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For more information contact:
Frank Yacano, Director of Business Development, SYWARE, Inc. at +1 617.497.1300 email

International Board of Industry Experts Nominates SYWARE, Inc.’s Visual CE Development Software for Pocket PC Magazine’s "Best Database Software Award 2006"

Visual CE Professional Edition Nominated in the Database Category for the Fifth Year in a Row. Visual CE has previously won the Award in both 2004 and 2005.

CAMBRIDGE, MA, U.S.A. – September 20, 2006 – SYWARE®, Inc., a leading developer of intuitive, mobile database tools for business and personal productivity, today announced that a diverse, international panel of industry experts has nominated Visual CE® Professional Edition for Pocket PC magazine’s "Best Software Award 2006" in the database category. With over 100,000 installations, SYWARE’s software enables individuals and companies of all sizes in any industry to develop and deploy mobile Pocket PC applications. SYWARE’s Visual CE PDA development tool, combined with its integrated products for wireless synchronization and remote printing, allow complete and robust mobile applications to be implemented by in-house staff, the people who know their business best. Visual CE requires no programming to develop robust mobile applications, yet has the power to satisfy the needs of professional developers.

The annual Pocket PC magazine Best Software Awards helps users select software that best suits their Windows Mobile Pocket PC needs by honoring companies that produce outstanding software. This year, over 80 Pocket PC magazine experts from around the world will judge almost 600 Windows Mobile products in 100 Pocket PC and Developer categories to determine finalists and winners.

According to Sy Danberg, the president of SYWARE, Inc., “Pocket PC Magazine’s independent panel of international judges continues to agree with SYWARE’s large loyal customer base throughout the world that Visual CE is one of the best mobile database development tools available. The only way we have been able to stay on top for five years in a row is to listen very carefully to our customers and give them the features they need”.

This news follows a previous news item in which SYWARE, Inc. announced the first ever Visual CE and associated tools training courses. SYWARE, Inc is providing the initial round of classes near its corporate headquarters in Cambridge, MA. The first class is being held October 6, 2006 and is a full day session covering basic database design and an introduction to mobile application development with Visual CE. Future classes will be held quarterly and will include both intermediate and advanced sessions.


SYWARE empowers over 100,000 mobile users to collect data and create feature-rich database applications that can be deployed on any Windows Mobile Pocket PC or Windows CE device, wherever they work. Industry and user specific data can be downloaded, collected, displayed, modified and synchronized, without programming. SYWARE provides low cost of ownership, rapid deployment and high ROI without requiring users to expand IT departments. SYWARE removes obstacles to commerce and enables users to share data seamlessly over wireless, LAN, WAN or Internet connections in a wide variety of market sectors, including municipalities, healthcare, transportation, government, life sciences, financial services, manufacturing, automotive, energy, aerospace and other markets.

For additional details, members of the press are welcome to contact:
Frank Yacano, Director of Business Development
PO Box 425091
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+1 617.497.1300
Fax: +1 617.497.8729

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