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Composite Software to Present Data Virtualization and Analytics Strategies To Boulder BI Brain Trust on January 4

Composite Software CEO Jim Green will present the company’s strategic vision for data virtualization and analytics enablement, along with Robert Eve, executive VP of marketing who will recap Composite’s 2012 successes and 2013 plans on January 4 to the Boulder BI Brain Trust (BBBT), a gathering of leading BI analysts, experts and practitioners founded by Dr. Claudia Imhoff, president of Intelligent Solutions, Inc. Joining Green and Eve from Composite will be Executive VP Marc Breissinger and Kevin Ott, senior VP, product development.

Leading off the briefing, Franklin Templeton Investments Senior VP, Global Marketing Services Michael J. McNab will detail Franklin’s extensive experience in enabling global enterprise data integration and agile business intelligence utilizing the Composite Data Virtualization Platform™. McNab, responsible for product data provisioning with a current focus on data federation and virtualization, will provide the BBBT a business sponsor’s perspective of the many benefits realized from data virtualization and will share lessons learned and success factors.

According to McNab, Franklin Templeton has achieved speed-to-market improvements, efficiencies managing databases, elimination of duplicate data stores, superior project-to-budget and project-to-schedule performance through its data virtualization programs and extension of web services.

“We are delighted that Franklin Templeton continues Composite’s tradition of having a key customer lead off our briefing to the BBBT and thank Mike McNab for his willingness to share Franklin’s compelling success story,” said Jim Green, Composite Software CEO. “This is the fifth year we have had the privilege of briefing the BBBT members and the insights gained during those sessions have proved invaluable in helping us shape our strategic vision. Thanks to Claudia and the BBBT members for inviting us once again.”

Composite Software's briefing to the BBBT starts at 11am ET on Friday, January 4. Follow the session on twitter #BBBT.

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Composite Software, Inc. is the data virtualization market leader. The world’s largest financial services firms, pharmaceutical companies, communications providers, energy producers and government agencies rely on Composite data virtualization offerings to simplify information access. Composite Software is privately held, with corporate headquarters in San Mateo, CA.

To contact Composite, please call (650) 227-8200, visit us on the Web at http://www.compositesw.com, or follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/compositesw. To learn more about data virtualization visit the DV Café microsite, the Data Virtualization Channel and the Data Virtualization Leadership Blog.

Composite Software is a registered trademark of Composite Software, Inc. Copyright © Composite Software, Inc. 2013

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