BMC Software Simplifies SmartDBA� Data Management Offerings for DB2� UDB

May 22, 2003

From the IDUG conference in Las Vegas, BMC Software, Inc. [NYSE: BMC], a leading provider of enterprise management, today announced new SmartDBA data management solutions for IBM DB2 Universal Databases (UDB). With its next wave of deliverables for Project Golden Gate, BMC Software is continuing to provide database administrators (DBAs) with a consistent strategy for managing their mixed database environments. By providing intelligent, automated data management tools that have a common look and feel across all database platforms, BMC Software is reducing data management costs by eliminating the need for companies to have "experts" for each database.

With today's announcement, BMC Software delivers complete integrated SmartDBA Performance, Administration, and Recovery management solutions for DB2 UDB. SmartDBA Performance Management for DB2 Universal Database v2.5 provides event management, diagnostic, visualization, administration, space management, and tuning of DB2 UDB environments. SQL-BackTrack for DB2 Universal Database v3.0 enables DB2 UDB customers to access the advanced backup and recovery functionality of SQL-BackTrack through its SmartDBA Web-console. In addition, SmartDBA allows database administrators to manage DB2 UDB, Oracle, and SQL Server databases together, all from a common SmartDBA Console.

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