Host Analytics Named A Leader For Sixth Consecutive Year in the Nucleus Research CPM Technology Value Matrix

Redwood City, CA - Feb 19, 2019 - 

Host Analytics, the leading provider of connected financial planning and close solutions, today announced it was named by Nucleus Research to the “Leaders” quadrant of its CPM Technology Value Matrix for the sixth consecutive year. The 2019 CPM Value Matrix report emphasizes Host’s continued product innovation, exceptional customer experience, and combination of new products, new partnerships, and new injection of capital. Nucleus Research also highlights the 2018 release of MyPlan, a collaborative planning, budgeting, and forecasting solution that enables budget owners to easily view and adjust financial plans.

In the past year, Host Analytics focused on partnerships with other CPM vendors including Workiva, Floqast, and Blackline which strengthened the accounting capabilities of Host Analytics. In addition, Nucleus Research views the company’s recent acquisition by Vector Capital as a positive development. The acquisition will help Host Analytics continue to provide innovative financial planning and close solutions to their customers and to the office of finance, worldwide.

“The benefits of CPM software in 2019 are not only now readily available to customers of all sizes, but we see the next stage of CPM solutions growing stronger in the near future. We named Host Analytics a leader in our CPM Technology Value Matrix 2019 due to many product and usability strengths. Customer references cite ease-of-use and responsive customer support as two noteworthy strengths for Host Analytics. Users also praise Host for their simple deployment processes, which leads to rapid and thorough user adoption” said Andrew MacMillen, Analyst, Nucleus Research.

“Being named a CPM leader by Nucleus Research for six years in a row reflects the consistent and continuous product advancements we deliver to our customers,” said Ron Baden, interim chief executive officer at Host Analytics. We will never stop innovating and developing new ways to empower finance to be a more strategic part of any organization.”

For a complimentary copy of the Nucleus Research 2019 CPM Technology Value Matrix report, please visit the Host Analytics website.

This press release includes references to “Host Analytics” which is now known as Planful.

About Planful

Planful (formerly Host Analytics) is a leading financial planning and analysis (FP&A) cloud platform. Planful delivers a vision of Continuous Planning by accelerating the end-to-end FP&A process and fostering business-wide participation in agile planning and decision-making. More than 800 customers including, Bose, Boston Red Sox, Del Monte, TGI Friday’s, and 23andMe rely on Planful for financial planning and budgeting, dynamic operational planning, financial consolidations, reporting, and visual analytics. Planful is a private company backed by Vector Capital, a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. Learn more at