EnterpriseDB Partners with Fossmart to Distribute EnterpriseDB Advanced Server in Sri Lanka

Date -2007-05-10

Open Source Foundation and World-Class Support Will End Trade-Offs Between Database Cost, Performance

HONG KONG and COLOMBO, SRI LANKA, May 10, 2007 – EnterpriseDB, maker of the world’s most affordable enterprise-class database, and Fossmart (Pvt) Ltd., a distributor of open source-based technology in Sri Lanka, announced today a partnership under which Fossmart will sell EnterpriseDB Advanced Server to its customers and also offer them associated support and training. More information about EnterpriseDB Advanced Server is available at www.enterprisedb.com.

“This partnership with EnterpriseDB will enable us to offer the most advanced open source-based database solutions available,” said Janaka Wickramasinghe, chief executive officer, Fossmart. “Sri Lankan businesses are well aware of the benefits of products built on open source, but require commercial-grade service and support to protect their investments. We will now be able to meet their database needs with EnterpriseDB.”

EnterpriseDB has enhanced PostgreSQL, the world’s most advanced open source database, to create the award-winning EnterpriseDB Advanced Server. An enterprise-class database that can run applications written for Oracle unchanged, EnterpriseDB Advanced Server performs between 50% and 200% better than PostgreSQL. EnterpriseDB also offers a comprehensive suite of tools for developers and DBAs and world-class, around-the-clock technical support.

“EnterpriseDB is pleased to partner with Fossmart to extend our sales reach in the Asia Pacific region,” said Roger Durn, general manager, Asia Pacific, EnterpriseDB. “Since opening our Asia Pacific headquarters in January, we have had great success in the region, and this partnership will help us to meet the market’s demand for open source-based alternatives to expensive proprietary software.”

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 Oracle applications, has the reliability and scalability necessary for high-volume, mission-critical enterprise use, and is very affordable. EnterpriseDB has offices throughout the world, including North America, Europe, and Asia. The company also provides PostgreSQL support 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 about EnterpriseDB and free downloads of EnterpriseDB Advanced Server, please contact +1-732-331-1300 or visit www.enterprisedb.com.

About Fossmart
Fossmart is a value creator for open source software with expertise in code-level modification and user-friendly interfaces. In addition, the company provides open source based services in Business Intelligence (BI), Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Document Management as well as conducting Professional Linux Training. Fossmart is the product developer of Fosswall, user-friendly, GUI-driven unified threat management software. Its prototype Spam detection and antivirus gateway for mail servers, FOSSMail Gateway, is due to be released next quarter and has already recorded a benchmark of managing 30,000 Spam mail per day as proof of concept. 

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