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January 2003 Newsletter

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Table of Contents:

1) SUG-TX January 21st Meeting
2) Next SUG-TX Meeting – February 18th
3) Sybase Exceeds Analyst Expectations with Fourth Quarter Pro
Forma EPS of $0.30
4) Sybase Hires Senior Executive to Lead Newly Created
Infrastructure Platform Group
5) Sybase Delivers Comprehensive Data Management Solutions for
use with Peoplesoft CRM 8.8
6) ISUG News
7) Houston User Group for Sun (HUGS) Meeting
8) Sybase Events
9) Sybase Learning Center Schedule for Dallas (Feb – Apr)

1) SUG-TX January 21st Meeting

The Sybase Users’ Group of Texas held their meeting on Tuesday, January 21st. President, Don Clayton, welcomed everyone to the meeting. The group held a planning session and asked the attendees what topics they were interested in for 2003. The replies included sessions on PowerBuilder 9.0 and ASE 12.5.03.

The second topic was a preview of DBXray for ASE by Cindy Bean from BMC Software. Cindy presented the benefits and demonstrated DBXray for ASE that will be released soon with ASE 12.5.03.

2) Next SUG-TX Meeting – February 18th

The Sybase Users’ Group of Texas will hold their next meeting on Tuesday, February 18th. The meetings are held from 3:00-6:00pm at HAL-PC at 4543 Post Oak Place, Suite 200. Meeting details will be sent later.

3) Sybase Exceeds Analyst Expectations with Fourth Quarter Pro Forma EPS of $0.30

Pro Forma Net Income of $101.4 Million, Up Five Percent for the Year Generates $164 Million in Cash Flow from Operations for 2002

DUBLIN, CA – January 28, 2003 – Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), a leading enterprise infrastructure and integration company, today reported fourth quarter pro forma earnings per share (EPS) of $0.30 and full year pro forma EPS of $1.02 on a diluted basis, beating the First Call consensus EPS estimates.

“Sybase delivered strong fourth quarter results and we ended 2002 on a positive note,” said John Chen, chairman, president, and CEO of Sybase. “Despite another challenging year for the software industry we generated more than $164 million in cash flow from operations and increased our pro forma operating margins to 16 percent. Our integration products gained further traction in 2002 as we continue to redefine the middleware market with end-to-end solutions from data management to mobile and wireless solutions. We’ve never been in a better market position than we are today, and our financial strength clearly reflects our success,” said Chen.

Total revenues for the fourth quarter 2002 were $210.6 million compared to fourth quarter 2001 revenues of $236.7 million. Total revenues for the full year 2002 were $829.9 million compared to $927.9 million reported for 2001.

Pro forma net income for the fourth quarter of 2002 was $29.3 million versus $31.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2001. Full year 2002 pro forma net income was $101.4 million versus $96.6 million reported in 2001. Pro forma diluted EPS for the fourth quarter 2002 was $0.30 while pro forma diluted EPS for the full year 2002 was $1.02. This compares to 2001 fourth quarter pro forma diluted EPS of $0.31, and full year pro forma diluted EPS of $0.99.

The full story is at www.sybase.com/detail?id=1023436.

4) Sybase Hires Senior Executive to Lead Newly Created Infrastructure Platform Group

DUBLIN, Calif., January 2, 2003 — Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), a leading enterprise infrastructure and integration company, today announced its new Infrastructure Platform Group (IPG) – and the appointment of Thomas Volk, as executive vice president of the group. The IPG has been formed to assist customers and partners in the selection and delivery of Sybase’s comprehensive, modularly integrated, open infrastructure solutions that form the backbone of enterprise applications.

The Infrastructure Platform Group will be principally responsible for expanding Sybase’s market share in enterprise infrastructure software through support of partner channels and Sybase’s worldwide sales force. The Group includes Sybase’s Business Intelligence, e-Business and Enterprise Solutions Divisions, and will provide a combined product focus designed to enhance Sybase’s current market position among the leading enterprise infrastructure providers. The IPG’s focus aligns with Sybase’s continued leadership in delivering business critical solutions by enabling information liquidity – easy access to the right information to the right people anywhere.

The full story is at www.sybase.com/detail/1,6904,1023265,00.html.

5) Sybase Delivers Comprehensive Data Management Solutions for use with Peoplesoft CRM 8.8

DUBLIN, Calif. — January 23, 2003 —Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), a leading enterprise infrastructure and integration company, today announced that PeopleSoft® CRM 8.8 is now available for use with Sybase’s relational database management system, Adaptive Server® Enterprise (ASE) 12.5. The combined solution allows customers to improve the speed, flow and quality of data within an enterprise to achieve greater efficiencies throughout the organization.

PeopleSoft CRM used in conjunction with Sybase ASE provides companies with the ability to manage and optimize significant quantities of diverse data types on a highly secure and scalable platform. The Sybase platform is also supported for use with PeopleSoft’s PeopleTools and a number of applications from the major PeopleSoft product lines, including Human Capital Management, Supply Chain Management and Financial Management Solutions.

The full story is at www.sybase.com/detail/1,6904,1023371,00.html.

6) ISUG News

ISUG, the International Sybase User Group, held their elections for the Board of Director positions for 2003. ISUG directors from Houston are:

Cindy Bean   – President
Kathy Ridley – Enhancements Director
Cynthia Gill – Member at Large

For more information on ISUG, visit www.ISUG.com.

7) Houston User Group for Sun (HUGS) Meeting

The Houston User Group for Sun meets on the second Tuesday of every month at the Houston Sun office. The next meeting is February 11th.

To be added to their mailing list, contact Art Blummer at ablummer@swbell.net.

8) Sybase Events

a) Webcast – Top Considerations for Implementing Mobile Claims Processing

Date: February 4th, 2003
Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm CST

You are invited to join iAnywhere Solutions and Cognizant Technology Solutions on Tuesday February 4th for a one hour Webcast discussing the top technology issues to consider when implementing mobile claims processing solutions.

As the insurance industry evolves, companies are forced to improve how they service customers. Successful companies are those who adopt progressive technologies to streamline operational costs while increasing productivity and turnaround time for claims.

More information is available at http://events.sybase.com/events/myDetail.stm?event_id=10002246

b) Webcast – Secure, Centralized Management of Applications & Hardware

Date: February 11th, 2003
Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm CST

Everyday mobile and remote workers are taking laptop and handheld computers outside of your organization’s secure environment. The potential to exploit the confidential information on these computers, as well as their ability to access your corporate network from outside the firewall, exposes your organization to a major security threat. The newest version of Manage Anywhere Studio is the tool you need to address this threat.

More information is available at http://events.sybase.com/events/myDetail.stm?event_id=10002254

c) Webcast – Protecting Enterprise Data – Mobile Data Security

Date: February 20th, 2003
Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm CST

The freedom and flexibility that mobile computing offers comes with responsibility. Security is about minimizing risk. Organizations need to carefully consider mobile data security as a part of their mobile application development plans and work carefully with technology vendors who offer a complete security infrastructure for protecting mobile data, wherever that data may be. Join iAnywhere Solutions for a webcast that will cover the top mobile security issues that organizations should consider when developing and implementing m-Business solutions.

More information is available at http://events.sybase.com/events/myDetail.stm?event_id=10002256

More events may be available www.sybase.com/corporate/events.

9) Sybase Learning Center Schedule for Dallas (Feb – Apr)

Sybase Dallas Learning Center
One Lincoln Center
5400 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1500
Dallas, Texas 75240
Contact: 972-687-6400
Register: 1 800-8-SYBASE

06 Jan 2003  5 days  Fast Track to Replication Server Administration
13 Jan 2003  5 days  Performance and Tuning: ASE Query Optimize
20 Jan 2003  5 days  Fast Track to Adaptive Server Enterprise
30 Jan 2003  2 days  Moving to PowerBuilder 8.0
03 Feb 2003  1 day   Introduction to SQL 12.5
04 Feb 2003  4 days  Advanced T-SQL: Tips and Techniques
10 Feb 2003  5 days  System and Database Administration: ASE
24 Feb 2003  5 days  Fast Track to PowerBuilder 8
24 Feb 2003  2 days  Logical Database Design
26 Feb 2003  3 days  Physical Database Design
03 Mar 2003  3 days  Powering up with ASE 12.5.0.1
10 Mar 2003  5 days  Performance and Tuning: Configuring ASE
17 Mar 2003  4 days  Advanced Administration and Troubleshooting for Adaptive Server Enterprise
31 Mar 2003  5 days  Fast Track to Adaptive Server Enterprise
07 Apr 2003  4 days  Accelerating Enterprise Web Application Development
14 Apr 2003  2 days  Adaptive Server Anywhere Fundamentals
16 Apr 2003  3 days  Replicating Data using SQL Remote
21 Apr 2003  5 days  Fast Track to PowerBuilder 8

Please verify class availability with Sybase registration or http://slc.sybase.com/availability/seats_avail_na2_location7.html#DL

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