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Simba Technologies Named 2014 Ready to Rocket Company

Rocket Builders Singles Out Big Data Connectivity Leader for Exceptional Growth Potential

VANCOUVER, BRISTISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/13/14 -- Simba Technologies, the industry's source for standards-based relational and multi-dimensional data connectivity solutions, has been named a 2014 Ready-to-Rocket Company for the information and communications technology sector. The award-delivered by consulting firm Rocket Builders-distinguishes British Columbia companies for their growth potential in the coming year.

"This is a great recognition for our company, our customers, and our team," says Simba Technologies CEO Amyn Rajan. "We've worked hard to become a twenty-year overnight success, and we look forward to continuing to serve our Fortune 1000 enterprise customers and development partners with the best in Big Data connectivity solutions."

Ready to Rocket is a unique business recognition list that profiles B.C. technology companies with the greatest potential for revenue growth. Since 2003, the Ready to Rocket list has consistently predicted the revenue growth leaders and the companies most likely to attract investment.

"After much research into the trends driving growth in the information technology sector, it became clear that Simba Technologies is well positioned to capitalize on these trends," said Steven Forth, Senior Partner, Rocket Builders.

"Our potential for growth is just one thing that drives us here at Simba," concludes Rajan. "Simba solutions provide 'the on ramp to Big Data.' Whether our customers use the SimbaEngine or SimbaProvider SDKs or license Simba ODBC, JDBC, or MDX drivers, we're committed to ensuring they achieve their business and development goals."

Simba's drivers and providers are available for individual, enterprise, and OEM licensing. For more information about all of Simba's Big Data ODBC & JDBC Drivers and for a free 30-day trial, visit: www.simba.com/connectors.

Simba's customers read like a who's who of the Big Data, Hadoop, and NoSQL worlds including companies like Alteryx, Cloudera, DataStax, Google, Informatica, Intel, Hortonworks, MapR, Microsoft, SAP, Splunk, Tableau, and Teradata. Simba's ODBC and JDBC drivers are the most widely used for connecting BI, reporting, and analytical tools to data sources like Cassandra, Google BigQuery, Hive, Impala, and MongoDB. Having co-developed the ODBC specification with Microsoft in 1992, Simba has become the de-facto standard technology stack for ISVs to use when building their drivers.

About Ready to Rocket

Ready to Rocket is a unique business recognition list that profiles technology companies with the greatest potential for revenue growth. Each year, based on analysis of trends that will drive growth in the information technology sector, Rocket Builders identifies the top private companies that are best positioned to capitalize on the trends for growth. This selection methodology has been an accurate predictor of growth with "Ready to Rocket" companies exceeding the industry growth rate. Also, many of these companies raise investment capital and each year many of the profiled "Ready to Rocket' companies are acquired. http://www.readytorocket.com

About Simba Technologies Inc.

Simba Technologies (www.simba.com) is the recognized world leader in standards-based data access and analytics products and solutions for both relational and multi-dimensional data sources. Simba provides data connectivity solutions to many of the world's leading companies on various platforms, including Windows, Mac, UNIX, Linux and many mobile device platforms. Simba's data connectivity products support multiple interfaces, including ODBC, JDBC, OLE DB, OLE DB for OLAP (ODBO), XML for Analysis (XMLA), ADO, ADO.NET, ADOMD and ADOMD.NET.

Simba's software is used worldwide. Its customers include leading independent software vendors and global enterprises like Cloudera®, Datastax®, Hortonworks®, MapR®, Microsoft®, Oracle®, SAP® and Teradata®.

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