EnterpriseDB and VDEL Join Forces to Deliver Open Source Database Products Across Central and Eastern Europe
VDEL Becomes Master Distributor of EnterpriseDB's PostgreSQL Products in Eastern Europe, Russia, and CIS
WESTFORD, Mass. and VIENNA, Austria, October 2, 2009 - EnterpriseDB, the leading enterprise-class open source database company, and VDEL, the world's first IT services distribution company, today announced that VDEL has been named as a Master Distributor of EnterpriseDB products in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS. VDEL will resell and fully support EnterpriseDB's line of open source database products and services, ultimately meeting the growing demand for a cost-effective alternative to proprietary databases.
"With this agreement, corporate-class users in multiple Central and Eastern European countries will now have access to localized training, support and services for a full portfolio of open source database products," said Ed Boyajian, president and CEO of EnterpriseDB. "Given today's tight IT budgets, database expenditures are under the microscope. VDEL's strong foothold in Europe will help us accelerate adoption of PostgreSQL as a low-cost alternative to expensive proprietary databases."
EnterpriseDB enables organizations to reduce IT costs by leveraging PostgreSQL, the world's most advanced open source database. EnterpriseDB products are ideally suited for transaction-intensive applications requiring superior performance, massive scalability, and compatibility with proprietary database products. As an open source leader in Europe, VDEL provides services, products and end-to-end solutions through native language partners in each of the countries it serves, covering the territory that extends 12 different Time Zones and 30 countries, where customers speak more than 32 languages. Together, the companies will enable organizations in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia & CIS to harness the power and economic advantages of the PostgreSQL open source database.
"At VDEL, we see our mission as making sure that the best software developed all over the world is available to our customers. That is why we are happy to be able to expand the 'family' of open source products we deliver to include the most advanced open source database solution," said Markus Alschner, Managing Director VDEL. "Now our customers, who seek the best price to quality ratio, can satisfy their demand for open source-based alternatives to expensive proprietary software."
EnterpriseDB is the leading provider of enterprise-class products and services based on PostgreSQL, the world's most advanced open source database. The company's Postgres Plus products are ideally suited for transaction-intensive applications requiring superior performance, massive scalability, and compatibility with proprietary database products. EnterpriseDB has offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Westford, Mass. For more information, please call +1-978-589-5700 or visit www.enterprisedb.com.
About VDEL, GmbH
VDEL GmbH, headquartered in Vienna Austria (with subsidiaries in Moscow, Russia; Kiev, Ukraine; Warsaw, Poland; Minsk, Belarus; Belgrade, Serbia and Limassol, Cyprus) is the leading IT Services Distribution company in Eastern Europe, Russia & CIS countries. VDEL delivers IT services, using the most advanced new technology methods, include 24 by 7 product implementation and configuration support, native language translation and localization including maintenance of updates and upgrades, education and hands-on training, certification, marketing and sales support. VDEL provides and distributes these and other related services through its local value-added partner network that helps customers increase their productivity by selecting the right vendor and open source products. For more information, please visit http://www.vdel.com.
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