Vancouver, BC – January 28, 2003 – Simba Technologies is pleased to announce the release of its SimbaEngine 7.0, the latest version of Simba’s software development toolkit that incorporates an ADO.NET implementation that will allow our customers to build robust and reliable .NET Data Providers that can integrate with Microsoft Office XP in addition to enabling the creation of custom ODBC/OLE DB/JDBC interfaces to proprietary data stores.

“We are very proud to announce the release of SimbaEngine 7.0 as it builds on proven best-in-class ODBC, OLE DB and JDBC data access while allowing our customers to extend their data sources to the .NET platform. This milestone is consistent with our ongoing focus to improve SimbaEngine in a manner that meets or exceeds the expectations of our customers,” says Amyn Rajan, President and CEO of Simba Technologies.

Extending the functionality from previous releases of SimbaEngine, Simba continues to offer its customers products with a continuous upgrade path. Version 7.0 is a major release that offers the following:

  • Access to data via ADO.NET
  • Improved OEM capabilities that are derived from XML message files
  • Proven compatibility with Microsoft Office XP/2000 and Crystal Reports 9
  • Improved stability through on-going focused code maintenance

SimbaEngine is an SDK that opens any relational, non-relational data source or Line of Business (LOB) application to applications that support ODBC/OLE DB/JDBC or the .NET Platform direct or via a network. SimbaEngine SDK version 7.0 offers the following primary benefits:

  • Extend Any Data Source to ADO.NET
  • Rapid Development and Deployment
  • Proven Quality Performance

SimbaEngine offers a distinctive connectivity solution that enables enterprises to access, distribute, use and act on information that was previously locked away in non-accessible data sources. By employing SimbaEngine.Net knowledge workers can use familiar productivity applications to access and analyze data and to streamline business processes.

 About Simba

Simba Technologies is the leading data access solutions company. Our products deliver data access solutions on various platforms including Windows and Linux and support multiple standard interfaces including ODBC, OLE DB, JDBC, OLE DB for OLAP, .NET and XML for Analysis.

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