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TMCNet:  TIBCO Expands Connectivity to Key Big Data Sources

[March 11, 2014]

TIBCO Expands Connectivity to Key Big Data Sources

(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/11/14 -- TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced TIBCO Spotfire® customers now have direct connectivity to popular Big Data repositories from Cloudera, Hortonworks, and Pivotal.

"Our ability to connect directly to these data sources, conduct in-database analysis, and mash-up the data in the worlds of Hadoop and others puts Spotfire in prime position for enterprises looking to get the most out of their data assets," said Lars Bauerle, vice president of product strategy, TIBCO Spotfire. "Spotfire now further embraces data access in all forms, including Big Data architecture, enabling our customers to derive significantly greater value from their existing data." Current Spotfire customers can download TIBCO Spotfire® Server 6.0.1, which gives direct access to seven new data sources. For more information, visit http://spotfire.tibco.com/en/resources/spotfire-data-sources.aspx "Cloudera and TIBCO Big Data technologies complement one another by adding significant value to our joint customers' IT environments," said Tim Stevens, vice president, corporate and business development, Cloudera. "Until now, analytics and Hadoop have separately been two of the most significant enterprise technologies of the last few years. As these technologies come together in Spotfire, we see an opportunity for organizations to reap great business value as they build out their enterprise data hubs." "Apache Hadoop has become the cornerstone of a modern data architecture by enabling companies to store and manage massive data sets, and to capture net-new forms of data. When our partners build innovative analytic operations on Hadoop, it helps enterprises maximize the potential from their Big Data investments," said John Kreisa, vice president of strategic marketing, Hortonworks.

"At Pivotal we're laser focused on partnering with the leaders in data visualization, analytics, and data science to help power our enterprise customer requirements. We're excited to have TIBCO certified on our leading enterprise platform and we're excited to work with them," said Josh Klahr, vice president, data platform product management, Pivotal.

These new capabilities and products will be showcased in detail at Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit, Booth P1, March 10-11 in London.

About TIBCOTIBCO 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.

TIBCO, Two-Second Advantage, Spotfire, and TIBCO Software are trademarks or registered trademarks of TIBCO Software Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. 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.

Media Contact: Leslie Moore TIBCO Software Inc.

(650) 846-5025 lmoore@tibco.com Source: TIBCO Software Inc.

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