PALO ALTO, Calif., June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ:TIBX) today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant in the 'Magic Quadrant for B2B Gateway Providers'(1) report.
Some of the inclusion criteria for vendors in the Magic Quadrant include substantially supporting comprehensive, general-purpose B2B functionality and having a substantial impact on the B2B gateway software market. Companies were evaluated on completeness of vision and ability to execute.
"TIBCO is pleased to be positioned in the leaders quadrant by Gartner. We are distinctively placed with best-of-breed B2B Gateway software as component of a complete solution that enables companies to realize their SOA projects," said Ram Menon, executive vice president of Worldwide Marketing at TIBCO. "We believe our continued commitment to this market keeps TIBCO BusinessConnect(TM) a market leader," Menon added.
BusinessConnect(TM) provides an external gateway to centrally manage and secure the exchange of documents across multiple trading partners of all sizes. Built on the TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks(TM) platform, BusinessConnect seamlessly integrates partner processes with internal systems for an end-to-end business process flow. BusinessConnect provides intuitive browser-based tools for configuring and managing partner relationships with little to no IT support.
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 http://www.tibco.com.
About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
(1) Gartner "Magic Quadrant for B2B Gateway Providers" by B. Lheureux, P. Malinverno. June 3, 2008.
TIBCO, The Power of Now, TIBCO BusinessConnect, TIBCO ActiveMatrix, BusinessWorks 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.
Source: TIBCO Software Inc.