Vancouver, BC – March 11, 2004 – Simba Technologies is pleased to announce that it was recently listed on the “Ones to Watch for 2004” list by Rocket Builders. Rocket Builders is a consulting group focusing on providing market opportunities for technology companies. Companies on this list are described as being those “most likely to capitalize on industry trends” in the coming years.

“We are pleased to be recognized by Rocket Builders as a technology company to watch in 2004. Since our inception in 1991, Simba has been a pioneer in the data connectivity marketplaces. By developing and advancing our proprietary technology, evolving our expertise and keeping up with industry standards, we are able to consistently and proactively serve the needs of our valued clients,” stated Amyn Rajan, President and CEO of Simba Technologies.

Simba has an established history in the Vancouver high-tech scene. Working with many of the world’s leading Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and Global Enterprises Simba creates data connectivity solutions using its proprietary technology and experienced development team. This proprietary technology includes two leading data connectivity toolkits, SimbaEngine SDK and SimbaProvider SDK.

SimbaEngine SDK

SimbaEngine SDK is a SQL-based software development toolkit that enables you to build an ODBC, JDBC or OLE DB Driver for non-relational data access to proprietary data sources. It also incorporates an ADO.NET implementation that allows users to build robust and reliable .NET Data Providers that can integrate with Microsoft Office XP. Since its creation, SimbaEngine SDK has been used to build over 50 million ODBC drivers worldwide.

SimbaProvider SDK

SimbaProvider SDK is an MDX-based software development toolkit for creating OLE DB for OLAP (ODBO) and XML for Analysis (XMLA) connectivity to multidimensional and star-schema relational data sources. Over 50% of the OLE DB for OLAP Providers in the market today were built using SimbaProvider SDK.

 About Simba

Simba Technologies is the recognized world leader in standards based data access products, solutions, and services. We deliver data connectivity and interoperability solutions to many of the world’s leading companies on various platforms including Windows, Solaris and Linux. Our best-in-class products support multiple interfaces, including ODBC, JDBC, OLE DB, OLE DB for OLAP, XML for Analysis, ADO and ADO.NET.

For more information on Simba Technologies, please contact us.