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Bus-Tech Speeds up Mainframe DB2 Access
Bus-Tech has announced the EnterpriseExpress Adapter for DB2 Access. The product is a PCI-compliant ESCON adapter using IBM's Multipath Channel+ (MPC+) protocol

mainframe hardware  Tech Speeds up Mainframe DB2 Access Event Summary Burlington, MA, December 10, 1999 - Bus-Tech, a leading supplier of data center connectivity solutions, announces the EnterpriseExpress Adapter for DB2 Access. The product is a PCI-compliant ESCON adapter using IBM's Multipath Channel+ (MPC+) protocol to provide the highest possible throughput between Windows NT applications and DB2 Universal Database for OS/390 using IBM's DB2 Connect. Glossary: SNA: Systems Network Architecture. IBM's mainframe

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Outsourcing, Applications Software

This RFP is focused on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of application software. The typical types of activities that these outsource providers perform include software development; software maintenance; software reengineering/rearchitecting; porting software to a new platform; defect correction and bug fixing; and software testing; etc. Application areas could include core applications, enterprise applications, web applications, integration between applications, mainframe applications, desktop applications, wireless applications, software packages, and games. 

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