BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EDB, a leading contributor to PostgreSQL, today announced that the Korea Telecommunications Technology Association’s (TTA) has granted EDB PostgresTM Advanced Server (EPAS) v12 Good Software (GS) level 1 certification. A strict test of software quality, The TTA certification is further validation that EDB provides the PostgreSQL expertise and technology to support mission-critical applications anywhere, including the cloud. Agencies can purchase EPAS through the Korea ON-line E-Procurement System (KONEPS).
PostgreSQL drives modernization
For federal agencies, the ability to accelerate innovation is critical. As more and more public-sector groups adopt open source solutions, they’re finding that technologies like PostgreSQL are more agile, more economical, highly performant, and feature rich.
The Good Software evaluation model is developed according to ISO standards and authorized by the Korean government. The rigorous 50-day certification process underscores the quality of EPAS in the areas of security, performance, productivity, and Oracle-compatibility. By attaining certification, EDB can now more easily support Korean government agencies that want to migrate away from costly legacy database solutions, drive new application development, and adopt cloud-first and multi-cloud strategies.
“Through our extensive experience and market-leading technology, we help government agencies worldwide make Postgres an essential part of their modernization strategies,” said Lee Kang Il, Country Head of EDB Korea. “The TTA certification makes it clear that Korea’s public sector can be confident that EDB can accelerate their transformation in any environment, including the public cloud.”
EDB customers include top public-sector entities. In the United States for example, EDB supports the Department of Justice, Department of Treasury, Department of Energy, U.S. Navy, Missile Defense Agency, and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). EDB has also been implemented as part of many government projects in India, such as the Smart City initiatives, the Food and Public Distribution System, and the Health Management Information System, which includes 15 hospitals throughout the country.
- Government agencies wishing to purchase EDB Postgres Advanced Server can go to the Korea ON-line E-Procurement System.
- For details about EDB Postgres Advanced Server, visit the EDB website.
PostgreSQL is increasingly the database of choice for organizations looking to boost innovation and accelerate business. EDB’s enterprise-class software extends PostgreSQL, helping our customers get the most out of it both on premises and in the cloud. And our 24x7 global support, professional services, and training help our customers control risk, manage costs, and scale efficiently. With 16 offices worldwide, EDB serves over 4,000 customers, including leading financial services, government, media and communications, and information technology organizations. To learn about PostgreSQL for people, teams, and enterprises, visit EDBpostgres.com.
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