Triversity's Transactionware Enterprise Supports IBM Retail Environment for SuSE Linux.
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TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2004
Transactionware Enterprise and IBM's new Linux offering help to
reduce costs, simplify support for Linux-powered Point of Sale
Triversity Inc., the leader in customer-centric retail solutions that enhance the Customer Experience and improve operating efficiencies, today announced that Transactionware Enterprise is available for the new 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) Retail Environment for SuSE Linux A Linux distribution from the SuSE Linux division of Novell. Both consumer and enterprise versions are available, and the distribution includes several user interfaces. SuSE Linux comes with the Yet Another Setup Tool (YaST), which is used to install, configure and maintain the OS, as .
Triversity customers can now take advantage of the flexibility and scalability of Transactionware Enterprise for on-demand retailing at POS (1) See point of sale and packet over SONET.
(2) "Parent over shoulder." See digispeak.
POS - point of sale , wireless and other in-store devices, all powered by IBM's retail-tuned SuSE Linux operating system software. The combination of Transactionware Enterprise and the IBM Retail Environment for SuSE Linux can lower the total cost of ownership of next-generation POS solutions while providing predictable costs and a safe, stable support and upgrade path. Triversity will demonstrate Transactionware Enterprise running on the IBM Retail Environment for SuSE Linux at booth #1921 at the NRF Convention, Jan. 11 - 13 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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"I believe the new IBM Retail Environment for SuSE Linux gives retailers a new level of stability and assurance in deploying Linux solutions, thanks to IBM software enhancements, support and maintenance," said David Thomas, 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. of Triversity Inc. "This will help further the rapidly growing acceptance of Linux in retail, and Triversity is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Transactionware Enterprise on IBM's new Linux solution for retail."
Transactionware Enterprise is the most cost-effective, easily deployed J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) A platform from Sun for building distributed enterprise applications. J2EE services are performed in the middle tier between the user's machine and the enterprise's databases and legacy information systems. (Java 2 Enterprise Edition) solution available today for Point-of-Sale (POS) and Point-of-Interaction applications in the retail enterprise. Transactionware Enterprise is the first and only Java POS solution designed from the ground up to harness the power of J2EE. Its highly scalable, open architecture allows retailers to deploy solutions ranging from true thin-client to thick-client systems, on up to massively scalable enterprise server environments that handle billions of transactions per year.
The availability of Transactionware Enterprise on the IBM retail Linux solution continues the close integration of Triversity solutions with IBM software. The Triversity Enterprise Framework contained within Transactionware Enterprise integrates with IBM's J2EE infrastructure, including IBM WebSphere Application Server This article or section needs sources or references that appear in reliable, third-party publications. Alone, primary sources and sources affiliated with the subject of this article are not sufficient for an accurate encyclopedia article. 5.0, IBM WebSphere MQ, and IBM DB2 Universal Database. As a result, Transactionware Enterprise can leverage the IBM software stack for applications that span the retail enterprise -- from head office to store servers to the full range of customer touch points, including point-of-sale (POS) systems, kiosks, and the Internet.
About Triversity Inc.
Triversity is the fastest growing international provider of customer-centric retail solutions. Triversity's portfolio of solutions enables retailers to transform the Customer Experience throughout the retail enterprise while dramatically improving their operating efficiencies. Retailers around the world have built their businesses around Triversity's market-leading solutions for Point-of-Sale/Point-of-Interaction (POS/POI), Loss Prevention, Retail CRM (Customer Relationship Management) An integrated information system that is used to plan, schedule and control the presales and postsales activities in an organization. , Returns Management, Sales Audit, Inventory and Order Management and more. Triversity extends its offerings through partnerships with the industry's leading technology vendors, allowing the company to deliver complete sell-side solutions and services.
Triversity's retail solutions are installed in over 500 retailers in 32 countries, processing billions of transactions a year. Retailers using Triversity's technology solutions include the U.S. Army and Air Force Exchange Service The Army and Air Force Exchange Service (or AAFES) is an agency of the United States Department of Defense. Its mission is to provide quality merchandise and services of necessity and convenience to authorized customers at uniformly low prices, and to generate reasonable (AAFES AAFES Army & Air Force Exchange Service ), The Children's Place, Discovery Channel, Dollar General, Hallmark, Pep Boys, Rite Aid, Staples - Business Depot, The Shoe Company, The Sports Authority, The TJX Companies, Wawa and Williams-Sonoma. Triversity's world headquarters is located in Toronto, with U.S. headquarters in Philadelphia. Triversity Asia Pacific Ltd. is headquartered in Hong Kong. For more information, please visit www.triversity.com.