NEWS - MASTERCONTROL TO OFFER SAP® BUSINESSOBJECTS BI SOLUTIONS TO CUSTOMERS FOR ADVANCED QUALITY DATA ANALYSIS; SIGNS OEM AGREEMENT WITH SAP


SALT LAKE CITY, USA - November 26, 2012 - MasterControl, Inc., a global provider of comprehensive quality and compliance management software solutions, today announced it has signed an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with SAP AG (NYSE: SAP). Through this agreement, MasterControl will integrate SAP® BusinessObjects™ Business Intelligence (BI), Edge edition software across its product offerings.

MasterControl has been enjoying particularly high growth in its quality exception management solutions and as a consequence, customer needs for analysis tools have expanded.

"Our customers—like all companies—want to make more decisions based on facts, and to do this, they need access to business intelligence tools and the ability to apply them to quality issues," said Brian Curran, senior vice president, Strategy and Product Management, MasterControl. "Our customers also would like to cross-reference the information made available through the use of MasterControl with the information coming from other critical information systems, and the SAP BusinessObjects BI, Edge tools enable them to do so."

The Edge edition of SAP BusinessObjects BI provides industry-leading data analysis and reporting tools to business and quality analysts. The solution will enable MasterControl customers to improve visibility into quality and compliance issues, as well as the efficiency of related operations.

About MasterControl

MasterControl Inc. produces software solutions that enable companies doing business in regulatory environments to get their products to market faster, while reducing overall costs and increasing internal efficiency. MasterControl securely manages a company's critical information throughout the entire product lifecycle. MasterControl software is known for being easy to implement, eay to validate and easy to use. MasterControl solutions include quality management, document management/document control, product lifecycle management, audit management, training management, bill of materials, supplier management, submission documents management, clinical trial management,and more. Supported by a comprehensive array of services based on industry best practices, MasterControl provides customers with a complete information management solution across the entire enterprise. For more information about MasterControl, visit www.mastercontrol.com, or call: 800-825-9117 (U.S.); +44 (0) 1256 325 949 (Europe); or 81 (3) 5422 6665 (Japan).

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