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IDC Reviews Base One’s Grid Computing as “Pragmatic, Scalable and Extensible”


For Immediate Release

Contact: Steven Asherman, President, info@boic.com

Additional US Patent for Grid / Cluster Database Technology Granted

Base One to Exhibit at TechXNY October 5-7, 2004

New York, NY – September 29, 2004 - Base One International Corporation, a leading supplier of software for developing grid and cluster computing applications, today announced that International Data Corporation (IDC) the leading industry analyst organization tracking the grid computing marketplace has issued a Research Bulletin about Base One.

IDC’s report, from their High Performance Systems group, identifies Base One’s grid and cluster computing technology as a flexible, modular, grid / cluster computing solution that can be adapted to fit evolving customer needs. In addition, IDC identifies Base One’s business application focus and unique experience in implementing database-centric grid technology as providing Base One with a major opportunity in the grid software marketplace.

“IDC sees significant Grid server market growth through 2008 in database oriented transaction / business applications enabled for grid” said Earl C. Joseph II, Research Vice President, High Performance Systems of IDC.  “Base One is focusing on this high growth market space.”

IDC’s Research Bulletin about Base One is being distributed as part of IDC’s Workstations and High Performance Systems Continuous Intelligence Service. The full report is also available on the Base One International Corporation web site at www.boic.com.

Base One Granted Additional US Patent for Grid/Cluster Database Technology

Base One has been awarded another US Patent, confirming its leadership in high performance database technology that scales from a single desktop to a large grid or multiple clusters of computers. This most recent patent greatly simplifies the programming and deployment of high efficiency applications that store and retrieve data on remote (Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Sybase) databases, residing on Windows, Unix/Linux, iSeries, and IBM mainframes. Internally, Base One’s technology optimizes access for each type of database - while providing a single, straightforward, external interface that works for both local and remote databases without any application source code changes.

“This database patent extends Base One’s leadership in grid and cluster computing. High performance database business applications built on grids and clusters of computers is where we, and IDC, see significant market growth” said Steven Asherman President and CTO of Base One.

Base One to Exhibit at TECHXNY October 5-7

Base One will be exhibiting at TechXNY at booth #3042, in the Javits Center, New York City, October 5-7, 2004.  TechXNY is “the showcase for the most dynamic business technology players and products in the world, in the business capital of the world”.

About Base One International

Since its inception in 1993, Base One International Corporation has been providing programming tools and middleware to implement corporate database and grid computing solutions.  With its “shrink wrap” grid computing software, Base One successfully completed projects for Deutsche Bank (securities custody reporting for over $50 billion in securities), Marsh & McLennan (commercial insurance risk management package sold to more than 400 corporate clients), and Competitive Media Reporting (the leading ad tracking Web site, to report expenditure and occurrence data to ad agencies, advertisers, broadcasters, and publishers).  Base One’s offerings support rock-solid database applications and solutions for advanced client/server and web environments. The company’s object-oriented programming tools make rapid development of complex business software easier, while providing significant performance, reliability and low total cost of ownership. Its database-driven grid computing software has received multiple U.S. patents, and additional patents are pending.

Base One has alliances with IBM, Microsoft, and Oracle, plus a government reseller agreement with Gray Hawk Systems.  Its corporate headquarters are located at 44 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10003; email: info@boic.com, www.boic.com.

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