TIBCO Congratulates Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport on Securing the 2018 FIA Formula One™ World Constructors’ Championship

TIBCO’s Advanced Analytics Solutions Help Drive Championship Win

Palo Alto, CA


14 November, 2018


TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, congratulates Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport on securing the 2018 FIA Formula One™ World Constructors’ Championship* in Sunday’s race in Sao Paulo, Brazil, making it the fifth consecutive title for the team since 2014. The accolade follows Lewis Hamilton claiming the 2018 FIA Formula One™ World Drivers' Championship* in Mexico last month.

"To secure both 2018 FIA Formula OneTM World Championship titles is an incredible achievement and this pursuit of excellence has been underpinned by leading technology and unrivalled teamwork," said Thomas Been, chief marketing officer, TIBCO. "Drivers, engineers, management, and technology partners alike worked seamlessly together and were highly motivated in their quest to achieve one clear, common goal. Given our role in helping provide a competitive advantage through a superior understanding and use of data, TIBCO is proud of the contribution that our technologies and team have played in Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport’s achievements."

Thanks to its partnership with TIBCO, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport is able to interconnect data and augment intelligence to deliver championship-worthy performances. Using TIBCO Spotfire® and TIBCO StreamBase® software, the team is able to access and visualize gigabytes of live and historical data, which are crucial to making real-time strategic decisions. In collaboration with TIBCO’s data scientists, the team gleans insights from TIBCO's visualizations, helping it to make informed decisions, both at the factory and during races.

"Data is critical to everything that we do, not least because it empowers the team to establish the best theoretical configuration and race strategy," said Matt Harris, head of IT, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport. "Through our partnership with TIBCO, we are continually improving our ability to leverage data and turn it into the performance."

Now in its second year, the TIBCO and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport partnership is empowering the team with the TIBCO® Connected Intelligence Cloud platform, helping it to leverage unique insights to make critical decisions that improve all aspects of its operation. TIBCO is proud to be part of a group of companies and individuals who have contributed to Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport‘s fifth consecutive title.

About Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport is the works Formula OneTM Team of Mercedes-Benz, competing at the pinnacle of motorsport—the FIA Formula One™ World Championship. Formula OneTM is like nothing else in the sporting sphere. It's a demanding technical and human challenge, combining cutting-edge technologies and innovation, high-performance management and elite teamwork. During the course of a gruelling calendar, which spans 21 countries in as many Grand Prix events from March to November, teams battle it out to be crowned World Champions. At Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, a team of nearly 1,500 passionate, determined people works across two world-class technology campuses, designing, developing, manufacturing and racing the cars and Hybrid Power Units driven by Lewis Hamilton and team-mate Valtteri Bottas. The team has set a new benchmark for F1TM success during the sport's current Hybrid era, winning the Drivers’ and Constructors' World Championships in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and now in 2018.


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