iAnywhere Solutions, SuSE Linux Form Technology Alliance

8/13/2003 - iAnywhere Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), is working with SuSE Linux in a technology alliance that provides access to continuing Linux developments at SuSE as well as support for the optimization of SQL Anywhere® Studio for SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8.

"With SQL Anywhere Studio, our customers now have access to one of the market leading solutions for mobile data management," said Uwe Heine, chief alliance officer at SuSE Linux. "As a result, these companies can take advantage of new opportunities for realizing technically advanced and innovative solutions under a secure and flexible server operating system."

"Linux has become increasingly important for medium-sized firms and large corporations due to the cost benefits it provides and its efficiency," said Mike Darabos, Manager Strategic Projects Europe, at iAnywhere Solutions. "Partnering with SuSE will help iAnywhere Solutions to reach an even broader base within this growing community of Linux developers."

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 offers corporate users a secure, stable and reliable platform on which to build next generation applications. This alliance enables SuSE customers to leverage SQL Anywhere Studio, the market-leading database for mobile, embedded and small to medium sized business environments, to create flexible, reliable database-powered enterprise applications.

In addition to iAnywhere Solutions, several leading producers of hardware and applications such as AMD, Borland, Computer Associates, Fujitsu Siemens Computers, Fujitsu Japan, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, NEC, Progress Software, and SAP are also supporting the SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8. SuSE Linux not only reduces the amount of effort and expenditure required to test compatibility but, above all, it allows more rapid and efficient development of application software for the standardized Linux operating system.

About SuSE Linux
SuSE Linux, with headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany, is one of the world's leading suppliers of turnkey solutions based on the open source operating system Linux. Besides an operating system and application software for private customers, SuSE Linux also supplies Linux software solutions and turnkey systems to the corporate environment. SuSE supports its business customers by providing a comprehensive range of qualified consultancy, training and support services. SuSE Linux employs the world's largest development team for open source solutions and has made available its unique project and support knowledge through the largest Linux knowledge bank over the Internet. You can find further information under www.suse.com.

About iAnywhere Solutions
iAnywhere Solutions, Inc. empowers the unwired enterprise with always available access to enterprise information. More than 12,000 customers worldwide, including 78 of the Fortune 100, rely on the iAnywhere SolutionsTM industry leading database for mobile, embedded and small to medium sized business environments as well as the company’s mobile middleware and m-Business solutions. In addition, eight million registered users leverage AvantGo®, the company's mobile Internet service. iAnywhere Solutions is a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY). Visit www.ianywhere.com for more information.

iAnywhere, iAnywhere Solutions, SQL Anywhere and AvantGo are trademarks, registered trademarks or servicemarks of Sybase, Inc. or its subsidiaries. ® indicates registration in the United States of America.

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