July 28, 2008

CTIUM and Ingres Join Forces to Deliver Open Source Solutions to Healthcare and Life Sciences Industries

Ingres Corporation, a leading provider of open source database management software and support services, and CTIUM, a provider of solutions for innovative companies seeking to unlock their potential, have entered into a strategic partnership to streamline health information management systems. This partnership gives Australian healthcare and life sciences industries access to enterprise strength open source solutions and support services to run mission critical systems.

CTIUM and Ingres have agreed to provide a single point of access to e-health professionals with enterprise strength open source software and mission critical 24x7 support services. Together the two companies will provide open source software, open standards, rapid deployments, and client centric support models.

"Ingres is a trusted global leader in enterprise strength databases. It has evolved to offer a range of open source technologies that the healthcare and life sciences sectors need to improve data management, enhance service delivery, and lower costs," said Shendon Ewans, managing director and co-founder of CTIUM. "The strategic partnership between CTIUM and Ingres will give our clients a single point to access domain expertise, innovative open source solutions, and enterprise support services."

"Ingres is excited to be working with a partner like CTIUM, who has a reputation of understanding and supporting the healthcare and life sciences industries," said Justin Bullock, director of professional services for Ingres in Australia. "CTIUM is known for its ability to address client issues and challenges with innovative solutions. This, combined with both companies common focus in achieving business outcomes, provides a unique platform that we believe will add significant value to our clients."


CTIUM is a niche provider of solutions for innovative companies seeking to unlock their potential. CTIUM consultants are passionate in working closely with clients to capture value from processes, technologies and innovations. The company has served numerous prestigious clients in undertaking business transformation projects and new ventures. For more information, visit www.ctium.com.

About Ingres Corporation

Ingres Corporation is a leading provider of open source database management software and support services. 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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