November 29, 2004

Imceda(TM) Software Sweeps SQLServerCentral.Com 2004 Reader’s Choice Awards:

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- announced today that Imceda(TM) Software Inc., the leading provider of database administration and development products, received six Reader's Choice Awards including: Best Overall Vendor; Most Innovative Vendor; Best Backup Software -- LiteSpeed 2005; Best Schema Comparison Product -- Speed Change Manager; Best SQL Server IDE -- Speed IDE; and Best Performance Tuning Product -- Speed Coefficient.

"We are delighted and honored that the community has selected Imceda and its suite of products for six Reader's Choice Awards," said Walter Scott, CEO of Imceda. "Imceda continues to develop innovative solutions for database administrators (DBAs) and software developers that offer faster database performance, easy implementation and the flexibility to implement change management and control documentation."

"SQLServerCentral 2004 Reader's Choice Awards accurately reflect the choices and successful deployments in the SQL community," said Brian Knight co-founder, "Our winners were selected by more than 1,000 users who are responsible for maintaining the SQL database operation in their organizations. We at congratulate all of the winners and runner's up."

Best Backup Software -- LiteSpeed 2005 for SQL Server enables DBAs to leverage, expand and increase the value of Microsoft SQL Server in their computing environments. LiteSpeed provides advanced backup and recovery for Microsoft SQL Server 7, 2000 and Yukon. DBAs immediately see secure, integrated, high performance compression and encryption that results in up to 90 percent reduction of back-up storage costs and 75 percent reduction of backup and restore times.

Best Schema Comparison Product -- Speed Change Manager is a simple yet powerful, database comparison tool for Microsoft(C) SQL 7 or 2000 databases. Change Manager allows DBAs to compare differences between two databases; display differences and generates scripts that can be used to reconcile those differences.

Best SQL Server IDE -- Speed IDE is an integrated development environment that combines the functionality of Microsoft's Query Analyzer and Enterprise Manager with additional value-added features designed to enhance the user experience of SQL developers. IDE automates time-consuming coding activities and accuracy checks allowing developers to concentrate on the functionality and design of the database rather than creating SQL scripts and testing them.

Best Performance Tuning Product -- Speed Coefficient monitors the I/O activity of SQL Server and provides a set of comprehensive reports that a DBA can use to fine tune the database to provide the maximum speed and responsiveness of the system. Additionally Coefficient tracks comprehensive SQL and stored procedure execution statistics, including: call frequency, CPU, duration, reads, writes, and best/worst case executions.

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About Imceda

Imceda has licensed more than 3,000 customers and 17,000 servers. Imceda's award winning product portfolio includes: LiteSpeed 2005, the leading rapid backup and recovery solution for Microsoft SQL Server; Speed SQL IDE, a full-featured integrated development environment; Speed Coefficient 2.0, an advanced SQL analysis tool; Speed Change Manager, a simple yet powerful database comparison tool; and LiteSpeed for Exchange, a reliable email backup and recovery for the exchange administrator.

Imceda's software solutions offer faster database performance, easy implementation and the flexibility to implement change management and control documentation as well as performance analysis to increase scalability. Founded in 1999 on the principle that great engineering makes great products, Imceda is privately held with locations in the USA, Japan, the UK and Australia.


CONTACT: Cheryl Delgreco, Media Strategies, Inc., +1-617-723-4004,[email protected], for Imceda

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