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REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. (October 5, 2004) – Gupta Technologies LLC announced today its SQLBase® 9.0 for Linux product has just been certified “Novell ready” for SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 8 and 9.

Novell Ready products enhance your system with technology specifically designed to work with Novell's Linux family of enterprise-class products. Achieve maximum synergy by teaming best-of-breed software and hardware solutions with your Novell technologies.

“GUPTA has been a SUSE LINUX and now Novell Technology Partner since June 2003,” said Holger Dyroff, VP Product Management SUSE LINUX at Novell. “The combination of GUPTA’s SQLBase for Linux with Novell’s SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 will provide ISVs, VARs and corporate customers a scalable high performance foundation for their embedded database needs.”

SQLBase 9.0 for Linux running on SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 is up to 40% faster than on Windows operating systems using identical hardware. This is proof of the power SUSE LINUX provides as a database platform. Combined with the inherent Linux security, the encrypted SQLBase TE database offers unmatched database security for customers seeking secure business solutions.

Pricing and Availability
SQLBase 9.0 for Linux is available in standard and encrypted versions. A trial version is available for download on the GUPTA Web site

GUPTA products power applications that affect millions of people everyday where reliability and security are critical - filling a prescription, sending a package, or using on-line banking services. GUPTA has 20 years experience providing proven, secure and reliable software that speeds application development and insulates applications from underlying platform changes - allowing seamless movement into the future.

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Gupta Technologies, LLC
GUPTA Technologies ( is a world leader in software development and data management solutions serving a global network of over 10,000 developers. For true cross platform development of Linux or MS Windows based applications, GUPTA’s award winning SQLBase and Team Developer are the answer to rapid development and cost effective solutions.

Novell, Inc. (Nasdaq: NOVL) is a leading provider of information solutions that deliver secure identity management (Novell Nsure™), Web application development (Novell exteNd™) and cross-platform networking services (Novell Nterprise™), all supported by strategic consulting and professional services (Novell NgageSM). Active in the open source community with its Ximian® and SUSE LINUX brands, Novell provides a full range of Linux products and services for the enterprise, from the desktop to the server. Novell’s vision of one Net – a world without information boundaries – helps customers realize the value of their information securely and economically. For more information, call Novell’s Customer Response Center at (888) 321-4CRC (4272) or visit

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