(PRWEB) April 24, 2005

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: EMBT), a leading provider of data lifecycle management solutions, today announced that it has been awarded “Partner of the Year” by MySQL AB, developer of the world’s most popular open source database.This award further highlights Embarcadero’s critical role in driving the widespread adoption of MySQL Network.

“Since we initiated our strategic partnership with Embarcadero Technologies last summer, it has been exciting to see how quickly they have enabled support for MySQL Network across many of their data lifecyle management solutions,” said Zack Urlocker, vice president of marketing for MySQL AB. “Their commitment has been invaluable in furthering the adoption of MySQL Network, and we are honored to name them a MySQL ‘Partner of the Year’ for 2005.”

The MySQL “Partner of the Year” awards recognize the top three MySQL AB partners whose applications, products, or services are models for how MySQL Network can be used in major computing systems to bring dramatic cost savings, performance, and reliability benefits to organizations and end users.

“Being chosen as MySQL ‘Partner of the Year’ reiterates Embarcadero’s role as a key player in the success of MySQL Network,” said Robin Schumacher, vice president of product management at Embarcadero Technologies. “As a company, we are deeply committed to MySQL Network, as evidenced by its support in all of our flagship products and all near-term product road-maps. With our cross-platform solutions, we believe we are uniquely positioned to help MySQL Network become a leading database platform.”

Embarcadero’s suite of award-winning products allows organizations to efficiently and accurately design, build, and manage critical enterprise applications and their underlying data and databases. These solutions are powerful, affordable, and easy-to-use – saving companies time and money. With today’s limited IT resources and intense time-to-market pressures, Embarcadero solutions are proven to maximize the productivity of IT and application development teams.

About Embarcadero Technologies

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: EMBT) is a provider of data lifecycle management solutions that help leading companies build, optimize, test, and manage their critical data, database, and application infrastructure. Nearly 11,000 companies, including 97 of the Fortune 100, rely on Embarcadero Technologies products to manage the explosive growth in data and to ensure optimal performance of their complex, multi-platform applications and systems. Embarcadero Technologies has its corporate headquarters in San Francisco, California, USA, and European headquarters in Maidenhead, UK. For more information, call +44/1628 684 400 or visit http://www.embarcadero.com