TIBCO to Participate in National Defense University's Inaugural Cloud Computing Symposium
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced its participation in the National Defense University's first ever Cloud Computing Symposium to be held on July 15, 2009 at Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, D.C.
Following on the heels of the recent launch of TIBCO Silver™, the industry's first rapid cloud application delivery platform for the enterprise, Matt Quinn, senior vice president of Engineering and Technology Strategies for TIBCO, will join industry experts to exchange views on "Lessons Learned on the Way to the Cloud." The panel will discuss the specific capabilities and limitations of cloud computing, as well as address over-arching trends like privacy concerns and scalability.
"We are very pleased that TIBCO will be joining the panel discussion at Wednesday's event," said Dr. Robert Childs, senior director, Information Resources Management College, National Defense University. "The company has shown itself to be a true innovator in the new industry of cloud computing, and I look forward to gaining insight from TIBCO's experiences in this realm."
The symposium is expected to draw 500-600 government officials to examine the value of cloud computing within the government sector, including Federal CIO Vivek Kundra and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Information Management, Integration, and Technology & Deputy Chief Information Officer David Wennergren. The event will be co-hosted by NDU's Information Resources Management College and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Networks and Information Integration)/DoD CIO.
TIBCO will have an exhibit space, booth number 1, at the NDU's Cloud Computing vendor fair, which will be held during the all-day symposium. For more information on the event, please visit: http://www.ndu.edu/irmc/ilss/index.html.
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.
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