A Press Release
McObject Selects Germany’s ARS 2000 As Key European Partner
March 27, 2002 — Filling in a key part of its global distribution network, McObject has signed embedded and mobile development specialist ARS Software GmbH as distributor in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
ARS Software, which re-sells communications protocols, development platforms and related software tools, “shares our drive to empower companies building next-generation device-based software,” McObject President and CEO Steve Graves said.
“McObject’s eXtremeDB provides the fast, reliable and flexible data management needed in such systems. ARS Software’s technical expertise and industry knowledge make it a strong partner in selling and supporting eXtremeDB in the growing, highly competitive German-speaking embedded technology markets,” he said.
Industries to be targeted by the companies include telecommunications (switching and classical PBXs), measurement equipment, multimedia devices, industrial automation, and automotive production and service, said Rudi Latuske, ARS Software general manager.
“Our customers demand a database with greater performance than conventional DBMSs. eXtremeDB provides this through its highly efficient in-memory operation,” Latuske said. “Developers also want to be able to customize the data management within their applications, and will appreciate eXtremeDB’s developer tools,” including its rich API and support for complex data types and query methods, he said.
ARS Software also chose to distribute McObject’s eXtremeDB rather than competing database products because of its support for many platforms, including Linux, Microsoft Windows Embedded platforms, and real-time operating systems.
About ARS Software
ARS Software enables development of next-generation embedded and mobile systems, from conception to finished product. The company resells embedded software including Bluetooth, irDA and SyncML communications protocols and development platforms. It also provides training and consulting services to its customers in market segments including telecommunications, multimedia devices, test and measurement, and industrial automation. ARS Software is based in Munich. For more information see www.ars2000.com.
McObject, based in Issaquah, WA, is committed to building data management technology that makes intelligent devices smarter, and to providing first-rate support and consulting services to customers and partners. With more than 30 years experience in compilers, real-time systems, embedded data management and kernel level device-driver development, McObject’s founders are well-suited to deliver database technology that becomes as ubiquitous as computing itself. The company can be reached at
425-888-8505, or visit www.mcobject.com.
McObject and eXtremeDB are trademarks of McObject LLC. All other company or product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.