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Quest Software Joins with Sage Software as an Exclusive Endorsed Development Partner for Business Management Solutions
Businesses Using Sage MAS 500 and Sage MAS 200 ERP Improve System
Performance Using Quest SQL Server Solutions
|By Business Wire
|May 20, 2008 12:00 PM EDT
Quest Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:QSFT) today announced it has signed an
agreement to become an Endorsed Development Partner in Sage
Software’s Business Management Division
(BMD). As part of the agreement, Sage Software will market Quest’s
SQL Server Management solutions with its Sage MAS 500 and Sage MAS 200
ERP solutions. With the Endorsed Development Partner designation, Sage
recognizes Quest Software as a preferred systems management software
solution for SQL Server.
As a leading provider of scalable and customizable software and
services, Sage Software serves a variety of industries. The BMD
Development Partner Program is designed to help ISVs (Independent
Software Vendors) successfully develop, test and market applications
that enhance and extend the functionality of Sage Software’s
“Candidates must meet stringent criteria in
order to be invited to the Endorsed Development Partners program,”
said Alan Bryant, senior vice president ISV Programs and Developer
Relations for Sage Software’s BMD. “Quest's
best-of-breed SQL Server solutions certainly meet all of our
requirements and are the same caliber of IT management products that we
offer our customers."
“Sage uses Quest tools both internally to
develop products and externally to support customer usage issues,”
continued Bryant. “We know that our customers
rely on Sage MAS 500 and Sage MAS 200 as critical components of their
businesses and Quest’s tools make it possible
to find a resolution to SQL Server-related issues in a few hours instead
of days or even weeks.”
Billy Bosworth, vice president and general manager of Quest’s
SQL Server business unit, noted that companies depend on Sage’s
MAS ERP systems for continued growth and success. According to Bosworth, “Any
availability issues can have a significant impact on a company’s
ability to do business. We are excited to partner with Sage to deliver
SQL Server management and performance solutions that increase customers’
ability to stay competitive in an evolving market.”
Quest offers a comprehensive suite of SQL Server solutions including
Spotlight® on SQL
Server Enterprise which enables users to easily identify and resolve
performance problems, LiteSpeed®
for SQL Server that allows for fast and flexible backup
and recovery and centralized reporting, and Quest®
Capacity Manager for SQL Server that solves problems associated with managing
disk space and server resources.
Pricing and Availability
To learn more about Quest’s SQL Server
Management solutions visit: www.quest.com/aboutquestandsage/.
About Sage Software’s BMD Development
The BMD (Business Management Division) Development Partner Program is
designed to help ISVs (Independent Software Vendors) successfully
develop, test and market applications that enhance and extend the
functionality of Sage Software’s BMD
solutions. The program provides extensive development resources,
technical services, strategic product and marketing benefits that help
maximize Development Partner revenue opportunities. Endorsed Development
Partners, the highest achievable designation in the program, receive the
greatest benefits by meeting rigorous strategic, technology and
integration criteria. Sage Software supports the needs, challenges and
dreams of nearly 2.8 million small and mid-sized business customers in
North America through easy-to-use, scalable and customizable business
management solutions. For more information on the Sage Software BMD
Partner Development Program, please visit http://sagesoftware.com/partners/development_program/index.cfm
About Quest Software, Inc.
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor,
delivers innovative products that help organizations get more
performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows
infrastructure and virtual environments. Through a deep expertise in IT
operations and a continued focus on what works best, Quest helps more
than 90,000 customers worldwide meet higher expectations for enterprise
IT. Quest provides customers with client management as well as server
and desktop virtualization solutions through its subsidiaries,
ScriptLogic, Vizioncore and Provision Networks. Quest Software helps
organizations deliver, manage and control complex database environments
through award-winning products for Oracle, SQL Server, IBM DB2, Sybase
and MySQL. Quest Software can be found in offices around the globe and
Quest, Quest Software and the Quest logo are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Quest Software in the United States and certain other
countries. All other names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their
Web Links Used in this Release:
Sage Software –www.sagesoftware.com
Resolve performance problems –http://www.quest.com/spotlight-on-sql-server-enterprise
Backup and recovery –www.quest.com/litespeed-for-sql-server
Managing disk space and server resources –www.quest.com/capacity-manager-for-sql-server
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