SOURCE: Tidal Software

April 30, 2007 17:58 ET

Tidal Software Opens First Annual International Tidal™ Users Group Conference

Annual Event Brings Together Tidal Software Users and Experts Around Common Vision to Radically Simplify IT Operations

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 30, 2007 -- Tidal Software, a leading provider of integrated application scheduling and performance management software, today announced the opening of its first annual International Tidal™ Users Group Conference, held at The Venetian® in Las Vegas. The two-day event is established to provide a forum for Tidal users and experts from Tidal Software to meet to learn the tips, tricks, technologies and solutions that can vastly simplify many complex areas that are challenging IT operations today.

Attendees will have the opportunity to gain clear insight into new ways that enterprise, scheduling, application performance analysis, and integrated application management solutions can be applied to dramatically simplify IT resource management and vastly improve the functioning of key applications and systems. Users and product experts alike will be on-hand to deliver valuable information on:

--  Best practices for enterprise scheduling and application performance
    management
    
--  New developments in managing SOA and composite applications in Java
    and .NET
    
--  Improved approaches to SOX compliance reporting, Business Intelligence
    automation, and end-to-end application service management
    
--  Making the most of new product functionality and updates
    
Attendees will also hear Ray Paquet, Managing VP of Gartner, speak on managing IT like a business, sharing his insights on operating IT to the same standards of operational best practices used by business to deliver maximum value to the business overall.

At the conference, Tidal will be announcing its second conference and begin solicitation of content for that event.

About Tidal Software

Tidal Software is a leading provider of application scheduling and performance management software that radically simplifies IT operations by automating and integrating performance and process management. Tidal’s solution puts IT operations management into the business process using new levels of automation, visibility, and control over systems. Tidal makes applications such as SAP®, PeopleSoft®, and Oracle E-business Suite™ more efficient, reliable, and secure to return greater business value. Tidal also gives IT deep visibility into and precise control over new SOA-based composite solutions consisting of packaged applications and custom components in Java and .NET.

General Mills, HP, ING Direct, Microsoft and T-Mobile are among the Tidal customers who use Tidal to reduce operational costs by running IT at higher efficiency rates and containing overall data center footprints. Privately held, Tidal is venture-backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Novus Ventures, Panorama Capital, and VantagePoint Venture Partners. For more information, contact Tidal Software at (650) 475-4600 or visit www.tidalsoftware.com.

Tidal Software Logo, Tidal Enterprise Scheduler, Tidal Horizon and Expert-in-a-Box are trademarks of Tidal Software, Inc. All other trademarks are those of their respective owners.