Under the partnership, Apatar software can be used to integrate EnterpriseDB database with a variety of data sources, including other databases, such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle. In addition, users will be able to link information in EnterpriseDB products with information in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and CSV/TXT files and in applications, such as Salesforce.com and SugarCRM.
Apatar tools also can integrate EnterpriseDB's open source database with top Web 2.0 destination, including Flickr, Amazon S3 and RSS feeds. Under the deal, Apatar will provide support, training and consulting services to assist EnterpriseDB customers.
Apatar software is also available as a service through Amazon.com's Elastic Compute Cloud. EC2 is a service in which the online retailer rents storage and computing power from its massive data center. Apatar offers a service that joins desktop data with the Web. A user, for example, could turn spreadsheets on their computer into an RSS feed.