Macola Software to Support Microsoft Windows 2000; Customers to Benefit from Enhanced Internet Capabilities.
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MARION, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2000
Macola, the company that delivers software that businesses never outgrow outgrow verb To change the relationship with a condition or structure by dint of ↑ age or size; while children outgrow clothing, and certain behaviors, they rarely outgrow diseases–eg, asthma , today announced support of Microsoft's Windows 2000 operating system operating system (OS)
Software that controls the operation of a computer, directs the input and output of data, keeps track of files, and controls the processing of computer programs. . Support of the system is effective with Macola's next product update, scheduled for later this month.
"Macola's e-business solution, the Progression Series, will support Windows 2000, thus delivering to our customers the ability to extend Progression's flexibility and power by taking complete advantage of the Internet with Windows 2000's built-in Web and applications service," said company President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. Bruce A. Hollinger. "This platform is especially attractive to our small to midsize customer organizations because it combines cost-effective performance with reliability and Internet standard An Internet standard is a specification for an innovative internetworking technology or methodology, which the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) ratified as an open standard after the innovation underwent peer review. security."
Macola customers will find the Windows 2000 system cost effective since the Internet Information Server See IIS.
(World-Wide Web) Internet Information Server - (IIS) Microsoft's web server and FTP server for Windows NT.
IIS is intended to meet the needs of a range of users: from workgroups and departments on a corporate intranet to ISPs hosting websites that receive , Terminal Services The Windows 2000 counterpart of Windows Terminal Server in Windows NT. See Windows Terminal Server. and Distributed InterNet Applications Architecture all are bundled together. Additionally, some customers will be able to use Terminal Services as their Wide Area Network solution, which will provide additional cost savings.
Macola's fully integrated e-Business solutions offers financial, distribution and manufacturing applications specifically developed for the small to midsize marketplace. Because Macola's Progression Series applications are Microsoft Windows See Windows.
(operating system) Microsoft Windows - Microsoft's proprietary window system and user interface software released in 1985 to run on top of MS-DOS. Widely criticised for being too slow (hence "Windoze", "Microsloth Windows") on the machines available then. 2000 compliant, customers are assured that when they purchase Macola and Microsoft Windows 2000 they have a solution that will provide them with superior integration between their Internet business-to-business initiatives and their e-Business back office backbone. Additional business benefits for customers include Microsoft Windows 2000's overall enhanced performance and simplified Management Console A terminal or workstation used to monitor and control a network. See Microsoft Management Console. .
Macola delivers Microsoft-based technologies to growth-oriented small and midsize companies. Enterprises worldwide operate their businesses using Macola software, relying on it to manage over $100 billion annually. Four new companies commit to Macola Software every day. Since 1990, Macola's corporate growth has continued to average over 30 percent a year. During the last two years, Macola experienced a dramatic expansion of more than 347 percent in international sales, which now represent approximately 15 percent of annual revenues.
Founded in 1971 and headquartered in Marion, Ohio Marion is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Marion CountyGR6. The city is located in northern Ohio, approximately 50 miles (80 km) north of Columbus.
The population was 35,318 at the 2000 census. , Macola is a privately owned global company with over 300 employees. Macola provides client/server manufacturing, distribution, and financial solutions in more than 100 countries including Mexico, South Africa, The United Kingdom, The United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, federation of sheikhdoms (2005 est. pop. 2,563,000), c.30,000 sq mi (77,700 sq km), SE Arabia, on the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. , and China through its Business Partner Network.
Macola is a Microsoft Solution Provider Partner, offering a product line that takes full advantage of the Microsoft Windows and BackOffice environments. Macola's signature product, Progression Series 7.5, is a client/server application designed to combine robust functionality with flexibility and scalability that businesses can leverage today and well into the future.
Macola Software's Progression Series is an award-winning product line. Macola was named by start magazine as one of the "Hottest Companies of 1999." Macola was also included in Manufacturing Systems' list of the "Top 100 Manufacturing Software Vendors" for 1999. Accounting Today magazine named Macola's Progression Series Distribution software as one of the "Top 100 Software Products in 1999." For more information, access www.macola.com.