DataMirror Corporation
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DataMirror Corporation

November 16, 2005 08:00 ET

DataMirror Announces Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005

TORONTO, ON. and SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 16, 2005) -

Transformation Server delivers Real-Time Integration with Microsoft SQL Server 2005

DataMirror® (TSX: DMC - News), a leading provider of real-time data integration, auditing, and protection solutions, today announced that Transformation Server, DataMirror's real-time, bi-directional data integration solution, fully supports Microsoft SQL Server 2005. Transformation Server provides seamless integration with SQL Server 2005 so organizations can increase productivity, enhance performance and make better decisions.

With Transformation Server, SQL Server 2005 customers gain a scalable and high performance change-data-capture solution that extends SQL Server 2005 data warehousing and operational business intelligence initiatives. Transformation Server integrates transactions between mainframes running legacy applications and SQL Server-based data warehouses, to provide real-time business intelligence and enhanced reporting. Data also flows in real-time to Web-based applications hosted by SQL Server 2005, letting customers and employees access up-to-date information and enabling developers to create new Web applications within the Microsoft .NET environment.

"DataMirror, a Microsoft partner, has more than 10 years of experience with real-time data integration software that supports and extends the benefits of SQL Server," said Stewart Ritchie, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales, DataMirror. "With the right software in place, organizations can develop products quickly, deliver superior customer service, improve performance, and enable efficient business processes."

DataMirror Transformation Server integrates seamlessly with SQL Server 2005 and provides bi-directional data integration into SQL Server systems from other relational databases - such as Oracle, DB2, UDB and Sybase - and data stores running on a range of platforms including OS/400, z/OS, AIX, Solaris, HP UNIX, Linux and Windows. DataMirror's scalable, high-performance Change Data Capture (CDC) technology immediately detects changes to source data and flows them into SQL Server in real time.

For more information about DataMirror Transformation Server, visit www.datamirror.com/ts.

About DataMirror

DataMirror (TSX:DMC), a leading provider of real-time data integration, auditing, protection and Java database solutions, improves the integrity and reliability of information across all of the systems that create and store data. DataMirror's flexible and affordable integration solutions allow customers to easily and continuously detect, translate, and communicate all information changes throughout the enterprise. DataMirror helps customers make better decisions by providing access to the continuous, accurate information they need to take timely action and move forward faster.

More than 2,000 companies have gained tangible competitive advantage from DataMirror software. DataMirror is headquartered in Markham, Canada, and has offices around the globe. For more information, visit www.datamirror.com.

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