EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), a leading e-Business infrastructure provider, and BMC Software, Inc. (NYSE: BMC), a leading provider of enterprise management, today announced certification of Sybase's Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5 with BMC Software's SQL-BackTrack for Sybase product. SQL-BackTrack for Sybase provides online object-level operations for the Sybase platform, simplifying the backup and recovery process and providing optimal availability and maximum protection against lost data. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20001013/SYBSLOGO ) "When a company's database goes down, it is imperative it is back online as quickly and efficiently as possible," said Gene Austin, vice president and general manager, Enterprise Data Management, BMC Software. "SQL-BackTrack for Sybase helps protect databases with fast, automated backups, allowing customers to maintain peak availability and recoverability of their database operations at all times with minimal impact." BMC Software's SQL-BackTrack for Sybase meets increasing customer demands in the marketplace for ASE 12.5's e-Business technology. This high-performance tool simplifies and automates database backup and recovery with enhanced functionality, minimizing downtime and effectively managing robust backup and recovery strategies. Its mainframe-class capabilities include: -- True incremental backups -- Object-level and sub-object-level backup and recovery -- Data migration -- Integration with third-party storage management systems -- Compression -- Encryption Sybase's flagship relational database management system (RDBMS), Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5, includes innovations to support companies rapidly transitioning to e-Business processes. Key features of ASE 12.5 include: -- Innovative advances in data management that exploit operational efficiencies of e-Business through management of external, non-relational content -- Dynamic performance with dynamic tuning for uninterrupted access to data despite the unpredictable demands of the Internet -- Enhanced security with row-level access and encrypted communications to protect critical company and customer data "BMC's SQL-BackTrack for Sybase makes delivering great performance on ASE 12.5 easier, allowing our customers to enjoy the benefits of simplified back up and recovery," said Dr. Raj Nathan, senior vice president and general manager, Sybase Enterprise Solutions Division. "Our extended relationship with BMC Software is a proof point that Sybase is committed to its customers and their needs." About BMC Software BMC Software, Inc. is the leading provider of enterprise management solutions. Through its Assuring Business Availability(R) approach, BMC Software delivers control over infrastructure management costs, control of market advantage and differentiation via service management, and growth of business value with solutions for business optimization. BMC Software is a member of the S&P 500, with fiscal year 2001 revenues exceeding $1.5 billion and offices worldwide. For more information, please visit the BMC Software Web site at http//www.bmc.com . About Sybase, Inc. Sybase is the enterprise infrastructure company that bridges heterogeneous technologies. With industry-leading Enterprise Portal (EP), mobile and wireless solutions, essential integration products, and high performance database management systems, Sybase is one of the largest independent software companies in the world. For more information, visit the Sybase Web site: http://www.sybase.com . NOTE: Sybase and Adaptive Server Enterprise are registered trademarks of Sybase, Inc. or its subsidiaries. All other company and product names mentioned may be trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated. Special Note: Statements concerning Sybase and its subsidiaries' contemplated business relationships, new product releases, and business expectations are by nature forward-looking statements that involve a number of uncertainties and risks and cannot be guaranteed. Certain of these risks are detailed from time to time in Sybase's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to its annual report on Form 10-K and its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q (copies of which can be viewed on Sybase's Web site). CONTACT: Julie Akstin of BMC Software, +1-713-918-1434, or Julie_Akstin@bmc.com; or Jenny White of Citigate Cunningham, +1-916-984-6039, or firstname.lastname@example.org, for Sybase, Inc.; or Julie Connolly of Sybase, Inc., +1-925-236-8696, or email@example.com. MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT - Click Here http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X44801674
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