Cognos and CENIT AG

Frozen foods specialist opts for new business intelligence solution

(PresseBox) (Stuttgart, ) The European market leader in direct sales of ice cream specialties and frozen foods is introducing IBM Cognos as a business intelligence solution. CENIT AG was able to convince the company with its proof-of-concept. bofrost*, headquartered on the lower Rhine, employs more than 10,000 people in 13 European countries.

The decision went in favor of IBM Cognos after a detailed market analysis and evaluation process, conducted with the aid of BARC analysts. As part of a proof-of-concept exercise, IBM Germany and its business partner CENIT AG were able to convince the decision-makers at bofrost* of the broad potential and outstanding performance of IBM's business intelligence platform Cognos.

The next step will be to integrate this BI platform into the existing IT infrastructure, as part of an overarching implementation project. The requirements of the sales and controlling segments will then be successively integrated into the business reporting structure, along with the wide-ranging analysis functions.

With its solutions for the field of business optimization & analysis (BOA), CENIT supports enterprises in exercising management control and handling opportunities and risks, business processes, projects and data. CENIT's portfolio encompasses business intelligence and performance management solutions based on products by leading technology providers such as IBM Cognos, as well as high-value management consulting.

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CENIT has been successfully active for more than 20 years as a leading consulting and software specialist for optimizing business processes in the fields of product lifecycle management (PLM), enterprise information management (EIM), business optimization & analytics (BOA) and application management services (AMS). The enterprise focuses on developing proprietary software and marketing standard solutions by market leaders such as Dassault Systèmes, SAP and IBM. CENIT employs more than 700 staff world-wide, serving customers from the automotive, aerospace, mechanical engineering, tool and mold construction, financial services, commerce and consumer goods industries.