Ton Dobbe, Product Marketing Manager for Agresso states that concern for customer flexibility and costs are the driving forces behind their commitment to MySQL.
“Our passion to deliver business management solutions that provide strength and vitality to our customers and their people goes beyond the boundaries of our product’s functionality and design. Our solution should blend seamlessly into the preferred IT infrastructure of our customers and should prevent lock-in at any time.”
“We see more and more demand for support for open platforms in the typical service centric industries we target — not only in government, but also in private sector services companies. The ultimate reasons: proven high performance and attractive pricing.
“This has been a key motivator for Agresso to be the first international business application vendor to add support for MySQL in addition to current support for Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle Databases. Apart from being the most popular open source database with over 6 million active installations worldwide, MySQL also provides our clients with a robust, viable alternative to traditional offerings in the market at total cost of ownership savings of up to 90 percent.”
The MySQL database technology will be embedded into the next release of AGRESSO Business World.
“We welcome Agresso’s commitment to bring MySQL’s performance, reliability and convenience to their customers,” said Marten Mickos, CEO of MySQL AB. “Agresso is a valued new addition to the growing list of enterprise software companies supporting our upcoming release of MySQL 5.0. We are proud to have our cost-effective database integrated into their renowned e-business solutions.”
MySQL AB develops and supports a family of high performance, affordable database products – including MySQL Network, a comprehensive set of certified software and premium support services. The company’s flagship product is MySQL, the world’s most popular open source database, with more than 6 million active installations. Many of the world’s largest organizations, including Yahoo!, Sabre Holdings, The Associated Press, Suzuki and NASA are realizing significant cost savings by using MySQL to power high-volume Web sites, business-critical enterprise applications and packaged software.
With headquarters in Sweden and the United States – and operations around the world – MySQL AB supports both open source values and corporate customers’ needs in a profitable, sustainable business. For more information about MySQL, please visit www.mysql.com.
About Agresso Business World
Agresso Business World is an advanced financial-administrative system that facilitates the operational management of professional services organizations and helps them to achieve their objectives. The experience Unit 4 Agresso gained in this industry has led to the recognition of common industry specific requirements and their incorporation into the Standard software.
ZAbout Unit 4 Agresso NV
Unit 4 Agresso is an international developer and distributor of secure e-business solutions. Unit 4 Agresso NV, headquartered in the Netherlands, is listed on the Dutch stock exchange. The organization offers its services through subsidiaries in the Netherlands, Norway, France, United Kingdom, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Spain, Denmark, Ireland, Canada and the United States and through distributors in many other countries.