Ingres Joins the Eclipse Foundation

Jul 24, 2007, 01:00 ET from Ingres Corporation

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingres Corporation, the
 leading Business Open Source software company, today announced it has
 become a member of the Eclipse Foundation. The Eclipse Foundation is an
 open source, not-for-profit member-supported corporation that helps
 cultivate both an Open Source community and an ecosystem of complementary
 products and services.
     According to Emma McGrattan, Ingres senior vice president of
 engineering, "Ingres has a large application development community using a
 variety of application development languages across a host of operating
 system platforms. Eclipse encompasses the diverse needs of Ingres
 developers by providing an Integrated Development Environment (IDE), a rich
 and robust development and debugging platform for building the most
 sophisticated enterprise applications." McGrattan continued, "The Eclipse
 project has a large community of very talented application developers
 enhancing the IDE, and with the plug-in architecture and ease of
 extensibility, developers are only limited by their imagination. We are
 excited that our application to join the Eclipse Foundation was accepted
 and look forward to becoming active participants in the community."
     According to Mike Milinkovich, executive director of the Eclipse
 Foundation, "For the Eclipse Foundation and Ingres, the timing and the
 match couldn't be better and we're excited to welcome Ingres to the
 community. Ingres' future contributions to the Eclipse ecosystem will be
 well received as we continue to support the needs of ecosystem members and
 meet our release schedule. We look forward to working closely together with
     Developers can already access an Eclipse-Ingres DTP bundle to get
     About the Eclipse Foundation
     Eclipse is an open source community whose projects are focused on
 providing an extensible development platform and application frameworks for
 building software. Eclipse provides extensible tools and frameworks that
 span the software development lifecycle, including support for modeling,
 language development environments for Java, C/C++ and others, testing and
 performance, business intelligence, rich client applications and embedded
 development. A large, vibrant ecosystem of major technology vendors,
 innovative start-ups, universities, and research institutions and
 individuals extend, complement and support the Eclipse Platform.
     The Eclipse Foundation is a not-for-profit, member supported
 corporation that hosts the Eclipse projects. Full details of Eclipse and
 the Eclipse Foundation are available at
     About Ingres
     Ingres Corporation is the leading Business Open Source software
 company, created in November 2005 as part of a partnership between CA, Inc.
 (NYSE:   CA) and Garnett & Helfrich Capital. Based on more than 25 years of
 technology investment, Ingres Corporation offers a product family of
 enterprise-class, highly scalable databases and tools that are currently
 being used by more than 10,000 major global customers and partners.
 Ingres's database technology is also embedded in a large number of major
 third-party software offerings including CA's primary product offerings
 Unicenter and eTrust. Ingres Corporation is headquartered in Redwood City,
 California, and has major development, sales and support centers throughout
 the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France and Australia, and
 supports customer implementations in more than 58 countries around the
 world. Additional information is available at

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