EXASOL Joins the NetApp Alliance Partner Program

Partner Solution Helps Customers Manage Real-Time Analytical Data for Fast Business Decisions While Reducing Their Costs

Nuremberg, April 11, 2011 - EXASOL AG has joined the NetApp Alliance Partner Program as an Advantage Alliance Partner. The NetApp and EXASOL collaboration delivers flexible infrastructure solutions for analytic data warehouse management that can grow on-demand with customers' businesses, help them capitalize on opportunities, and increase long-term competitive advantages.

Together, flexible and efficient NetApp® IT infrastructure solutions and EXASOL tuning-free, relational high performance Database EXASolution provide customers with a high performance data warehouse management solution that is quick to deploy and can easily scale based on changing business needs. This helps customers boost productivity with greater flexibility and lower costs in their data warehouses, directly adding value to companies' bottom lines.

"Customers that choose the integrated partner-solution from NetApp and EXASOL profit twice: on one hand they can evaluate their data much faster and precisely due to EXASolution," says Steffen Weissbarth, CEO EXASOL AG. "On the other hand the strengths of our database are optimized by the flexible and efficient storage innovations of NetApp."

"Our partnerships with vendors such as EXASOL help us bring more and better integrated enterprise storage solutions to our customers," says Patrick Rogers, vice president of Corporate Alliances, NetApp. "Through this collaboration, we can offer more ways for customers to manage their data warehouse infrastructures today while keeping their costs low and preparing for their IT needs of the future."

About the NetApp Alliance 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-in-class 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.

About EXASOL AG
EXASOL AG, based in Nuremberg, is developing a data management system capable of rapid data analysis and evaluation. By implementing EXASOL solutions, business processes are optimised and a firm basis for decision-making is created, giving companies a sustainable competitive edge.
EXASolution is a relational high-performance database, which was specifically developed for enterprise warehouse applications and business intelligence solutions. The database is put to use by businesses in all industries for time-critical, complex analyses, extensive data research, planning and reports. EXASolution allows easy integration into existing IT infrastructures, requiring a minimum amount of administrative maintenance and low capital and operating costs (TCO).
Companies such as XING, Sony, Olympus, IMS Health, Semikron, intelliAd, Ratepay, Webtrekk and xplosion rely on EXASOL technology made in Germany. For more information, please visit www.exasol.com.

For more information please contact:
EXASOL AG
Monika Götzmann
Tel.: +49 (0) 911 23991 300
presse@exasol.com
Waggener Edstrom Worldwide
Wiebke Lörcher
Tel.: +49 (0) 89 6281 75 0
exasol@waggeneredstrom.com

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