REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - November 19, 2008) - Precise today announced support for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 in addition to its standard support for the Microsoft SQL Server platform. Working closely with Microsoft, Precise provides SQL Server customers enterprise class Transaction Performance Management (TPM).

"We teamed up with Precise to help our mutual customers deploy SQL Server 2008 in mission critical environments," said Mark Jewett, director of SQL Server marketing at Microsoft Corp. "Precise provides our customers a transaction approach to managing SQL Server 2008 databases and .NET applications."

Precise TPM provides transaction transparency, unprecedented mean time to resolution and problem prevention to help customers deploy mission critical applications on SQL Server 2008 .NET environments.

"Database systems manage the day-to-day operations of our hospitals; everything from our financial, billing and clinical patient care systems. It's critical to ensure that these systems run perfectly, with no downtime," said Ayad Shammout, lead technical DBA, Caregroup Healthcare Systems. "We rely on Precise to ensure these applications and databases are optimized for peak performance. With Precise's support for SQL Server 2008, we can continue to proactively manage transaction performance across all the SQL Server databases that drive our business."

"We see growing customer interest in deploying Microsoft SQL Server .NET applications," said Mark Kremer, CEO, Precise. "We are excited to work with Microsoft to help our customers leverage their Microsoft applications for business critical objectives."

TPM for SQL Server 2008 will be available in the next 90 days.

About Precise

Precise helps companies prevent application performance problems with innovative Transaction Performance Management (TPM) solutions. Precise TPM delivers transaction transparency, fastest time-to-repair and game-changing problem prevention to more than 1,500 customers worldwide. Precise has 18 years of expertise delivering application performance products for all major packaged applications (SAP, Oracle eBusiness Suite, PeopleSoft, Siebel), custom applications (J2EE, .NET) and databases. For more information about Precise, visit

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