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Murray Rode, COO of TIBCO Software Inc. (TIBX), Interviews with The Wall Street Transcript

67 WALL STREET, New York - November 11, 2013 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Business and Application Software Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs and Equity Analysts. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952-7433 or via The Wall Street Transcript Online.

Topics covered: Cloud Computing Secular Trends - International Enterprise and Consumer Demand - Application Software Consolidation Activity - Cloud Computing and SaaS Trends - Health Care Transition to ICD-10

Companies include: Tibco Software Inc. (TIBX) and many more.

In the following excerpt from the Business and Application Software Report, the COO of TIBCO Software Inc. (TIBX) discusses company strategy and the outlook for this vital industry:

TWST: In which product category would you say you currently see the best opportunities for growth?

Mr. Rode: So when we think about the target markets or the markets where we see the most opportunity, we think about selling the platform and getting the most leverage out of our platform story in three big areas. The first is the Big Data space. That obviously gets talked about a lot these days, but our approach to Big Data is not just about how you sift through massive amounts of static information. Our approach to Big Data is about melding data in motion and data at rest so that you can operationalize or act on Big Data, so that you can both look at historical information, recognize patterns, but then automate the response to those patterns. So fraud detection is a good example, customer churn in telcos is a good example, cross-sell, upsell in the retail space is a good example. You can use our analytics to understand the information and the patterns of customer behavior and then use that to trigger more accurate cross-sell or upsell programs. So that's one big market, the Big Data space and our unique approach to it.

The second is in just plain old integration for systems in corporations. We think that with the advent of technologies like the cloud, like the pervasive and rapidly increasing use of mobile technologies and mobile applications, that there are many, many more points and many more systems that companies are working to integrate as part of their overall architecture of IT applications. And so there is a big role there for the kind of technology we have, just to tie all those systems together and integrate their information and their flows of information. That's the second big opportunity.

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