Pervasive.SQL® formerly known as Btrieve  

Leading Edge Technologies is the official distributor of Pervasive boxed products in Africa. We have been appointed in this capacity since 1997.   Pervasive Software® is a leading provider of data management software and services that dramatically lower the total cost of ownership for packaged business solutions and Internet applications. 


Developers worldwide depend on Pervasive for its easy-to-use, high-performance database engine.  Pervasive's database technology radically simplifies the development, deployment and maintenance of applications across a broad array of platforms.  Contact us for sales, trial versions, training and technical assistance.



Pervasive.SQL® and Pastel Accounting®


Pastel Accounting is but one of numerous applications which uses Pervasive as a database.  Various other commercial accounting and business software applications are utilizing Pervasive.  Numerous banks, restaurants, hotels and retail stores in South Africa have developed in-house applications with Pervasive as their database of choice.  


Pervasive is not the exclusive database for Pastel products and may be purchased separately in a similar manner as Microsoft SQL for example.








Contact Details


Tel : Our Telkom lines were stolen in Oct 2007.  Telkom refuses to replace the lines. 

We do apologise for any inconvenience, but you can only contact us via e-mail or on the cell phone numbers.

Fax to e-mail: 0865 422 004

Mobile: +27 83 650 0306  - Zelda for Pervasive sales

 or +27 82 456 1117  - Ericus for Pastel Companion products



 P.O. Box 17269

 Norkem Park

 South Africa