TIBCO Extends Reach of Its Enterprise Social Network tibbr With KPN and Amazon
tibbr Now Available to Small, Medium and Large Enterprises Through
KPN's GRIP Platform and via AWS Marketplace
PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/13 -- TIBCO Software Inc.
(NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that tibbr(R) -- a leading enterprise
social network -- has established a platform partnership with KPN, a
leading European telecommunications provider and cloud services
aggregator, and is also now available on AWS Marketplace, an online
store where customers can find, buy, and quickly deploy software that
runs on AWS. With this announcement, tibbr now uniquely provides the
convenience of the one-provider, one-bill customer experience for
enterprise social networking delivered through each of these trusted
global cloud providers.
A pioneering cloud services broker, KPN's GRIP platform offers single
sign-on, single billing and a single support contact for all
participating applications, available to over 80,000 business
customers. The tibbr offering, optimized for the KPN platform,
provides a highly integrated, ready-to-go experience for users who
rely on a single trusted cloud aggregator for all their applications
Amazon Web Services provides highly reliable, scalable infrastructure
for thousands of enterprise, government and startup customers in 190
countries worldwide. Visitors to the marketplace can use AWS
Marketplace's 1-Click purchase to quickly launch pre-configured
software and pay only for what they use, by the hour or month. AWS
Marketplace features many categories including databases, application
servers, testing tools, monitoring tools, content management, and
business intelligence software. Through the AWS Marketplace,
customers can now purchase and 1-Click purchase tibbr software
According to IDC(1), adoption of enterprise social software is set to
accelerate rapidly through 2016 as geographic regions beyond the
Americas begin to embrace the solutions. With this expansion of its
platform ecosystem, tibbr brings the social enterprise to new
geographic markets and lowers the barrier for small businesses to
take advantage of its platform, which connects people, processes, and
new and existing business applications in a relevant and personal
way, raising the stakes in social business collaboration and
delivering real customer ROI.
"KPN's GRIP brings best-in-class partner solutions to market and
tibbr was the clear leader in our assessment of enterprise social
network platforms," said Gerard Schiebroek, Vice-President Marketing
& Sales KPN IT Solutions. "We were looking for an intuitive service
that users love and adopt, satisfies IT with enterprise-grade
security and control, and drives real ROI benefits for customers
through contextual integration with current and next-generation
applications. Only tibbr met all these criteria."
"Working with TIBCO demonstrates how innovative and forward-thinking
software companies can leverage the power of AWS to provide greater
value to their customers," said Sajai Krishnan, General Manager, AWS
Marketplace. "We are pleased to have TIBCO as an APN technology
partner, and offer tibbr on AWS Marketplace -- making available to
our customers an enterprise social network that leverages the
cost-effectiveness and elasticity of the cloud."
"Great collaboration is fundamental to success for businesses
everywhere," said Ram Menon, President, Social Computing, TIBCO. "By
offering tibbr through KPN's GRIP platform and via the AWS
Marketplace, we're broadening the tibbr footprint among small, medium
and large enterprises."
For more information on purchasing tibbr through a KPN package,
please visit www.kpn.com/grip.
For more details and to purchase
tibbr through AWS's Marketplace click here.
With users in more than 100 countries, tibbr is the
social enterprise platform that is revolutionizing the way we work,
collaborate, learn and share. tibbr connects people, applications and
data in context in an entirely personal way. tibbr brings together
what matters -- to individuals or groups -- to get work done better,
faster. It's an open, intensely flexible platform that can be
delivered on premise or in the cloud. Learn more at www.tibbr.com.
KPN is the leading telecommunications and IT service
provider in The Netherlands, offering wireline and wireless
telephony, internet and TV to consumers. KPN offers business
customers complete telecommunications and IT solutions. KPN Corporate
Market (previously known as Getronics) offers global IT services and
is the Benelux market leader in the area of infrastructure and
network related IT solutions. In Germany and Belgium, KPN pursues a
multi-brand strategy in its mobile operations and holds number three
market positions through E-Plus and BASE. KPN provides wholesale
network services to third parties and operates an efficient IP-based
infrastructure with global scale in international wholesale through
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) is a provider of
infrastructure software for companies to use on-premise or as part of
cloud computing environments. Whether it's efficient claims or trade
processing, cross-selling products based on real-time customer
behavior, or averting a crisis before it happens, TIBCO provides
companies the two-second advantage(R) -- the ability to capture the
right information, at the right time, and act on it preemptively for
a competitive advantage. More than 4,000 customers worldwide rely on
TIBCO to manage information, decisions, processes, and applications
in real time. Learn more at www.tibco.com.
TIBCO, tibbr, two-second advantage, 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.
(1) IDC Worldwide Enterprise Social Software 2012-2016 Forecast, doc
#235471, June 2012.
TIBCO Software Inc.
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