Actian Continues Global Expansion: Appoints eGlobal to Bring Big Data Analytics to Korea

Joint Initiative Enables Korean Users to Connect, Analyze and Take Action on their Big Data

Redwood City, Calif. – May 28, 2013 –Actian Corp. (“Actian”), a next-generation leader in big data management, today announced it will expand its footprint in the Korean market through a reseller agreement with eGlobal Systems Co. Ltd. (“eGlobal”).

Headquartered in Seoul, eGlobal is one of Korea’s leading providers of database consulting, BI and IT security and services for global enterprises. Through this agreement, eGlobal will resell and offer BI consulting for Actian’s big data and analytics platform suite including Vectorwise, a database that delivers a disruptive combination of high-speed performance and affordability to help companies in all industries drive unprecedented new business value at a fraction of the cost of other leading solutions.

“Organizations all over the world are demanding new ways to manage and capitalize on their growing amounts of data. Actian is making some big waves in the big data arena with innovative, scalable and cost-effective solutions that were all engineered for tomorrow’s data challenges and opportunities,” said Kangsuk Chai, senior vice president at eGlobal. “eGlobal strives to offer best-of-breed solutions to our customers. Becoming an Actian reseller gives us the ability to introduce ultra-high-performance products that will help organizations in the Korean market transform big data into business value.”

“Actian is eager to partner with eGlobal to enable organizations in the Korean market to take action on their data,” said Jason Leonidas, vice president of Actian Asia Pacific. “The team at eGlobal has a solid reputation for best practices in security and high-performance database management solutions. Now with access to Actian’s big data and analytics platform solutions, eGlobal can offer even more ways to help its customers connect, analyze and take action on their data.”

For more information, visit eGlobal’s dedicated Actian Vectorwise website at www.vw-kr.com.

About Actian: Take Action on Big Data
Actian Corporation enables organizations to transform big data into business value with data management solutions to transact, connect, analyze and act on data. Actian helps 10,000+ customers worldwide take action on their big data with Vectorwise analytics database, RushAnalytics Hadoop accelerator, DataCloud platform for cloud and on-premises data integration, Action Apps lightweight, consumer-style applications that automate business actions, as well as Ingres, Versant and PSQL transactional mission-critical databases. Actian is headquartered in California with offices in Austin, New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, New Delhi and Melbourne. Stay connected with Actian Corporation on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About eGlobal

eGlobal system Co. Ltd., an Actian reseller, provides data solutions such as Actian Vectorwise. A leader of database security, its CubeOneTM column-based database encryption solution has shown outstanding performance in the field of large-scale datasets of over a billion, outperforming competitors and securing more than 400 customers in Korea including Hyundai Motor Group, SKT, and Samsung. In addition, it demonstrates innovation via its ability to obtain vital technology patents domestically and overseas in countries including the United States and Japan. It is headquartered in Seoul and makes customer happiness a priority with a corporate philosophy based on responsibility, trust, and common sense. (www.eglobalsys.co.kr / www.vw-kr.com)