Analytics8 recently received Birst’s award for 2014 Partner of the Year at Birst Forward, Birst’s annual user conference in San Francisco, CA. This award recognizes Analytics8 for its commitment to Birst and its ability to develop and deliver world-class 2-tier enterprise BI solutions to its customers using the Birst platform.“It is an honor to receive the Partner of the Year award,” said Shawn Helwig, Vice President at Analytics8. “We’re seeing first-hand how impressive Birst’s cloud-based 2-tier architecture is and we’re excited about being a strategic partner in Birst’s continued growth.”“We are pleased to recognize Analytics8 as Birst’s top partner of 2014,” says Jay Larson, CEO of Birst. “Analytics8 is a leading customer-focused, full-service, business intelligence consulting firm. Together, Birst and Analytics8 deliver tremendous value to our customers.” As a Birst Champion Partner, Analytics8 markets, sells, implements, and supports Birst BI solutions. As a long-standing partner, Analytics8 pairs Birst’s technology with deep experience in data warehousing and traditional business intelligence to help clients get answers to their most complex business questions. Some of Analytics8’s recent Birst clients include Johnson Controls, GE Aviation, Orion Energy, Zumba Fitness, and Sirva.About Analytics8Analytics8 builds complete Business Intelligence solutions. Using emerging technologies as well as the traditional ones, Analytics8 helps clients achieve real value from their own data. Analytics8 puts clients on the path to long-term success without wasting time and money on systems that don’t deliver.About BirstBirst is the global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics. The company helps organizations make thousands of decisions better, every day, for every person. Birst’s patented 2-tier data architecture and comprehensive BI platform sits on top of all of your data, to unify, refine and embed data consistently into every individual decision—up and down the org chart. Thousands of the most demanding businesses trust Birst Cloud BI to make metric-driven business execution a reality. Learn more at www.birst.com and join the conversation @birstbi.