About Versant CorporationVersant Corporation (Nasdaq:VSNT) is an industry leader in building specialized NoSQL data management systems to enable the real-time enterprise. Using the Versant Database Engine, enterprises can handle complex information in environments that demand high performance, concurrency, and availability, significantly cut hardware and administration costs, speed and simplify development, and deliver products with a strong competitive edge. Versant's solutions are deployed in over 150,000 installations across a wide array of industries, including telecommunications, energy, financial services, transportation, manufacturing, and defense. For more than 20 years, Versant has been a trusted partner of Global 2000 companies such as Ericsson, Verizon, Siemens, and Financial Times, as well as the U.S. Government. For more information, call 650-232-2400 or visit www.versant.com . Forward Looking Statements Involve Risks and Uncertainties This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and is subject to the safe harbor created by those sections. These forward-looking statements include the statements in this press release that (i) the Company continues to expect to meet its original previously provided annual guidance for its fiscal year ending October 31, 2012, (ii) the Company does not presently anticipate that it will continue its current stock buyback program beyond fiscal year 2012, (iii) the Company plans to evaluate means of providing a return of some available capital to its shareholders and (iv) the Company's current expectation that Versant Java Persistence API will be generally available on or about October 2012. Forward-looking statements are based on our assessment of current trends in our business, as well as the general economic environment in fiscal 2012, and may prove to be incorrect. Investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of Versant's future performance or other matters and involve very significant risks and uncertainties.