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Five Minute Briefing - MultiValue
November 2009

A comprehensive monthly publication filled with news and insight serving the MultiValue database community.


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A modern architecture, system stability and strong behind-the-scenes support are key attributes to consider when evaluating new database technology. The Brasher's Auto Auction group is among the oldest auto auction companies in the country, serving major markets throughout the western U.S. Brasher's remarkets vehicles for auto dealers, manufacturers, rental car companies, banks, finance and leasing institutions, and offers a full range of services, including reconditioning, inspections, transportation and inventory financing, and operates auto auction facilities in Salt Lake City, Utah; Reno, Nev.; Sacramento, Calif.; Eugene, Or.; Portland, Or.; and Boise, Idaho.

Rocket Software, which recently acquired the UniData and UniVerse Servers and Tools assets from IBM, yesterday announced the availability of SystemBuilder Extensible Architecture (SB/XA) 6.0.1, designed to maximize its customers' investments in U2 technology. SB/XA is a Rapid Application Development (RAD) and deployment environment that delivers up-to-the-minute interface design and portable reporting capabilities. Existing SB+ applications can automatically convert without requiring changes to the underlying code.

jBASE International has introduced an enhancement to its jEDI Development Kit that improves the jQL performance for the entire jEDI suite. Recent benchmark results demonstrated performance levels very close to-and in some cases surpassing-native jBASE files.

Kore Technologies has formed a new partnership with Demand Management, Inc. (DMI) to resell its suite of industry leading demand planning products. Demand Solutions provides software for the full spectrum of supply chain management-including forecasting, sales and operations planning (S&OP), collaboration, inventory optimization and replenishment, advanced planning and scheduling, and retail planning.

InterSystems Corporation has announced reseller agreements with two new InterSystems application partners. Management Information Tools, Inc. (MITS) and LifePoint Informatics have partnered to help medical laboratories provide timely, accurate reporting services to healthcare providers.

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