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Confio Software's Ignite 8 Response-Time Analysis Tool Selected as Best of TechEd 2010 Finalist

BOULDER, Colo. May 27, 2010 - Confio Ignite for SQL Server has been selected as a finalist the prestigious Best of TechEd North America 2010 Award. Ignite 8, the latest innovation from Confio Software, provides comprehensive database monitoring in combination with response-time analysis.

"At Confio, our mission is to build database performance tools that fix complicated and costly database bottlenecks," said Don Bergal, chief operating officer for Confio. "We're thrilled to be recognized a Best of TechEd finalist. Ignite 8 was just released in March and already has become a favorite performance tool for SQL Server DBAs and developers."

Ignite 8 is nominated in the database administration category. As a finalist, Ignite 8 will be rigorously evaluated on its ability to offer strategic importance to the organization, a competitive advantage for users, and value to the customer. TechEd NA 2010 is taking place June 7 - June 10, 2010 in New Orleans. Best of TechEd winners will be announced on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 6 p.m.

Ignite 8 expands the Ignite™ for SQL Server, Oracle, DB2 and Sybase products to include comprehensive performance monitoring in combination with response-time analysis. Ignite 8 captures both the conventional health statistics and the more advanced response-time data and correlates them with to deliver unmatched perspective on the database condition and how it is affecting end user experience.

The Best of TechEd North America Awards, produced by Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Magazine, SharePointPro Connections and DevProConnections recognize the innovative products and services showcased at Microsoft TechEd North America 2010.

About Confio Software

Confio Software develops database performance solutions that improve service and reduce the cost of operating databases and the applications that depend on them. Confio is known as the leading database monitoring innovator. Their flagship product, Ignite, uses response-time analysis, which focuses on improving response-time so users do not wait on their IT systems. Since the company's founding in 2002, Confio products are developed and supported from the Boulder, CO headquarters. For more information visit

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