TIBCO Spotfire Named a "Strong Performer" in Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms by Leading Independent Research Firm

"Advanced complex event processing and business activity monitoring capabilities" for TIBCO Spotfire 6.0 Cited in Industry Report

Palo Alto, CA


21 January, 2014


TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that the TIBCO Spotfire® Analytics Platform has been named a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms. Q4 20131 Forrester Research, Inc. cited Spotfire® as one of the vendors providing "differentiated, highly visual, intuitive analytics oriented toward business users."

According to Forrester, "TIBCO Spotfire leads the market in highly visual streaming analytics and business activity monitoring, tightly integrating it with process workflows, rules, and advanced analytics to help enable the modern real-time enterprise." Further in the report, Spotfire is named "the space shuttle of in-memory analytics and advanced data visualization, embedding more predictive analytical routines than its closest competitors." Forrester adds, "although Spotfire's roots are in deployments targeting power analysts and data scientists, today many organizations implement it for all types of knowledge workers, from casual users to mobile executives." Of note, Spotfire version 6 had the highest score among Strong Performers on the "Current Offering" axis.

"I believe that this report is evidence of the growing reach of Spotfire within businesses of all shapes and sizes," said Lars Bauerle, vice president of product strategy for TIBCO Spotfire. "With Spotfire 6.0, users in any line of business have the analytical capabilities to perform data discovery and monitor key performance indicators through greater automization, contextual understanding and enhanced social and mobile interfaces. As our most powerful big data analysis and visualization tool to date, Spotfire 6.0 demonstrates that TIBCO more than ever believes in delivering enterprises the Two-Second Advantage®."

Released in November 2013, TIBCO Spotfire 6.0 provides unrivalled speed-to-value through automation, superior contextualization, and expanded deployment capabilities. Users can now leverage a full Spotfire deployment in the cloud, and enjoy universal adaptability through the most mobile device-friendly version to date.

For a free copy of the report, visit http://ow.ly/sFrUp or tweet TIBCO at @TIBCO.

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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