SOURCE: Information Builders

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January 18, 2011 10:37 ET

Information Builders and immixGroup Awarded Contract With U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

iWay Software Data Integration Capabilities to Support VA Repositories Program

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 18, 2011) - Information Builders, Inc. an independent leader in business intelligence (BI) solutions, today announced it will provide iWay Software enterprise integration solutions, premium maintenance support, professional and technical services, and education to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Repositories Program. The support comes under a new contract awarded to its federal sales partner immixGroup, Inc., a leading provider of technology products and services to the public sector. Worth up to $3.6 million, the contract includes one base year and one 12-month option period. 

The VA Repositories Program provides access to nationalized administrative and clinical data for a variety of products within the VA internal information technology infrastructure. The VA was looking for a data integration solution to provide Repositories Program clients and applications with better service and enhanced data access capabilities, including location transparency, data federation, concurrent query execution across distributed VA health systems, as well as portability and scalability.

"The iWay Enterprise Information Management Suite will support data access strategies common to the Veterans Affairs, including federation of databases (MUMPS, Oracle), integration with VistA applications and a variety of messaging protocols (XML, HL7, JMS), with both asynchronous and synchronous connectivity," stated Information Builders' Federal Sales Director Bill Lochten.

The Repositories Program will use iWay Software and its integration capabilities to provide Repositories Data Services (RDS) with an implementation that is consistent with the One VA Technical Reference Model (TRM) and the VA's strategic direction.

"With iWay Software and its comprehensive suite of data and process integration technologies, the VA can deploy a unified information management and processing integration solution," according to Information Builders' iWay Vice President of Sales, Dennis McLaughlin.

About immixGroup, Inc.
immixGroup brings commercial technology products and services to the public sector. Since 1997, immixGroup has helped hundreds of companies grow and manage their government business while providing federal, state, and local agencies with reliable access to leading commercial technologies. immixGroup is a recognized leader in the public sector technology marketplace, with four divisions delivering a unique combination of services. These include technology sales via preferred contract vehicles, innovative government channel programs, expert contract management consulting, and outsourced IT solutions. For more information, contact immixGroup, Inc. at 703.752.0610, via e-mail at info@immixgroup.com, or on the web at http://www.immixgroup.com.

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 35 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 informationbuilders.com.

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