EnterpriseDB's Postgres Plus wins Jolt Product Excellence Award

Date -2009-03-16

EnterpriseDB's Postgres Plus
Wins Jolt Product Excellence Award


Enterprise-Class Open Source Database Takes Top Honor in Best Database Engines and Data Tools Category


METUCHEN, N.J., March 16, 2009 - EnterpriseDB, the leading enterprise-class open source database company, announced today that Postgres Plus has won the 2009 Jolt Product Excellence Award in the Best Database Engines and Data Tools category. The Jolt Awards honor products that have "jolted" the industry with their significance and have made the task of creating software faster, easier, and more efficient. Winners were selected from among hundreds of qualified nominations and were chosen by a team of twenty esteemed industry insiders, columnists, and technology leaders. More information about Postgres Plus is available at www.enterprisedb.com.

The award-winning Postgres Plus is an open source distribution of PostgreSQL that includes significant performance benefits and ease-of-use capabilities for DBAs and developers of next-generation applications. Bundled into a one-click, cross-platform installer, Postgres Plus ensures the reliability and scalability necessary for high-volume, mission-critical enterprise use. In addition, EnterpriseDB offers Postgres Plus Advanced Server, a commercially licensed product that offers advanced capabilities, such as Oracle compatibility, dynamic performance tuning, and sophisticated management and monitoring.

"We're thrilled to be honored with the Jolt Product Excellence Award," said Ed Boyajian, chief executive officer, EnterpriseDB. "The introduction of Postgres Plus last year was a milestone for EnterpriseDB, and the recognition from these distinguished judges is gratifying. Open sources databases are an increasingly disruptive force in the enterprise market, and this award is an indication that the industry is taking notice."

"This year was an exceptionally exciting year for our judges, because there were so many strong contenders in every category," said Amber Ankerholz, Jolt Award project manager. "The winners reflect the great innovations thriving in the industry today, and it was especially satisfying to see industry leaders as well as newcomers changing how developers work by giving them great new products that reflect the changing software development landscape."

About EnterpriseDB

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 Metuchen, N.J. For more information, please call +1-732-331-1300 or visit www.enterprisedb.com.

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