David Intersimone from
Imprise,Borland Embarcadero wrote:
InterBase (and Firebird) will be supported in upcoming releases (this year and into early next year) all of the database tool products.
Here is the full blog about firebird support request (in the comments area)
Marco Cantu published in his blog that Borland (the previous owner of InterBase) was acquired by Microfocus. Read more here.
Note that InterBase, Delphi and all the other development tools owned previously by Borland was aquired by Embarcadero sometime ago (when they bought CodeGear).
Here is the article translated from Spanish
Firebird SQL Server has always been a “proper” database system since it forked from Borland’s famous Interbase. I just love it!