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Information Builders Honored With Best Midmarket Software Award at [BE] Midmarket CIO Forum

Business Intelligence Leader Recognized as Best Midmarket Software Solution

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/14 -- Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity and integration solutions, today announced that it was named Best Midmarket Software Solution at the [BE] Midmarket CIO Forum held April 6-8, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The company was honored with the award for its WebFOCUS BI platform and its "3i" message of business intelligence, integration, and data integrity.

The [BE] Midmarket CIO Forum awards recognize the best products and services for midmarket enterprises, which are often challenged with limited resources, budget, and other complexities. WebFOCUS offers midmarket companies the ability to solve these complexities with flexible BI deployments and reusability to allow companies to use the same solution for external-facing apps for their partners and customers.

"Information Builders software is designed to provide any organization with the ability to integrate, analyze, and explore information to obtain greater business value from their data," said Gerald Cohen, president and CEO of Information Builders. "WebFOCUS fits organizations' need for business intelligence, data integrity, and integration solutions while meeting midsize enterprise imperatives such as mobility, data visualization, and self-service reporting. This recognition from [BE] Midmarket CIO Forum is validation that midsize enterprises are succeeding with the tools Information Builders provides."

At last year's Midmarket CIO Forum, Information Builders earned the Best Midmarket Strategy award. It was one of many industry recognitions in 2013 for the company's solutions for the midmarket, including Midsize Enterprise Summit naming Gerald Cohen to its inaugural Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executives list.

WebFOCUS is fully integrated with Information Builders' iWay integration and information integrity solutions, allowing companies to seamlessly integrate and cleanse data from disparate sources for more accurate insight. The company's robust capabilities also extend to virtually every mobile platform -- without device-specific coding -- ensuring that customers can access and manipulate information on the go with the same functionality they enjoy in the office. Highly scalable, Information Builders' solutions can support user groups of all sizes, types, and functions and accommodate new users and applications without requiring additional infrastructure or administrative resources.

WebFOCUS allows even non-technical end users to access, customize, and assemble real-time interactive dashboards and run self-service reports and ad hoc queries to obtain unique insights. Advanced visualization and predictive modeling can be embedded into these solutions, enabling users to ensure that every decision is the result of analytics, regardless of their level of technical expertise.

The [BE] Midmarket CIO Forum is an exclusive gathering of CIOs who have an immediate need to evaluate technologies and gain actionable insight to help them in their role as IT leaders of their midmarket organizations. The event allows C-level decision-makers to identify relevant technologies, engage in peer-to-peer best practice discussions, and hear about current trends and topics from leading market analysts.

About Information Builders
Information Builders helps organizations transform data into business value. Our software solutions for business intelligence and analytics, integration, and data integrity empower people to make smarter decisions, strengthen customer relationships, and drive growth. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched in the industry. That's why tens of thousands of leading organizations rely on Information Builders to be their trusted partner. Founded in 1975, Information Builders is headquartered in New York, NY, with offices around the world, and remains one of the largest independent, privately held companies in the industry. Visit us at informationbuilders.com, follow us on Twitter at @infobldrs, like us on Facebook, and visit our LinkedIn page.

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