8/27/09

Sybase to Enable Deployment on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

Paul Demery , Managing Editor, B2B E-commerce

Sybase furthers commitment to delivering the Unwired Enterprise into the Cloud

WASHINGTON, DC - SYBASE TECHWAVE SYMPOSIUM - AUGUST 26, 2009 - Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), an industry leader in delivering enterprise and mobile software, today announced the availability of its leading data management and analytics servers including Sybase® SQL Anywhere®, Sybase IQ, and Sybase Adaptive Server® Enterprise for the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) environment. With these products, customers will have the ability to quickly develop and deploy on-demand data systems for mobile, analytics and transactional applications.

Sybase data management and analytics products provide the robust security and high performance required by demanding, remotely deployed enterprise applications. Sybase is enabling an additional flexible deployment of its industry-leading technology by allowing developers to quickly set up and allocate data and analytic servers in the dynamic Amazon EC2 environment. These products will be delivered as production-ready Amazon machine images and available on demand at conveniently priced hourly system usage rates.

"Cloud Computing is an important opportunity for Sybase, since purchasing decisions are made on price and service provider brand," said Carl Olofson, IDC Research Vice-president of Application Development and Deployment. "Cloud computing enables users to select just the right amount of power, performance, and capability to fit their needs while eliminating the cost of maintaining their own infrastructure. Sybase is offering its customers the ability to leverage Sybase`s well established data management capabilities into the Cloud."

“HealthWyse provides our Home Care, Hospice and Private Duty customers with an efficient, easy-to-use, fully integrated clinical and financial point of care management system by working closely with innovative companies,” said Andrew Braunstein, CTO for HealthWyse. “As we look for new ways to expand and scale our business, Sybase’s relationship in leveraging Amazon’s Cloud Computing infrastructure provides another example of how our partnership with Sybase enables us to stay on the cutting edge while evaluating alternative approaches to delivering our services in a potentially more scalable and cost effective manner.”

“Sybase continues to offer its partners and customers innovative and open data management and analytics solutions that address their enterprise deployment requirements and service level agreements”, said Brian Vink, vice-president, data management products, Sybase. “Sybase Technology works with Amazon Web Services to provide our customers a new way to enable the security, reliability and power of proven Sybase database and analytics products in a way that meets our customer`s business goals.”

To provide for a full range of business applications, Sybase is offering three powerful data management servers for the EC2 environment.

• Sybase SQL Anywhere for customers seeking low administrative requirements for their workgroup, mobile, and Web applications
• Sybase IQ for high-performance analytics, data warehousing and other Business Intelligence applications
• Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise for powerful transaction management systems

Availability
Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) of the developer editions for Sybase SQL Anywhere, Sybase IQ, and Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise are available for immediate use. AMIs for SQL Anywhere Web Edition are scheduled for availability by September 30, 2009, with additional SQL Anywhere AMIs scheduled for availability in Q4 2009. AMIs of the production versions of Sybase IQ are scheduled for availability for use on Amazon AWS EC2 in Q4 2009. Production versions of Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise are scheduled for availability beginning in Q1 2010. Pay as you go pricing will be available at time of release.

For more information about Sybase`s support of Amazon`s Web Services and to access Sybase AMIs please visit www.sybase.com/cloudcomputing.

About Sybase
Sybase is an industry leader in delivering enterprise and mobile software to manage, analyze and mobilize information. We are recognized globally as a performance leader, proven in the most data-intensive industries and across all major systems, networks and devices. Our information management, analytics and enterprise mobility solutions have powered the world’s most mission-critical systems in financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing and government. For more information, visit http://www.sybase.com. Read Sybase blogs: http://blogs.sybase.com.

About HeathWyse, LLC
Founded in 1998, HealthWyse, LLC provides an integrated Clinical and Financial information system to Home Health, Hospice and Private Duty agencies. The HealthWyse solution is delivered through a hosted data center, with end-to-end managed services. In 2004, the HealthWyse solution was selected by Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) as the preferred Point of Care solution for member agencies, and in 2006 they were awarded the prestigious ComputerWorld Laureate Award in the category of Mobile Healthcare Solutions. HealthWyse products directly address the everyday challenges faced by home health, hospice and private duty agencies nationwide. www.healthwyse.com

Sybase, SQL Anywhere and Adaptive Server Enterprise are registered trademarks of Sybase, Inc. or its subsidiaries. ® indicates registration in the United States of America. All other company and product names mentioned may be trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated.

Special Note: Statements concerning Sybase’s product market, relationships with its customers and new products are forward-looking statements that involve a number of uncertainties and risks and cannot be guaranteed. Factors that could ultimately affect such statements are detailed from time to time in Sybase’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to its annual report on Form 10-K and its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q (copies of which can be viewed on the Company’s web site).

Topics:

Computing, Data management, Information technology management, Mobile software, Sybase iAnywhere

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