ParAccel and NetApp Extend Benefits of the World’s Fastest Analytic Database to Storage Area Network Customers

NetApp Unified Storage Integrates ParAccel’s High-Performance Extreme Analytics Capability to Give Organizations a Competitive Advantage and Improve Business Operations

San Francisco--Oracle OpenWorld--September 20, 2010--ParAccel, Inc., provider of the world's fastest analytic database, today announced the integration of its Analytic Database (PADB) with NetApp® Unified Storage Architecture. ParAccel's patent-pending technology dynamically balances I/O across direct-attached storage (disk or solid-state), which enables NetApp SAN or NAS to boost analytic performance in a way no other product can, making it possible for customers to perform nimble analytics on their data warehouse, while also helping to ensure that their data is affordably, easily managed and protected.

NetApp storage solutions provide the customer enhanced data management through advanced backup, recovery, restore, management and utilization capabilities. This combined solution gives customers the ability to perform extremely complex analytics on large volumes of data, giving organizations a competitive advantage in data insight, while leveraging the unmatched business agility, superior application uptime, simplicity of management, and breakthrough cost efficiency that NetApp delivers.

"Our unique and integrated approach allows customers to leverage the ease of manageability and data reliability of NetApp with the speed and scalability of ParAccel, creating a robust, cost-effective solution for analytic applications that are both mission critical and data intensive, "said Tarun Loomba, chief marketing officer at ParAccel. "ParAccel is the only database built with a bias toward performance to holistically address the overall challenge of advanced analytics, gaining insight in time frames that matter to your business."

"ParAccel's membership in the NetApp Alliance Partner Program will help companies achieve high levels of analytic performance while also managing infrastructure costs, "said Patrick Rogers, vice president of Alliances and Solutions at NetApp. "The integration with PADB delivers a compelling combination of products for organizations that need extreme analytic performance, while leveraging standard operating environments to enable cost efficiencies that often aren't possible with 'one size fits all' appliance alternatives."

About NetApp Alliance Partner Program
The NetApp Alliance Partner Program provides qualified infrastructure and application providers with access to NetApp solutions, software development kits, technical support, training, certification, product information, marketing, and sales assistance. Customers benefit by having access to best-of-breed partner solutions that are tested to work with NetApp storage.

Additional information on the NetApp Alliance Partner Program is available at www.netapp.com/alliances.

For more information about NetApp data warehouse solutions,visit www.netapp.com/us/solutions/applications/data-warehouse/ .

About ParAccel
ParAccel is the developer of ParAccel Analytic Database (PADB), the world's fastest, most cost-effective platform for empowering analytics-driven businesses. ParAccel enables organizations to tackle the most complex analytic challenges and glean ultra-fast deep insights from vast volumes of data. Data-driven businesses in financial services, retail, health care, government and more are taking advantage of ParAccel to tackle critical, time-sensitive questions outside the scope of conventional data warehouses and existing analytic tools.

PADB is a columnar-based, massively parallel processing (MPP) software only analytic database. Designed for businesses seeking data insight at the speed of now without costly investment in proprietary hardware solutions, ParAccel delivers the industry's highest performance against complex SQL workloads and the most challenging analytic queries. True schema-neutral, load-and-go analysis and unmatched price-performance means an accelerated speed to information and ROI.

For more information please contact us at info@paraccel.com or 866-903-0335, or visit us at www.paraccel.com

For Further Information:
Michael Weir
ParAccel
(408) 861-3513
michael.weir@paraccel.com
Payal Cudia
Schwartz Communications
781-684-0770
paraccel@schwartz-pr.com

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