T-Systems to Resell and Market TIBCO's Enterprise Social Platform, tibbr, to European Customers
TIBCO and T-Systems Enter Partnership to Offer tibbr Through T-Systems' Infrastructure for a Cloud-Based, One-Source, One-Bill Customer Experience
February 11, 2014 --
PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/11/14 -- TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) and T-Systems today announced an integrated cloud offering of tibbr®, the secure enterprise social networking platform developed by TIBCO -- optimized for T-Systems' infrastructure, providing an intuitive, integrated experience for enterprise customers who rely on a single, trusted cloud aggregator for all their applications with a one-source, one-bill experience. This service is available throughout Europe and is initially targeted at Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
"Social networks are no longer just used to publicly share expertise, exchange information and network with other users. More and more, companies are opting for a secure social platform that can be used internally," says Jörg Jung, responsible for the global cloud go-to-market at T-Systems. "With TIBCO as our partner, we're able to join forces with the leading enterprise social player. The know-how that T-Systems contributes to the partnership in the areas of IT consulting and delivery of secure cloud infrastructure is key to success in the European market."
In their recently published "Social Business Vendor Benchmark 2014," IT market research company Experton Group listed T-Systems in the leading quadrant within the fields of social business integration and consulting. For the analysis, Experton Group compared 100 social business offerings from relevant German providers.
"We have joined forces with T-Systems to help European companies make it easier to deploy enterprise social networks in a one-source, one-bill customer experience," said Ram Menon, president, social computing, TIBCO.
TIBCO and T-Systems will be present at CeBIT 2014, (March 10-14) in Hannover, Germany. The TIBCO/T-Systems showcase for social business is located in Hall 4.
Drawing on a global infrastructure of data centers and networks, T-Systems operates information and communication technology (ICT) systems for multinational corporations and public sector institutions. On this basis, Deutsche Telekom's corporate customers unit provides integrated solutions for the networked future of business and society. Some 52,700 employees at T-Systems combine industry expertise with ICT innovations to add significant value to customers' core business all over the world. The corporate customers unit generated revenue of around EUR 10 billion in the 2012 financial year.
About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies with 144 million mobile customers, 32 million fixed-network lines and over 17 million broadband lines (as of June 30, 2013). The Group provides fixed-network, mobile communications, Internet and IPTV products and services for consumers, and ICT solutions for business and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in some 50 countries and has over 231,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenue of EUR 58.2 billion in the 2012 financial year -- over half of it outside Germany (as of December 31, 2012).
With millions of paid users in more than 100 countries, tibbr is the enterprise social networking 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.
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) is a global leader in infrastructure and business intelligence software. Whether it's optimizing inventory, cross-selling products, or averting crisis before it happens, TIBCO uniquely delivers the Two-Second Advantage® -- the ability to capture the right information at the right time and act on it preemptively for a competitive advantage. With a broad mix of innovative products and services, TIBCO is the strategic technology partner trusted by businesses around the world. Learn more at www.tibco.com.
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