SOURCE: Confio Software

Confio Software

June 22, 2009 08:00 ET

Confio Software Achieves Microsoft Certification for SQL Server 2008

BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - June 22, 2009) - Confio Software, the leader in Response Time database performance management tools, today announced that Confio Ignite® for SQL Server has passed Microsoft certification testing for SQL Server 2008. Ignite for SQL Server is part of the Confio Igniter Suite® PI for monitoring, managing and optimizing databases and the applications that depend on them. This certification recognizes Confio Software's expertise on the latest version of SQL Server, and reflects Confio's investment in SQL Server performance, its fastest growing product line.

"Confio's mission is to improve database performance and the rapid growth of SQL Server 2008 for business critical applications makes it the perfect platform for our Ignite performance management solution," said Confio's COO Don Bergal. "We see tremendous growth in Microsoft SQL Server adoption for performance critical applications."

"Only companies that have demonstrated high levels of customer service, proved their experience and attained advanced certification receive the designation of Microsoft Certified Partner," said Allison Watson, corporate vice president of Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. "Today, Microsoft recognizes Confio Software for its skills and expertise in providing customer satisfaction with Microsoft products and technology."

Built on twin foundations of Performance Intelligence and Response Time measurement, Confio develops the Igniter™ Suite for Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase and DB2. For DBAs, developers and IT managers, Ignite identifies and resolves the bottlenecks that cause business applications to wait on the database.

Confio Ignite for SQL Server identifies the bottlenecks and locks that cause applications to wait on SQL Server, and helps DBAs and developers quickly resolve those problems most impacting the end users. Ignite installs in minutes without placing any software on the monitored SQL Server. Confio customers have saved thousands to millions of dollars by avoiding costly hardware upgrades, and improved service levels for application users. Free trials are available for download at

About Confio Software

Confio Software develops Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, & Sybase database performance management solutions that are revolutionizing how databases and the applications that depend on them are monitored, managed and optimized. Built on industry best-practice Wait-Time methods, Confio Igniter Suite improves service levels and reduces costs for database and application infrastructure. Confio is based in Boulder, Colorado, with customers worldwide. For more information see

Confio and Confio Ignite are trademarks or registered trademarks of Confio Software Corporation, in the United States and/or in other countries. Other product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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