[From Microsoft Press Pass
NEW ORLEANS -- Oct. 10, 2003 -- Today at Microsoft. Worldwide Partner Conference 2003, Microsoft Corp. announced the release of the first public beta of SQL Server (TM) 2000 Reporting Services beta 2. Reporting Services provides companies and information workers with a powerful new reporting tool that can increase business insight by providing the real-time information needed from any data source to any device. As a result, employees at every level will have better access to information that will increase their ability to make more-informed decisions and provide more business value to the company.
Integrated Business Intelligence Provides More Value to Industry Partners
SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services offers a broad business intelligence (BI) platform that can enable partners to easily build custom business intelligence applications. This flexibility and interoperability provide customers with powerful business intelligence solutions tailored to their specific needs.
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