ZIM Corporation Announces Technology Acquisition Purchase

Wed, 2010-10-27 12:00 -- zim-admin

Zim Corporation purchases all technology assets of Torch Technologies - enhances its database migration product and services offering.

Ottawa, Canada - October 27, 2010 - Zim Corporation (OTCBB: ZIMCF), a provider of software products and services for the database and mobile markets, today announced its acquisition of the technology assets of Torch Technologies. Torch products are well known within Zim’s customer community for their Database Migration tools and have a product portfolio that allows enterprise clients to rapidly and cost effectively migrate and manage multiple database platforms.

Torch’s advanced portfolio of database migration and management products will strengthen and complement Zim’s enterprise database products. The combined product portfolio will result in a robust solution to rapidly and cost effectively migrate existing databases to other industry databases including Oracle™ and SQL™ while retaining valuable Zim applications and providing a simplified database management suite. The new product portfolio will strengthen Zim’s solution offering for existing and new clients. Deal terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

"This acquisition is a strategic step in our overall enterprise database product portfolio plans" said Dr. Michael Cowpland, President and CEO of Zim Corporation, "We’ve been successfully working in partnership with Torch Technologies for over a year. Their unique technology offerings combined with Zim’s enterprise database products and our recently announced Gold Level partnership with Oracle are a natural fit and will provide a powerful solution to meet the growing needs of our enterprise clients. In addition, we’ll invest further R&D resources into Torch to expand the product suite and increase its capabilities."

About ZIM

ZIM is a provider of software products and services for the database and mobile markets. ZIM products and services are used by enterprises in the design, development and management of business, database and mobile applications. Certain of ZIM’s mobile products are also provided to the consumer market. For more information on ZIM and its customers, partners and products, visit: www.zim.biz.

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