Greenplum Named as Finalist in 2008 American Business Awards

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Selected from over 2,600 applicants, Greenplum's G3 Database named finalist for "Best New Product or Service - Computer Software" in the 6th Annual Stevie® Awards.

Greenplum, a leading provider of database software for business intelligence, today announced that its flagship product, G3 Database, was named a Finalist in the Best New Product or Service - Computer Software category in The 2008 American Business Awards. More than 2,600 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories.

Hailed as "the business world's own Oscars" (New York Post, April 27, 2005), The American Business Awards are the only national, all-encompassing awards program honoring great performances in business. Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Thursday, June 12 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. More than 600 executives from across the U.S.A. are expected to attend. The ceremonies will be broadcast on radio nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network and hosted by Liz Claman of FOX Business Network.

"Greenplum is honored to be named a finalist in the prestigious 2008 American Business Awards," said Bill Cook, CEO of Greenplum. "With its massively scalable, high-speed architecture for data warehousing, Greenplum's G3 Database delivers internet-scale analytics to help companies gain the intelligence and insights they need to make the best business decisions."

Designed to handle extremely large and fast-growing data volumes, G3 enables companies to gain critical insights into their data and extend their competitive advantage in the market at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions. G3 is being used by leading global companies to manage and analyze terabytes of critical business information.

"ABA entries grew more than 30% this year, so being named a Finalist is more of an accomplishment than ever before," said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of The Stevie Awards. "It means that independent business executives have agreed that the nominee is worthy of national recognition. We congratulate all of the Finalists on their achievement and wish them well in the competition."

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at http://www.stevieawards.com/aba.

About Greenplum
Greenplum is a data warehouse software and services company that has developed the world's fastest, most scalable database software for business intelligence. Designed to handle extremely large and fast-growing data volumes, Greenplum Database enables companies to gain critical insights into their data and extend their competitive advantage in the market at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions. Greenplum Database powers the Sun Data Warehouse Appliance and is being used by some of the leading companies in the world, including Comcast, Skype, AirTran, TigerLogic and O'Reilly Media. For more information about Greenplum, visit http://www.greenplum.com.

About The Stevie Awards
Hailed as "the business world's own Oscars," Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at http://www.stevieawards.com.

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