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Sybase and QlikTech Offer Intuitive Dashboard Solution for Business Intelligence
Combination of Leading Analytics Engine with Easy-To-Use Graphical Interface Provides Immediate Advantage in Decision Making

by Maroushka Kanywani, Editor, Dashboard InsightTuesday, July 29, 2008

DUBLIN, Calif.- July 29, 2008 - Sybase, Inc. (NYSE:SY), the largest enterprise software and services company exclusively focused on managing and mobilizing information, today announced that Sybase and QlikTech, the world’s fastest-growing business intelligence (BI) software vendor, will deliver a powerful, easy-to-use analytics solution that enables user-driven dashboards, ad-hoc analysis and reporting.

“Business intelligence is no longer just the domain of trained information professionals, but rather used every day by employees at all levels,” said Dan Lahl, director of product marketing, Intelligent Enterprise Solutions, Sybase. "Both QlikView and Sybase® IQ handle enormous amounts of data, and can accommodate large numbers of users, providing a hearty platform for conducting complex analysis that can be easily interpreted by the average business user. Separately, Sybase IQ and QlikView approach analytics in a non-traditional manner, and together, they represent the next-generation of business intelligence."

When it comes to performance and scalability in an analytics environment, Sybase IQ produces incredible results because of its unique column-based architecture, patented indexing and scalable grid. Likewise, QlikView takes a next-generation approach with its in-memory business analysis software which provides a unique associative analysis experience, leading to an immediate advantage in making informed business decisions. Rather than following a structured linear path, QlikView associates related data as a user clicks. Unlike online analytical processing (OLAP) technologies, QlikView operates in memory, making it easy to alter a metric without the need to build a new aggregate data search. These differentiators make it possible for users to make informed decisions in a timelier manner.

“Sybase IQ and QlikView created a new window into our organization,” said Allana Cummings, vice president and chief information officer, Children’s Hospital in Omaha. “The faster access and visual analysis allow much greater insight into the data we need to provide optimal care for our patients.”

“Users love QlikView because it allows them to use their information the way they think, analyzing complex data in an intuitive way,” said Anthony Deighton, senior vice president of marketing, QlikTech. “Sybase IQ’s robust analytics engine, with its patented data indexing and compression technology, provides a foundation with unmatched scalability on which QlikView can deliver user-driven analysis. To us, QlikView and Sybase IQ complement each other perfectly.”

About QlikTech

QlikTechs flagship product, QlikView, simplifies analysis for everyone. QlikView works the way your mind works making associations by connecting data from many sources in a few clicks. This patented in-memory association technology brings fast results and better decision making to a wide range of customers and industries. QlikView is intuitive to learn, simple to modify and can be deployed in less than a week.

Named the worlds fastest-growing Business Intelligence software vendor by IDC, QlikTech has approximately 9,050 customers in 86 countries and more than 500 partners worldwide. QlikTech was founded in Lund, Sweden and is headquartered in Radnor, PA (USA) with direct operations throughout Europe and the Americas. QlikTech offers a fully functional, free trial of QlikView and a 30-day money-back guarantee. For more information, please visit www.qlikview.com.

About Sybase, Inc.

Sybase is the largest enterprise software and services company exclusively focused on managing and mobilizing information. With our global solutions, enterprises can extend their information securely and make it useful for people anywhere using any device. The world's most critical data in commerce, communications, finance, and government runs on Sybase. For more information, visit http://www.sybase.com.

Join us August 4-8 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas for TechWave 2008, Sybases annual user conference. For more information, visit http://www.sybase.com/techwave.

Contacts
Sybase Inc.
Samantha Finnegan, 925-236-4033
samantha.finnegan@sybase.com
or
Incisor Communications for Sybase, Inc.
Ashish Patel, 415-365-0466
ashish.patel@incisorpr.com

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