DataDirect Connectors Powerful ADO.NET Connectivity to SAP Sybase


Handle volume and velocity easily with superior features and tools


Gain time and value from failover features that ensure reliability and data integrity


Remove the need to rely on vendor client libraries and vendor clients




Protect data in motion with industry standard security features


Easily load large volumes of data without application code or additional tools that slow performance


Ensure high availability via application failover and workload balancing without changing application code or costly server configurations


Certified DataDirect quality guarantees SAP Sybase and application compatibility

Broad Coverage

Broad application support providing JOINs and aggregate operations done natively via full ANSI SQL support

Codeless Implementation

Optimize performance and compatibility with any application without application changes

Technical Specs

Progress DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET
Version 4.2.0

  • Machine must have .NET Framework 2.0 SP1 or higher with the .NET Framework Redistributable Version 2.0 or higher installed
  • The data providers connect to the following database on all platforms supported by the database vendor, unless otherwise noted. Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions are supported. In addition, all editions and service packs/fix packs of the database version are supported.
    • .NET Framework Versions 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.1.0 and 4.5
    • Visual Studio 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013 and Lightswitch 2012

Database Support

  • SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 16
  • SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.0, 15.5, 15.7
  • SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.0, 12.5.x
  • SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 11.5, 11.9

Progress DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET Entity Framework
Version 4.2.0

  • Sybase ADO.NET Entity Framework requires .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and later versions
  • Sybase ADO.NET Entity Framework supports features of Entity Framework 3.5

Database Support

  • SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 16
  • SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7
  • SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.5
  • SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.0.3 or later versions

Programming Support

  • Applications Targeting .NET Framework 3.5, 4.0, 4.5
  • Database First, DBContext

DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET Entity Framework data providers version 4.2.0 have been certified for running on the .NET Framework Versions 2.0 SP1, 3.0 SP1, 4.0, 4.5 and 5.0

Security Vulnerability Response Policy

Upon identification of any security vulnerability, Progress will exercise commercially reasonable efforts to address the vulnerability in accordance with the following policy

Priority* Time Guideline Version(s)
High Risk
(CVSS 8+ or industry equivalent)
30 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version) and all Supported versions
Medium Risk
(CVSS 5-to-8 or industry equivalent)
180 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version)
Low Risk
(CVSS 0-to-5 or industry equivalent)
Next major release or best effort Active (i.e. latest shipping version)

* Priority is established based on the current version of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), an open industry standard for assessing the severity of computer system security vulnerabilities. For additional information on this scoring system, refer to

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