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TIBCO Spotfire 6.5 Delivers Dramatically Richer, Easier and Faster Analytics for Everyone

Spotfire Enables Users to Build Advanced Analytic Applications Faster and Launches New "Spotfire Desktop" Edition for Individual Users

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/29/14 -- TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced the availability of TIBCO Spotfire® 6.5, the latest version of TIBCO's leading analytics platform. Spotfire® 6.5 brings to market a user-friendly approach, empowering organizations to easily connect to diverse data sources, including new spatial data sources, and create rich visualizations, enabling analytics from the simplest to the most complex levels -- all in one product. Also included in this release of Spotfire 6.5 is the updated single-seat Spotfire desktop product, which provides the full power and ease of use of the Spotfire platform for individual users.

"Spotfire 6.5 now provides organizations the tools to build their own unique applications that can connect to complex data sources seamlessly," said Lars Bauerle, vice president, product management, TIBCO. "Spotfire 6.5 allows customers to quickly build applications that use the power of data sources without exposing the complexity to end users, generating new levels of insights and discovery."

"TIBCO continues to emphasize ease of use with version 6.5 of Spotfire," said Dan Vesset, program VP, business analytics and big data, IDC. "Easy connectivity to key data sources for app development, a desktop version, and even support for Esri ArcGIS seem likely to please many."

Spotfire 6.5 builds upon TIBCO Spotfire's unrivaled strength in Location Analytics, adding support for Esri ArcGIS® and WMS location data, making Spotfire the easiest and strongest way to blend an organization's GIS and analytics strategies. Customers now have easy access to a wealth of demographic, climate, geographic, and other data sources, as well as map projections that will add new layers of insight to location-based analyses.

"TIBCO Spotfire Desktop builds upon our vision to make advanced analytics simple," said Bauerle. "We now provide the most robust, easy-to-use platform not just to organizations, large and small, but to individual consumers, as well."

Spotfire 6.5, including TIBCO Spotfire® Desktop 6.5, will be made available to current and new customers in May 2014. These new capabilities are being showcased in detail at Transform Energy, April 28 - 30, 2014 in Houston, Texas. To learn more about Spotfire 6.5, please visit www.tibco.com. For more on Transform Energy, please visit transform.tibco.com

About TIBCO
TIBCO 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 http://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. Esri and ArcGIS are trademarks or registered trademarks of Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (Esri) 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.

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