Embarcadero InterBase XE is a high-performance easy-to-install full-featured database that has been proven in thousands of business-critical server desktop and embedded applications. InterBase provides you with a resilient lightweight low-cost database platform for data management. InterBase XE offers database and application development professionals high performance scalable database technology essential to run mission critical applications. Extensive security mechanisms protect data at rest over-the-wire and in backups. InterBase XE is easily deployable with a small footprint that supports heterogeneous O/S connectivity for Windows Linux Solaris and Mac OSX. And InterBase XE is one of the most economically priced ANSI-SQL RDBMS systems available on the market today.
InterBase XE Desktop Edition provides a powerful RDBMS for stand-alone single-user applications. Desktop edition is for use with or embedding in applications that will deploy on desktop laptop or mobile computers for use by a single end user. Typical applications are stand-alone applications such as product catalog applications used by a field sales organization or a dedicated system for signal data collection and analysis etc.