Pervasive Software Inc. Partners with Tiara Consulting

Data Integration Company to Serve India Through Tiara Consulting as Its MDP

AUSTIN, Texas & SAN RAMON, Calif.--()--Pervasive Software® Inc. (NASDAQ: PVSW), a global value leader in embeddable data management and data integration software, has chosen its existing consulting partner, Tiara Consulting, a California-based U.S. corporation providing value-added specialized and IT consulting services, as their international Market Development Partner (MDP) for delivery of its integration products in India.

Under this long-term strategic partnership, Tiara Consulting, which offers consulting services to build business application solutions using ERP, Business Intelligence (BI) and web technologies, will use its fully-owned India subsidiary to facilitate the distribution and sales of Pervasive data integration products to meet the integration needs of customers across India.

Pervasive's multi-purpose data integration platform accelerates the sharing of information between multiple data stores, applications, and hosted business systems across a broad range of diverse integration scenarios, including prepackaged out-of-the-box integration solutions. Through this partnership, Tiara Consulting will utilize its technology expertise to help customers successfully integrate their IT systems using Pervasive data integration products and gain competitive business advantage. “India’s high growth rate continues to challenge companies in India to adapt quickly to new opportunities and brings with it the need for having an integrated IT platform to support their business. With Pervasive, we can help companies adopt flexible integration that can be rapidly implemented with higher return on investment,” says V.A. Venkatesh Babu, President and CEO of Tiara Consulting.

As an International MDP for India, Tiara Consulting will focus on selling Pervasive Data Integrator™, a data integration product that can improve the business capabilities of all Indian companies by integrating their business data across different IT systems quickly and efficiently in a cost-effective fashion. In addition, Tiara Consulting adds great value by providing local customer and product support on Pervasive data integration products for all the customers in India.

Educational institutions are early adopters for Pervasive Data Integrator, helping students develop a deep understanding of and hands-on experience with data integration and business intelligence while executing academic projects to a better level on these emerging technologies. Dr. R. Srinivasan, EVP of Tiara Consulting’s subsidiary in India, said, “Our partnership with Pervasive helps us to demonstrate greater value to the professional education institutions in India by enhancing their IT infrastructure and skill-building capabilities using Pervasive Integration products to deliver higher quality education.”

"We are excited that Tiara Consulting is acting as our market development partner for India. Their technology depth and local support capabilities will ensure that local companies and their IT departments, systems integrators and independent software vendors (ISVs) can take advantage of Pervasive’s cutting-edge integration products," said Mike Hoskins, EVP, CTO and General Manager, Integration Products for Pervasive. Mr. Hoskins will be visiting India later this month to demonstrate the Texas-based company’s commitment to the Indian market. During his stay in Chennai, Mr. Hoskins will be interacting with prospective customers as Pervasive looks forward to a long and mutually prosperous relationship with Tiara and their partners for expanding their market in India.

About Tiara Consulting

Tiara Consulting is a Global IT Corporation focused on providing project / scope based value-added Specialized and IT Consulting services to build business application solutions using ERP (SAP, Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft and JDE), Business Intelligence (BI) and latest web technologies. The company is specialized in doing System Integration and Data Conversion across diversified platforms and having global business operations across the U.S., Singapore and India. By leveraging its Offshore Development Center in Chennai, India, Tiara offers business application solution development using a cost effective Global Delivery model (Onsite/Offshore model) and brings higher value to its U.S. customers. For additional information, please visit www.tiaraconsulting.com.

About Pervasive Software

Pervasive Software (NASDAQ: PVSW) helps companies get the most out of their data investments through agile and embeddable software and SaaS services for data management, data integration, B2B exchange and analytics. The embeddable Pervasive PSQL™ database engine provides robust database reliability in a near-zero database administration environment for packaged business applications. Pervasive's multi-purpose data integration platform, available on-premises and in the cloud, accelerates the sharing of information between multiple data stores, applications, and hosted business systems and allows customers to re-use the same software for diverse integration scenarios. Pervasive DataRush™ is an embeddable parallel-processing platform enabling data-intensive applications such as claims processing, risk analysis, fraud detection, data mining, predictive analytics, sales optimization and marketing analytics. For more than two decades, Pervasive products have delivered value to tens of thousands of customers in more than 150 countries with a compelling combination of performance, flexibility, reliability and low total cost of ownership. Through Pervasive Innovation Labs, the company also invests in exploring and creating cutting edge solutions for the toughest data analysis and data delivery challenges. Robin Bloor, founder of Bloor Research and partner at Hurwitz and Associates, recently cited Pervasive as one of the 10 IT Companies to Watch in 2009. For additional information, go to www.pervasive.com.

Cautionary Statement

This release may contain forward-looking statements, which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All forward-looking statements included in this document are based upon information available to Pervasive as of the date hereof, and Pervasive assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statement.

All Pervasive brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of Pervasive Software Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

Contacts

Pervasive Software
Kim Daugherty, 512-231-6507
kdaugherty@pervasive.com
or
Tiara Consulting Services, Inc.
Venkatesh Babu, 925-973-0867 or 925-858-2392
venkatesh@tiaraconsulting.com

Contacts

Pervasive Software
Kim Daugherty, 512-231-6507
kdaugherty@pervasive.com
or
Tiara Consulting Services, Inc.
Venkatesh Babu, 925-973-0867 or 925-858-2392
venkatesh@tiaraconsulting.com