EnterpriseDB and JBoss Form Strategic Partnership

Date -2006-04-13

Open Source Leaders to Bring Joint Product Offerings to Market

ISELIN, N.J., Apr. 13, 2006 – EnterpriseDB, the world’s leading enterprise-class, open source database company, announced today that that it has entered into a strategic partnership with JBoss , the global leader in open source middleware. As part of the agreement, EnterpriseDB has become a JBoss Premier Solution Partner, and JBoss has joined the EnterpriseDB Partner Program. The companies’ sales and marketing teams will also begin working together immediately to bring joint product offerings to market. More information about EnterpriseDB and free downloads of EnterpriseDB Advanced Server, the company’ flagship relational database, are available at www.enterprisedb.com.

“EnterpriseDB’s enterprise–class open source database complements JBoss middleware for organizations seeking a cost–effective, enterprise software stack that meets, and even surpasses, proprietary platforms in terms of quality, support and services,” said Tom Cooper, vice president of worldwide channels, JBoss. “This partnership with EnterpriseDB will provide another compelling piece–the database–to the open source infrastructure stack that JBoss and Red Hat intend to bring together with this week’s announced acquisition.”

“Working together, EnterpriseDB and JBoss can provide enterprise application developers with the best possible development and deployment infrastructure, broadening and deepening enterprise acceptance of open source software,” said Andy Astor, chief executive officer, EnterpriseDB. “We’re excited about our partnership with JBoss, and we’re looking forward to developing tighter technical integration and an even closer working relationship with them in the future.“

Red Hat announced on April 10, 2006 that it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire JBoss. EnterpriseDB has supported Red Hat Linux since EnterpriseDB’s launch in May, 2005.

EnterpriseDB will be a Preferred Sponsor of JBoss World, which will be held June 12-15, 2006, in Las Vegas. On Wednesday, June 14, at the conference, Denis Lussier, the chief technology officer of EnterpriseDB, will be giving a presentation in the “Applying JEMS Technology: Best Practices” track, entitled “Using JBoss Messaging in the Enterprise.”

About EnterpriseDB Corporation
EnterpriseDB develops and supports EnterpriseDB Advanced Server, an enterprise-class relational database management system (RDBMS) that is built on PostgreSQL, the world’s most advanced open source database. EnterpriseDB Advanced Server is compatible with most Oracle applications, has the reliability and scalability necessary for high-volume, mission–critical enterprise use, and is very affordable. EnterpriseDB has offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia and is the world’s leading provider of enterprise-class PostgreSQL-based products and services. EnterpriseDB was founded in March, 2004, and is headquartered in Iselin, N.J. For more information, please contact (732) 331-1300 or visit www.enterprisedb.com.

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