TIBCO Software Announces First-Ever TIBCO Trailblazer Awards

TIBCO NOW, San Francisco, CA


04 November, 2014


TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX), a global leader in infrastructure and business intelligence software, today honored four customers in its first-ever TIBCO Trailblazer Awards. The Trailblazer Awards Program recognizes the companies and people leveraging technology in revolutionary and enterprising ways – transforming IT into a strategic differentiator that fuels business growth and an outstanding customer experience. The awards were presented by Raj Verma, executive vice president, worldwide sales, TIBCO, at a ceremony held earlier today, November 4, 2014 at the TIBCO NOW™ conference in San Francisco, CA.

"TIBCO has the honor to work with leading organizations in a variety of industries. They push our technology to the limit in their quest to achieve transformational results," said Mr. Verma. "We had an overwhelming number of entries for these awards – each of them a winner in their own right. After considerable thought and deliberation, we are pleased to recognize our winners."

Award recipients are honored for accomplishing tangible and substantial business results using TIBCO technology, demonstrating ingenuity and thought leadership in meeting the demands of the digital consumer, and by exemplifying the TIBCO Fast Data philosophy.

The winners in each category include:

INNOVATOR Award — Collaborative companies that have focused on accelerating IT innovation across their business to provide remarkable product and service delivery to their customers.

Winner: General Mills is one of the world's largest food companies. It is on a multi-year journey to create competitively advantaged, enterprise-level business analytics capabilities that factor new sources, types and volumes of data. Propelled by TIBCO Spotfire®, these capabilities will dramatically improve brand value, customer interactions and loyalty, and facilitate superior product delivery with the reliability of a company that has been in business for over 150 years.

IMPACT Award - Dynamic companies that have leveraged a flexible, agile platform to revolutionize their IT strategy, facilitating operational excellence, increased competitiveness, and a superior customer experience.

Winner: Since 2000, JetBlue has grown from a small, low-cost airline into a major competitor by consistently focusing on its commitment to bring humanity back to air travel. With a rock-solid TIBCO partnership, JetBlue has implemented a modern, event-enabled and analytical IT platform that is transforming IT into a strategic business partner. Together, IT and the business are leveraging this platform to meet growth objectives and deliver highly differentiated services to their valued customers.

PIONEER Award - Innovative organizations that have transformed IT into a competitive asset, driving lower total cost of ownership, improved workflows and increased agility.

Winner: SofTrek Corporation has been helping nonprofits fundraise more effectively for more than 25 years. SofTrek pioneered fundraising software with flexible, intuitive insight built directly into its application, ClearView CRM, from an early stage. Fueled by TIBCO Jaspersoft®, this insight has become a competitive asset that drives business agility, helping SofTrek's customers maximize their fundraising efforts.

VISIONARY Award - Inspirational companies that have redefined their businesses in the wake of major technology disruption to globally deliver market-leading services and an exceptional customer experience.

Winner: Three has been revolutionizing the telco market for over a decade. It carries 45% of the UK's mobile traffic, all of which is controlled in real time by the TIBCO platform, enabling Three to have contextually relevant, event-related conversations with its customers. By offering "4G at No Extra Cost" and "Feel at Home" where you can use data, call and text home at no extra cost while in 16 destinations, Three is reinventing how it emotionally connects with its customers, challenging the "way things are done," resulting in improvements to customer experience.


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TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) is a global leader in infrastructure and business intelligence software. Whether it's optimizing inventory, cross-selling products, or averting crisis before it happens, TIBCO uniquely delivers the Two-Second Advantage® -- the ability to capture the right information at the right time and act on it preemptively for a competitive advantage. With a broad mix of innovative products and services, TIBCO is the strategic technology partner trusted by businesses around the world. Learn more about TIBCO at www.tibco.com.

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