Versant Sponsors and Supports ODBMS.ORG
Versant contributes to the most up-to-date education and research portal on object
Fremont, Calif. / USA - January 9, 2007 - Versant Corporation (NASDAQ: VSNT), an
industry leader in specialized data management software, today announced that it
has become a sponsor at ODBMS.ORG, a non-profit group which publishes the Internet's
most up-to-date educational and research portal on object database technology.
In addition to the sponsorship, Versant supports ODBMS.ORG through contributions
of free educational and research information specifically designed for developers
working with object-oriented technologies both in Java and C++. Robert Greene, Versant's Vice President
of Product Strategy, has been appointed as an expert on ODBMS.ORG's panel of contributors.
"We are delighted that Robert has joined the panel of experts and that Versant has
become a sponsor at ODBMS.ORG", said Prof. Roberto Zicari, Chief Editor of ODBMS.ORG.
"With their long-term experience, particularly in enterprise-grade applications
with large and complex data sets, Versant's technical experts can certainly provide
valuable contributions to the portal. As more experts embrace the portal, the available
resources will become more multifaceted."
"Providing such a wide variety of information on object-oriented data management
systems, the ODBMS.ORG portal is a valuable resource for all developers", said Jochen
Witte, CEO at Versant. "Organizations seeking to unleash the full power of object-orientation
will find much of the information required at this portal. As a leading provider
of object database technology for enterprise applications, Versant certainly supports
Versant Corporation (NASDAQ: VSNT) is an industry leader in specialized data management
software, which helps companies to handle complex information in environments that
have high performance and high availability requirements. Using the Versant Object
Database, customers cut hardware costs, speed and simplify development, significantly
reduce administration costs, and deliver products with a strong competitive edge.
Versant's solution is deployed in a wide array of industries including telecommunications,
financial services, technology, transportation, manufacturing, and defense. With
over 50,000 installations, Versant has been a highly reliable partner for over 15
years for Global 2000 companies such as Ericsson, Verizon, Sagem, U.S. Government,
and Financial Times. For more information, call 510-789-1500 or visit www.versant.com.
ODBMS.ORG (www.odbms.org) is a vendor-independent, not-for-profit educational program
on object database technology and the integration between object-oriented programming
and databases. Designed by Prof. Roberto Zicari of Frankfurt University, the program's
goal is to promote and further the use of object databases - by offering free resources
for students, faculty and researchers at universities and research centers, as well
as for JAVA and .NET developers in the commercial and the open source world. Content
is provided by a panel of internationally recognized experts, who share research
articles and teaching materials with the community via the organization's Web portal.
Versant is either a registered trademark or trademark of Versant Corporation in
the United States and/or other countries. All other products are a registered trademark
or trademark of their respective company in the United States and/or other countries.
Contact ODBMS.ORG at email@example.com.