RED OAK SOFTWARE ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF LEGACY MOBILE FOR iPAD v1.0
ENTERPRISE-CLASS CONNECTIVITY APPLICATION FOR BUSINESS IS RELEASED
MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ, May 17, 2012
– Red Oak
Software, Inc.,the leader in legacy Application Integration solutions, announced today that
it has released version 1.0 of Legacy Mobile for iPad to general availability. Legacy Mobile
is an enterprise-level solution that enables intelligent legacy connectivity from any Apple iPad. It
is a new industrial strength application that extends the capabilities of the leading tablet for business.
Legacy Mobile provides access to any legacy IBM mainframe application that supports a 3270 or 5250
user interface and is a fully-featured emulation solution for the iPad. It enables access to any online
application available via TN3270 or TN5250. The product comes in two versions, each supporting its
respective terminal type.
How is Legacy Mobile different from other terminal emulators?
Unlike most 3270 and 5250 terminal emulators, Legacy Mobile is written entirely in Objective-C,
which means that it can be run anywhere that iOS can be installed. Legacy Mobile is also intelligent.
It understands 3270 and 5250 data flows inherently, so there is no wasted performance through continuous
checking for replies from the server. By fully understanding server communication, Legacy Mobile knows
what data to expect.
Legacy Mobile also understands the data itself. It is able to identify what makes up the contents of a
3270 or 5250 screen. It can recognize start and end of fields and what data type they contain. This allows your
iPad application to query and make decisions based on the contents of an actual z-Series or i-Series application
screen in the most efficient manner possible. Legacy Mobile can also handle multiple 3270 and 5250 sessions
in your completed iPad application.
Release 2.0 of Legacy Mobile, to be available in Q3 2012, will support user macros and extend the
functionality of this initial version to support custom end user interfaces.
Future plans are to release Legacy Mobile SDK, which will enable tablet application developers to
easily add legacy programmatic integration to their iPad application offerings, and to release a version
which will support other mobile device OS’s such as Android by year end.
Pricing and Availability
Legacy Mobile for iPad is available today from the Apple Store at a single user price of $25.99. This
one-time fee includes two years of full maintenance, complete technical support and version upgrades at no
additional charge. Legacy Mobile is also available under the Apple Volume Purchase Program and can be
incorporated into a Custom B2B application. Discounts are available for educational users. All components
of version 1.0 are available immediately.
Legacy Mobile for iPad is also available now as an OEM product for those application developers and
companies wishing to include legacy 3270 and 5250 connectivity as a part of their iPad mobile application
About Red Oak Software, Inc.
Since 1999 Red Oak has specialized in creating leading edge Transaction Integration
solutions for production legacy and web application systems. Each of Red Oak's
enterprise-level products includes an SDK or Workbench and a Runtime Server that enables all
legacy and web systems to be integrated seamlessly with any application server or major enterprise
application system. These products also provide customers with fast, efficient programmatic
connectivity to all major middleware systems.
Red Oak designs, develops and supports this portfolio of server-based integration solutions
under the umbrella of their Application Integration Framework. Their current AIF™ products
Leading industry analysts refer to this high value application integration market segment as
Programmatic Integration. These highly scalable, efficient and non-invasive solutions can
be integrated with a myriad of other enterprise application systems.
Red Oak is a privately-held corporation, financed through venture
capital from Opticality Ventures of New York. The company is
headquartered in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey with corporate offices in
Rochester, New York.. Additional information is available at: Red Oak Software, Inc.,
115 Route 46, Suite F1000, Mountain Lakes, New Jersey 07046; Phone: 973-316-6064;
email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or at the Web
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