REDMOND, Wash. – September 25, 2006

New Release of CONNX SQL Engine, Version 10.5, Now Supports the IMS Module and Unlocks Enterprise Data on the z/Linux Platform

CONNX Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of simplified data access management and integration software solutions, announces the release of CONNX 10.5, which is available today for demonstration and evaluation. This release features a CONNX adapter for the IMS database and support for the CONNX client running in z/Linux environment.

The CONNX IMS adapter supports the following features:

“The IMS adapter for CONNX allows us to address the needs of larger enterprise customers with a vendor independent data access solution. Existing customers have asked for IMS connectivity”, said Pat Malone, VP Sales and Marketing, “and the ability to easily combine mainframe transaction information with relational or other enterprise data sources, without enormous reprogramming, or new database costs. This latest edition to the CONNX suite of enterprise database adapters gives senior management, a business analyst, or the line of business application developer, a powerful toolkit to integrate data from multiple sources for a comprehensive view of their business in real time.”

This new CONNX IMS adapter will allow users to:

This release also includes:

“We have had a high demand for our technology on the z/Linux platform, and I’m pleased that now we can deliver that solution. Our IMS technology is unique in the industry, because the installation and metadata collection is completely GUI based, enabling customers to get up and running in less than 1 hour.” said Larry McGhaw, the CTO at CONNX Solutions.

About CONNX Solutions
CONNX Solutions is a leading provider of data access software that allows users to directly access and manage vital enterprise information from more than 40 data sources including Adabas, RMS, Rdb, DBMS, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, Informix, C-ISAM, D-ISAM, Micro Focus, VSAM, IMS and DataFlex/Powerflex databases. Used for legacy modernization projects and service enabling enterprise data for SOA projects, CONNX is the choice for system integration professionals and enterprise data architects, to save time and money.

CONNX and the companion products DataSynch and InfoNaut are in use by more than 3000 organizations worldwide. For Simplified Data Access, visit

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