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Xbridge

Software that provides client access to OS/390 mainframes from Xbridge Systems, Inc., Mountain View, CA (www.xbridgesystems.com). Xbridge Professional runs in the mainframe and provides a TCP/IP link to a counterpart piece in a Windows NT/2000 server. It allows client access through the server to VSAM, DB2 and ISAM databases in the mainframe at the field level. Xbridge Systems was co-founded in 1994 by Gene Amdahl as Commercial Data Servers, a manufacturer of IBM-compatible mainframes. See CDS.
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The Xbridge product provides the mechanism for expressing the metadata associated with the VSAM, QSAM and IMS DB data in a manner similar to that provided by traditional RDMS environments (DB2 and SQL Server).
Xbridge Host Data Connect enables Windows(r), Web and mobile applications to quickly and securely access virtually all OS/390(r) and z/OS(tm) mainframe data including Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM), Queued Sequential Access Method (QSAM), DataBase 2 (DB2) and IMS DB, and to see the data in the format of the requesting application (e.
Brad Liebmann, managing director of Xbridge said: "There is widespread feeling among small businesses that they are a forgotten constituency for the Government.
Many of those that Xbridge polled complained that banks gave them a poor service.
We are very excited to be partnering with Xbridge on this initiative.
Also, 40 per cent of the region's small firms believe such problems will never affect them and have no contingency plans, according to a survey by business finance firm Xbridge.
We are committed to improving data access among different platforms," explained Ron Hankison, president and CEO of Xbridge System.
com)-- Success Group International (SGI) announced today that XBridge Systems has joined the Success Group Global Technology Coalition.
Many of those polled by small business finance firm Xbridge also complained that banks gave them a poor service.