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TIBCO Expands Strategic Alliance With Infosys

Apr 30, 2008 (08:04 AM EDT)
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TUCON(R) -- TIBCO Software Inc. today announced that it has expanded its existing eight-year relationship with Infosys Technologies , the global IT consulting company. Infosys CEO, Kris Gopalakrishnan, will use his keynote speech at TUCON to outline how the strategic alliance has enabled TIBCO and Infosys to win new customers by delivering a unique value proposition based on the two companies' combined experience and market knowledge.

By combining their respective best practices to create a best-of-breed alliance partnership, TIBCO and Infosys assist companies in testing, building and optimizing high-quality software solutions that create a competitive advantage. Infosys brings a unique value proposition to its customers because of its Integrated Competency Center based delivery model for its TIBCO customers. Customers benefit from the frameworks and accelerators developed by Infosys that leverage the TIBCO product capabilities.

Demonstrating their commitment to customer excellence, TIBCO and Infosys recently opened a Concept Center at the Infosys campus in Bangalore, India. Serving as a valuable educational resource, the Concept Center showcases joint solutions offered by TIBCO and Infosys to the global market. Customers and prospects that visit the Concept Center will gain an in-depth understanding of project methodologies and relevant industry standards, as well as access to resources for modernizing and integrating legacy systems and business processes within a service-oriented architecture (SOA).

"As the industry's leader in platform-independent infrastructure software, TIBCO enables lower cost of ownership and faster time-to-value for organizations who want the ability to customize an approach in line with their specific business needs," said Abhishek, associate vice-president and head of the BPM-EAI practice at Infosys Technologies. "Our alliance partnership with TIBCO directly addresses the challenges we are hearing from our customers."

The expanded Concept Centre will also offer customers implementation guidelines based on real-world experiences using state-of-the-art digital communication and video conferencing technologies, enabling joint customers around the world to benefit from learning about the companies' latest offerings for driving value from their IT infrastructure.

TIBCO executive vice president, Ram Menon commented: "This deepened alliance partnership allows Infosys and TIBCO to leverage their respective strengths to jointly and proactively address customer needs, showcasing product and solution collateral and best-of-breed delivery practices for customers." He continued: "This will help customers realize real-time visibility, understanding, and action at optimal costs, and gain an in-depth understanding of project methodologies and relevant industry standards."

About TIBCO

TIBCO 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(R). 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 .

TIBCO, The Power of Now, TUCON, and TIBCO Software are trademarks or registered trademarks of TIBCO Software Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All 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.

CONTACT: Phillip Tree of TIBCO Software Inc., +1-650-846-8529, ptree@tibco.com; or Bill Bourdon of Bateman Group for TIBCO,+1-415-602-1491,

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