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June 30, 1987


By CBR Staff Writer

Systems Resources Ltd is to launch a set of development tools for the IBM mainframe environment later this year. The products, which the company describes as an updated version of UFO – the package which On-Line Software International bought from Martin Marietta last year – will be targetted at systems programmers as well as end-users and are designed to facilitate interrogation of VSAM, DL/1 and DB2 files. They will also have report-writing capabilities. No decision has yet been taken whether to sell the tools separately or only as a whole, but they look certain to boost Systems Resources’ UKP6m annual turnover when they go on sale early next year. At present, the company derives 75% of its revenue from project services and contract management with the remaining 25% coming mainly from bought-in US-designed software packages. Originally, these packages included UFO, but now Landmark Systems Inc’s The Monitor, a CICS performance monitoring system that competes with Candle Corp’s Omegamon, and a raft of CICS-based products from H & W Computer Systems Inc – SYSD, a program development system similar to IBM’s Systems Productivity Facility; SYSM, a electronic mail package; CPMS, an on-line job management and print spooler; and CTOP, a transmission optimiser. Systems Resources, which has its headquarters in Coventry, expects to open a London office later this year.

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