View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
August 7, 1988


By CBR Staff Writer

Applix’ West German value-added reseller, the 20-year old Hoescht-owned and pretentiously named mbp Software and Systems GmbH in Dortmund, has managed to score big and secure contracts worth $250,000 this year and perhaps $850,000 overall from Ciba Geigy, the Swiss pharmaceutical maker, and Munich’s prestigous research consortium, the Fraunhofer Institute, for Applix’ office automation software, Alis. The Swiss will install Alis on 70 Sun Microsystems workstations, using an mbp-developed gateway to IBM DisOSS and SNA host systems, in its scientific computing centre and in its Project Stars, a data processing system used by biologists and chemists in the company’s agricultural research department. The Fraunhofer Institute will use Alis in a multi vendor environment across 200 workstations and minis from DEC, Hewlett, IBM and Germany’s own Unix specialist PCS, now owned by Mannesmann.

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.