Sybase Acquires Avaki, ISDD

Sybase acquires ISDD Ltd. and the technology and assets of Avaki Corp.

May 9, 2005

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DUBLIN, Calif. -- Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure and mobile software, today announced continued investment in its information management technology portfolio with the acquisition of the technology and assets of Avaki Corporation, a market-leading, privately held provider of enterprise information integration (EII) software. Avaki helps companies in data intensive industries deploy their business information systems faster and at lower cost through better approaches to data integration. Sybase intends to incorporate the technology into its core group of information management solutions.

“The acquisition of Avaki’s technology marks another key milestone in the investment strategy around our information management solutions portfolio,” stated John S. Chen, chairman, CEO and president of Sybase, Inc. “Avaki’s EII software enables advanced applications to be built in a virtual, service oriented architecture, rapidly and easily pulling together information from a variety of sources and locations. This approach helps our customers to gain further returns on from their existing technology investments.”

Avaki’s flagship enterprise information integration (EII) software streamlines integration of data from many distributed sources while providing standardized access to integrated data views through a single data layer. The technology is ideal for companies seeking an efficient and scalable way to integrate and deliver data from diverse distributed sources to key enterprise applications that require fresh data consolidated from multiple parts of the organization.

“We are extremely pleased with the fact that given Sybase’s resources and global reach, that Avaki’s leading edge technology will be gaining access to an even broader segment of the EII marketplace,” said Andre Boisvert, chairman and CEO, Avaki.

---In a separate release---

DUBLIN, Calif. -- Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure and mobile software, today announced it has expanded its Unwired Enterprise solutions with the acquisition of ISDD Ltd., a privately held provider of unstructured data management solutions. ISDD helps companies in data intensive industries to query and analyze their structured and unstructured data from both fixed and mobile sources. Sybase intends to incorporate the unstructured data management technology and solutions into its core products to further expand and differentiate its innovative information management and mobility solutions.

“The acquisition of ISDD marks another key milestone in the investment strategy around Sybase’s Unwired Enterprise solutions portfolio,” stated John S. Chen, chairman, CEO and president of Sybase, Inc. “ISDD’s innovative technology will add unstructured data management features to both our information management and mobility solutions. This is a major win for our many customers with unstructured data management requirements, especially in some of our key verticals like financial, healthcare and government.”

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