Vectorwise Enables Data Analysis for The Unmet Needs of 90% of Windows® Business Workers

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Microsoft Windows Users Now Empowered to Run Industrial Strength Big Data Analytics

REDWOOD CITY, CA, August 25, 2011 – Ingres, pioneers of the breakthrough analytic database Vectorwise, today announced that Vectorwise for Windows is now generally available for download. Answering the calls of frustrated users of Microsoft® technology Vectorwise provides powerful analytics and interactive reporting against big datasets for companies with Windows-based architectures.

‘Big data analytics have become a reality with powerful new databases like Vectorwise. Tableau is very excited to be working with Vectorwise to bring deep insights and powerful visual analytics to business users,’ said Dan Jewett, Tableau VP Product Management. ‘With both products operating on the Windows platform, Vectorwise’s performance and massive data scalability combined with Tableau’s rapid-fire business intelligence will make big data truly accessible and useful to everyone.’
Vectorwise is a record-breaking analytic database that enables companies and their business users to uncover deep insights from their data at a rapid pace. Whether it be analyzing streaming financial data, determining real time point of sale information in retail, or analyzing user behaviour on social media websites, Vectorwise has helped companies of all sizes better realize the value of their data– all without the overhead associated with traditional analytic databases.

The number of beta downloads for Vectorwise on Windows is a testament to the industry’s starvation from complex analytics across a Microsoft estate. Since the beta program went live, download traffic has increased by over 215% and trial feedback has been positive.

‘Having Vectorwise available on Windows gives us new options to build super fast Business Intelligence solutions for our customers who wish to maintain their Windows platform,’ said Lee Theofanis, Technical Director at Decision Resources. ‘Now we can help businesses use their data to gain new insights and drive operational efficiencies on the platform of their choice.’

For Microsoft users, Vectorwise provides the level of data exploration that has only been in the hands of companies with big hardware and software budgets. Vectorwise has been available for Linux since inception; however by opening up the technology to Windows users, who represent the majority of business users, speed of thought analytics is now available to the masses.

‘Big data represents a disruptive force, but it isn’t just for today’s leading ecommerce and social media companies such as Facebook and Amazon,’ said Steve Shine, newly appointed CEO of Ingres Corporation. ‘There are a multitude of small, medium and larger organizations across various industries that want to analyze their data to deliver unprecedented insights and new revenue streams. The availability of Vectorwise for Windows will enable more companies of all sizes, as well as software vendors, to exploit the benefits of record-breaking analytics, with the most modest hardware requirements.

Download Vectorwise for Microsoft Windows today.

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, Philips, 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., Ingres, Vectorwise, SkySafe, SkyInsight and SkyArchive are trademarks of Ingres Corporation. All other trademarks, trade names, service marks, and logos referenced herein belong to their respective companies.