Developers of distributed applications that use ODBC to SQL Server connectivity must consider and guard against a variety of security threats including router vulnerabilities, denial of service attacks, packet sniffing, credential hijacking, and SQL injection. An important security element in such environments is your selection of an ODBC to SQL Server database driver. Depending on its design, an ODBC to SQL Server driver can reinforce your security measures, or become an added complication and point of vulnerability.
As the world’s leading developer of data connectivity software, Progress® DataDirect builds unmatched security features into our comprehensive suite of ODBC, ADO.NET, and JDBC database drivers. Our ODBC SQL Server middleware, like all of our drivers, includes data protecting mechanisms such as:
The industry’s most aggressive and comprehensive testing suite helps to ensure that our ODBC to SQL Server connectivity products provide fail-safe security in any type of production environment. The same robust security features that safeguard our ODBC drivers for Microsoft back ends are also standard across our entire line of database drivers, including JDBC Oracle drivers and other types of JDBC connectivity.
Benchmarking studies have shown Progress DataDirect database drivers to be the best performing drivers on the market, by metrics such as throughput, CPU efficiency, and memory footprint. For 64bit application architectures, we offer ultra-high performance ODBC Oracle 64bit and other 64bit ODBC drivers. For businesses with data integration needs, Progress provides a wide range of solutions including EDI conversion products.
Our 20 years-long dedication to building secure, dependable, high performance enterprise data solutions has made Progress DataDirect the data connectivity and integration provider of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, including 96 of the Fortune 100.
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