In-Memory Computing Specialist EXASOL concludes a partnership with Callista Group AG

Seals joint market development in the banking, insurance and financial services sectors

Nuremberg, 26 March 2013 - EXASOL, developer of the In-Memory databaseEXASolution, will in future be cooperating with management consultancy company Callista Group AG who operate at a pan-European level. The company who are based in Zurich specialises in Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence and Customer Relationship Management. The aim of the cooperation is to ensure smooth project implementation for customers and to support EXASOL in the banking, insurance, financial services and telecommunications sectors through their breadth of knowledge.

"EXASOL and Callista Group AG have forged a strong partnership with tremendous added-value potential for joint customers", states Jethro Oudenbroek, Managing Partner of Callista Group AG. "The alliance is initially based on successful project collaboration in the financial services area; additional projects are already in the pipeline." Steffen Weissbarth, CEO of EXASOL AG continues: "With Callista Group AG, we have found a partner who distinguishes themselves with a high level of professional expertise in the areas of Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence coupled with intensive industry know-how. At the same time, the partnership is an important step for us towards the expansion of our distribution networks. With Callista Group AG, we have a competent partner on our side who is ideally positioned to introduce our product portfolio over its far-reaching channels in the marketplace.

EXASOL AG, based in Nuremberg, develops and markets the high-performance database EXASolution based on in-memory technology, which was designed specifically for data warehouse applications and business intelligence solutions. This also allows extremely large volumes of data to be analysed and evaluated within the shortest timescale. Thanks to the high performance and low administrative maintenance, EXASolution not only supports businesses with valuable decision-making bases from their data, but also reduces the total cost of ownership. In April 2011, Gartner named EXASOL AG a “Cool Vendor” in the category of Data Management and Integration 2011. In 2012 and 2013, the solution was included in the Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems.

About Callista Group AG

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and above all, room for the long-term involvement of experts. Building on our innovative business model, we create the ideal prerequisites for winning and keeping highly professional consultants and strong partnerships. We support our colleagues on their way to entrepreneurship, and incorporate them into the network of a group that is well-established in the market. This makes us appealing for the finest talents and experts in many fields. Our clients benefit from this. We see ourselves as a competent and innovative partner who assists you in successfully implementing your projects, always keeping the growing challenges that our clients face in mind. At the heart of it all are always services that directly impact our clients' success. We believe that the effect of consulting should be measurable and evident with short ROI cycles. Callista Group AG is an attractive partner for our consultants and clients.

About EXASOL AG

EXASOL AG develops a data management system (EXASolution) that enables rapid analysis and evaluation of data. Through the use of the sector-independent solution that even analyzes large amounts of data (Big Data and Value Date), enterprises optimize business processes, generate a reliable basis for decisions provide for their daily work and thus obtain a sustainable competitive edge. EXASolution is a relational high-performance database that was specifically developed for enterprise warehouse applications and business intelligence solutions. The In-Memory-technology-based database is utilised by companies of all industry sectors for time-critical analyses, comprehensive data research, planning or reporting. By integrating geodata and poly structured data which can also be added through Hadoop-sytsems, EXASolution offers (i.a. with the modul EXAPowerlytics) an additional dimension of evaluation for more efficient and ad-hoc analyses. The easy-to-manage database can be integrated uncomplicated into existing IT infrastructures and requires a minimal amount of administrative maintenance, while ensuring low investment and operation costs (TCO). EXASolution is also available as an appliance solution and as datawarehousing as a service under the name of EXACloud. Companies such as XING, Sony Music, Olympus, media control, Zalando, stayfriends, Coop, IMS Health, Semikron, Webtrekk, econda and xplosion rely on EXASOL technology which is made in Germany.


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