IBM to Release 'Express' Database for SMBs

May 23, 2003

[From InternetNews]

On the heels of several software announcements centered on data management, IBM is set to release in June DB2 Express, a smaller version of its flagship database targeted to the small- and medium-sized business market, internetnews.com has learned.

Sources close to the company said the product will feature automation and silent install at a price point geared to cost-conscious customers. Express is aimed at small companies (no more than 1,000 employees) running their databases on one or two processors. It is preconfigured by business partners for retail, manufacturing and banking markets.

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