Vancouver, BC – March 30, 2004 – Simba Technologies is pleased to announce the release of SimbaEngine SDK 7.2. This latest version of SimbaEngine SDK builds on this best-in-class software development toolkit that opens any relational or non-relational data source or Line of Business (LOB) application to applications that support ODBC, OLE DB, JDBC, or ADO.NET direct or via a network.

“We are very proud to announce the release of SimbaEngine SDK 7.2. Our primary focus is to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations, and continue to upgrade SimbaEngine SDK in a manner that increases their competitive advantage. We look forward to incorporating additional functionality in future upgrades,” says Amyn Rajan, President and CEO of Simba Technologies.

SimbaEngine SDK 7.0 was a major release that added Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) support via .NET. SimbaEngine SDK 7.1 was another major release that added Multi-Byte Character Functionality (MBCS) support for the Japanese, Chinese, and other Multi-Byte Dependent markets.

SimbaEngine SDK 7.2 builds on customer feedback received in relation to SimbaEngine SDK 7.0 and 7.1. Enhancements available in SimbaEngine SDK 7.2 include the following:

  • Improvements to the sort routine have been made, resulting in a speed improvement of up to 90% in some test cases.
  • The maximum number of columns allowed in a sort has been increased from 9 to 64.
  • Dynamic linking of the Windows runtime libraries is now a part of the standard distribution.

Ready for shipment on March 31st, SimbaEngine SDK 7.2 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 SDK, knowledge workers can use familiar productivity applications to access and analyze data and to streamline business processes.

 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.

Simba’s software is used in dozens of countries across all continents and its customer base includes many leading Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and global enterprises, including SAP, Hyperion Solutions, Business Objects, Alterian PLC, MIS AG, Poet Software GmbH, Sequiter Software, ABAS Software and Unify Corporation.

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