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CAMBRIDGE, MA – May 3, 1999 – InterSystems Corporation today raised the competitive bar in the database market by announcing a moneyback offer for new purchasers of Caché post-relational database software. Headquartered in Cambridge, InterSystems is the global leader in high performance database systems for transaction processing applications.

This “Caché-back” promotion provides a satisfaction guarantee on Caché database licenses purchased for new application development before December 1, 1999. Details about this offer can be found on InterSystems’ Web site (

“This offer is consistent with our focus on successful application deployments,” says InterSystems’ vice president of strategic planning Paul Grabscheid. “Where other database vendors reap a significant portion of their revenues from development projects – whether or not they result in successful applications – more than 98% of InterSystems’ revenues come from successful deployments.”

Caché enables developers to use familiar programming tools and languages such as Microsoft Visual Basic, Delphi, ActiveX, Java, C++, SQL, and HTML. Additionally, Caché provides object-enabled technology and Caché WebLink Developer, an integrated connectivity component for rapid development of high-performance Web applications.

Platforms and Pricing

The Caché post-relational database is offered in five configurations. These range from Caché PC for standalone, single-user systems, to Caché Enterprise for large configurations. Prices range from $130 to $1,035 per concurrent user. Caché runs on Windows 95/98, Windows NT, Linux (Red Hat version), OpenVMS, and major UNIX platforms.

About InterSystems

Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, InterSystems Corporation ( is the leading provider of high performance database systems, with over two million users worldwide. InterSystems’ flagship product, Caché, is a post-relational database with a multidimensional data server and application server. Offering ultra-fast SQL and object-enabled architecture, Caché delivers breakthrough time-to-market technology for massively scalable Web and client-server applications.

Trademark Notes: Caché and TMDM are trademarks of InterSystems Corporation. Other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

Editorial Contacts

Julie McClung
Shoor & Company
(864) 242-0707

InterSystems Marketing
InterSystems Corporation
(617) 621-0600