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James River Insurance Selects Confio Software For Database Performance Software

BOULDER, Colo. - August 2, 2011 - Confio Software, the makers of the award-winning Ignite performance analysis software tool, today announced that it was recently selected by James River Insurance Company for its comprehensive SQL Server performance management solution. James River Insurance Company is a national specialty insurance company that operates as an Excess & Surplus carrier in all 50 states plus Washington, DC.

"We take a proactive approach to database management to ensure we maintain high availability and performance in our virtual and physical environments," said Adarsh Singh, IT manager for James River. "Having tools such as Ignite enables us to identify the poorest performing queries, troubleshoot issues and eliminate the bottlenecks - before they can cause serious business issues."

Ignite helps DBAs, developers and DBA managers identify, analyze, and resolve the most complex and costly performance problems affecting applications and users. Ignite goes beyond basic server health metrics to build a complete server performance picture using response-time analysis and historical trend analysis. Ignite is available for SQL Server, Oracle, VMware, Sybase and DB2 environments.

"Too often companies wait until a major database bottleneck has caused significant business issues before they realize the importance of deploying performance management software," said Tim Kilzer, account manager for Confio. "James River Insurance Company has the foresight to take an approach that will help prevent database problems, before they wreak havoc on the entire IT environment."

James River Insurance Company operates in a brokerage model working only with specifically authorized surplus lines brokers and reviewing each submission individually. James River's underwriting approach is characterized by a wide breadth of appetite, ability to create solutions, and excellent service.

About Confio Software

Confio Software develops database performance solution for DBAs, IT managers, and database developers, for both physical and virtual server environments. Confio's flagship product, Ignite8, helps eliminate bottlenecks, speed problem resolution, and reduce the cost of operations for SQL Server, Oracle, DB2 and Sybase databases and VMware servers. 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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