IBM Lotus Approach

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IBM Lotus Approach
Lotus Approach 9.8 icon.png
Lotus Approach 9.8.png
Developer(s) IBM
Stable release
9.8.6 (fixpack 6) / 2008
Operating system Microsoft Windows
Type database management system
License Proprietary

Lotus Approach is a relational database management system included in IBM's Lotus SmartSuite for Microsoft Windows.

As a start-up company, Approach was formed in 1991 and won over 30 awards the first year, including "best of show" at Comdex. The program was considered the first "end-user relational database" that did not introduce yet another file format.

Approach was sold to Lotus in 1994; Lotus was subsequently purchased by IBM.

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