Major Third Party Developers Commit Support to Apple’s New Xserve

“Apple’s powerful new Xserve rack-mount workgroup server solution combined
with Apple’s UNIX-based Mac OS X Server software is a superior platform for
Oracle9i Database” said Michael Rocha, senior vice president, Product
Services and Platform Technologies, Oracle Corp. “Oracle’s leading database
clustering technology, Oracle9i Real Application Clusters, running on
Xserve will deliver enterprise-class solutions to our joint customers and
create new opportunities for both companies.”

“We are committed to becoming the standard enterprise database running on
Mac OS X,” said Dr. Raj Nathan, senior vice president and general manager,
Sybase Enterprise Solutions Division. “We are not only impressed with Mac
OS X and its user friendly capabilities, but equally impressed with Apple’s
new generation of servers. This confirms our confidence and enthusiasm for
Apple’s increasingly robust technology offering.”

“We are delighted to continue our tradition of working with Apple by
extending HP OpenView management software to the Mac,” said Peter van der
Fluit, vice president of Sales and Marketing, HP Software. “As the leader
in services-driven management solutions, HP fully supports a multi-platform
strategy, which complements Apple’s embrace of industry standards and
enables Apple’s Xserve to be seamlessly managed within the HP OpenView
environment. Working with Apple we will bring more of our services-driven
management solutions to the Mac to provide our mutual customers with
reliable solutions that scale to their needs.”

“The Adobe Web Workgroup Server runs on Apple’s new Xserve and offers
sophisticated collaboration and site management features that vastly
improve web and design team productivity,” said Susan Prescott, vice
president of Adobe’s Cross-Media Group. “The combination of our powerful
suite of web publishing and design tools with Apple’s new rack-mount server
offers our customers the most complete solution for web development. We are
pleased to build on our long standing relationship with Apple and deliver
yet another powerful solution to the creative community.”

“Apple’s new Xserve is incredibly powerful, reliable and simple to manage,”
said Laurent Ribardiere, CEO and founder of 4D. “Users will find that the
combination of 4D, 4D WebSTAR V and Xserve provides a comprehensive,
cutting-edge solution that fulfills all of their database and web serving

“Dantz Retrospect provides world-class backup software for the Mac and all
of our products run on Apple’s new Xserve,” stated Larry Zulch, president
and CEO of Dantz Development Corporation. “We are excited that Apple has
brought its industry leading ease of use to a powerful new rack-mount

“FileMaker Pro 5.5 Unlimited is optimized to run on Mac OS X Server and
take advantage of the integrated Apache Web Server,” said Dominique Goupil,
FileMaker’s president. “Combined with the new Apple Xserve, Apple now
delivers an even more powerful platform for deploying FileMaker solutions
for business and education.”

“By supporting Mac OS X, we can leverage our 10 years of experience in
providing clustering solutions to UNIX customers to help Mac users improve
productivity, performance and ROI,” said Robert Gordon, Platform’s CEO.
“The powerful combination of Apple’s new Xserve and Platform LSF workload
management software enables digital content creation, higher education,
government and life sciences organizations to fully utilize all of their
enterprise compute resources.”