Pervasive Expands Linux Database Offering to Support Linux Desktop and Embedded Data Needs

June 17, 2003

[From Pervasive Software Inc.]

AUSTIN, TEXAS-June 17, 2003 -- Pervasive Software® Inc. (Nasdaq:PVSW), a leading provider of data-management solutions powering the success of application developers worldwide, today announced the availability of a product extension for the company's Pervasive.SQL™ database - the Remote Data Requester for Linux, enabling companies to connect their Pervasive databases to remote Linux-based devices, such as desktops, point-of-sale systems, set-top boxes and medical equipment.

The Pervasive.SQL server engine for Linux has steadily gained traction within the Pervasive customer base following its launch. When downloaders of the Pervasive.SQL Linux server trial edition and other customers were surveyed recently, more than 60% said they have or will have a Linux / Pervasive.SQL application within the next year. To further address this interest, Pervasive released the Pervasive.SQL Linux Remote Data Requester to extend the company's Linux offering. The requester is available via the Pervasive Web site as a free download at http://www.pervasive.com/linux. Pervasive's products support various versions of open source and commercially available Linux packages.

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