First Service Pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services Available Today

June 23, 2004

[From Microsoft Corp.]

REDMOND, Wash., June 22, 2004 -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the release of the first service pack (SP1) for Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2000 Reporting Services. Reporting Services is an open and extensible reporting platform that can increase business insight by providing real-time information from any data source to any device. Reporting Services SP1 is available to SQL Server 2000 customers free via Web download and includes enhancements that increase functionality, performance and security. Key features of SP1 include support for exporting reports to Excel 97 and 2000, improvements in the PDF rendering extension for pagination and matrix performance, and control over series and data point styles in charts. These changes enable companies to get even more out of their SQL Server 2000 investments.

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