Sybase and BMC Software Extend Strategic Alliance with Joint BMC SQL-BackTrack Sybase ASE Offering

August 24, 2005

[From BMC Software]

Las Vegas, Nev. - Sybase TechWave Conference - August 23, 2005 - Sybase, Inc. [NYSE: SY], a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure and mobile software, and BMC Software, Inc. [NYSE: BMC], a leading provider of enterprise management solutions, today announced an extension of their strategic alliance to offer customers a total systems management solution including database, backup and recovery tools. The combination of BMC& SQL-BackTrack and Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE), will not only deliver database and systems management tools from a single vendor, but will also provide online object-level operations for the Sybase platform, simplifying the backup and recovery process and providing optimal availability and maximum protection against lost data. Additionally, the joint solutions help enable Business Service Management (BSM) by providing IT the tools it needs to deliver service availability and continuity.

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