Industry Leadership Leads Sleepycat Software to SD Times 100 List

5/18/2004 - Sleepycat Software, makers of Berkeley DB, announced that the company has been named to the prestigious Software Development Times 100, a roster of top information technology firms recognized for their leadership and innovation during 2003.

"Each year, the editors of BZ Media's SD Times 100 look for companies and influencers which set the technical and market leadership for the software development industry," said Alan Zeichick, editor-in-chief of SD Times. "When choosing the 2004 SD Times 100, we carefully considered each organization's offerings and reputation with developers, as well as the attention and conversation we've heard around the company and its products and technologies, as a sign of leadership within the industry."

Sleepycat Software was recognized for outstanding achievement in the category of "Database and Data Access."

"We're honored to be recognized in the SD Times 100," said Mike Olson, CEO of Sleepycat Software. "Berkeley DB is widely used by market leaders across many industries, such as telecommunications and enterprise infrastructure."

The market impact of Berkeley DB is demonstrated by its 200 million deployments worldwide. Sleepycat's strong customer base includes:

About Sleepycat Software
Sleepycat Software ( makes Berkeley DB, the most widely used application-specific data management software in the world with more than 200 million deployments. Customers such as Amazon, AOL, British Telecom, Cisco Systems, EMC, Ericsson, Google, Hitachi, HP, Motorola, Openwave Systems, RSA Security, Sun Microsystems, TIBCO and Veritas rely on Berkeley DB for fast, scalable, reliable and cost-effective data management for their mission-critical applications. Profitable since it was founded in 1996, Sleepycat is a privately held company with offices in California and Massachusetts.

Sleepycat Software and Berkeley DB are trademarks of Sleepycat Software, Inc.

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