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Sybase Fortifies Unwired Enterprise Vision With Updates to Unwired Accelerator and Unwired Orchestrator

Latest Sybase Platforms Improve the Delivery of Enterprise Information Assets to the Mobile Workforce

LAS VEGAS, SYBASE TECHWAVE 2005 CONFERENCE, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sybase, Inc. , a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure and mobile software, today announced the release of Sybase(R) Unwired Accelerator 7.0 and Sybase Unwired Orchestrator 5.0. These new versions further enhance enterprise customers' ability to quickly create composite applications and then easily extend them to their mobile workforce.

"Sybase continues to drive the vision of an Unwired Enterprise with an end-to-end solution that supports information management, data integration and mobile application development," said Dr. Raj Nathan, senior vice president, Information Technology Solutions Group, Sybase, Inc. "Updates to Unwired Accelerator and Unwired Orchestrator allow our customers to realize this vision by enabling their valuable data to be truly accessible to the right people anywhere and at any time."

Unwired Accelerator 7.0 is the newest version of Sybase's rapid mobilization platform and is designed to help customers more easily push critical information out to the mobile workforce via PDAs, Smart Phones and other wireless devices. In this capacity, Unwired Accelerator 7.0 is ideal for mobilizing legacy applications, sales force automation applications, field force automation, executive dashboards and key performance indicators. The platform provides always-available mobile access to critical information sources by supporting a wide range of enterprise applications, including SAP, Business Objects, Lotus Notes, Remedy, Web-enabled applications, Web Services and databases.

New features in Unwired Accelerator 7.0 include: -- Mobilization wizard for SAP applications to help SAP business analysts quickly and easily extend their SAP applications to their mobile workers, for anywhere and anytime access on any device -- Mobilization wizard for Business Objects reports and key performance indicators so that business users can access their business intelligence reports on their mobile devices -- Mobilization wizard for Remedy service management applications to provide data access for service workers and technicians, allowing them to resolve trouble tickets from mobile devices -- Enhancements to the Application Builder, making it even easier for developers to develop and deploy mobile applications -- Enhancements to the BlackBerry(R) Unwired Accelerator application to support field validation and logging

Brenntag CEE, headquartered in Austria, is a leading full line, worldwide chemical distributor. "With Sybase Unwired Accelerator, we are able to deploy both newly developed applications and new software releases quickly, easily and centrally -- without having to recall our wireless devices whenever there are updates to be made," said Thomas Kafka, director IT-Management, Brenntag CEE. "As a result, our executives and managers can directly access and share critical business data from back-end applications and data stores, no matter where they are in the world."

Unwired Orchestrator 5.0, Sybase's industry-leading platform for composite application development and mobile solution enablement, liberates information from vertical silos and legacy systems. Based on the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) design paradigm, Unwired Orchestrator 5.0 reduces the cost of IT operations and streamlines customers' messaging and data exchange infrastructure by reusing existing data assets to more rapidly develop and deploy new composite applications.

New features in Unwired Orchestrator 5.0 include: -- Full integration with Sybase WorkSpace, Sybase's Eclipse-based SODA design-time tooling, which also includes the Eclipse Java IDE -- New J2EE-based business process engine -- New Java-based rules and message transformation engine -- Support for development of Java composite services via BPEL4WS service orchestration -- Enhanced, fully integrated business activity monitoring (BAM) platform -- Improved support for standards including BPEL4WS, RuleML and JSR-94 -- Integrated support for access to databases, FTP, file systems, email providers, SMS messaging, Web services, EJB's, JMS and Java classes

ProPath Laboratory, a leading pathology laboratory, is utilized by multiple hospitals and health care organizations to analyze patient tissue samples. "ProPath selected the Sybase solution because it will provide us with the ability to manage the large amount of mission-critical RFID information we are collecting, integrate it with pathology records and our legacy systems, and quickly and easily provide this information to the doctors, patients, insurance companies and other health care partners as required," said Mel Lively, Director of Information Technology, ProPath Laboratory.

"The new features in Unwired Accelerator 7.0 and Unwired Orchestrator 5.0 are based on direct customer feedback and market research," said Kathleen Schaub, vice president, Information Technology Solutions Group, Sybase, Inc. "We collaborated with our customers to define their needs and provide an even wider, stronger bridge between the internal enterprise information center and the increasingly mobile enterprise 'edge.' The resulting new features will help enterprises maximize the value of their critical data."

Sybase Unwired Accelerator 7.0 will be generally available on August 30, 2005. For more information visit Sybase Unwired Orchestrator 5.0 will be generally available on August 30, 2005. For more information visit

About Sybase, Inc.

Sybase is the largest global enterprise software company exclusively focused on managing and mobilizing information from the data center to the point of action. Sybase provides open, cross-platform solutions that securely deliver information anytime, anywhere, enabling customers to create an information edge. The world's most critical data in commerce, communications, finance, government and healthcare runs on Sybase. For more information, visit the Sybase Web site:

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Special Note: Statements concerning Sybase's future growth, prospects and new product releases are, by nature, forward-looking statements that involve a number of uncertainties and risks, and cannot be guaranteed. The words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "will" and similar expressions relating to Sybase and its management may identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are intended to reflect Sybase's current views with respect to future events and may ultimately prove to be incorrect or false. Factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially include shifts in customer demand, rapid technology changes, competitive factors and unanticipated delays in scheduled product availability. These and other risks are detailed from time to time in Sybase's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including, but not limited to, its annual report on Form 10-K and its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q (copies of which can be viewed on Sybase's Web site).

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