Tidal Software Reports Continued Success with New Record for Revenue and Growth for
Second Quarter, Fiscal 2006
License Revenue Achieves New Level of Growth Driven by Advanced
Application Scheduling and Performance Products
PALO ALTO, California, January 26, 2006 – In its third consecutive year of accelerating growth, Tidal
Software, a leading provider of application scheduling and performance management software products,
today announced a new quarterly revenue record for its fiscal second quarter ending December 31, 2005.
The company attributes the record results to strong customer response to important new product
The second quarter exceeded expected results with quarterly bookings growing 54% year-over-year for
the second quarter and continuing sequential growth over a strong Q1. Results were led by significant
growth in new license sales with strength in both the scheduling and performance products. Results for
profitability and cash flow were up, in line with company expectations.
In the second quarter, new customers including Accenture, Genzyme, Lockheed Martin Missiles, Lucent
Technologies, and RSA together with existing customers including General Mills and Microsoft invested
in Tidal Software products for their application scheduling and performance solutions. Accenture,
General Mills, and others selected Tidal for new capabilities in application scheduling and performance.
Announced earlier in the quarter, Tidal continues to add to the unique Expert-in-a-Box™ technology,
extending application performance analysis to reach into Java and databases to pinpoint application
problems. Tidal also introduced linkages between application scheduling and performance for on-demand
performance analysis and optimization of applications. Customers also continued to consistently cite
ease-of-use and clear vision as reasons for choosing Tidal Software.
"Our performance this quarter along with our roster of sterling customers clearly indicates demand for the
enormous power introduced by our combined application scheduling and performance management
products and its ability to simplify the operation of enterprise applications in the data center," said Flint
Brenton, CEO and President, Tidal Software. "Our excellent performance caps a strong first half and
positions us well for the second half of fiscal 2006, during which we will continue to invest in our
channels to market and accelerate the development of our technologies. We will continue to enrich our
products by strengthening the ties between scheduling and performance and extending the reach of our
performance expert products into Java, web, and database technologies supporting today’s enterprise
Tidal’s second quarter accomplishments included important product advances that further simplify IT
operations. The company demonstrated new achievements in optimization of enterprise applications
through advanced integration of Tidal Enterprise Scheduler with Tidal Horizon. Examples include on-
demand escalated monitoring of long running processes and adjusting job schedules to address real-time
business needs. Capabilities like these can push automation of IT operations to new levels, driving new
cost saving and productivity for IT and greater capabilities and level of service for the business. The
company also enhanced its performance management offerings with new Expert-in-a-Box capabilities for
databases and web middleware including Oracle Database, Microsoft SQL Server, SAP NetWeaver, and
About Tidal Software
Tidal Software is a leading provider of application scheduling and performance management
solutions. Tidal provides products that make applications, such as SAP®, PeopleSoft®, and
Oracle E-business Suite™, more efficient, productive, reliable, and secure, enabling them to
return the business value that companies need to be successful. Tidal’s software is used by many
of the world’s most advanced datacenters, including General Mills, HP, Microsoft, and T-Mobile.
The privately held company is venture-funded by JPMorgan Partners,
Novus Ventures and VantagePoint Venture Partners. For more information, contact Tidal
Software at (650) 475-4600 or visit the company’s web site at www.tidalsoftware.com.
For more information contact: Tidal Software, Inc.
2100 Geng Road
Palo Alto, California 94303
Phone: (650) 475-4610
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