SOURCE: ASG Software Solutions (Allen Systems Group)

July 10, 2007 10:11 ET

ASG Announces Powerful New Product for Enterprise Repository Management

ASG-MPR2700™ for Enterprise Metadata Management Includes Support for Oracle® 10g, UDB™ 8.1., IMS™ 9.1 and the Eclipse™ Development Environment

NAPLES, FL--(Marketwire - July 10, 2007) - ASG, an enterprise software provider to Global 5000 companies, continues to demonstrate its commitment to enhancing the investment that hundreds of clients have made in Enterprise Metadata Management with its latest release of new mainframe-centric enterprise repository technology for the ASG-Manager Products™ product family, ASG-MPR2700™, available immediately.

ASG-Manager Products for Enterprise Metadata Management controls information critical to running business from one single point. The ASG-Manager Products family provides out-of-the-box support for many metadata sources and predefined Repository Information Models (RIMs) at software development and production organizations. These products can be easily customized to fit a variety of business needs.

"ASG-Manager Products has become an integral part of business processes for many customers who use its powerful metadata management capabilities," according to ASG Senior Director of Product Management Ian Rowlands. "The updating of our database support (Oracle®, IMS™ and UDB™) in ASG-MPR2700 allows customers to manage their most critical data assets, providing information context to business-critical applications and knowledge workers. This new release also supports huge data items and Binary Large Objects (BLOBs), positioning ASG-Manager Products as part of a combined structured/unstructured information management environment."

Along with these important technological developments, the provision of the Eclipse™ plug-in provides support for the most modern application development environments being deployed by mainframe-centric enterprises, ensuring that application development and maintenance is highly productive and directly integrated with life cycle and data management activities.

About Metadata Management

ASG offers Metadata Management solutions that are recognized as the gold standard for providing a "single point of truth" concerning enterprise IT assets. ASG's enterprise-wide and application-specific repositories address the challenges of data governance, agile decision-making, business processes, and services development. The Metadata Management portfolio offers the ability to comprehensively gather and manage metadata from all enterprise information assets. ASG's solutions can also present role-based views to users across the organization and deliver the greatest return on information assets.

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Founded in 1986, ASG is a privately held global firm that provides a full range of enterprise software solutions in Metadata, Applications, Operations, Content, Performance, Identity, and Enterprise Management as well as the Business Service Platform, ASG's Business Service Management (BSM) solution. ASG is headquartered in Naples, Florida, USA, with more than 75 offices serving the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia/Pacific.

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