Eicon Supports Windows 2000 With Its Aviva Family of Host Access Solutions.Business and High Technology Editors
Windows 2000 Expo
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 17, 2000
Windows 2000 Conference &Expo (Booth No. 332)--
Support for Windows 2000 Positions Aviva as Major Player in the
`Business Internet' Arena, with its Proven, Secure
Host Access Connectivity Solutions
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EIC Enterprise Interaction Center (Interactive Intelligence) ), a global leader in remote access solutions, today announced that users of Microsoft Corporation (company) Microsoft Corporation - The biggest supplier of operating systems and other software for IBM PC compatibles. Software products include MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Windows NT, Microsoft Access, LAN Manager, MS Client, SQL Server, Open Data Base Connectivity (ODBC), MS Mail, (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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MSFT Macalester Students for Fair Trade ) Windows(R) 2000 Professional or Windows 2000 Server platforms can immediately take advantage of the benefits of Eicon's Aviva family of host access products. Ranging from terminal emulation desktop products to browser-based host publishing tools, Eicon's Aviva family helps corporations find new ways to exploit the power of their host-based information and automate their business logic with unparalleled flexibility, scalability and stability.
&uot;The Aviva family line of host access products maximizes the Windows 2000 platform to satisfy the business Internet imperative. Our customers can upgrade their desktops in total confidence, knowing that there are no compatibility issues,&uot; said Ken Gingrich, Eicon's Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing. &uot;With the business Internet upon us, Eicon maintains its commitment to supporting technology leaders such as Microsoft, providing our customers with a reliable and secure platform on which to grow their e-business and e-commerce initiatives.&uot;
Earlier this month, Eicon released the latest version of its Aviva Web-to-Host Server 8.20 e-commerce/host publishing tool that Web-enables existing IBM mainframe and AS/400 applications so that information can be extended via the Internet or intranet, to a growing user base. Aviva Web-to-Host Server is `Windows 2000 Ready,' and is tightly integrated with Microsoft Internet Information Server See IIS.
Microsoft Internet Information Server - Internet Information Server (IIS (Internet Information Services) Microsoft's Web server. IIS runs under the server versions of Windows, adding HTTP server capability to the Windows operating system. ) and Active Server Pages (World-Wide Web, programming) Active Server Pages - (ASP) A scripting environment for Microsoft Internet Information Server in which you can combine HTML, scripts and reusable ActiveX server components to create dynamic web pages.
IIS 4. (ASP) technology to provide powerful tools to create e-commerce applications. Aviva Web-to-Host Server, in combination with Windows 2000, offers corporations a proven, risk-free way to exploit the booming world of the business Internet.
&uot;E-business, e-commerce and the Internet have opened up a new paradigm New Paradigm
In the investing world, a totally new way of doing things that has a huge effect on business.
The word "paradigm" is defined as a pattern or model, and it has been used in science to refer to a theoretical framework. for business and personal communications. With the growth of portals and the need to integrate business applications from multiple, dispersed host systems, the Aviva family provides our customers with the solutions they require to bring their host-based information to the Web,&uot; said Maks Wulkan, Executive Vice President, Eicon Technology. &uot;Aviva customers know they are profiting from an exceptional host connectivity engine that provides them with the technological and financial gains they not only require, but demand.&uot;
The Aviva family will be showcased in Eicon's booth (No. 332) at the Windows 2000 Conference &Expo in San Francisco, February 15-17, 2000.
For more information on Eicon's `Windows 2000 Ready' Aviva family, please visit the Web page at http://www.eicon.com/aviva/.
The Aviva Family
The Aviva Family - Next Generation Host Access offers the most comprehensive range of PC-to-host connectivity products for delivering host applications to your desktop or Web browser The program that serves as your front end to the Web on the Internet. In order to view a site, you type its address (URL) into the browser's Location field; for example, www.computerlanguage.com, and the home page of that site is downloaded to you. via SNA (Systems Network Architecture) IBM's mainframe network standards introduced in 1974. Originally a centralized architecture with a host computer controlling many terminals, enhancements, such as APPN and APPC (LU 6. or TCP/IP TCP/IP
in full Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
Standard Internet communications protocols that allow digital computers to communicate over long distances. centric networks. The Aviva family, which consists of Aviva Web-to-Host Server, Aviva for Java, Aviva for Desktops, Aviva for Terminal Servers and Aviva HostPrint Server offers a choice of flexible, Inter/intranet thin-client, browser-based and traditional desktop solutions for secure host access for any connectivity model. Eicon's Aviva family features Aviva HotConnect(TM), a patent-pending &uot;configure once - detect automatically&uot; technology that provides secure, automatic migration from SNA-to-TCP/IP networks, and ensures failsafe connectivity. Eicon's Aviva Developer Assist Program provides corporations with the necessary technical support to build custom Web-to-Host and PC-to-Host applications, as well as develop dynamic Web-enabled host applications, facilitating the transition toward e-business and e-commerce. Eicon Technology Corporation Eicon Technology Corporation is a worldwide provider of remote access products for personal computers. The Company develops, markets and supports hardware and software products for connecting network servers and desktop and notebook PCs to corporate networks, host computers and the Internet. Its products are sold in more than 80 countries through a network of certified channel partners and Original Equipment Manufacturers. Eicon Technology shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE)
Canada's largest stock exchange, trading approximately 1,200 company stocks and 33 options. under the symbol &uot;EIC.&uot; Information about Eicon and its products is available at http://www.eicon.com.
Eicon and Aviva are registered trademarks of Eicon Technology Corporation. Aviva HotConnect is a trademark of Eicon Technology Corporation. Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their owners.
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