Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 4, 2005

Quickshift, Inc., an innovative developer of performance acceleration technology for Microsoft Windows and SQL Server today announced that it has received Microsoft Partner Certification. In addition, the company will be present at the SQL Server Magazine Connections in Las Vegas Nov 7 – 10, 2005 to showcase its flagship product, Quickshift™ for MS SQL Server and to celebrate the launch of Microsoft SQL Server 2005.

Quickshift™ for MS SQL Server provides increased efficiency that results in faster database performance and increased database capacity. The company is excited to announce the version supporting MS SQL Server 2005 is under development at this time.

Released in the summer of this year, the Quickshift™ for MS SQL Server product is rapidly becoming the solution of choice for database developers and administrators to achieve breakthrough performance increases from their current Microsoft SQL environments. Organizations such as USDA, Aviall, American Tire Distributors and are among the most recent adopters of the Quickshift products. A free evaluation version of the product can be downloaded at:

Quickshift™ for MS SQL Server, built on a patented, sophisticated memory and I/O optimization technology, delivers:

·    Rapid, clean installation – less than a minute,

·    Immediate, measurable performance increases for a fraction of the SQL server cost,

·    A solution that is transparent to applications, device drivers, and operating systems,

·    Seamless configuration, administration and operation with little to no additional hardware, tuning, application rewrites, or disruption.

“We are elated to become a partner to Microsoft and to be included in this elite list of companies,” said Dan Keelan, CEO of Quickshift. “We look forward to meeting with the Microsoft SQL community in Las Vegas and discussing the benefits of our products can deliver for their specific environments.”

About Quickshift, Inc.

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Quickshift is the leading provider of software products that deliver breakthrough performance improvement of more than 100 percent for database servers and related business applications. Quickshift products help IT organizations reduce spending on database upgrades, performance tuning, hardware purchases and support. The products are based on the company’s patented database optimization technology, which was performance tested by BMC and Microsoft certified through Veritest. Quickshift is led by experienced technology veterans, including executives from Oracle, i2, IBM, AT&T Bell Labs, Tandem and Pyramid. Quickshift is a privately held company with funding from CenterPoint Ventures, InterWest Partners and STARTech Early Ventures. More information is available at

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