Ingres and Meteorite Consulting Pen Partnership Agreement

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Specialist Consultancy adds Vectorwise to its Business Intelligence Product Portfolio

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—August 16, 2011 — Ingres Corporation, pioneers of the breakthrough analytic database Vectorwise, today announced that Meteorite Consulting, a pioneering consultancy focused on innovative Business Intelligence and warehousing technology, has joined its partner programme.
Meteorite Consulting works with clients in the E-commerce, Media, Telecommunications, Public Sector and Financial Services industries exclusively on their Business Intelligence and data warehousing projects, providing pre-purchase consulting and implementation services. As a true authority in this field, the team at Meteorite were keen to bring Vectorwise into their product stable as it directly met their clients’ need to run lightning fast analytics on giant data sets, using commodity hardware.
‘At Meteorite, Business Intelligence is what we do,’ comments Robin Lazenby, Sales Director, Meteorite Consulting. ‘We instantly recognised the market potential of Vectorwise from the first demonstration and, having worked with the team at Ingres in the past, we knew that this breakthrough technology came with pedigree.’
Ingres and Meteorite will be working on a number of projects immediately, as organisations test Vectorwise and come to understand the potential of this challenger technology.
Vectorwise, a record breaking database for interactive reporting, unlocks the power of modern commodity CPUs with a database engine that leverages vector-based processing and on-chip memory to provide dramatic performance gains over other databases. No other database enables faster performance without the requirement of more hardware or extensive tuning. Customers and partners have reported 10-70X improvements.
‘We welcome Meteorite Consulting into our ecosystem of Business Intelligence and Analytic partners,’ said Steve Shine, President and CEO of Ingres. ‘Organisations now have the opportunity to not only work with a team of Business Intelligence specialists, but also a ground breaking technology from an industry challenger.’

Ingres is a leading provider of data management solutions enabling companies to derive the highest value from their data. Whether it is by supporting their business with transactional systems running mission critical workloads on Ingres DB, providing rapid insight from historical data using the record breaking Vectorwise or innovating with applications in the cloud using SkySafe managed services, thousands of organizations around the world rely on Ingres’ products and services to deliver disruptive price/performance. Ingres solutions are in use at more than 10,000 customers worldwide including Lufthansa, Phillips, Lockheed Martin, Fujitsu, Irish Revenue, Sainsbury, Logica and many government and defense departments around the world. Ingres is headquartered in Redwood City, California, with offices in New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Leeds and Melbourne www.ingres.com
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About Meteorite Consulting
Meteorite Consulting is a specialist business intelligence, data warehousing and integration consultancy. Meteorite implement enterprise wide business intelligence solutions using innovative commercial and open source technologies to drive measurable business benefits. Meteorite Consulting provide full lifecycle project services and work with their clients to develop cost effective, scalable solutions using the latest technologies. Meteorite also provide cloud based hosted solutions to minimize up front costs and reduce time to delivery. From our offices in the UK we provide consulting services across Europe including a dedicated German language practice. www.meteoriteconsulting.com