Distributed applications in Microsoft SQL Server ODBC environments present designers and administrators with a range of security challenges, including the need to continuously guard against threats of packet sniffing, credential theft, SQL injection, and DoS attacks. When choosing a Microsoft SQL Server ODBC driver that will play a central role within your distributed architecture, be sure that the driver will support your security design, rather than complicating or detracting from your efforts. ODBC drivers for Microsoft back ends vary substantially in their security features.
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Progress DataDirect delivers rock-solid security in all of our database drivers, ranging from our Microsoft SQL Server ODBC driver to our ADO.NET data providers with Entities Framework support, to our industry-leading JDBC Windows and JDBC Oracle connectivity solutions. Our rigorous and comprehensive testing suites help to ensure that our drivers can be counted on to safeguard customer data in the most demanding production environments.
Our Microsoft SQL Server ODBC driver not only provides robust security features that you won’t find in competing drivers, it also outperforms the competition in key measures such as throughput capacity, memory utilization, and CPU efficiency. The combination of security, performance, and reliability has made DataDirect Connect the most widely used third party ODBC driver in the world.
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