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edocs Announces Support for IBM eServer pSeries 690 and AIX 5L

Friday, October 05, 2001

Press release from the issuing company

NATICK, Mass.--Oct. 4, 2001--edocs, Inc., the leading provider of online account management and e-billing, today announced support for the IBM eServer pSeries 690 running the AIX 5L operating system. edocs' eaDirect(TM) will be ported to run on IBM's AIX 5L operating platform. The combination of edocs' eaDirect with the new IBM system provides customers with a highly reliable and scalable infrastructure to support online account management and e-billing. The porting of edocs' eaSuite(TM) products to support pSeries and AIX 5L, represents a continued cooperation between IBM and edocs of the Global Strategic Alliance which was formally announced in August of this year. In addition to AIX 5L, edocs supports a series of IBM technologies including AIX 4.3. edocs' eaDirect(TM) is built upon J2EE technology, including support for Enterprise Java Beans(TM) (EJB(TM)) component architecture, Java Server Pages(TM) (JSP(TM)) technology and Java Servlet application programming interfaces (APIs). Supported EJB servers include BEA WebLogic and IBM's WebSphere. EJB support brings users of the eaSuite(TM) sophisticated application management tools, improved performance, scalability, and portability, and will also simplify the process of creating custom extensions to applicationsdeveloped using the eaSuite. "edocs' eaSuite(TM) is enterprise-class software being deployed by many of the world's largest companies. These companies look to IBM, pSeries servers, and edocs to supply them with an enterprise-strength application for online account management and e-billing. We are pleased to support AIX 5L and look forward to delivering its many benefits to our customers,'' said Jim Moran, Co-founder and Executive Vice President, edocs. "IBM regards edocs' eaDirect(TM) technology as a best of class application for supporting online account management and ebilling,'' said Val Rahami, Vice President Marketing Operations, IBM Web Servers unit. As an industry leading platform the IBM eserver p690 will enable edocs to meet the business - critical needs of our customers."




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