REDMOND, Wash., April 18, 2001 — Developers who want to expand their knowledge and learn to build mobile business applications using Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2000 Windows® CE Edition 1.1 now have a tool to help achieve this goal. Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Windows CE 1.1 Evaluation Edition, along with all the other software necessary to fully evaluate the product such as eMbedded Visual Tools and ActiveSync® technology 3.1, are available and freely downloadable from the Microsoft SQL Server Web site.
With the evaluation edition, developers will find a familiar database platform for rapid application development, including upward compatible SQL grammar and familiar APIs, allowing a faster time to market for their mobile database solutions. Extending enterprise applications with rich database functionality, high performance and strong security, developers will experience a compact yet capable database that supports reliable data synchronization based on Internet standards and that is optimized for mobile and wireless scenarios. Available in eight languages, Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Windows CE 1.1 Evaluation Edition can be downloaded for free* today at http://www.microsoft.com/sql/productinfo/evaluatece.htm .
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