SQL Server 2000 Provides Welcome Relief for Database Converts

REDMOND, Wash., March 15, 2001 — The lists are getting longer and longer. What lists? The list of companies switching to Microsoft® SQL Server™
2000, and the list of excuses from the competition as to why they can’t keep up. Business leaders such as Chevron Canada Ltd., Home Shopping Network’s HSN.com, Credit Suisse First Boston Corp. and Guinness World Records.com all have made the switch to SQL Server 2000. These and many other companies chose SQL Server 2000 for its significantly improved performance, faster time to market, greater cost-effectiveness and broad third-party applications support. More information about the growing list of SQL Server 2000 converts is available at http://www.microsoft.com/sql/switchers/ .

SQL Server 2000 is the complete database and analysis offering for rapidly delivering the next generation of scalable e-commerce, line-of-business and data warehousing solutions.

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