Leading U.S. carrier to improve corporate planning, budgeting,
forecasting and reporting
TORONTO, April 24 /CNW/ - Clarity Systems, a leader in corporate
performance management (CPM) solutions, announced today that Southwest
Airlines has selected Clarity 6 software as a single integrated solution for
corporate planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting. After evaluating
leading corporate performance management software vendors, Southwest Airlines
ultimately partnered with Clarity Systems because of its Excel friendly
environment and their desire for a web-based, single suite of integrated
solutions that will leverage their existing Hyperion Essbase investment and
streamline their data entry and consolidation processes.
"With operating revenues of over 9 Billion dollars in a fast paced,
highly competitive industry, we needed a better financial solution to control
and integrate our current Excel based financial planning and reporting
models," said Spencer Van Ness, Senior Director Financial Planning, Southwest
Airlines. "Clarity Systems did a superb job at demonstrating their ability to
work with our current operational and data structures. From baseline financial
forecasting, to what-if analysis, and ad-hoc reporting, Clarity Systems'
flexibility stood out in satisfying all of our business requirements."
"Clarity Systems looks forward to growing our relationship with Southwest
Airlines," said Frank Pizzolato, CEO, Clarity Systems. "A leading Fortune 500
customer like Southwest Airlines demands a performance management solution
with a proven track record in serving the needs of large, profitable
organizations. In providing the industry's only unified CPM solution, we're
pleased to help Southwest Airlines realize their performance management
initiatives and help them meet the growing demands of their business."
About Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), the nation's largest carrier in terms of
domestic passengers enplaned, currently serves 63 cities in 32 states. Its
64th city, San Francisco, will open in early fall 2007. Based in Dallas,
Southwest currently operates more than 3,200 flights a day and has more than
32,000 employees system wide.
About Clarity Systems
Clarity Systems delivers superior CPM software solutions, training,
consulting, and advisory services for financial budgeting, planning,
reporting, consolidation, and analytics to a large client base across North
America and the United Kingdom. With a rich feature set, Clarity 6 is a
unified application that offers the flexibility, security, and control needed
to meet compliance requirements, make more informed business decisions, and
ensure better corporate responsibility. As a Branham 300 top 100 IT company,
Clarity Systems continues to experience a large growth in revenue, expand its
client base, and lead the industry as the CPM solutions' specialist. For more
information on Clarity, please visit our website at www.claritysystems.com or
call us at 1-877-410-5070.
For further information:
For further information: Joanna Bonos, Communications Specialist,
Clarity Systems Limited, (416) 250-5500 ext. 250, Toll free: 1-877-410-5070
ext. 250, firstname.lastname@example.org