Boole & Babbage Forges Partnership with JCL Informatique to Accelerate MQSeries Deployment in Europe; Paris-based Service Organization to Assist Boole & Babbage European Customers with MQSeries Implementations.SAN JOSE San Jose, city, United States
San Jose (sănəzā`, săn hōzā`), city (1990 pop. 782,248), seat of Santa Clara co., W central Calif.; founded 1777, inc. 1850. , Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 1997--To expand its MQSeries training and consulting offerings globally, Boole & Babbage Inc. (NASDAQ NASDAQ
in full National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations
U.S. market for over-the-counter securities. Established in 1971 by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), NASDAQ is an automated quotation system that reports on :BOOL) today announced a strategic partnership with JCL (Job Control Language) A command language for mini and mainframe operating systems that launches applications. It specifies priority, program size and running sequence as well as the files and databases used.
JCL - Job Control Language Informatique to help customers in Europe rapidly implement and manage distributed MQSeries networks.
This alliance provides Boole & Babbage European customers with a comprehensive management approach, combining Boole & Babbage products with training and onsite consulting for successful MQSeries deployment.
For more than a decade, JCL Informatique has built its business by specializing exclusively in strategic DB2, providing assistance, training, audits and consulting throughout Europe.
Recently, JCL Informatique shifted its focus and formed a new team of consultants and developers specifically to train users in the design, implementation and management of networks using IBM's MQSeries message queuing technology, which is becoming a key transportation mechanism for processing mission-critical distributed applications An application made up of distinct components running in separate runtime environments, usually on different platforms connected via a network. Typical distributed applications . Both Boole & Babbage and JCL Informatique are members of IBM's BESTeam for MQSeries.
"The value-added services A value-added service (VAS) is a telecommunications industry term for non-core services or, in short, all services beyond standard voice calls and fax transmissions. offered by JCL Informatique will support Boole & Babbage's commitment to helping customers leverage all the benefits of MQSeries technology," said John Haley John Haley former Little Rock lawyer, former attorney for Jim Guy Tucker and Jim Guy Tucker's co-defendant.
On February 20, 1998, John Haley pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count tax fraud to the Internal Revenue Service. , European product marketing director, large systems software, at Boole & Babbage. "This alliance affirms our intentions to focus on the MQSeries market and do what it takes to ensure our customers' success."
"Although the marketplace is showing a great deal of enthusiasm about MQSeries, this new technology can be difficult and costly to implement and manage without the right expertise," said Jean-Christophe Laplace, founder of JCL Informatique. "We're looking forward to working with users of Boole & Babbage's high-end systems management solutions, to help them fully exploit MQSeries in their diverse environments."
JCL Informatique provides a broad range of services, including installation and parameter setting, performance management and administration of MQSeries in multiplatform environments. These services are available through specialized courses focusing on the theoretical and practical aspects using MQSeries technology. Additionally, customers can take advantage of onsite training sessions customized to better explore the specific requirements of their particular environment.
Boole & Babbage recently enhanced its Command(TM) MQ product line for managing IBM's cross-platform MQSeries middleware Software that functions as a conversion or translation layer. It is also a consolidator and integrator. Custom-programmed middleware solutions have been developed for decades to enable one application to communicate with another that either runs on a different platform or comes from a with remote configuration and administration capabilities. Based on Boole & Babbage's agent-based Enterprise Automation architecture, Command MQ is an integrated solution for managing end-to-end availability and performance across distributed MQSeries networks.
Boole & Babbage is also a member of the Message Oriented Middleware Association (MOMA Moma (mō`mä), town, E central Mozambique. It is important mainly as a harbor for the export of tropical produce. ), an international association dedicated to enhancing the interoperability The capability of two or more hardware devices or two or more software routines to work harmoniously together. For example, in an Ethernet network, display adapters, hubs, switches and routers from different vendors must conform to the Ethernet standard and interoperate with each other. and functionality of distributed computing (1) The use of multiple computers networked throughout a wide geographical area, or the world via the Internet, in order to solve a single problem. See grid computing.
(2) The use of multiple computers in an enterprise rather than one centralized system. through message oriented middleware.
About Boole & Babbage
Boole & Babbage is the worldwide leader in availability, performance and storage management solutions for distributed systems Distributed systems (computers)
A distributed system consists of a collection of autonomous computers linked by a computer network and equipped with distributed system software. . Its Enterprise Automation solution set manages application availability from end-to-end, maximizing uptime and reducing operational costs for even the most complex IT enterprises.
Through advanced interoperability with leading frameworks and a flexible architecture easily scaled to customer requirements, Boole & Babbage products provide a comprehensive systems management and automation solution for all applications, networks and computers -- from the mainframe to the desktop. -0-
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