REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — September 26, 2008 - Ingres Corporation, a leading provider of open source database management software and support services, today announced that its Danish Ingres User Group will take part in the 11th Open Source Days conference scheduled for October 3 – 4, 2008, in Copenhagen, Denmark. The conference, held at the IT University of Copenhagen, is the largest open source IT-conference in the Nordic region showcasing open source solutions that can improve productivity in a cost effective way to businesses.
The Danish Ingres Usergroup (Dansk Ingres Brugergruppe) www.ingres.dk in partnership with the Nordic Ingres Support Team from TietoEnator, one of the leading IT services companies in Northern Europe, will share a stand in the exhibition hall of the conference. Jim Callaghan, alliances manager at Ingres, and John Smedley, senior architect at Ingres, will also speak at the event.
Callaghan’s session entitled Bringing Open Source to the Enterprise is set for Friday, October 2, at 2.30 p.m. (need time zone) and will look at the factors behind the adoption of open source software in enterprise class applications. He will examine the reasons why the right open source offerings are more than capable of meeting the most demanding requirements of today’s enterprise.
Smedly will cover Ingres CAFÉ, a joint open source project between Ingres Corporation and the University of Carleton, Canada, in his session on Saturday, October 4 at 3 p.m. (time zone). Ingres CAFÉ (Consolidated Application Foundation for Eclipse) brings together in one bundle all the components developers need to create and deploy rich Java applications. This type of bundle is an industry first, built using the open source development framework by the Eclipse Foundation, a not-for-profit, community and member supported organization.
For more information on the ‘Open Source Days’ conference please visit: http://www.opensourcedays.org/2008/
About Ingres Corporation
Ingres Corporation is a leading provider of open source information management services to the enterprise. Built on over 25 years of technology investment, Ingres is a leader in software and service innovation, providing the enterprise with proven reliability combined with the value and flexibility of open source. The company's partnerships with leading open source providers further enhance the Ingres value proposition. In particular, Ingres is working with leading business intelligence providers to deliver appliances that combine the benefits of open source with advanced reporting and data analysis capabilities. Based in Redwood City, California, Ingres also has major development, sales and support centers throughout the world, supporting thousands of customers in the United States and internationally. For more information, visit www.ingres.com.
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