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March 10, 2004

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EMPRESS Embedded Database Now Available on Open-Source FreeBSD

Beltsville, MD, March 10, 2004 - Empress Software announces immediate availability of EMPRESS Embedded Database V8.62 for FreeBSD 4.9, a freely distributed, open source operating system. EMPRESS Embedded Database, "The Embedded Real-Time Database", is a powerful, cost-effective database management system for the development of embedded, real-time applications on Linux, UNIX, Windows and Real-Time systems. The fast, small footprint, maintenance-free EMPRESS database engine connects to a number of integrated development environments with API's for C, C++, SQL, ODBC and JDBC.

EMPRESS Embedded Database is a full-featured database management system. Whether building a data intensive embedded application or a high traffic, security sensitive Web application, EMPRESS on FreeBSD is a scalable, versatile foundation for application development. Now available for FreeBSD 4.9 on Intel x86, EMPRESS is easily deployed across a wide range of architectures, from personal computers to servers, and single process to multi-process applications.

"The powerful combination of EMPRESS and FreeBSD gives developers the most 'bang-for-your-buck', cost effectively delivering scalability, reliability and the power to efficiently process huge amounts of information. EMPRESS V8.62 is our best release yet, with rich functionality, faster performance, and the best price in the industry for a full-featured embedded database," comments John Kornatowski, president of Empress Software.

About Empress Software, Inc.

Empress Software develops and supports the EMPRESS embedded real-time data management system. EMPRESS Embedded Database is a full-featured, high-performance embedded database engine especially designed for developers operating on UNIX, Linux, Windows or real-time environments. Empress has been utilized successfully in diverse fields including image & voice management, networking, telecom, military & defense, process control, automotive and data acquisition. For more information, please call 301-220-1919. Check our web site at www.empress.com or send e-mail to info@empress.com.

Empress Software Inc.               Empress Software Inc.
11785 Beltsville Drive              3100 Steeles Ave East
Beltsville, MD 20705                Markham, Ontario, Canada
Phone: 301-220-1919                 Phone: 905-513-8888
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www.empress.com                     www.empress.com
info@empress.com                    info@empress.com