View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
November 8, 1995


By CBR Staff Writer

Sequent Computer Systems Inc, Beaverton, Oregon has decided to go to war on all Compagnie des Machines Bull SA’s proprietary mainframe and minicomputer bases, and to that end has acquired Open Tool International BV, a Dutch software company described as the sole commercial provider of a complete set of mainframe- or mini-to-Unix migration tools for DPS 4000, DPS 6000, DPS 7000 and DPS 8000 and 9000, including an interface from the IDS2 database management system to Oracle and Informix relational databases. The company reckons that plundering the Bull base could be worth as much as $100m in Europe alone. Terms of the acquisition agreement and financial details of Open Tool have not been disclosed.

Content from our partners
Green for go: Transforming trade in the UK
Manufacturers are switching to personalised customer experience amid fierce competition
How many ends in end-to-end service orchestration?

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.