Microsoft is now accepting nominations for the public beta of SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services, scheduled for release August 2003. The company officially announced the product at TechEd in Dallas this week, saying that Reporting Services will be available by the end of the year.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

 

"SQL Server Reporting Services extends Microsoft's business intelligence platform by making more real-time information available to more employees in an organization," says Brian Biglin, product manager for SQL Server Business Intelligence. "Employees can subscribe to personalized reports that help them get the information they need to make fast, more accurate decisions. With this technology, Microsoft is helping organizations be more agile and responsive."

 

Reporting Services is a comprehensive, server-based platform for creating, managing, and delivering reports to employees throughout the enterprise. To apply for the Reporting Services beta program, go to

   http://www.microsoft.com/sql/evaluation/betanominations.asp