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TEC Presents Its 2009 Business Intelligence State of the Market Report
Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC), the leading resource for enterprise software selection, has released a new business intelligence (BI) market report

dss datastream  TEC's decision support system (DSS) and analyst data assist with the evaluation, comparison, and selection of enterprise solutions and services. TEC's offerings include in-depth research, detailed product information, and software selection services for any industry or company size. www.technologyevaluation.com .

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