SOURCE: GridApp Systems, Inc.

May 15, 2007 07:00 ET

GridApp Systems Extends Invitation to Patch Paradise: The New World of Automated Patching

Free Webinar Explains the Importance of Methodology, Standards Enforcement, Testing, and Automation as Part of a Successful Patch Management Strategy

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 15, 2007 --GridApp Systems, Inc. (www.gridapp.com), the leading provider of database automation software and solutions, today announced that it will host a Webinar on Wednesday, May 30th at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) entitled, "Patch Paradise: The New World of Automated Patching". Join Matthew Zito, Chief Scientist of GridApp Systems, for this complimentary Webinar that explores automated patch management as a managed service. Managed services are generally seen as a way for businesses to cut costs. However, in the case of automated patch management, it can also help IT organizations with compliance issues, mitigate security risks, and focus on improving business.

IT administrators spend a considerable amount of time applying patches. While patching one database may not be so complicated, when multiplied across hundreds of databases, inefficient patching will cause significant downtime and increase costs. This Webinar will discuss the importance of establishing a database patch management strategy that leverages automation to guarantee standards enforcement, proper configuration, infrastructure impact testing, and quick deployment.

Those attending the Webinar will learn about:

--  CMDB or No CMDB for Database Patch Management
--  Best Practices for Automated Patch Management
--  Online Patching as the "Promised Land" -- Fact or Fiction?
--  Service as a Software for Safer and Faster Patch Payoff
    
Registration for the Webinar can be completed at: https://gridapp.webex.com/gridapp/j.php?ED=90449477&UID=0

About GridApp Systems

GridApp Systems is a leading provider of database automation solutions that help businesses gain control of their heterogeneous database infrastructures. Currently supporting hundreds of customer installations worldwide, across multiple industries such as financial services, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, education, eCommerce, and technology, GridApp's market-leading products and services have helped businesses deploy and better manage their critical database assets. GridApp Systems automates to help drive businesses forward. For more information, visit www.gridapp.com.

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