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Solix, Sybase, and HCL to Host NYC Event to Discuss Resource Optimization Partnership

Santa Clara, CA (January 17, 2012) – Solix Technologies, Sybase, an SAP Company, and HCL Technology invite CTOs, CIOs, and data management experts to a convivial evening of good food and drinks and a presentation by Alan Atkinson, Chairman of the Board of XIO Storage in the Empire Room of the Empire State Building in New York City. The event, on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. marks the official announcement of a partnership to help enterprises deal with management of large volumes of data, and legacy applications

The tripartite accord combines the renowned Sybase IQ data warehousing infrastructure, which provides deep compression for data storage, with the Solix Enterprise Data Management Suite v 5.1, the leader in data, storage, and applications management technology. HCL adds its industry-leading, global consulting resources to help each customer realize maximum value from this advanced technology package.

“With data growth pushing the limits of corporate resources and both compliance and business analysis dictating preservation of increasing amounts of data for longer periods, companies need a more efficient data management and archiving solution,” says George Symons, Chief Strategy Officer at Solix Technologies. “We are pleased to invite our customers and other interested individuals to discuss how Solix, Sybase, and HCL can provide that solution at an informal reception in the historic Empire State Building.”

“Sybase IQ has always focused on efficient management of very large volumes of data,” said Davis Wiseman , Director Business Development, Sybase, an SAP company. “We are pleased to partner with Solix and HCL to bring this industry-leading, complete solution to complex data management and archiving.”

About Solix Technologies

Solix Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Data Management solutions, helps businesses to improve application performance, reduce storage costs, meet compliance and data privacy requirements by achieving Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) goals, Data Governance strategies, and efficiently transition to Cloud infrastructure. Solix Enterprise Data Management Suite (Solix EDMS) software enables organizations to implement Database Archiving, Test Data Management (Data Subsetting), Data Masking and Application Retirement across all enterprise data. Solix ExAPPS Appliance is an integrated set of Server, storage and software components for Application Retirement all bundled into a single device. In partnership with leading application and storage vendors, Solix provides integrated ILM, cloud enabling and Data Governance solutions for today’s heterogeneous environments. Solix has an extensive global client base, including Fortune 500 companies, and is widely considered the standard for enterprise data management. Solix Technologies is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and has an established worldwide channel program of value added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators.

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About Sybase IQ

Sybase IQ is a highly optimized analytics server that handles the most challenging data warehousing requirements with ease, meeting the demand for business intelligence, advanced analytics, predictive modeling, stringent regulation compliance and fast reporting. Compatible with standard hardware platforms, operating systems and leading analytics applications, Sybase IQ offers extraordinarily high performance at a fraction of the cost of alternatives. Designed from the start for analytics, Sybase IQ produces its incredible results because of a unique architecture combining a column-based data structure with patented indexing and a scalable grid. The more pressurized the requirements—hundreds or thousands of concurrent users, complex ad hoc queries, very high data volumes and a high rate of change—the more customers notice Sybase IQ’s strengths. Sybase IQ also provides a reduction in disk and CPU requirements compared to traditional database management systems, which have to be retrofitted to support data warehousing and analytics.

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