OpenLink Software, Inc., a provider of universal data access and enterprise information integration middleware, announces the commercial release date of Virtuoso 3.0 — the latest edition of its cross platform Virtual Database for SQL, XML, and Web Services. The new release enables transparent and concurrent access in real-time to heterogeneous data sources that include ODBC/JDBC/OLE DB/.NET- accessible databases, XML documents through XML, XPath, and XQuery, and data-set oriented Web Services. It also integrates transparently with runtime environments for distributed computing such as Microsoft .NET, Mono, and J2EE, enabling the creation and hosting of WSDL-compliant XML Web Services, Stored Procedures, Functions, Triggers, and User Defined Types that are written in Java or any .NET bound language. Virtuoso 3.0 is currently available in public beta form for the following platforms: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and UNIX. It will be commercially available during the first week of March 2003. Virtuoso 3.0 is available for download.