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FICO Selects AppDirect to Provide a Marketplace Infrastructure in the FICO Analytic Cloud

June 17, 2014

Industry-Leading Portal Gives Business Users, FICO Partners, and Developers Access to Best-in-Class Analytic Applications and Tools

San Francisco, June 17, 2014 – AppDirect, the leading cloud service marketplace and management company, announced today that it is partnering with FICO to provide a cloud marketplace infrastructure in the new FICO® Analytic Cloud, an environment for creating, customizing, and deploying powerful, analytics-driven applications and services. FICO, a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, is embedding AppDirect’s application marketplace in the FICO Analytic Cloud, enabling business users, FICO partners, and developers to purchase, deploy, and sell analytic development tools, decision management technology, and analytics-powered solutions.

“FICO has led the way in pioneering predictive analytics and decision management solutions to improve business outcomes,” said Daniel Saks, co-CEO of AppDirect. “AppDirect is proud to partner with FICO to continue that strong tradition of innovation. With AppDirect, the FICO Analytic Cloud will give FICO customers access to its industry-leading solutions anywhere in the world, anytime they need them.”

The FICO Analytic Cloud provides one-stop access to everything business users, FICO partners, and developers need to buy, customize, develop, deploy, and sell analytics and analytically powered applications. The FICO Analytic Cloud includes data visualization and analytics-driven tools for building or extending applications; a marketplace for buying features, add-ons or whole solutions; and a community for collaborating with peers.

“We believe the FICO Analytic Cloud will spark innovation and collaboration, enabling people to solve problems that seemed unsolvable before,” said Doug Clare, vice president of product management at FICO. “By working with the AppDirect team, we will be able to give our clients a seamless experience and easy access to our analytics solutions.”

AppDirect powers marketplaces for a range of service providers in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, mobile, retail, platform-as-a-service (PaaS), and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS).

About AppDirect
AppDirect is the leading cloud service marketplace and management company at the forefront of powering the global cloud economy. Its innovative platform powers the marketplaces of trusted companies around the globe—including Samsung, Staples, Deutsche Telekom, TeliaSonera, Rackspace, Swisscom, Cloud Foundry, and more—and helps connect more than 20 million users in 150+ countries to leading solutions such as Microsoft Office 365, Box, and Google Apps. Founded in 2009, AppDirect is based in San Francisco and has presence in London, Munich, and Montreal.

FICO and “Make every decision count” are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fair Isaac Corporation in the United States and in other countries.

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