SOURCE: Infobright

January 23, 2008 16:17 ET

Infobright and MySQL AB Extend Partnership Agreement

Infobright's Brighthouse Provides Enterprise-Ready Analytic Data Warehouse

TORONTO and CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - January 23, 2008) - Infobright Inc., an innovative analytic data warehouse provider, and MySQL AB, the developer of the world's most popular open source database, today announced a multi-year extension of their partnership agreement. Infobright is a MySQL Certified Storage Engine partner. The combination of Infobright's Brighthouse and MySQL provides organizations an analytic data warehouse that delivers unprecedented scalability, performance and ease-of-use.

"Infobright plays a key role in enabling MySQL users to deploy a leading-edge data warehouse solution," said Mark Burton, MySQL AB's executive vice president of Sales, Channels and Alliances. "This extension of the agreement allows our customers to deepen their MySQL relationship and dramatically improve their ability to reach new levels of performance for complex and ad-hoc queries -- while significantly reducing TCO."

The MySQL Certified Storage Engine Program enables third-party ISVs and open source community developers to produce high-quality database engines for the millions of MySQL database users worldwide. More information on the program is available at http://solutions.mysql.com/engines.

With its Brighthouse solution, Infobright has radically altered data warehouse design. Competitors' products require physical partitions and indexing of data or the purchase of large hardware systems, which ultimately leads to a less agile solution. Brighthouse patent-pending Knowledge Grid technology automatically creates layers of "data about data" for all columns, thereby eliminating the need for indexing or partitioning. This flexibility enables organizations to resolve complex ad-hoc queries on vast amounts of data, while allowing their business intelligence (BI) infrastructures to grow and change along with the evolving needs of the business world today.

"MySQL is great to work with from both a technical and business perspective," said Miriam Tuerk, president & CEO of Infobright. "Brighthouse and MySQL have enabled customers such as BlueLithium and Xerox to bring a new level of business intelligence to their operations. In addition, through our joint marketing activities and co-selling relationship, we are able to take advantage of MySQL's reach into the enterprise, and we are seeing lots of demand."

About MySQL

MySQL AB develops and supports a family of high-performance, affordable database products. The company's flagship offering is 'MySQL Enterprise', a comprehensive set of production-tested software, proactive monitoring tools, and premium support services.

MySQL is the world's most popular open source database software. Many of the world's largest and fastest-growing organizations use MySQL to save time and money powering their high-volume Web sites, business-critical systems and packaged software -- including industry leaders such as Yahoo!, Alcatel-Lucent, Google, Nokia, YouTube and Zappos.com.

With headquarters in the United States and Sweden -- and operations around the world -- MySQL AB supports both open source values and corporate customers' needs. For more information about MySQL, please visit www.mysql.com.

About Infobright

Infobright is taking a radical new approach to data warehousing. Infobright's Brighthouse analytic data warehouse software is designed to answer some of the most complex, detailed questions involving massive amounts of information, and answer those questions today, not next week. By fundamentally reinventing data warehouse architecture, Brighthouse "works smarter, not harder." Brighthouse achieves breakthrough performance, while eliminating the need for indices, data partitions, and other physical data structures, as well as the need to deploy large hardware systems. By delivering the most powerful and usable analytic data warehouse, Infobright is enabling companies to bring a whole new level of information intelligence to business operations. For more information, please visit www.infobright.com.

"MySQL" and "MySQL Enterprise" are registered trademarks of MySQL AB in the USA and other countries. Other product or company names mentioned may be trademarks or tradenames of their respective companies.

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