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Red Gate releases free IntelliSense-style add-in for SQL Server
SQL Prompt™ acquired from Atadore and released as a free download
CAMBRIDGE, U.K., May 22, 2006 - Red Gate Software announced today that it is making SQL Prompt, a universal add-in for SQL Server, available at no charge. The add-in, acquired from Atadore, provides IntelliSense for the Microsoft SQL Server editors Query Analyzer, Management Studio and Visual Studio. SQL Prompt is a simple way to make the creation of SQL queries faster and more accurate.
"SQL Prompt will provide code autocompletion for everyone who works with SQL Server" said Simon Galbraith, joint CEO at Red Gate. "Whichever of the three big editors people use, they can come straight to www.red-gate.com and download SQL Prompt. We're making SQL Prompt completely free until September 1, 2006. We are planning on charging for version 3 in September, so we will have to significantly improve the tool, since we'll be competing with our free version."
"Red Gate and I have the same goal for SQL Prompt: to make the lives of SQL Server professionals easier, by providing a SQL IntelliSense-style add-in for fast and accurate script building" said Damian Mehers, CEO of Atadore. "Red Gate is the only company that I would trust to take SQL Prompt to the next stage. I know Red Gate will put the same testing efforts and pride into this tool as it puts into all of its products, so that the end-product will be as strong as it can possibly be."
SQL Prompt is available free to all as a download until September 1, 2006. Upon additional customer feedback, further development and a period of relentless testing, the company will release version 3 in Q3 2006.
About Red Gate Software
Red Gate Software makes ingeniously simple tools for Microsoft technology developers and DBAs. The company's product line includes tools for comparing, synchronizing, packaging, backing up and recovering SQL Server databases; understanding and fixing Visual Studio code problems to enable better performance; and load-testing .NET web applications. Red Gate is a silver sponsor for the Visual Studio 2005 launch and a Visual Studio Industry Partner.
IntelliSense, Microsoft, Visual Studio, Query Analyzer and SQL Server are trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation.
Atadore is a start-up whose first key product was PromptSQL. PromptSQL has received numerous awards and industry accolades for its productivity enhancing IntelliSense-style code completion for SQL Server.
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