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Quest Software Database Management Solutions Support Microsoft SQL Server 2005

  • 08 November, 2005 09:31

<p>Quest Products for SQL Server 2005 Maximize Database Performance and Enhance Developer and DBA Productivity</p>
<p>SAN FRANCISCO, November 7, 2005 – Quest Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: QSFT), a leading provider of application, database and infrastructure management solutions, today announced at the Microsoft global product launch of SQL Server 2005, Visual Studio 2005 and BizTalk Server 2006, that its database management products are ready to support Microsoft SQL Server 2005. The Quest products offer comprehensive capabilities to further enhance the enterprise-level performance of the strategic database platform.</p>
<p>“Quest Software is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner that brings deep database expertise and a broad array of powerful products to Microsoft SQL Server 2005 solutions,” said Ilya Bukshteyn, director of product management for SQL Server at Microsoft Corp. “We are excited that customers can leverage these products to increase database performance and staff productivity concurrent with the SQL Server 2005 launch.”</p>
<p>Quest products for SQL Server 2005 are designed to simplify day-to-day DBA and database developers’ tasks, including building databases, resolving performance problems, securing data for archiving, and protecting databases from unauthorized changes. Quest products for SQL Server 2005 include:
• Toad for SQL Server to improve SQL code quality and the productivity of developers and administrators by providing an easy-to-use database development environment;
• LiteSpeed for SQL Server to dramatically reduce storage costs by compressing data up to 95% and cut backup/recovery periods in half;
• SQL Watch to reduce downtime and regulatory non-compliance by monitoring and auditing database changes;
• Benchmark Factory to decrease hardware and software costs by increasing the accuracy in planning scalability and capacity by providing SQL database load testing.</p>
<p>SQL Server 2005 is Microsoft's next-generation data management and analysis software that delivers increased scalability and availability, and enhanced security to enterprise data and analytical applications while making them easier to create, deploy, and manage. Through a comprehensive feature set, interoperability with existing systems, and automation of routine tasks, SQL Server 2005 provides a complete data solution for enterprises of all sizes.</p>
<p>“SQL Server 2005 is one of the most significant releases from Microsoft in years,” said Patrick O’Keefe, Software Architect, SQL Server Monitoring, Quest Software Pty Ltd. “Quest is delighted to be one of the first to support this significant new release with a broad set of innovative solutions designed to help database professionals get more productivity and performance from their SQL Server databases.”</p>
<p>About Quest Database Management Solutions
Quest Software is a leading provider of heterogeneous database management solutions for distributed systems. Quest delivers award-winning products that increase performance, assure availability and improve productivity of Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, Sybase and MySQL database platforms.</p>
<p>About Quest Software, Inc.
Quest Software, Inc. delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases and infrastructure. Through a deep expertise in IT operations and a continued focus on what works best, Quest helps more than 18,000 customers worldwide meet higher expectations for enterprise IT. Quest Software, headquartered in Irvine, Calif., can be found in offices around the globe including Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra and at</p>
<p>Quest, Quest Software, LiteSpeed, Benchmark Factory and Toad are registered trademarks of Quest Software, Inc. The Quest Software logo and all other Quest Software product or service names and slogans are registered trademarks or trademarks of Quest Software, Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.</p>
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<p>Editorial Contact:
Shannon Neat
Quest Software Pty Ltd
(03) 9811 8020</p>

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