ANTs Unveils Innovative Database Consolidation Strategy.
BURLINGAME, Calif. -- ANTs software inc. (OTCBB:ANTS), a leader in compatible, high-performance SQL database management systems, last week unveiled a new strategy for substantially reducing the effort required by organizations to consolidate their disparate databases and protect the investments in their application development. ANTs successfully completed a concept demonstration of its Compatibility Server[TM] at the recent Independent Oracle Users Group Collaborate 2007 conference, showing attendees how such middleware could be employed to quickly migrate an application from a Sybase database to an Oracle database.
The Compatibility Server, which is based on the compatibility and advanced connectivity technologies developed by ANTs for its flagship ANTs Data Server, illustrates how these technologies can also be applied to quickly migrate applications to any of the major enterprise databases from Oracle, Microsoft, or IBM. The ANTs approach is unique in that, with minimal or no changes, applications connect to the new target database through the Compatibility Server without having to be recompiled or rewritten. All the stored procedures and queries from the legacy database run natively without change on the Compatibility Server, which also connects natively with the new target database.
"We believe there are broad commercial opportunities for database consolidation, which can be addressed by applying the compatibility technology already developed for the ANTs Data Server," said Rao Yendluri, vice president of engineering at ANTs Software. "ANTs is constantly researching new ways to help organizations consolidate their database infrastructures, and the successful completion of this proof-of-concept demonstration has redefined compatibility to suggest another way to accomplish this."
About the ANTs Data Server
The ANTs Data Server is a full-featured, standards-compliant relational database management system based on a breakthrough, high-performance SQL query execution engine that incorporates innovative lock-free operations. It can typically be deployed on fewer, low-cost servers with the potential to reduce hardware, software, and system administration costs by 60 to 90 percent. Through its compatibility with Oracle, Sybase, and SQL Server databases, and its embedded deployment mode that supports Oracle-TimesTen applications, the ANTs Data Server allows applications to be moved without the major rewrites and cost usually associated with application migration.
ANTs software inc.
ANTs software inc. (OTCBB:ANTS), based in Silicon Valley, develops and sells the ANTs Data Server, an affordable, high-performance relational database that is compatible with popular databases. The company's mission is to help customers reduce hardware, software, and development costs by providing exceptional database price/performance. For more information on ANTs Software, visit www.ants.com.
This press release is neither an offer to sell, nor a solicitation of offers to purchase, securities. This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws, including statements concerning product development activities and sales and licensing activities. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, are sometimes identified by words of condition such as "should," "may," or "intends," and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, known and unknown, that could cause actual results to differ materially from those intended or anticipated. Such risks include, without limitation: the possibility that the market will not respond to the new Compatibility Server, that the proof of concept will not be developed into a marketable product, challenges arising from competition, problems encountered in commercializing the ANTs technology, potential of undetected infringing technology or non-infringing competitive technologies, difficulties experienced in product development, roadblocks experienced in sales and marketing activities, longer than expected sales processes, difficulties in recruiting knowledgeable and experienced personnel, possible problems in porting applications to the Company's database, potential problems in protecting the Company's intellectual property, and problems securing the necessary financing to continue operations. Further information concerning these and other risks is included in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2006. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise such forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this press release.
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|Date:||Apr 23, 2007|
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