OpenAccess SDK

Build a Custom OLE DB Driver for Any Data Source or API


Develop custom OLE DB driver in C, C++, Java, .NET, REST, ABL or C#


Securely access OLE DB data with any application


Utilize our easy-to-use SDK to accelerate operations

OpenAccess SDK


Accelerated Builds

Get driver source code from REST data source based on your metadata, using accelerators like the REST IP (Interface Provider) Wizard

Advanced Tooling

Makes your application compatible with data-centric tools like business intelligence, analytics, ETL and more

Sleek Dashboard

Enables data access from all standards-based APIs, including Windows and Linux/UNIX

Deep Connectivity

Broadens data integration options while leveraging - and expanding - existing developer knowledge

Built for Business

Uses smart OpenAccess SQL Engine to handle query execution, thus improving project and staff performance

Extensive SQL Support

Less coding, makes it easier to use while CRUD operations are optimized via the OpenAccess SQL engine


32-bit Operating Systems with .NET Framework Version 4.0 and 4.5
  • Windows 8 all editions
  • Windows 7 all editions
  • Windows Server 2012 all editions (incl. HPC Server 2008 and Web Server 2008)
  • Windows Server 2008 all editions (incl. HPC Server 2008 and Web Server 2008)
  • Windows Vista all editions
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3 Home and Professional editions
  • Windows Server 2003 all editions
64-bit Operating Systems (x64) AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon with Extended Memory 64 Technology (EM64T) with .NET Framework Version 4.0 and 4.5
  • Windows 8 all editions
  • Windows 7 all editions
  • Windows Server 2012 all editions
  • Windows Server 2008 all editions
  • Windows Vista all editions
  • Windows XP Professional 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2003 Datacenter x64 edition
Virtualized Environments with .NET Framework Version 4.0 and 4.5
  • VMWare VI Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

Learning & Support

Deliver Secure SQL Access for Enterprise APIs


Deliver Secure SQL Access for Enterprise APIs

Download the whitepaper to learn:
1. How to how to quickly integrate your internal API layer into leading tools such as Microsoft Excel, SAP BusinessObjects, IBM Cognos, Oracle Business Intelligence and others
2. What to look for in a connector SDK for delivering SQL clients (ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET and OLE-DB)
3. Steps to deliver custom SQL connectivity in under five days

Customer Success Stories


NetSuite needed application data connectivity demanded by existing customers and by the market at large. To solve this problem they leveraged the OpenAccess™ SDK for data connectivity supporting an extensive breadth of standards and implementations.

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The Resource Network, which helps organizations develop business initiatives, needed to tie together diverse data from multiple on-premise or cloud-based applications. Leveraging DataDirect OpenAccess for Salesforce, any ODBC-compliant application was enabled to access data sources at Salesforce.com in real time using SQL as the language.

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UZ Leuven, one of Belgium’s largest hospitals, needed a efficient complex data migration from multiple sources to be shared across 200 applications and multiple facilities. Using Progress® DataDirect® OpenAccess their IT team was able to create a database emulation layer that made it possible to pre-configure and test database integration with DB2 on all 200 applications.

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Sungard, a leading software and IT services company, wanted to make their ONESolution –  .NET based flagship product for the public sector – database agnostic. Microsoft representatives working with SunGard recommended Progress DataDirect as connectivity solutions for a broad variety of databases from a single vendor.

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