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 http://www.eclipse.org.
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.
SOURCE Ingres Corporation