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Ingres Debuts BI Appliance

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- Ingres Corporation, the leading open source information management company for enterprise applications, today delivered the first open source application-specific software appliance. The Ingres Icebreaker BI Appliance enables Ingres to offer enterprise customers an integrated solution for Business Intelligence (BI) applications with a cost effective price point, easy installation, and single maintenance and support for the entire software stack. The Ingres Icebreaker BI Appliance builds upon the company's leadership position in open source database appliances and creates a powerful enterprise-class ecosystem for customers and partners.

"Business Intelligence projects are one of the highest priorities for CIOs worldwide," said Deb Woods, Ingres vice president of product management. " Our BI appliance software offering represents a strong commitment by Ingres to the business intelligence arena. This optimization of our products combined with our relationship with JasperSoft offers customers a comprehensive solution that can address costs of ownership, integration and maintenance. When combined with our subscription model, we are delivering unparalleled value to our customers."

"The new Ingres IceBreaker BI Appliance is a great solution for Ingres customers who need advanced analysis and reporting capabilities as well as enterprise-class support," said Paul Doscher, CEO of JasperSoft. "JasperSoft BI products are already popular with many of Ingres's enterprise customers around the world."

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