Kronos Inc.announced the release of Kronos iSeries Central, its frontline labor management solution for the IBM eServer iSeries (formerly AS/400). Kronos' iSeries Central Suite is designed for businesses that want access to the vast benefits associated with a complete frontline labor management solution. With the release of Version 4.0, Kronos has introduced Bytware embedded workflow technology into its suite. Kronos iSeries Central Version 4.0 also includes more than 25 other enhancements.
Quadrant Software of Taunton Mass. announced the immediate availability of FastFax/Enterprise Version 4.2. FastFax/Enterprise transmits, receives and centrally manages faxes to and from the iSeries and AS/400 as well as Windows 2000/NT and Novell NetWare platforms. The solution interfaces to Microsoft Exchange/Outlook, Lotus Domino/Notes and Novell GroupWise for managing faxes from email clients.
InfoImage, Inc. of Phoenix, Arizona announced that it has signed Electran Corp., to provide integration services to connect to back office applications running in mainframe, AS/400, UNIX and Windows 2000 environments. InfoImage Freedom, is a Microsoft-based application which consolidates relevant information from disparate data sources - including corporate databases, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, e-mail, calendaring, and the Web - into a unified desktop view and, by enabling collaboration among key work partners across an enterprise and at external sites.
InstallShield Software unveiled InstallShield Express - Multi-Platform Edition, InstallShield Professional - Multi-Platform Edition, and InstallShield Enterprise - Multi-Platform Edition. The product suite provides a development and distribution environment for programmers building applications to run on multiple platforms. InstallShield products generate applications that run on AS/400s, Windows 9x/NT/2000 servers, RS/6000s, and Linux and Unix machines. Workbench features include support for the Java Virtual Machine, file archiving based on Extensible Markup Language (XML), Common Information Model support, conditional logic functions, browser-based installation, dynamic file refresh, and default project templates.Edward Hurley, assistant news editor