EnterpriseDB and JasperSoft Team to Deliver JasperReports DBA Dashboard for EnterpriseDB

Date -2005-12-07

Open Source Leaders Deliver Advanced Enterprise Database
Reporting Solution for Improved Monitoring

GARTNER OPEN SOURCE SUMMIT, ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 7, 2005 — EnterpriseDB Corporation, an enterprise database company, and JasperSoft, the leader in commercial open source reporting solutions announced today that they have jointly developed and released JasperReports DBA Dashboard for EnterpriseDB. The two companies have also joined each others’ partner programs. JasperReports DBA Dashboard for EnterpriseDB enables EnterpriseDB administrators to monitor database performance, and to identify configuration issues across an unlimited number of servers. The product can also be used with PostgreSQL databases, and is available for free download beginning today. More information is available at www.enterprisedb.com and http://jasperreports.sourceforge.net.

JasperReports DBA Dashboard for EnterpriseDB ships bundled with the JBoss Application Server, and is ready to use immediately following download and installation. Its simple and powerful user interface provides critical database performance and configuration information for any EnterpriseDB or PostgreSQL environment. EnterpriseDB is a sponsor of the Gartner Open Source Summit, and demonstrations of the new product are available in EnterpriseDB’s booth on December 8–9 at the Summit.

"It is important for enterprise DBAs to monitor the status and performance of their databases, and this product provides a real-time window into that information," said Andy Astor, EnterpriseDB’s chief executive officer. "We are pleased to be partnering with the acknowledged leader in commercial open source reporting solutions to deliver this product."

As partners, EnterpriseDB and JasperSoft have agreed to share product roadmaps, support each others’ products, and pursue joint marketing and sales opportunities together.

"JasperReports and EnterpriseDB are popular choices for enterprises seeking to deploy powerful, reliable and fully supported open source applications at a fraction of the cost associated with proprietary offerings," said Paul Doscher, JasperSoft’s chief executive officer. "JasperReports DBA Dashboard for EnterpriseDB delivers exactly the kind of information enterprise DBAs are looking for, and it also gives them an easy-to-use tool to customize that information for their specific needs."

"Products such as JasperReports DBA Dashboard for EnterpriseDB help strengthen the JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite (JEMS) and further broaden the scope of open source software," said Bob Bickel, vice president of strategy and corporate development, JBoss, Inc. "Since JBoss is strategically focused on providing a completely open source, pluggable middleware platform, we rely on partners like EnterpriseDB and JasperSoft to extend JEMS and the power and reach of the JBoss ecosystem."

JasperReports DBA Dashboard for EnterpriseDB enables database administrators to capture real-time database performance and view statistics for an unlimited number of EnterpriseDB or PostgreSQL database servers. The product also delivers compelling, highly formatted reporting in a variety of output types, including HTML, PDF, Excel, CSV and XML.

About EnterpriseDB Corporation

EnterpriseDB provides and supports enterprise-class databases that are based on time-tested open source, are broadly compatible with proprietary databases, and are robustly reliable and scalable. EnterpriseDB was founded in March, 2004, and is headquartered in Edison, N.J. For more information, contact +1-732-331-1300 or visit www.enterprisedb.com.

About JasperSoft

Based in San Francisco, JasperSoft is the leading provider of commercial open source reporting solutions. Anchored by the world’s most popular open source reporting engine, JasperSoft brings customers the best of the open source and commercial software worlds via its open source project, JasperReports, and its commercial reporting solution, JasperDecisions. More than 10,000 companies in at least 50 countries currently use JasperReports in their enterprise operations. Delivering broad deployment and lower cost of ownership to customers worldwide, JasperSoft customers have the benefits of solutions that are backed by a community and supported by a company. For more information, please visit www.jaspersoft.com.

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