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 Ingres." Developers can already access an Eclipse-Ingres DTP bundle to get started: http://ingres.com/downloads/prod-comm-dev-tools-download.php 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 http://www.eclipse.org. 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 http://www.ingres.com.
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