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Pervasive Software Selects Windows Azure

Pervasive WebDI, a .Net application, also applied for and was selected for the Windows Azure platform Deep Dive program

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Pervasive Software of embeddable data management and data integration software and in enabling revolutionary next-generation analytics, on Monday announced that it has selected the Microsoft Windows Azure platform as the future platform for Pervasive BusinessXchange WebDI, its hosted business-to-business data interchange service.

A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and recent “Best of SaaS Showplace” award winner, Pervasive Software recently deepened its engagement with Microsoft through participation in the Front Runner for Windows Azure Platform program and the Microsoft Metro Early Adopter Program.

Pervasive WebDI, a .Net application, also applied for and was selected for the Windows Azure platform Deep Dive program, an on-site immersion experience during which Pervasive technologists gained in-depth exposure to Windows Azure platform technologies and best practices.

As a result of successful completion of the Deep Dive, Pervasive BusinessXchange has selected the Windows Azure platform as its platform of choice for Pervasive WebDI. “We are excited about the rich features of the Windows Azure platform including its elastic computing, reliable storage and dynamic service management components. Together these components comprise a dependable cloud platform that is also massively scalable,” said Mike Hoskins, Pervasive Chief Technology Officer and general manager of Pervasive integration products. “We’ve also been impressed with Microsoft’s level of partnership commitment and support, which lets us confidently design a smooth, seamless transition for our WebDI customer base of more than 1,000 users.”

“Over the past several years, Microsoft has worked with Pervasive across many technologies and initiatives,” said Prashant Ketkar, Senior Director Product Marketing Windows Azure. “We are excited to extend these opportunities as Pervasive builds on its culture of innovation by adopting powerful new technologies including the Windows Azure platform. We welcome Pervasive WebDI to the fast-growing array of Windows Azure platform-hosted solutions.”

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