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Acucorp announces support for 64-bit Linux on IBM's eServer zSeries.

Acucorp, Inc., an international provider of legacy application extension solutions, has announced the availability of the ACUCOBOLGT development system for 64-bit SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 on IBM eServer zSeries servers. This support will enable customers, which include Fortune-class corporations, independent software vendors (ISVs) and government agencies, to leverage COBOL assets in a state-of-the-art enterprise Linux environment.

Acucorp's support for 64-bit SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 on IBM eServer zSeries further enhances its market-leading offering as the enterprise COBOL of choice on Linux. Acucorp is the first and only company to port its enterprise COBOL solution to all IBM eServers running Linux, including 32- and 64-bit Linux on POWER as well as 31- and 64-bit Linux on zSeries.

"The marriage of 64-bit SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 and IBM's 64-bit zSeries platform combines the traditional strengths of the latest IBM mainframe servers with the flexibility and open standards of SuSE Linux," explains Cameron Jenkins, Acucorp's Vice President of Strategic Partnerships. "The availability of our 64-bit extend solutions in this environment means that customers can immediately deploy their proven, cost-effective legacy systems and data while enjoying the higher scalability, stability and reliability offered by the mainframe environment."

Featuring unparalleled portability to more than 600 different platforms including virtually all distributions of Linux, Acucorp's extend product suite offers innovative technologies to support COBOL interoperability with J2EE, .NET and XML as well as many other computing languages and application servers via Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Web services. In addition, extend offers COBOL-based: Web and mobile deployment, graphical user interface (GUI) development, thin client architecture, distributed computing and patented technology for transparent relational database management system (RDBMS) access, including access to IBM DB2 and Oracle.
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Date:Aug 2, 2004
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