SOURCE: Attachmate


September 14, 2009 08:00 ET

Attachmate Reflection 2008, EXTRA! and INFOConnect Solutions Achieve Compatible With Microsoft Windows 7 Logo

Company Is the First Host Connectivity Vendor to Secure Compatible With Windows 7 Logo

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - September 14, 2009) - Attachmate Corporation today announced that Attachmate® Reflection® 2008 along with Attachmate EXTRA!® and INFOConnect® solutions have received the Compatible with Microsoft® Windows® 7 logo. This certification enables Attachmate to offer its customers a seamless, easy-to-manage IT environment, robust desktop security features and enhanced end-user productivity.

"Our ISV community is alive with innovation, and we're committed to helping our partners drive the next generation of software experiences," said Ross Brown, vice president of ISV and Solutions Partners for the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft. "Adding compatibility for the latest Microsoft operating systems helps ISVs to stay ahead of the competition and gives their customers access to cutting-edge technologies."

Attachmate is the first host connectivity vendor to secure the Compatible with Windows 7 logo and was also the first in its category to achieve Certified for Windows Vista® status. The company's solutions are supported on a variety of Microsoft platforms such as Windows Server 2008, XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 to offer customers maximum flexibility as they migrate at their own pace. In addition to multi-platform support, a variety of flexible deployment options and migration tools minimize the costs of migration and allow organizations to easily standardize on a host connectivity solution.

"Attachmate is fully committed to providing our customers with the most powerful and comprehensive Windows 7-ready technology available," said Eric Varness, vice president of marketing at Attachmate. "As organizations look to re-fresh their end-user platforms and keep business critical applications secure, they're evaluating host connectivity vendors that leverage Microsoft's unparalleled security, productivity and management capabilities. By offering support for a variety of Windows operating systems, we're helping these organizations maximize host assets no matter what combination of Windows platform they support."

In anticipation of the upcoming release of Windows 7, Attachmate has launched a Windows 7 resource Web page to assist customers with determining which Attachmate solutions to deploy on the Windows 7 platform. For more information please visit the Attachmate Information Center for Windows 7 at

About Attachmate

Attachmate delivers advanced software for terminal emulation, application integration, and secure communications. Our NetIQ business provides solutions for automating IT processes and managing the performance, security, and compliance of your distributed IT. With our technologies, more than 65,000 businesses worldwide are putting their IT assets to work in new and meaningful ways.

Attachmate has been helping businesses extend, manage, and secure their IT investments for more than 26 years. Headquartered in Seattle, Wash., Attachmate has offices and partners all over the globe. We are widely recognized for our innovative products, easy business transactions, and exceptional customer service. For more information please visit

Copyright 2009 Attachmate Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Attachmate, the Attachmate logo, Reflection, and EXTRA! are registered trademarks of Attachmate Corporation in the U.S. INFOConnect is a registered trademark of Unisys Corp. in the USA. Microsoft, Windows and Windows Vista are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corp. in the USA and other countries. All other products or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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