Goldman Sachs Downgrades TIBCO (TIBX) to Sell

January 7, 2008

I was looking at some of my favorite CEP companies this morning and noticed that Goldman Sachs analyst Derek Bingham just downgraded vendor TIBCO Software (TIBX) to Sell.

According to Bingham, here,

… customers will move away from buying more expensive “best-of-breed” offerings, like Tibco”s products, and more toward buying less expensive “good enough” substitutes that are bundled with broader solutions from the likes of IBM, Oracle Corp. and SAP AG.

At the time of this post, TIBCO was down around 5 percent in premarket trading.

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Invitation to Join the DEBS 2008 Group on LinkedIn

January 7, 2008

I would like to invite the readers of my blog to join the DEBS 2008 group on LinkedIn. Joining this group will allow you to find and contact other DEBS 2008 members on LinkedIn.

The goal of the DEBS 2008 group is to help members:

  • Reach other event processing people, sponsors and attendees of DEBS 2008.
  • Accelerate careers, business, and research opportunities through referrals from other DEBS 2008 group members.
  • Know more than a name – view rich professional profiles from fellow DEBS 2008 group members.

Please click here to join the group.

Yours sincerely, Tim

Co-Chair, International Relations
Distributed Event-Based Systems (DEBS) 2008