Zim Corporation Becomes an Oracle Partner Network Gold Level Partner

Sep 20, 2010, 15:28 ET from ZIM CORPORATION

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Oracle Recognizes Zim Corporation for its expertise in integrating and delivering enterprise application solutions

OTTAWA, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Zim Corporation, today announced that it has achieved Gold Partner status in the Oracle Partner Network (OPN). By attaining Gold Level membership, Oracle has recognized Zim for its commitment to establish Oracle related in-depth expertise and excellence in delivering Zim and Oracle packaged solutions and for uniquely addressing the challenges of joint customers in the enterprise database applications market.

With more than 25 years of experience in the Enterprise Database business Zim will now offer its clients a choice of using a Zim Database or Oracle Database when building and deploying enterprise applications. In addition, using Zim's migration tools will allow existing Zim customers to rapidly and cost effectively migrate a Zim Database to an Oracle Database while retaining and building on the value of their existing Zim applications. Joining the OPN solidifies Zim's commitment to delivering one of the industry's most powerful development tools in combination with Oracle Database. Additionally, Zim has signed an Application Specific Full Use (ASFU) Software license agreement to resell Oracle Database and enterprise options with Zim's development, migration and connectivity tools.

"We are very excited to announce our OPN Gold-level status with Oracle" said Dr. Michael Cowpland, President and CEO of ZIM. "Zim's powerful application development and migration tools combined with Oracle's industry leading enterprise database can provide enhanced solutions for existing and new Zim customers. Zim has a large installed base of users around the globe that we believe will significantly benefit from Zim's OPN and ASFU agreements with Oracle. We look forward to leveraging our relationship with Oracle and delivering new solutions that distinguish our offerings and provide a competitive advantage for Zim and its customers."

ABOUT Zim Corporation

ZIM is a provider of software products and services for the database and mobile markets. ZIM products and services are used by enterprises in the design, development and management of business, database and mobile applications. Certain of ZIM's mobile products are also provided to the consumer market. For more information on ZIM and its customers, partners and products, visit: www.zim.biz.

About Oracle Partner Network

Oracle Partner Network (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.

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