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Hemel Hempstead, Herts, United Kingdom, 2007/01/24 - BlueFinity International Limited today announced an agreement with IBM that will allow IBM to market and sell BlueFinity’s flagship product, mv.NET - IBM.com.
Under the agreement, IBM will develop, market and sell an IBM version of mv.NET through its sales force, as well as offer the product through its widely established network of VARs and OEM partners. The agreement enables IBM to receive mv.NET source code for integration with its UniData and UniVerse (U2) data server environments, develop an IBM version of the product, and fully support its customer base.
“Customers will immediately benefit from our ability to leverage mv.NET technology to deliver a tool that will facilitate development of .NET-based solutions for the U2 data servers,” said Susie Siegesmund, Director of U2 Data Services for IBM. “This will open up opportunities for existing U2 customers to create .NET-based interfaces to their extended-relational data servers and help facilitate development of new innovative business applications.”
mv.NET is a comprehensive solution for accessing MultiValue databases from within Microsoft's .NET environment. It enables software designers to combine the power and flexibility of proven MultiValue technology with the feature rich .NET environment.
IBM UniVerse is an extended relational data server designed for embedding in a variety of solutions. UniVerse offers configurable internationalization capabilities, high-end security and encryption features, standards-based interfaces with Web services support, and high-availability options used as part of a variety of top-shelf solutions. UniVerse is a mainstay in a variety of industry solutions such as automotive, banking, ERP, and insurance.
IBM UniData is a nested relational data server designed for embedding in a variety of solutions. UniData excels in data server interoperability, offers robust high-availability, with proven stability, scalability and performance. UniData is the foundation for many best-of-breed solutions in such industries as higher education, finance, and emergency services. UniData offers low total cost of ownership by remaining easy to administer and maintain.
"The mv.NET products from BlueFinity are currently attracting considerable attention as they are introduced to markets around the world. This partnership will help accelerate the introduction of mv.NET, particularly into IBM’s established customer base and distribution channels," said Pete Loveless, General Manager of BlueFinity. "The synergy between our respective product lines and target markets makes this relationship a natural fit.”
About BlueFinity International
BlueFinity International (bluefinity.com) part of the Mpower1 group of companies, supplies leading-edge software development tools and consultancy services to the MultiValue database and Microsoft developer communities. Founded in 2002, BlueFinity has created a series of products. Its flagship product - mv.NET – is a comprehensive solution for developers wishing to access MultiValue databases from within Microsoft's .NET environment.
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