Independent Analyst Firm Positions Information Builders in Leader Quadrant for Business Intelligence Platforms

Evaluation Based on “Completeness of Vision” and “Ability to Execute”

New York, NY – January 11, 2006 – Information Builders, the enterprise business intelligence (BI) standard of choice for organizations around the world, today announced it has been positioned in the leader quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s 1Q06 “Business Intelligence Platform Magic Quadrant” report.

According to Gartner, “leaders” are vendors who are performing well today, have a clear vision of market direction, and are actively building competencies to sustain their leadership position in the market.

“We consider our position in the leader quadrant confirmation of our company’s customer-centric strategy, enabling users to unlock the power of information to improve business performance,” said Gerald Cohen, CEO of Information Builders. “Information Builders is dedicated to providing customers with innovative tools to address the changing business landscape. Through the marriage of WebFOCUS’ front-end reporting capabilities and data integration technology of our subsidiary iWay Software, we will continue to provide unprecedented power and scalability to users, whenever and wherever they need business critical information.”

Information Builders’ WebFOCUS provides comprehensive business intelligence functionality, allowing organizations to leverage any data asset, transform it into useful information, and deliver it in an actionable format across the enterprise. Power users are a thing of the past as more and more organizations are requiring business and operations personnel to serve as business intelligence users. By understanding the needs of business users and providing technology solutions in real-time through business intelligence and data integration capabilities, Information Builders continues to lead the industry movement toward operational business intelligence.

About Information Builders

Information Builders, a $300 million company, is the leader in enterprise business intelligence and operational Web reporting. The company’s WebFOCUS product – the industry’s most secure and flexible – is able to meet all the reporting needs of the extended enterprise, ranging from analysts to power users to the widest deployments for hundreds of thousands of users. Additionally, WebFOCUS’ empowerment of organizations seeking to leverage all their data by accessing it all – from legacy to data warehouse – is unmatched.

Information Builders’ award-winning technology has successfully provided quality software and superior services for 30 years to more than 7,000 customers and 10,000 sites, including most of the Fortune 100 and U.S. federal government agencies. Headquartered in New York City with 90 offices worldwide, the company employs 1,750 people, and has over 350 business partners.