Sybase to Enable Deployment on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

At the Sybase Techwave Symposium in Washington, D.C., last month, Sybase announced the availability of its data management and analytics servers, including Sybase SQL Anywhere, Sybase IQ, and Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise, for the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) environment. With these products, customers will have the ability to quickly develop and deploy on-demand data systems for mobile, analytics and transactional applications.

With the announcement, Sybase said it is delivering on a promise it made in May 2009 to enable enterprises to take advantage of the benefits of the cloud computing model to develop, test and deploy various classes of applications-including transactional, analytics and mobile applications-using Sybase infrastructure.

"Sybase continues to offer its partners and customers innovative and open data management and analytics solutions that address their enterprise deployment requirements and service level agreements," says Brian Vink, vice president, Database Products at Sybase , Sybase. "Sybase technology works with Amazon Web Services to provide our customers a new way to enable the security, reliability and power of proven Sybase database and analytics products in a way that meets our customer's business goals."

Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) of the developer editions for Sybase SQL Anywhere, Sybase IQ, and Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise are available for immediate use. AMIs for SQL Anywhere Web Edition are scheduled for availability by September 30, 2009, with additional SQL Anywhere AMIs scheduled for availability in Q4 2009. AMIs of the production versions of Sybase IQ are scheduled for availability for use on Amazon AWS EC2 in Q4 2009. Production versions of Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise are scheduled for availability beginning in Q1 2010. Pay as you go pricing will be available at time of release.

For more information about Sybase's support of Amazon's Web Services and to access Sybase AMIs, go here.