EnterpriseDB wins Jolt Productivity Award

Date -2008-03-11

EnterpriseDB Wins Jolt Productivity Award


Leading Enterprise Open Source Database Company Wins Fourth Industry Award in 2008


EDISON, N.J., Mar. 11, 2008 - EnterpriseDB announced today that its flagship product, EnterpriseDB Advanced Server, received the prestigious Jolt Productivity Award in the Best Database Engines and Data Tools category. These annual awards showcase products that have "jolted" the industry with their significance and have made the task of creating software faster, easier, and more efficient. A team of nineteen esteemed industry insiders, columnists, and technology leaders chose the winners, selected from among hundreds of qualified nominations. The Jolt Productivity Award marks the fourth prestigious industry award EnterpriseDB has won this year. An archive of EnterpriseDB press releases announcing industry awards and other important news is available at http://www.enterprisedb.com/news-events.

EnterpriseDB Advanced Server is an enterprise-class relational database management system (RDBMS) that runs many applications written for Oracle unchanged and costs only a small fraction of a comparable Oracle solution. It is built on Postgres, the world's most advanced open source database, ensuring the reliability and scalability necessary for high-volume, mission-critical enterprise use. A wide variety of platforms are supported, including Windows, Linux, and Solaris, and a suite of sophisticated tools, including an advanced procedural language debugger, is available to speed development. More information and free downloads of EnterpriseDB Advanced Server are available at www.enterprisedb.com.

"It's an honor to win a Jolt Productivity Award this year," said Bob Zurek, chief technology officer, EnterpriseDB. "As we continue to work to make our Postgres-based family of products even more accessible and useful to developers working on a wide variety of platforms, it's gratifying to receive this formal and prestigious recognition for the contributions we've already made in that area."

"This year was an exceptionally exciting year for our judges, because there were so many strong contenders in every category," said Amber Ankerholz, conference manager, Dr. Dobb's Events. "EnterpriseDB's selection in the Database Engines and Data Tools category puts it among an elite group of software development innovators."

About EnterpriseDB

EnterpriseDB develops and supports EnterpriseDB Advanced Server, the world's leading Oracle-compatible relational database management system (RDBMS). EnterpriseDB Advanced Server runs most applications written for Oracle unchanged and at a small fraction of Oracle's cost. Built on PostgreSQL, the world's most advanced open source database, EnterpriseDB Advanced Server has the reliability and scalability necessary for high-volume, mission-critical enterprise use. The company is also the world's leading provider of enterprise-class, PostgreSQL-based products and services, including the EnterpriseDB Postgres distribution. EnterpriseDB has offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in March 2004 and is headquartered in Edison, N.J. For more information, please contact +1-732-331-1300 or visit www.enterprisedb.com.

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