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Micro Focus Changes 'the Face' of Terminal Emulation With Release of RUMBA
RUMBA+ Improves User Efficiency Across Mobile, Web and Windows Devices Through Risk-Free Green Screen Modernization
By: Marketwire .
Jan. 17, 2013 12:00 PM
ROCKVILLE, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 01/17/13 -- Organizations today face competitive and productivity challenges with so-called legacy mainframe applications. End-users of green screen mainframe applications, who are used to working within Windows and other graphically oriented environments, often become frustrated with the rigidity of their business applications. But to modernize this environment satisfactorily can be an expensive option, with a high dependency on specialized developer skills. To address this challenge, Micro Focus (LSE: MCRO.L), the leading provider of enterprise application modernization, testing, and management solutions, today launched RUMBA 9.0 and RUMBA+, which enable organizations to quickly modernize the end-user experience in isolation from the application code. This maximizes end-user productivity and satisfaction without the risks associated with heavy-duty modernization development projects.
Micro Focus RUBMA enhances the end-user experience of legacy applications by transposing their archaic green-screen presentation onto more familiar Windows, mobile and web environments. This allows organizations to improve end-user productivity, shorten business process learning cycles and cut through laborious data input/retrieval processes. Organizations will simply respond faster to market dynamics, their customers will realize the benefits of increased efficiency, and investments and knowledge present in the existing mainframe applications will have been preserved.
Commenting on the new release, Kevin Brearley, Senior Director of Product Management for Micro Focus, said: "RUMBA enables connectivity from Microsoft Windows, iPads or web browsers to virtually any host system with mission critical reliability. With wider reaching deployment capabilities, end-user productivity improvement is quickly delivered through a simple point and click interface. This enhanced experience can be delivered at a pace that suits, to the entire organization, individual departments or specific users. RUMBA is designed to modernize green screen applications with no risk to business continuity."
RUMBA in focus:
RUMBA is part of a family of enterprise application modernization technologies from Micro Focus, which help organizations transform the value of their core business systems.
About Micro Focus
Micro Focus, a member of the FTSE 250, provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their Enterprise applications. Micro Focus Enterprise Application Modernization, Testing and Management software enables customers' business applications to respond rapidly to market changes and embrace modern architectures with reduced cost and risk. For additional information please visit www.microfocus.com.
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