EnterpriseDB Named to SD Times 100 for Second Consecutive Year
Leading Enterprise PostgreSQL Company Again Honored for Agenda-Setting Leadership and Innovation
WESTFORD, Mass., June 16, 2009 - EnterpriseDB, the leading enterprise open source database company, announced today that it has been named to the SD Times 100 list in the Databases and Data Tools category for the second consecutive year. The SD Times 100, awarded annually, recognizes companies, non-commercial organizations, open source projects, and other influencers for their innovation and leadership. 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. More information about EnterpriseDB is available at http://www.enterprisedb.com.
"EnterpriseDB is the industry leader in delivering PostgreSQL-based products and services to the enterprise, and it's a privilege to be recognized once again by SD Times," said Ed Boyajian, chief executive officer, EnterpriseDB. "Our newest release of Postgres Plus Advanced Server, announced today, includes significant new features in the areas of Oracle compatibility, massive scalability, and enterprise-grade security, each in response to our customers' real-world challenges."
The 2009 SD Times 100 honors EnterpriseDB for its accomplishments in 2008, highlighted by the introduction of the Postgres Plus product family, which includes Postgres Plus Standard Server and Postgres Plus Advanced Server. Postgres Plus Standard Server is an open source distribution of PostgreSQL that includes significant performance benefits and ease-of-use capabilities. Postgres Plus Advanced Server is a commercially licensed product that adds advanced capabilities, including Oracle compatibility, dynamic performance tuning, and sophisticated management and monitoring.
In 2008, EnterpriseDB also announced key strategic partnerships with IBM (NYSE: IBM) and NTT (NYSE: NTT), saw 50% growth in new customer accounts, including The Los Angeles Times and hi5 Networks, and closed a $16 million Series C financing, which included investments from IBM and NTT. Throughout the year, EnterpriseDB continued its support of the PostgreSQL open source community with valuable contributions of code, time, advocacy, marketing, and other sponsorship.
This is not the first prestigious industry award for EnterpriseDB in 2009. In March, Postgres Plus Standard Server won a Jolt Product Excellence Award in the Best Database Engines and Data Tools category.
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.
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