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...New Synapse Mobility Software Helps Companies Immediately Streamline Inventory Processes...

DataMirror Corporation (Nasdaq: DMCX; TSE: DMC), a leading provider of enterprise application integration and resiliency solutions, today announced the release of Synapse Mobility, an out-of-the-box wireless inventory solution for SAP users. With Synapse Mobility, companies can automatically exchange data between mobile data collection devices and SAP-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications, enabling transactions such as shipping, receiving, picking, packing, physical inventory, job status and job costing to occur in real-time and from any location. Synapse Mobility is the first of many turnkey solutions for SAP to be incorporated into the DataMirror product family.

“SAP is the most widely used materials management solution among Fortune 1000 companies in virtually every industry,” said Nigel Stokes, Chairman, President and CEO of DataMirror. “With Synapse Mobility, DataMirror helps SAP customers stay competitive by enabling them to effectively use mobile devices as a cost-effective method for managing their inventory. Synapse Mobility is an out-of-the-box solution designed specifically to help companies extend their investment in SAP with minimal implementation time or effort.”

Synapse Mobility is easy to use and is packaged with several popular materials management modules. The software is pre-configured for use with the most widely-used wireless devices on the market and includes an SAP-optimised version of DataMirror’s Pervasive Gateway software for mobile connectivity. DataMirror also offers the Synapse Agility enhancement tool kit for SAP, which includes Report Distributor and Job Scheduler, and plans to announce additional solution modules for Synapse Mobility in the future. These cost-effective, out-of-the box solutions from DataMirror are designed to help extend core SAP R/3 functionality, maximising an organisation’s IT investment and overall operational efficiency.

About Synapse Mobility

Synapse Mobility empowers users to conduct physical inventory or cycle counting on a hand-held device without requiring expensive middleware or extensive implementation time. The Synapse Mobility inventory manager is tightly integrated with an SAP-optimised version of DataMirror’s Pervasive Gateway. Synapse Mobility utilises a three-tier architecture to allow mobile data collection devices to communicate in real-time with the bar-code server and with the SAP R/3 software suite. Real-time and batch communication with SAP is accomplished using the SAP BAPI Interface which has been certified by SAP. Synapse Mobility software runs on Windows NT/2000 servers. Synapse Mobility rapidly and economically extends your SAP system to mobile environments and optimises inventory management to help your business run faster and smarter now.

Pricing and Availability

Synapse Mobility is available today. Companies may license the complete Synapse Mobility Inventory solution now for a special introductory price. To receive trial software for Synapse Mobility, please contact a DataMirror representative at 01737 830770 or visit

About DataMirror Corporation

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

Over 1,500 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 01737 830770 or visit the DataMirror web site at

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Tracy Staniland
Director of Marketing DataMirror Corporation
Phone: 001 905-415-0310 ext. 271

Sarra Mander/Chris Measures
Public Relations for DataMirror
Phone: 020 7494 6570

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Copyright 2001 DataMirror Corporation. All rights reserved. DataMirror, Synapse Mobility, Synapse Agility, Pervasive Gateway, Report Distributor, Job Scheduler and the experience of now are trademarks or registered trademarks of DataMirror Corporation. SAP, R/3 and all other SAP products or services mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG. All other brand or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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