Bull and DTR Business Systems Join Forces to Provide AIX-based PowerPC Servers to Resellers.Business/Technology Editors
BILLERICA, Mass. and WALNUT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 15, 2000
Bull, a global supplier of highly scalable and highly available open systems; and DTR (Data Terminal Ready) An RS-232 signal sent from the computer or terminal to the modem indicating that it is able to accept data. Contrast with DSR.
DTR - Data Terminal Ready Business Systems, Inc. (DTR) a leading systems integrator and VAR (value-added reseller A value-added reseller (VAR) is a company that adds some feature(s) to an existing product(s), then resells it (usually to end-users) as an integrated product or complete "turn-key" solution. ); announced today that DTR has signed an agreement with Bull to become a Bull Master VAR (MVAR MVAR Mega Volt Ampere Reactive
MVAR Magnetic Variation ). The partnership will provide DTR's reseller network with application ready platforms found on Bull's Escala(R) family of AIX (Advanced Interactive eXecutive) IBM's Unix-based operating system which runs on its Intellistation workstations and pSeries, p5, iSeries and i5 server families. (R)-based PowerPC(R) servers and peripheral products.
As a member of Bull's Powerful Advantage(TM) reseller program, DTR will combine the highly scalable Escala hardware and AIX system software with the bundled technology solutions it customizes and distributes to its vast network of VARs specializing in wholesale distribution, credit collection automation and freight forwarding, among others. DTR provides its VAR channel with a single source of total systems integration from internet access See how to access the Internet. to complete communication environments, including seamless AIX and Windows NT (Windows New Technology) A 32-bit operating system from Microsoft for Intel x86 CPUs. NT is the core technology in Windows 2000 and Windows XP (see Windows). Available in separate client and server versions, it includes built-in networking and preemptive multitasking. interoperability using Bull's Advanced Server for UNIX UNIX
Operating system for digital computers, developed by Ken Thompson of Bell Laboratories in 1969. It was initially designed for a single user (the name was a pun on the earlier operating system Multics). (AS/U AS/U Advanced Server for Unix ) solution.
The Bull-DTR partnership provides DTR with the ability to offer platforms to satisfy a broad range of performance requirements - from the individual and small workgroup up through very large enterprise servers. Recognized as one of the "Top 100" systems integrators by VAR Business magazine, DTR offers complete system integration, innovative marketing services, consulting, installation and customer support.
"The relationship with Bull will allow us to meet the increasing demand for servers that combine scalability, high availability and are easy to integrate into existing environments," said Terry Pittson, president of DTR Business Systems, Inc. "Bull provides an ideal operating environment upon which to build our solutions.
"As one of the largest SCO (The SCO Group, Lindon, UT, www.sco.com) A leading vendor of Unix operating systems for the x86 platform. SCO had also offered Linux, but abandoned the line in the spring of 2003. The SCO Group is the combination of two companies: Utah-based Caldera, Inc. distributor's, we are excited about Bull's participation in Project Monterey," Pittson said. "Their ability to successfully port and run the 64-bit UNIX operating system Noun 1. UNIX operating system - trademark for a powerful operating system
UNIX, UNIX system
operating system, OS - (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services from Project Monterey on an 8-way Intel(R) Itanium processor-based server is indicative of their AIX knowledge and expertise."
"DTR has built its reputation for excellence in customer service by continually providing the most cost effective, state-of-the-art solutions for its customers unique objectives," said Stephane Daudier, VP of open systems solutions and partnerships for Bull's North American North American
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Bull's Escala family of AIX-based servers offers the industry's broadest performance range of binary code-compatible 64-bit multiprocessor servers. Escala systems deliver optimal price/performance, configuration flexibility and high availability. AIX 4.3 provides extensive web-based tools for simplified administration and includes the powerful Workload capabilities developed by Bull. Over 65,000 Escala systems are installed worldwide.
Bull is an international IT group that operates in more than 100 countries. In 1999, the company earned revenues of $4.3 billion with over 65% outside of France, its country of origin. Bull's strategy is focused on the Internet and electronic business in three key domains: solutions with consulting and systems integration; infrastructure including Internet-ready enterprise systems, smart cards and software for secure infrastructure management; and managed services for Intranets and e-commerce sites and marketplaces. For more information, visit Bull's Web site: www.bull.com and for the United States, www.us.bull.com.
DTR Business Systems, Inc. is a leading systems integrator and full service commercial distributor specializing in providing VARs (Value Added Resellers) with UNIX- and Windows-based multi-user solutions. Since its inception on April 22, 1983, DTR Business Systems has established itself as a driving force and technology leader, and in 1999 was named one of the top 100 distributors/systems integrators by VAR Business magazine. The company is headquartered near Los Angeles in Walnut, California. For more information, please call 1-800-598-5721 or visit the DTR website at www.dtrbus.com.
Escala is a registered trademark of Bull S.A. in the U.S. and other countries. Powerful Advantage is a trademark of Bull HN Information Systems. UNIX is a registered trademark of the Open Group.
PowerPC and AIX are registered trademarks of 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) and are being used under license. All trademarks, service marks and company names are the property of their respective owners.