Cizer Newsletter Issue 7, November 2005

Thumbs up for Cizer.Net Reporting 3.2!Cizer.Net Reporting 3.2 gets a Thumbs Up
          from our Customers!

In this issue:
  How to Download Your Copy
  Welcome Redwood Analytics
  Delaware Office of Budget & Management Case Study
  SQL Server 2005 Launch Events

Now ready for download, bringing you an exciting new user interface and making Cizer.Net the very best way to extend Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services to your browser-based reporting population. Download your free 30-day evaluation copy and find out what's in your database!

Cizer.Net Reporting 3.2
Download your free eval copy by following the "Get Free Eval" link at the top left home page of

Additional download information for current Cizer customers.

Additional download information for those currently evaluating a previous version of Cizer.Net Reporting.

Report Builder and Report Builder: What's the difference?

View a comparison between SQL Server 2005's Report Builder and Cizer Report Builder on the Product page of

SQL Server Ready Launch Tour 2005

Visit Cizer booths December 6 at the Convention Center in Anaheim, CA and also at the Westin Galleria in Houston, TX. On January 11 we'll see you at the Convention Center in Washington D.C.

You can register for the SQL Server "Ready Launch Tour 2005" here.

Case Study: Delaware Office of Management and Budget

Because budget analysts did not have access to the underlying data that made up pre-built reports, the process of analyzing the information was sometimes handled in a manual Excel environment. Time-consuming spreadsheet exchanges via email were often a part of locating the source of a budgeting problem, and bringing in historical budget data for trending and analysis often proved challenging.

Here's how Delaware found the solution with Microsoft Business Scorecard Manager and Cizer.Net Reporting:
Cizer Delaware Scorecard Case Study.pdf
Need help? Contact Cizer Tech Support, M - F, 8:30 - 5:30 EST

Cizer welcomes REDWOOD ANALYTICS as a new Partner.

"As the leading provider of business intelligence to law firms, we have a unique perspective on the needs of the middle market. Cizer.Net Reporting takes the power of Microsoft Reporting Services and makes it easily accessible for non-IT professionals. The Microsoft/Cizer combination results in the best mix of functionality, economy and user-friendliness that we've seen in the world of enterprise reporting."
- Dan Pomerantz, CIO, Redwood Analytics

The CNR 3.2 downloadable zip files are now posted on the Customer Resource page for which you have a Customer Login ID and Password that was emailed to you at the time of purchase. We recommend that you download the which has the various .msi files for full and upgrade installation, as well as the documentation and release notes (the Security Extension for Outside Access, Custom Security for Single Sign-on, and URL Extension folders are included in the product .zip files). Other file sets are also available for smaller downloads if you prefer. If you cannot locate the email containing your Customer User ID (your email address) and Password which was sent at the time you purchased CNR, please send an email to requesting a resend of that information.

To access the latest version of CNR, go to the home page and click on the Customer/Partner Sign-on link (just above the Microsoft Partner logo). You will be redirected to the sign-in dialog box. Enter your Login ID and Password to access the Customer Resource page with all the most current downloadable files. This page is only for those who have actually purchased Cizer.Net Reporting. Your current Permanent Activation Key will continue to work with this new version of CNR, and if you run the upgrade script, you will keep all the information (Users, Reports, Data Sources) currently stored in the software database.

If you are still in Evaluation mode, you'll need to request a new Eval copy by filling out the Eval Request form accessed from the home page / Get Free Eval link at the top left. This will be the full copy of CNR 3.2 but you will be restricted to a 30-Day evaluation key. This zip file also includes all the documentation but it does not include the Security Extension for Outside Access or the upgrade scripts.

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