Press release

Host Analytics Spring19 Enables Transformation of Finance by Providing More Speed, More Control, and Enhanced Usability

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Perform 2019 Host
, the leading provider of connected financial planning and
close solutions, today announced their Spring19 product release to the
more than one thousand customers attending Perform, the annual user
conference for Host Analytics. The Spring19 release adds to the already
robust capabilities of the Host
Analytics platform
, highlighted by performance improvements that
include greater control over financial consolidation, more speed and
enhanced overall usability features to ease and accelerate financial
tasks. Spring19 will be available to all Host Analytics customers on May
24, 2019.

“Spring19 is another example of how Host continues to take the
excitement of our customers as they modernize their finance function,
use it to energize our product teams and infuse their feedback into our
solutions,” said Mark Bauer, senior vice president product management at
Host Analytics. “We are the most innovative provider of financial
planning and close solutions, and Spring19 proves it by giving our
customers back time to take on more strategic initiatives that move the
needle for the business.”

“Last year was focused on new product offerings such as MyPlan,
Dashboards and Spotlight for Office. Our customers need to be
successful, and this is at the forefront of the product investments we
make as an organization and how we will continue to grow. The easier our
products are to use, the more successful our customers are. Finance is
leading the evolution of the business and we feel our products are
positioned to help accelerate that,” said Ron Baden, CEO of Host

Highlights of the Spring19 release include:

  • Enhanced Workflows allowing more ways for finance to connect,
    unify and collaborate across their organization. Enhancements to Task
    Manager, for example, automatically generate tasks for users based on
    ownership roles and functional assignments.
  • Modern User Interface for Spotlight XL ribbon allows users to
    streamline the use of this time-saving Excel integration.
  • Greater Control over consolidation status and advanced workflow
    capabilities allows for improved month-end close processes.
  • Data Integrations provide instant access to more data, enabling
    finance to be an organization’s single source of truth for financial
    and operational data.

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About Host Analytics

Host Analytics is the leading provider of cloud-based connected
financial planning and close solutions. Built with financial expertise
and a dedication to customer success, Host Analytics meets the needs of
finance and accounting teams and helps them to evolve as business
conditions change. More than 800 customers including Bose, Boston Red
Sox, Evernote,, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Pinterest, and Zillow
rely on Host Analytics for planning, budgeting, modeling, consolidations
and reporting. Host Analytics is a private company backed by Vector
Capital, a leading global private equity firm specializing in
transformational investments in established technology businesses.