SOURCE: Terracotta

May 21, 2007 09:30 ET

Terracotta Partners With Pramati for Technology Services in India

Partnership Addresses Growing Demand for Terracotta's Innovative Clustering Technology and Expands Company's Global Footprint

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 21, 2007 -- Terracotta, Inc., a leader in innovative solutions for enterprise Java scalability, today announced a partnership with MiddlewareWorks, the rapidly growing, worldwide technology consulting division of Pramati Technologies.

Under the agreement, Pramati will incorporate Terracotta clustering technology into its service offerings and a variety of Java application solutions. Through the partnership, Terracotta continues to expand its reach into additional markets outside the U.S.

Organizations, large and small, increasingly need to deploy highly available and scalable business services but many have not had the time, money or expertise to work with traditional proprietary and costly approaches. Now, the combination of Pramati's development expertise and Terracotta's breakthrough Java clustering solutions provides customers with a simple, cost-effective way to build, deploy, and scale Java applications.

"Java development is experiencing a sea change, from traditional heavyweight solutions to lightweight alternatives," said Amit Pandey, CEO of Terracotta. "Terracotta's technology is a great complement to this trend and is a catalyst making this change a smooth and cost-effective one. Pramati has an excellent reputation in technology-intensive software and is an ideal partner to help us meet the demand for clustering solutions in India and worldwide."

"Terracotta's clustering technology is a revolutionary and yet practical way to simplify the development of resilient and scalable Java applications with the use of lightweight stacks," said Jay Raghavendra Pullur, CEO and Founder, Pramati. "With this partnership, we can further differentiate ourselves in the ultra-competitive Indian market."

Terracotta, Inc.

Terracotta, Inc. provides the only runtime clustering solution that supports highly available and scalable Java business applications. Terracotta's simple clustering solution significantly improves highly available Java application infrastructures with faster time to market, increased return on investment, and lower total cost of ownership. Founded in 2003, Terracotta is a private firm headquartered in San Francisco. Additional information is available at www.terracottatech.com. Terracotta's open source community is available at www.terracotta.org.

About MiddlewareWorks

MiddlewareWorks is the technology consulting division of Pramati Technologies. It was established to provide high quality technology consulting in middleware technology space -- both commercial and open-source. Its services cover every aspect of middleware, from consulting on architecture, performance or scalability, migration, re-engineering, troubleshooting, remote management, and maintenance of applications. Find out more at www.middlewareworks.com.

Pramati Technologies was named one of the Red Herring Top 100 Private Companies of Asia in 2005. It provides a comprehensive suite of products for design, development, deployment and management of J2EE™ applications to customers worldwide. Its J2EE standard application server, Pramati Server, is suitable for customers who want standards as well as performance at a competitive price. The server provides a customizable infrastructure with high performance features.

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