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…DataMirror Launches Transformation Server for DB2/UDB and Offers Enhanced Integration for PointBase and OS/390 Customers….

DataMirror Corporation (Nasdaq: DMCX; TSE: DMC), a leading provider of enterprise application integration and resiliency solutions, today announced that it has enhanced its Transformation Server data integration software and expanded its platform coverage, to enable the real-time integration of critical data between mainframes, midrange systems and mobile devices.

Transformation Server Version 4.6 will now offer native support for DB2/UDB on all platforms where the data resides, including Linux and Microsoft Windows NT/2000. This new functionality further extends Transformation Server’s existing native support for DB2/UDB on IBM zSeries (OS/390) and iSeries (OS/400) computing systems, enabling high performance, real-time, bi-directional data replication between all major systems capable of running DB2/UDB.

DataMirror has also significantly enhanced its Transformation Server for PointBase solution, targeting the integration needs of customers in the growing Java economy. PointBase, a small-footprint, scalable relational database written entirely in Java, can be installed and used on any platform supporting Java. Because PointBase can run on servers, mobile devices and Internet appliances and may be embedded into business applications, companies using Transformation Server for PointBase integration software will be able to extend the reach of critical corporate and customer data to new classes of mobile users.

Version 4.6 of Transformation Server for DB2/UDB, PointBase and OS/390 offers breakthrough features and functionality for superior data resiliency and ease-of-use:

· Alarms and Alerts support the notification of users automatically via e-mail, wireless devices or messaging, and automatic actions based on conditional events. This ensures that administrators are aware of vital Transformation Server data integration infrastructure status at all times.

· Auto Discovery reduces configuration time by enabling automatic identification of all publisher or subscriber agents running within the replication network. With a single click, administrators can obtain a 360-degree view of the entire replication infrastructure without needing to contact remote administrators for configuration information.

“Real-time data drives all business. Since 1993, Transformation Server has been continually enhanced to accommodate the most current real-time data integration needs of companies with mixed-system computing environments,” said Nigel Stokes, Chairman, President and CEO of DataMirror Corporation. “By expanding our comprehensive platform coverage and enhancing Transformation Server performance and functionality, we demonstrate our commitment to helping customers create seamlessly integrated IT environments for application integration, e-Business, business intelligence and customer relationship management success. We continue to benefit companies worldwide through the ability to integrate a growing number of databases, applications and computing platforms.”

About DataMirror Transformation Server
DataMirror Transformation Server is a real-time capture, transform and flow (CTF) data integration solution for distributing data bi-directionally among DB2/UDB, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase, PointBase and other popular databases. Its replication and transformation capabilities are used for e-Business, business intelligence, CRM, application integration, data synchronization, and a host of other distributed data applications. Full publisher and subscriber functionality is provided through Enterprise Administrator, a Java-based, web-enabled graphical user interface for easily configuring and managing integration across all supported systems. Wireless administration via microbrowser-capable mobile devices is provided by iTransmit.

About DataMirror Corporation
DataMirror (Nasdaq: DMCX; TSE: DMC) delivers solutions that let customers integrate data across their enterprises. DataMirror’s comprehensive family of products includes advanced real-time capture, transform and flow (CTF) technology that gives customers the instant access, integration and availability they demand today across all computers in their business.

Over 1,400 companies use DataMirror to integrate their data. Real-time data drives all business. DataMirror is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, and has offices worldwide. DataMirror has been ranked in the Deloitte and Touche Fast 500 as one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America. For more information, call 1-800-362-5955 or visit www.datamirror.com.

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