OpenLink Software Unleashes ODBC SDK Update for Mac OS.

Jul 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from OpenLink Software, Inc.

    BURLINGTON, Mass., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenLink Software, Inc., a
 leading provider of Universal Data Access Middleware, today announces the
 immediate availability of version 3.0.5 of the Open Source iODBC SDK for Mac
 OS Classic and Mac OS X.  This release enables the development of ODBC version
 3.5 drivers and applications; it also includes a native Graphical ODBC
 Administrator for Mac OS X and Mac OS 9, and an ODBC Driver Manager component
 that supports both ODBC 2.x and ODBC 3.x drivers and applications.
     "OpenLink is firmly committed to empowering Mac end-users and developers,
 by giving them the ability to use and develop database independent
 applications respectively.  To that end, iODBC is released under a dual Open
 Source license, and may be distributed under either the BSD or LGPL license,"
 said Andrew Hill, Director of Technology Evangelism at OpenLink Software.
     "It's a great benefit to REALbasic developers that OpenLink has released
 the iODBC Driver Manager for the Mac," said Lorin Rivers, Product Manager for
 REAL Software's REALbasic.  "We're glad that OpenLink had made this commitment
 to the Mac developer community, ensuring application developers will have
 access to standards compliant ODBC libraries and drivers."
     "OpenLink has been a constant in the Data Access world from since 1993,
 without faltering.  It has maintained a focus on empowering Users and
 Developers alike, consistently providing high-performance data access
 technology across all mainstream platforms," said Kingsley Idehen, President &
 CEO at OpenLink Software.  "Our product portfolio for the Macintosh includes
 the iODBC SDK, iODBC Driver Manager, a complete set of high-performance ODBC
 and JDBC Drivers, plus the Virtuoso Internet Data Integration server.
 OpenLink proudly continues its tradition of supporting database independence
 and adherence to key Web & Internet standards," he added.
 
     About OpenLink Software
     OpenLink Software is a privately held software company with offices in the
 U.S.A., United Kingdom, France, and Malaysia.  The company develops and
 deploys critical and industry-leading Internet & Web Infrastructure
 technology, this includes high-performance and platform independent drivers
 for ODBC and JDBC, it also includes the industry acclaimed Virtuoso Internet
 Data Integration Server.
     For additional information on OpenLink Software, please visit:
 http://www.openlinksw.com
     For more information on iODBC, and to download the iODBC SDK or Driver
 Manager, please visit http://www.iodbc.org
     Contact: Andrew Hill Director Technology Evangelism OpenLink Software,
 Inc. ahill@openlinksw.com 781-273-0900
 
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    BURLINGTON, Mass., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenLink Software, Inc., a
 leading provider of Universal Data Access Middleware, today announces the
 immediate availability of version 3.0.5 of the Open Source iODBC SDK for Mac
 OS Classic and Mac OS X.  This release enables the development of ODBC version
 3.5 drivers and applications; it also includes a native Graphical ODBC
 Administrator for Mac OS X and Mac OS 9, and an ODBC Driver Manager component
 that supports both ODBC 2.x and ODBC 3.x drivers and applications.
     "OpenLink is firmly committed to empowering Mac end-users and developers,
 by giving them the ability to use and develop database independent
 applications respectively.  To that end, iODBC is released under a dual Open
 Source license, and may be distributed under either the BSD or LGPL license,"
 said Andrew Hill, Director of Technology Evangelism at OpenLink Software.
     "It's a great benefit to REALbasic developers that OpenLink has released
 the iODBC Driver Manager for the Mac," said Lorin Rivers, Product Manager for
 REAL Software's REALbasic.  "We're glad that OpenLink had made this commitment
 to the Mac developer community, ensuring application developers will have
 access to standards compliant ODBC libraries and drivers."
     "OpenLink has been a constant in the Data Access world from since 1993,
 without faltering.  It has maintained a focus on empowering Users and
 Developers alike, consistently providing high-performance data access
 technology across all mainstream platforms," said Kingsley Idehen, President &
 CEO at OpenLink Software.  "Our product portfolio for the Macintosh includes
 the iODBC SDK, iODBC Driver Manager, a complete set of high-performance ODBC
 and JDBC Drivers, plus the Virtuoso Internet Data Integration server.
 OpenLink proudly continues its tradition of supporting database independence
 and adherence to key Web & Internet standards," he added.
 
     About OpenLink Software
     OpenLink Software is a privately held software company with offices in the
 U.S.A., United Kingdom, France, and Malaysia.  The company develops and
 deploys critical and industry-leading Internet & Web Infrastructure
 technology, this includes high-performance and platform independent drivers
 for ODBC and JDBC, it also includes the industry acclaimed Virtuoso Internet
 Data Integration Server.
     For additional information on OpenLink Software, please visit:
 http://www.openlinksw.com
     For more information on iODBC, and to download the iODBC SDK or Driver
 Manager, please visit http://www.iodbc.org
     Contact: Andrew Hill Director Technology Evangelism OpenLink Software,
 Inc. ahill@openlinksw.com 781-273-0900
 
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