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Information Builders

February 03, 2010 09:54 ET

Information Builders Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in Latest Business Intelligence Platform Magic Quadrant

Vendor Selection Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 3, 2010) - Information Builders, the independent leader in operational business intelligence (BI) systems, today announced that Gartner has placed the company in the Leaders Quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence Platforms."(1)

Gartner defines leaders as those that are reasonably strong in the breadth and depth of their BI platform capabilities and can deliver on enterprisewide implementations that support a broad BI strategy. Leaders articulate a business proposition that resonates with buyers, supported by the viability and operational capability to deliver on a global basis.

"We believe Gartner's evaluation confirms our ability to deliver innovative solutions to our customers that are accessible to employees at any level of the organization," said Gerald Cohen, CEO and president, Information Builders. "Time and again, given WebFOCUS' integration with our iWay platform, Information Builders is chosen for its superior data access and integration capabilities."

About the Magic Quadrant

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2010 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.

About Information Builders

Information Builders' award-winning combination of business intelligence and enterprise integration software has been providing innovative solutions to more than 12,000 customers for the past 30 years. WebFOCUS is the world's most widely utilized business intelligence platform. It provides the security, scalability, and flexibility needed at every level of global extended enterprises. Its simplicity helps create executive, analytical, and operational applications that reach dozens to millions of users. Information Builders' iWay Software suite provides state of the art, multi-purpose, pre-built integration components that address all SOA, application, data and information management requirements. Its integration adapters have been adopted by the leading software platform providers. Information Builders also offers solutions in the performance management, business activity monitoring, and enterprise search markets. The company's comprehensive enterprise product offerings give Information Builders' customers the ability to grow and innovate according to their needs.

Information Builders' customers include most of the Fortune 100 and U.S. federal government agencies. Headquartered in New York City with 90 offices worldwide, the company employs 1,450 people and has more than 350 business partners. More information is available at

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(1) Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence Platforms, by R. Sallam, B. Hostmann, J. Richardson, A. Bitterer, January 29, 2010

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