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Sybase Mobile Products Powered by Cingular's High-Speed Nationwide EDGE Network

SYNOPSIS: Leading mobile technologies offered by Sybase, and now available for use on the Cingular Wireless GSM/GPRS/EDGE networ

NEW ORLEANS, CTIA WIRELESS 2005, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sybase, Inc. , a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure and wireless software, announced today that a variety of its market-leading mobile products have been certified for use with the nationwide Cingular Wireless GSM(TM)/GPRS/EDGE wireless data network, offering enterprise customers mobile applications and mobile infrastructure to support implementations of mobile solutions for their organization. The Cingular-enabled mobile products from Sybase's iAnywhere subsidiary include: M-Business Anywhere(TM), Mobile Pharma, Mobile Sales, and Pylon Anywhere(TM), in addition to Sybase's newest mobile product, Unwired Accelerator.

As a leader in mobile middleware, mobile database and mobile device management, Sybase has proven experience in information management and mobility. Sybase(R) mobile technologies enable enterprise and SMB customers to quickly build and deploy existing corporate applications and information systems to their mobile workforce and point of action. Combined with the data capabilities, speed, and extensive coverage of the Cingular Wireless GSM/GPRS/EDGE network, companies are able to improve their ROI on existing technology investments and significantly increase the productivity of their workforce. Cingular Wireless operates the nation's largest digital voice and data network, and EDGE is the fastest national wireless data service in the U.S. EDGE is available in more than 8,500 cities and towns and along 30,000 miles of interstate highways.

"Our mobile solutions and technologies enable organizations to get their information out to the edge, closer to the point of action, enabling a more productive workforce," said Mark Wilson, vice president, Corporate Development, Sybase, Inc. "We are delighted to be working with Cingular Wireless in ensuring compatibility with its GSM/GPRS/EDGE network and offering our solutions through its certified solutions program."

"Enterprises rely on Cingular Wireless' extensive experience in wirelessly enabling business processes that provide them with the greatest benefits, and on our extensive ecosystem of alliances to deliver those end-to-end wireless solutions," said Laura Johnson, Director of Industry Business Solutions of Cingular Wireless. "The availability of Sybase solutions that are now certified by Cingular for the fastest nationwide wireless data network in the U.S. -- EDGE -- creates significant value for enterprises looking to initiate mobile deployments and ensure productivity gains from their mobile efforts."

Cingular Wireless serves 95 of the Fortune 100 companies, and counts more than 80 percent of the Fortune 500 and over 1,200 federal, state and local government agencies as customers.

Sybase mobile products now available to Cingular Wireless customers include:

M-Business Anywhere -- provides a platform for delivering Web-based content and applications to mobile devices rapidly and cost-effectively, with minimal recoding.

Mobile Pharma -- is a customizable packaged mobile software application designed specifically for pharmaceutical sales forces.

Mobile Sales -- gives sales professionals access to key business information on their handheld devices, enabling them to become more productive and effective in the field.

Pylon Anywhere -- delivers instant, anytime, anywhere access to Lotus Notes and Microsoft Exchange information, including email, calendar, contacts, notes and tasks, from a wide variety of PDAs and smartphones using wireless connections and/or cradle synchronization.

Unwired Accelerator -- quickly mobilizes without programming Web-enabled enterprise applications, databases and other data sources for a wide spectrum of mobile devices for both connected and occasionally connected access.

Availability

Certified products are available now. For more information on features or pricing, or to place an order, please call 1-800-8-SYBASE or visit: http://www.sybase.com/. Sybase and Cingular are also showcasing their solutions at CTIA WIRELESS 2005. For more information, please visit Sybase booth #6557 or Cingular booth # 545.

About Sybase, Inc.

Celebrating 21 years of innovation, Sybase enables the Unwired Enterprise for customers and partners by delivering enterprise and mobile software solutions for information management, development and integration. The world's most critical data in commerce, communications, finance, government and healthcare runs on Sybase. For more information, visit the Sybase Web site: http://www.sybase.com/.

About Cingular Wireless Cingular Wireless is the largest wireless carrier in the United States, serving more than 49 million customers. Cingular, a joint venture between SBC Communications Inc. and BellSouth Corporation , has the largest digital voice and data network in the nation -- the ALLOVER(SM) network -- and the largest mobile-to-mobile community of any national wireless carrier. Cingular is the only U.S. wireless carrier to offer Rollover(SM), the wireless plan that lets customers keep their unused monthly minutes. Details of the company are available at http://www.cingular.com/ . Get Cingular Wireless press releases e-mailed to you automatically. Sign up at http://www.cingular.com/newsroom .

Sybase, iAnywhere, iAnywhere Solutions, M-Business Anywhere and Pylon Anywhere, are trademarks, registered trademarks or servicemarks of Sybase, Inc. or its subsidiaries. (R) indicates registration in the United States of America. All other company and product names mentioned may be trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated.

Special Note: Statements concerning Sybase's future growth, prospects and new product releases are, by nature, forward-looking statements that involve a number of uncertainties and risks, and cannot be guaranteed. The words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "will" and similar expressions relating to Sybase and its management may identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are intended to reflect Sybase's current views with respect to future events and may ultimately prove to be incorrect or false. Factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially include shifts in customer demand, rapid technology changes, competitive factors and unanticipated delays in scheduled product availability. These and other risks are detailed from time to time in Sybase's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including, but not limited to, its annual report on Form 10-K and its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q (copies of which can be viewed on Sybase's Web site).

Sybase, Inc.

CONTACT: Deb Lacy of Sybase, Inc., +1-925-236-8695 or
[email protected]; or Scott Smith of Citigate Cunningham, +1-650-858-3740 or
[email protected], for Sybase, Inc.

Web site: http://www.sybase.com/

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