Vancouver, BC – January 21, 2006 – Simba Technologies Inc., a leader in standards-based data connectivity solutions, announced today that Bill Dorfmann has joined the ompany as Vice President of Engineering.

Mr. Dorfmann brings to Simba over 26 years of systems and business development experience with companies such as Eastman Kodak, Health Care Systems Inc., KE Software and Syscon Justice Systems.

“We’re very pleased to have Bill join the Simba team,” said Amyn Rajan, President and CEO of Simba Technologies. “Bill’s experience and passion for technology will add greatly to Simba, and as head of engineering, he will further advance our technical and development expertise in the spirit of our continued leadership in data connectivity.”

Mr. Dorfmann joins Simba from Syscon Justice Systems, where he was head of software development. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Rochester in New York State, as well as a Bachelor in Computer Science and Mathematics from State University of New York.

 About Simba Technologies Inc.

Simba Technologies Inc. (http://www.simba.com) is the recognized world leader in standards-based data access products, solutions, and services. Simba delivers data connectivity and interoperability solutions to many of the world’s leading companies on various platforms, including Windows, Solaris and Linux. Simba’s best-in-class products support multiple interfaces, including ODBC, JDBC, OLE DB, OLE DB for OLAP (ODBO), XML for Analysis (XMLA), ADO, ADO.NET, ADOMD, and ADOMD.NET.

Simba’s software is used worldwide. Its customers include leading independent software vendors and global enterprises, like ALG Software, Descisys, Hyperion, MIS AG, and SAP AG.