TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) announced the availability of TIBCO Spotfire® 6.5, the latest version of TIBCO’s leading analytics platform. Spotfire® 6.5 brings to market a user-friendly approach, empowering organisations to easily connect to diverse data sources, including new spatial data sources, and create rich visualisations, enabling analytics from the simplest to the most complex levels – all in one product. Also included in this release of Spotfire 6.5 is the updated single-seat Spotfire desktop product, which provides the full power and ease of use of the Spotfire platform for individual users.
“Spotfire 6.5 now provides organisations the tools to build their own unique applications that can connect to complex data sources seamlessly,” said Lars Bauerle, vice president, product management, TIBCO. “Spotfire 6.5 allows customers to quickly build applications that use the power of data sources without exposing the complexity to end users, generating new levels of insights and discovery.”
“TIBCO continues to emphasise ease of use with version 6.5 of Spotfire,” said Dan Vesset, program VP, business analytics and big data, IDC. “Easy connectivity to key data sources for app development, a desktop version, and even support for Esri ArcGIS seem likely to please many."
Spotfire 6.5 builds upon TIBCO Spotfire’s unrivaled strength in Location Analytics, adding support for Esri ArcGIS® and WMS location data, making Spotfire the easiest and strongest way to blend an organisation’s GIS and analytics strategies. Customers now have easy access to a wealth of demographic, climate, geographic, and other data sources, as well as map projections that will add new layers of insight to location-based analyses.
“TIBCO Spotfire Desktop builds upon our vision to make advanced analytics simple,” said Bauerle. “We now provide the most robust, easy-to-use platform not just to organisations, large and small, but to individual consumers, as well.”