September 12, 2005 13:00 ET

Edgewood Solutions to Resell Quickshift for MS SQL Server in North American Market

AUSTIN, Texas--(CCNMatthews - Sep 12, 2005) -

Leading SQL Server Solutions and Tools Provider Appointed as a Reseller and Consulting Partner in North America

Quickshift™ Inc., an innovative developer of performance acceleration technology for Microsoft Windows and SQL Server, and Edgewood Solutions today announced that Edgewood has been appointed as a North American reseller and a consulting services partner for Quickshift. Under the terms of the agreement, Edgewood will have the right to distribute the Quickshift products throughout the United States and Canada.

"After testing Quickshift products, we realized the tremendous performance gains we can deliver to our Microsoft SQL Server customers," said Greg Robidoux, President of Edgewood Solutions. "Quickshift products address the customer's crucial need for significant performance increases in their business applications. By introducing Quickshift products into our offerings, Edgewood continues to deliver high quality solutions for database administrators to more effectively and efficiently operate their SQL Server infrastructure."

Quickshift products, built on sophisticated memory and I/O optimization technology include Quickshift™ for Microsoft SQL Server and Quickshift™ for Microsoft Windows Server and deliver:

-- Rapid implementation with installation in less than a minute,

-- Immediate, measurable performance increases,

-- A solution that is transparent to applications, device drivers, and operating systems,

-- Seamless operation and low TCO, with little to no additional hardware, tuning, application rewrites, or disruption.

"Edgewood focuses on the SQL Server Market, and has an excellent reputation in consulting," said Dan Keelan, CEO of Quickshift. "Quickshift products offer Edgewood the technology to provide their customers' business applications with breakthrough performance increases -- proven to be 100% or more -- immediately after installing."

About Quickshift, Inc.

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Quickshift is the leading provider of software products that deliver breakthrough performance improvement of more than 100 percent for database servers and related business applications. Quickshift products help IT organizations reduce spending on database upgrades, performance tuning, hardware purchases and support. The products are based on the company's patented database optimization technology, which was performance tested by BMC and Microsoft certified through Veritest. Quickshift is led by experienced technology veterans, including executives from Oracle, i2, IBM, AT&T Bell Labs, Tandem and Pyramid. Quickshift is a privately held company with funding from CenterPoint Ventures, InterWest Partners and STARTech Early Ventures. More information is available at www.quickshift.com

About Edgewood Solutions

Edgewood Solutions is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner offering a full spectrum of database solutions and tools to solve SQL Server challenges of any size. Experts at SQL Server database administration, development, performance issues and problem-solving, Edgewood combines an understanding of business goals and effective project management to deliver complete SQL Server solutions. More information about Edgewood Solutions can be found at www.edgewoodsolutions.com.

Contact Information

  • Quickshift, Inc., Austin
    Suaad Sait, 512-342-0474, ext. 3117