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April 22, 2013 08:00 ET

Infobright Named Finalist for 2013 Illinois Technology Association (ITA) CityLIGHTS Award

14th Annual CityLIGHTS Awards Honor Companies and Individuals Whose Innovation and Success Drive Growth in Illinois

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2013) - Infobright has been selected as a finalist for a 2013 Illinois Technology Association (ITA) CityLIGHTS Rising Star award. As The Internet of Things continues to evolve at an increasing pace, Infobright's investigative analytic engine helps businesses extract rich and useful insight from machine-generated data -- which is fueling this trend. This is a capability that more and more companies are clamoring for as they seek to take better advantage of this information to drive better and more profitable decisions.

Winners will be announced at the CityLIGHTS Awards Gala Thursday, May 9, 2013, in the Great Hall at Union Station in Chicago. The gala attracts more than 700 people -- representing 400 organizations -- including business owners, investors, legislators and policymakers. A panel of accomplished judges representing the Who's Who in Illinois technology reviewed nominations and selected the finalists.

"We are extremely honored and gratified to be named a Rising Star finalist for the 14th Annual ITA CityLIGHTS Awards," said Don DeLoach, CEO of Infobright. "To be named a finalist is a testament to all the hard work and innovation from our entire Infobright team as well as the achievement of our customers in implementing our investigative analytic engine to provide them with a fast, simple and resource-efficient way to turn heavy volumes of machine-generated data into valuable insight."

"We are thrilled to host an event where some of the many accomplishments of the local tech industry are recognized," said ITA President & CEO Fred Hoch. "Technology advancements affect every company, no matter the product or the industry. The need for companies to leverage the efficiencies offered through these new tools has never been more important, especially as they look to grow, attract and retain talent, and gain visibility. The Awards Gala is a celebration of the companies developing the technology and the companies utilizing it."

Votes can be submitted through the end of today, April 22, 2013. Winners will be determined by composite score (50 percent judges; 50 percent community voting) in all categories except the CityLIGHTS Award, which is determined solely by the ITA Board of Directors.

About Infobright
Infobright's investigative analytic engine extracts rich and useful insights from machine-generated data at the speed of business. Specifically focused on the rapid analysis of volumes of information from Web logs, call records, stock tickers, sensors and more, Infobright powers applications that enable organizations to ask all the questions they want, and get the detailed answers they need, to make better, faster and more profitable decisions. Affordable as well as simple to use, maintain and deploy, Infobright offers embedded and enterprise class solutions which enable companies in telecommunications and networking, financial services, media and advertising, and healthcare use investigative analytics to gain competitive success. For more information, and to learn how customers like Bango, JDSU, and Yahoo! are using Infobright to investigate their data, please visit www.infobright.com.

About the ITA
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) is the driving force behind Illinois' vibrant technology industry. ITA's extensive lineup of curated member programs and services address three key critical areas: growth, talent, and visibility. By leveraging the connections and expertise of its more than 600 member companies representing a workforce that is 50,000 strong and growing, the ITA provides the ecosystem growing technology companies need to succeed. For more information, visit www.illinoistech.org, follow the ITA on Twitter at www.twitter.com/itabuzz, and view the ITA's Facebook profile at www.facebook.com/illinoistechnology.

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