Siebel Systems, Inc.

Siebel Systems, Inc.

March 22, 2005 09:05 ET

Siebel Systems to Host Business Intelligence Summit in Barcelona, Spain


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FOR: SIEBEL SYSTEMS, INC.

NASDAQ SYMBOL: SEBL

MARCH 22, 2005 - 09:05 ET

Siebel Systems to Host Business Intelligence Summit in
Barcelona, Spain

SAN MATEO, Calif.--(CCNMatthews - Mar 22, 2005) -

Second Annual Thought Leadership and Technology Conference Brings
Together Industry Leaders to Discuss New Era of BI and Analytics

Siebel Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:SEBL), a leading provider of business
applications software, will host the Siebel Business Intelligence (BI)
Summit, April 17-20, 2005, in Barcelona, Spain. Europe's most
comprehensive BI conference and expo will gather thought leaders and
participants in the BI industry and focus on key trends and
next-generation requirements for enterprise-wide business intelligence,
data warehousing, performance management, customer insight, and analytic
applications. The Siebel BI Summit will run concurrently with Siebel
User Week.

Siebel BI Summit will feature a powerful and content-rich agenda,
including featured presentations; panel discussions; and breakout
sessions from BI and analytics industry luminaries, senior executives
from top BI and data warehousing vendors, prominent industry analysts,
and leading-edge companies deploying enterprise BI and customer insight
solutions. Hosted by Siebel Systems and co-sponsored by leading vendors
including Accenture; CSC; Deloitte Consulting; EDS; HP; IBM; Microsoft;
Sun Microsystems; Teradata, a division of NCR; and Unisys, the event
will cover the latest BI and analytics technology, applications, and
best practices. The conference will also include detailed case studies,
"ask the experts" sessions, and an extensive BI Pavilion to showcase BI
solutions.

"After a successful event in Los Angeles last October, we felt there was
value in bringing the leading minds in business intelligence to Europe
to discuss the rapidly changing requirements in the industry and
showcase how organizations can benefit from a new era of BI and
analytics solutions," said Paul Rodwick, Vice President, Siebel Business
Analytics. "Siebel Business Intelligence Summit is the ideal venue to
hear firsthand how other business leaders are leveraging best-in-class
business intelligence and analytics solutions and arm organizations with
the latest information to help make their organizations truly
insight-driven."

Among the conference highlights:

-- A keynote presentation from Larry Barbetta, Senior Vice President
and General Manager for Siebel Business Analytics. Mr. Barbetta will
kick off the event by presenting the trends in next-generation BI and
providing real-world examples of how customers are embracing these
trends to drive business value.

-- Featured presentations by leading industry analysts Henry Morris,
Group Vice President and General Manager, Integration, Development, and
Application Strategies, IDC; and Andreas Bitterer, Vice President, META
Group.

-- Three breakout tracks covering a range of topics, including
enterprise BI technology, analytic applications, customer insight
strategy, data warehousing, and implementation best practices.

-- In-depth case study presentations featuring some of the most
sophisticated users of analytics, including AstraZeneca, Cisco Systems,
Citigroup, HP, IBM, Janssen-Cilag, L'Oreal, MCI, Microsoft, Reuters,
Schlumberger, and more.

About Siebel BI Summit and Siebel User Week 2005

The Siebel BI Summit and Siebel User Week conference will be held April
17-20, 2005, at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) in
Barcelona, Spain. The conferences are expected to attract more than
2,000 customers, solution providers, speakers, and presenters. The
Siebel User Week conference will feature keynotes from Siebel customers
and executives; breakout sessions on customer best practices, industry
issues, and Siebel products; and a number of networking events.

Siebel BI Summit attendees may also attend any of the Siebel User Week
sessions, and the Siebel BI Summit events are available to Siebel User
Week attendees at no additional charge. More information on the Siebel
Business Intelligence Summit 2005, including registration details, is
available at www.siebelbisummit.com.

About Siebel Systems

Siebel Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of business applications
software, enabling corporations to sell to, market to, and serve
customers across multiple channels and lines of business. With more than
4,000 customer deployments worldwide, Siebel Systems provides
organizations with a proven set of industry-specific best practices, CRM
applications, market-leading analytics products, and business processes,
empowering them to consistently deliver superior customer experiences
and establish more profitable customer relationships. Siebel Systems'
sales and service facilities are located in more than 30 countries. For
more information about Siebel Systems, Inc., please visit www.siebel.com.

For more information on Siebel Systems solutions and services, please
visit our Web site: CRM - http://www.siebel.com/crm; OnDemand Solutions
- http://www.crmondemand.com; Industry CRM -
http://www.siebel.com/industry-crm; Call Center & Service -
http://www.siebel.com/call-center; Sales Force Automation -
http://www.siebel.com/sales-force-automation; Marketing Automation -
http://www.siebel.com/marketing-automation; Business Intelligence -
http://www.siebel.com/business-intelligence; Integration Solutions -
http://www.siebel.com/integration-solutions; CRM Services -
http://www.siebel.com/crm-services.

Except for the historical information contained herein, this press
release contains forward-looking statements that involve risk or
uncertainties. Future operating results of Siebel Systems may differ
from the results discussed or forecasted in the forward-looking
statements due to factors that include, but are not limited to, risks
associated with customer relations, such as the availability of Siebel
Systems' products and services, customer implementation of products and
services, relationships with customers, third-party vendors and systems
integrators, concentration of revenues in a relatively small number of
customers, existence of errors or defects in products, ability to
successfully manage growth, significant current and expected additional
competition and the need to continue to expand product distribution and
services offerings. Further information on potential factors that could
affect the financial results of Siebel Systems are included in Siebel
Systems' Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and
its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are
available at www.sec.gov. Siebel Systems assumes no obligation to update
the information in this press release.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Siebel Systems, Inc.
    Cecilia Denny, 650-477-5861
    email: cecilia.denny@siebel.com