Embarcadero Technologies’ Performance Center Receives 2008 Editor’s Best Award from SQL Server Magazine


WEBWIRE – Friday, August 01, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO – Aug. 1, 2008—Embarcadero Technologies Performance Center has been named as a bronze medal winner of the “2008 Editor’s Best Awards” in the Database Monitoring and Performance category by SQL Server Magazine®. Winners were selected by the publication’s editors based on the product’s strategic importance to the market, its competitive advantages and its value to customers.

Embarcadero Performance Center is a 24/7 database performance monitoring tool used by database professionals to maximize performance and availability. Performance Center is an important tool for organizations to ensure the health of all monitored databases across the enterprise.

“This recognition from SQL Server Magazine underscores the rich functionality and proven value that Performance Center offers,” said Greg Jorgensen, vice president of marketing, Embarcadero Technologies. “By decreasing downtime and improving overall database performance, companies can reduce inefficiencies, lower maintenance and hardware costs, and improve service levels.”

Embarcadero Performance Center helps organizations avoid downtime by revealing, at a glance, databases performance levels at any point in time and pinpointing issues quickly and easily before they escalate and affect database performance. With the capability to monitor all databases from a single view, Performance Center offers customizable alert thresholds, historical reporting and highly readable status information. Performance Center can monitor SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase and DB2 for LUW from a single interface.

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About Embarcadero Technologies
Embarcadero Technologies Inc. empowers application developers and database professionals with tools to design, build and run software applications in the environment they choose. A community of more than three million worldwide and 90 of the Fortune 100 rely on Embarcadero’s CodeGear™ and DatabaseGear™ product lines to increase productivity, openly collaborate and be free to innovate. Founded in 1993, Embarcadero is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices located around the globe. Embarcadero is online at www.embarcadero.com.



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