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August 12, 1997updated 03 Sep 2016 12:16pm

IBM’S UNIVERSAL SERVER WILL HIT SYBASE, INFORMIX: META

By CBR Staff Writer

IBM Corp’s consolidated DB2 Universal Database, UDB, introduced recently to support extended data types such as video and audio clips, will take market share away from Sybase Inc and Informix Software Inc, according to a new report from analysts the Meta Group. Sybase and Informix are both currently struggling to bring their own extended data type technologies to market. UDB consolidates previous DB2 implementations, including Common Server and Parallel Edition and adds new middleware and data warehousing capabilities. More important is IBM’s plan to release UDB on multiple platforms; on its own AIX and Microsoft Corp’s Windows NT this quarter and on Hewlett-Packard Co’s HP-UX and Sun Microsystems Inc’s Solaris by year-end. IBM is set to target independent software vendors currently selling Sybase and Informix software.

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