Ottawa and Palo Alto, Calif., Sept. 15, 1999 - OLAP@Work and WhiteLight Systems announced the signing of a licensing agreement that will integrate OLAP@Work's Excel Add-In with WhiteLight's Analytic Application Server. WhiteLight will re-brand OLAP@Work's for Excel as WhiteLight Excel Add-In enabling business users to interactively analyze WhiteLight models and generate reports via the familiar Microsoft Excel 97 and Microsoft Excel 2000 interfaces. This functionality is made possible via the OLE DB for OLAP interface that provides superior integration between OLAP clients and servers.

OLAP@Work transforms Microsoft Excel into a powerful OLAP analysis tool while utilizing users' existing spreadsheet knowledge and speeding OLAP adoption and deployment time. The seamless integration of these products and services allows the new WhiteLight Excel Add-In to deliver advanced OLAP features such as ad-hock query and analysis, as well as report distribution and template sharing. WhiteLight Excel Add-In is now available at a list prices of $150 per named user, in addition to the purchase of a WhiteLight Analytic Application Server.

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