Versant Corporation is engaged in the design, development, marketing and support of object data base management, data access and data integration software systems. The company s solutions are used by companies to solve complex data management and data integration problems. Its products are typically deployed to manage data for business systems to enable these systems to access and integrate data necessary for their business applications. Its products include Versant Object Database, Versant Developer Suite and FastObjects. Versant Object Database is a seventh-generation object database management system. VDS is a sixth-generation object database management system that is designed to support multiple user, commercial applications in distributed environments. FastObjects is an object database management system designed to provide minimal administration and work with the customer's product. It also provides related product support, training and consulting services. Versant Corporation is headquartered in Redwood City, Calif.