Apertus and Bluestone Deliver Native Web Application Development Solution With Rich Legacy Links.
EDEN PRAIRIE Eden Prairie
A city of eastern Minnesota, a residential suburb of Minneapolis. Population: 57,300. , Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 1997--
Combined enterprise-strength solution integrates terabytes of
existing corporate data with Java, ActiveX environments
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APTS Association of America's Public Television Stations ) and Bluestone bluestone, common name for the blue, crystalline heptahydrate of cupric sulfate called chalcanthite, a minor ore of copper. It also refers to a fine-grained, light to dark colored blue-gray sandstone. Software Incorporated today announced that Sapphire/Web, Bluestone's Web- and Java-to-database application development tool, has been linked with Enterprise/Access, Apertus' application server solution for integrating host applications with the Web. The strategic partnership means that users will be able to easily create mission-critical Web applications that leverage the volumes of existing corporate data residing on all corporate data sources, including mainframes and other legacy systems.
"The ability to leverage data remaining on corporate legacy systems will be critical as corporations deploy Internet/intranet solutions," said Lucinda Borovick, program manager of computer networking
Computer networking is the engineering discipline concerned with communication between computer systems or devices. architectures at International Data Corporation. "Bringing Web application development tools together with products like Enterprise/Access certainly makes it much easier for larger organizations to access that data from the Web. It's a very complete solution."
Apertus is developing an integration module to link the two products that will be available in June. In addition, the two companies will roll out significant joint marketing and sales efforts, including dual promotional efforts, beginning this summer.
"We've provided a fast, scalable, complete solution for integrating Web applications with host information, so the next steps for prudent Fortune 1000 companies are clear," said Martin Hahn, president, Internet Solutions Division, Apertus Technologies. "Bring your mainframe onto the Web, install thin clients, then extend the enterprise to new users. Both Apertus and Bluestone customers have proven this works."
"Companies are ready to stop playing games with the Web and start getting returns on their investments," said Bob Bickel, senior vice president and chief operating officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president. of Bluestone. "Sapphire/Web makes that possible by delivering everything application developers need in a high- performance development environment. Enterprise/Access forges the critical bond between legacy and the Web in a similarly robust, easy-to-use environment. We expect a significant response from the marketplace."
Enterprise/Access has been designed to minimize programming with a powerful development studio, automatic code generation and an object-oriented framework to maximize reuse. With Enterprise/Access, there is no need for any changes to the existing host, application, or data. Typical applications can be extended, complete with robust error handling, in an average of 30 days.
For Web developers, Sapphire/Web is the Web- and Java-to-database development tool that makes it easy to create high-performance Internet/intranet applications. Unlike other tools that deliver server-side only solutions and technology lock-in, Sapphire/Web offers Java client and server-side business logic in an open approach giving you the choice of Java, ActiveX and the security and scalability to meet the most demanding tasks.
Apertus Technologies Incorporated, with annual sales in excess of $37 million, provides Internet and application integration software solutions that enable organizations to "extend the enterprise" to employees, trading partners, and customers by leveraging the power of open network computing See ONC.
Open Network Computing - (ONC) Sun's network protocols. . Key Enterprise/Access accounts include AT&T Universal Card Services The software support for PC Cards. PC Card applications talk to Card Services. See PC Card. , Dreyfus Corporation, and ReliaStar Financial Corporation. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota The creator of this article, or someone who has substantially contributed to it, may have a conflict of interest regarding its subject matter.
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About Bluestone Software
Named to Inc. Magazine's annual list of the 500 fastest growing private companies in the United States for the past three years, Bluestone has renamed itself Bluestone Software, Inc. (BSI BSI - British Standards Institute ). The cornerstone of BSI's offerings is its award-winning Sapphire/Web, a leading Web- and Java-to-database development tool. BSI has formed strategic partnerships with leading software companies such as Oracle, Microsoft, Netscape, Sun Microsystems, Informix, IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) , Open Market and others. Over 50 percent of Fortune 500 companies use Bluestone Software products. Key accounts for Sapphire/Web include AT&T, Time Inc., Eli Lilly, MCI (1) (Media Control Interface) A high-level programming interface from Microsoft and IBM for controlling multimedia devices. It provides commands and functions to open, play and close the device.
(2) (Microwave Communications Inc. and GE Medical among others. Bluestone Software, Inc. headquarters is 1000 Briggs Road, Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054, phone 609-727-4600, fax 609-727-5077. BSI can also be found at http://www.bluestone.com on the World Wide Web.
Apertus is a registered trademark and Enterprise/Access is a trademark of Apertus Technologies Incorporated. Bluestone and Sapphire/Web are registered trademarks of Bluestone Software Incorporated. Other names, products, and services mentioned are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective vendors or organizations.
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