Waters Magazine Ranks TIBCO Best in Complex Event Processing

TIBCO BusinessEvents Wins Complex Event Processing Category in Magazine's Annual Ranking of Financial IT Vendors

Palo Alto, Calif.


02 July, 2009


TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX), today announced that its CEP offering, TIBCO BusinessEvents™, leads the 2009 Waters Rankings, which are published annually by Waters magazine. TIBCO received the most votes for Best CEP solution over IBM, Oracle, as well as other software vendors.

"Our readers are the voices of authority for us and have voted for financial solutions and technology providers with whom they have had positive experiences," said Phil Albinus, editor, Waters. "TIBCO is a world leader in providing enterprise software products, and TIBCO BusinessEvents 3.0 CEP software has been recognized as one of the most innovative products for 2009."

Waters focuses on practical, technical implementations in the securities industry and is relied on by financial technology professionals worldwide for focused, in–depth coverage of financial market data and technology.

Each year, the editorial staff at Waters asks its readers to cast votes for their favorite tools and services in financial IT. This year, thousands of IT professionals globally weighed in on which tools and services their firms depend on to succeed in today's economic climate. To win the category, TIBCO received more votes than other nominees for Best Complex Event Processing, shadowing competing vendors such as IBM and Oracle. The complete results of the 2009 Waters Rankings will be published in the July 2009 issue of Waters and will also be made available online via subscription at www.watersonline.com.

"Our BusinessEvents™ CEP software provides financial services companies with a way to capture consumer activity and data from multiple touchpoints and leverage this information to create personalized offers for customers," said Ram Menon, senior vice president, Worldwide Marketing, TIBCO Software Inc. "Winning the top spot in the Waters Rankings solidifies our leadership position in providing the financial community with innovative, real-time solutions to unearth new opportunities and drive revenues.

About Waters

Each month, Waters reports and analyzes the business reasons for and practical implementation of financial technology in the capital markets and securities industry. Since its launch in 1993, securities industry professionals worldwide have relied on the magazine for its focused, in-depth coverage surrounding the confluence of business and technology in market data, trading & risk technology and infrastructure as well as the human issues of talent management, staff retention and compensation within the financial services community. With more than 10,100 subscribers around the world*, Waters' readers enjoy the insights of CIOs and CTOs from the global markets. The magazine also releases the electronic newsletter, WatersNews, each Tuesday to more than 14,000 industry professionals and it sponsors conferences in New York, London, and Singapore plus briefings and training courses in many of the world's financial centers. For more information, visit www.watersonline.com

TIBCO's technology digitized Wall Street in the '80s with its event-driven "Information Bus" software, which helped make real-time business a strategic differentiator in the '90s. Today, TIBCO's infrastructure software gives customers the ability to constantly innovate by connecting applications and data in a service-oriented architecture, streamlining activities through business process management, and giving people the information and intelligence tools they need to make faster and smarter decisions, what we call The Power of Now®. TIBCO serves more than 3,000 customers around the world with offices in more than 20 countries and an ecosystem of over 200 partners. Learn more at www.tibco.com.

TIBCO, TIBCO BusinessEvents andTIBCO Software are trademarks or registered trademarks of TIBCO Software Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other product and company names and marks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners and are mentioned for identification purposes only.

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