EXTOL Announces Support of IBM i 6.1

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EXTOL International, Inc., a leading provider of integration software applications for both internal and external collaboration, has announced support of IBM's i 6.1 operating system. EXTOL solutions enable companies to exchange and integrate transactions and documents, regardless of form or format, between their applications and those of their partners.

IBM's i 6.1 offers a wide range of features including new security, business resiliency, and virtualization capabilities, as well as upgraded storage and availability management, breakthrough Java performance, new support for POWER6 processors and BladeCenter, and a broad range of middleware and tools to help drive SOA transformation.

"As with its predecessor i5/OS, i 6.1 is a continuation of IBM operating system development designed to meet the expanding requirements of business and multi-enterprise collaboration," said Stephen E. Rosen, EXTOL vice president of marketing." The optimized JAVA support and performance improvements in i 6.1 enhance the value customers gain in deploying EXTOL Business Integrator, EXTOL Business Collaborator, and the EXTOL EDI Integrator in either the production environment, or as a dedicated B2B appliance."

EXTOL has configured its B2B and A2A integration software products to support i 6.1 to enable its customers to take advantage of the latest IBM technologies. EXTOL customers include technologically sophisticated companies in the manufacturing, wholesale distribution, transportation/logistics, retail, services and technology industries that improve their business processes through automated integration and collaboration.


EXTOL International, Inc. is a leading provider of B2B and internal integration application software for resource constrained companies who want to integrate demand-driven supply chains. EXTOL solutions are ready-to-use applications that target multiple B2B and internal challenges with a common integration platform that empowers existing IT teams to respond rapidly to new business opportunities and demands. EXTOL solutions are also available preconfigured to address specific electronic commerce applications including EDI, AS2, XML, data synchronization (1SYNC) and the integration and management capabilities required to take full advantage of supply chain functionality. Information is available at http://www.extol.com/.