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Why use Urchin Software?Urchin is suitable for organizations that have content behind a security firewall or have other restrictions that prevent them from using the Google Analytics service. Urchin is also useful for those who want to perform ad-hoc historical log processing, who want to store their web analytics on local servers, and those requiring third-party data audits. Urchin Software from Google features the following upgrades from Urchin 5, among many others:• More accurate geo-identification of visitors• Cross-segmentation options similar to Google Analytics• E-commerce and campaign tracking included (no longer requiring additional modules)• Vastly improved embedded scheduler to more easily manage processing and re-processing jobs• Improved user interface• More robust log processing engineYou can download a 90-day version of the beta here. Once Urchin Software from Google comes out of beta, you'll be able to purchase it for $2995 through the Urchin Software Authorized Consultants. Please visit the FAQ page on the Urchin site to see details on pricing, previous version upgrading/importing instructions, system requirements, and differences between Urchin and Google Analytics.Posted by Scott Crosby, Google Analytics Team