Altova and Oracle Announce Tighter Integration of the Industry-leading XML Tool with the World's Most Scalable XML Database

January 24, 2003

[From Oracle]

New XMLSPY 5 Simplifies Application Development For Oracle9i XML DB Users

Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL), the world's largest enterprise software company and Altova (www.altova.com), the industry leader in XML editing tools software, today announced enhanced integration between Altova's groundbreaking XML tool, XMLSPY 5, with the most scalable XML Database on the market, Oracle9i Database, with its unique Oracle(r)XML DB feature.

"Two of the biggest challenges of dealing with XML is visualizing XML document structures and creating a back-end that can natively manage significant volumes of XML data" said Alexander Falk, President & CEO of Altova Inc. "Through our intuitive graphical user interface and enhanced integration with Oracle9i Database, XMLSPY enables Oracle DBAs and developers to easily create and manage powerful enterprise applications with Oracle XML DB".

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