INTERSHOP Communications Supports Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 11.5.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 16, 1997--INTERSHOP Communications today announced support for Sybase Inc.'s new Adaptive Server(TM) Enterprise 11.5 database server.
Adaptive Server Enterprise See ASE.
(database) Adaptive Server Enterprise - (ASE) The relational database management system that started life in the mid-eighties s "Sybase SQL Server". For a number of years Microsoft was a Sybase distributor, reselling the Sybase product for OS/2 and (later) Windows 11.5 is an on-line transaction processing (database) On-Line Transaction Processing - (OLTP) The processing of transactions by computers in real time. and decision support database optimized to deliver predictable high-performance in unpredictable, mixed-workload environments. With Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 11.5, INTERSHOP Communications is able to provide its customers with powerful, complete and secure electronic commerce solutions.
INTERSHOP's eCommerce applications have set standards for flexibility, scalability and functionality relying on the strength of Sybase SQL Server Sybase SQL Server - Adaptive Server Enterprise 11 and now the new Adaptive Server Enterprise.
"INTERSHOP recognized early on the importance of optimized transaction processing Updating the appropriate database records as soon as a transaction (order, payment, etc.) is entered into the computer. It may also imply that confirmations are sent at the same time.
Transaction processing systems are the backbone of an organization because they update constantly. for eCommerce, and was one of the first to develop electronic commerce systems on the Sybase platform," said Jeff Watts, VP of Marketing at INTERSHOP. "We have been shipping our standard products INTERSHOP Online and INTERSHOP Mall with Sybase SQL Server 11 and will include Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 11.5 in the future, because it provides an ideal environment for demanding electronic commerce applications."
Adaptive Server Enterprise 11.5, the successor to Sybase SQL Server 11, is designed to provide organizations with predictable high-performance in unpredictable mixed-workload OLTP (OnLine Transaction Processing) See transaction processing and OLCP.
OLTP - On-Line Transaction Processing and DSS (1) (Digital Signature Standard) A National Security Administration standard for authenticating an electronic message. See RSA and digital signature.
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Product features include: -- Logical Memory Manager and Logical Process Manager for application- and user-specific dedicated resources; -- Scalability for very large databases (VLDB) through parallel operations for maximum utilization of system resources; -- Common services for management and administration, data access/movement security and Web access. -- Support for specialty datastores including geo-spatial, time series, multimedia/imaging and text; -- New security features for Internet transactions and multi-tier applications.
"The partnership between INTERSHOP and Sybase brings together two technology leaders," said Terry Stepien, vice president of database marketing for Sybase Inc. "The early adoption of Sybase database See SQL Server. know-how by INTERSHOP has put both companies into the spotlight of electronic commerce, one of the fastest growing segments of the business software market."
Headquartered in Emeryville, Calif., Sybase Inc. is a worldwide leader in distributed, open computing See open system and open source. solutions with record revenues in 1996 of over $1 billion. The company provides customers and partners with the software and services to create business solutions for strategic, competitive advantage. These high-performance, end-to-end solutions encompass client/server, Internet and intranet transaction processing and datamart and data warehousing See data warehouse.
data warehousing - data warehouse applications.
The company's Adaptive Component Architecture enables rapid design, development and deployment of distributed multi-tier business applications. The company's product lines include Sybase high-performance database servers; EnterpriseConnect distributed data access and connectivity products and Powersoft(R) enterprise application development tools. The company's Internet addresses are http://www.sybase.com and http://www.powersoft.com .
INTERSHOP Communications Inc.
INTERSHOP Communications Inc. is the world's paramount provider of electronic commerce software. Privately held, INTERSHOP Communications is headquartered in San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden with offices in Germany, France and the UK. Founded in Germany in 1992, INTERSHOP develops, publishes and distributes standard and custom software, offering a full spectrum of electronic commerce solutions. INTERSHOP Communications markets to Fortune 500 enterprises such as Hewlett-Packard and Siemens Nixdorf See Fujitsu Siemens. .
Value Added Resellers, and large Internet Service Providers Internet service provider (ISP)
Company that provides Internet connections and services to individuals and organizations. For a monthly fee, ISPs provide computer users with a connection to their site (see data transmission), as well as a log-in name and password. such as Deutsche Telekom Deutsche Telekom AG (ISIN: DE0005557508, FWB: DTE, NYSE: DT, LSE: DEU, TYO: 9496 ) (abbreviated DTAG) is a telecommunications company headquartered in Bonn, Germany. It is the largest telecommunications company in Germany and in the EU. select INTERSHOP as their core-technology to build thousands of online stores for small and mid-size merchants. INTERSHOP's standard products, single-store INTERSHOP Online and multi-store INTERSHOP Mall, include all components to design, maintain and run complete front-to-back electronic commerce solutions. INTERSHOP applications are proven in key markets including business-to-business, business-to-consumer, supply-intranets, or extranets. For more information, call INTERSHOP at 800/736-5197, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.intershop.com . -0-
Note to Editors: INTERSHOP Online and INTERSHOP Mall are trademarks of INTERSHOP Communications Inc. All other company and product company names mentioned may be trademarks or registered trademarks of the companies with which they are associated.
CONTACT: INTERSHOP Communications
Lara Abrams, 415/229-0066
The Weber Group for Sybase Inc.
Simon Eastwick, 415/463-8650