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EXTRA! FOR MACINTOSH 1.3 FROM ATTACHMATE PROVIDES FILE TRANSFER, API ENHANCEMENTS; ATTACHMATE SHIPS 3270 LAN WORKSTATION FOR MACINTOSH

 SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Attachmate announced today the latest version of EXTRA!(R) for Macintosh(R) workstation-to-host connectivity software provides new file transfer support features and an enhanced Apple 3270 application programming interface (API).
 Now available, EXTRA! for Macintosh 1.3 provides additional power and flexibility with extended support for CICS file transfer capability. Users can take advantage of the CICS temporary storage queue on the host, and the IND$FILE file transfer options such as DCDF, NLS, FOR, FROM, 'Y and BLANK.
 New CICS options, available through the standard Macintosh user interface, also include Replace and Stop If Host File Exists, Delete or Keep Host File, Make Host File Private or Public.
 Version 1.3 also offers additional file transfer support for users of OV/MVS/(PS/CICS). With the enhanced OV/MVS MacBinary File Transfer Support (Import/Export) feature, users can transfer Macintosh documents containing a data and resource fork or Macintosh applications.
 "EXTRA! for Macintosh's high-performance connectivity features are now better than ever," said Jeff Zuber, director of product management -- Macintosh clients. "We've added the power and flexibility our customers wanted to give them more options."
 Developr?s of custom graphical front-ends to their legacy host applications can take advantage of a new flexible implementation of Apple's 3270 API. EXTRA!'s support of this Apple standard API provides for a wide range of options when choosing compatible middleware front-end tools.
 NetWare(R) 3270 LAN Workstation for Macintosh by Attachmate(R)
 Available
 The first version of NetWare 3270 LAN Workstation for Macintosh by Attachmate is now shipping. Version 1.12 of NetWare 3270 LAN Workstation is fully supported and maintained by Attachmate. Attachmate added improvements and enhanced System 7 compatibility to Novell's earlier version.
 NetWare 3270 LAN Workstation for Macintosh by Attachmate provides IBM host connectivity via Novell's NetWare for SAA. The full integration of NetWare 3270 as a Macintosh application offers the user friendly Macintosh interface to simplify host access. Up to 26 host sessions may be configured with customizable session colors and automatic font sizing.
 Additionally, the file transfer menu option simplifies moving files and data to and from the host using IBM's IND$FILE host file transfer program in TSO and CMS environments.
 The single user workstation version is $195; a server version is $4,995.
 Earlier this year Attachmate and Novell announced an enterprise connectivity partnership that includes a joint development, marketing and licensing agreement to make it easy for their customers to build enterprise-wide connectivity networks. Under the agreement, Attachmate licensed Novell NetWare 3270 desktop software. This version is Attachmate's first offering of a Novell product, as well as its entry into marketing through Novell's Premier Reseller Channel.
 About Attachmate
 Attachmate is the industry's leading supplier of desktop-to-host connectivity products, achieving over $120 million in revenue for 1992. Its flagship product line, EXTRA!, provides 3270 terminal emulation and advanced programming interfaces for client-host applications. The company is continuing to expand its line of connectivity solutions, all of which are designed to meet the specific needs of very large enterprises. The company is privately held. Attachmate Corp., 3617 131st Ave. S.E., Bellevue, WA 98006, phone: 206-644-4010.
 NOTE: All prices and terms for United States only. Attachmate and EXTRA! are registered trademarks of Attachmate Corp. NetWare and Novell are registered trademarks of Novell Inc. Macintosh is a registered trademark of Apple Computer Inc.
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 /NOTE TO EDITORS: Screen shots of Attachmate's EXTRA! for Macintosh 1.3 are available. Call Dennis Sullivan at 206-649-6551./
 /CONTACT: Dennis Sullivan, director, Public Relations, of Attachmate, 206-649-6551/


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