Secure communication to SQL Server with SSL encryption and protect user data using column encryption.
Full support of SQL Server authentication and industry standard NTLM and Kerberos authentication.
One driver for different versions of SQL Server and cross-platform support for Unix / Linux, AIX, Solaris, Windows and HP-UX.
Support for Always On Availability Groups which is a replica-database environment that provides a high-level of data availability, protection, and recovery.
Enhance scale and reliability with connection pooling and transparent reconnections.
Significant Gain in performance while uploading large data volumes using transparent bulk operations.