ASNA proudly announces the availability of ASNA Wings™. Wings is ASNA’s latest System i application modernization product. Using IBM’s Rational Open Access RPG Edition, Wings lets you modernize green screen user interfaces while keeping all program logic and file IO on the System i. IBM’s Open Access RPG Edition provides a programming API that lets ILE programs read and write file output from and to specified “handlers.” ASNA Wings provides a display file handler to redirect display file output to modernized browser-based alternatives.
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I am very pleased to share this very good news with you: We completed the management buyout of ASNA from BluePhoenix in December. BluePhoenix is no longer associated with ASNA in any way. ASNA worldwide is looking forward to growing our product and services offerings and listening to what our customers want and expect for the future. A couple of years ago, Carlos Valero and I acquired the European ASNA operations from BluePhoenix, and created ASNA International. We grew the European business substantially and had lots of customer success. It was a natural move for us to acquire the ASNA US operations. We’re proud to say that the new ASNA now has more than 50 employees worldwide and is ready to help its customers worldwide achieve the application development success they need. ASNA’s European operation headquarters are in Barcelona, Spain. Research and development, sales, and support facilities remain in San Antonio, Texas. Carlos is the Chairman of ASNA and I am President of ASNA US.
The management of ASNA International (Barcelona, Spain) and ASNA Inc (San Antonio, Texas) announce completion of the acquisition of 100 percent ownership of both companies from BluePhoenix Solutions (NASDAX: BPHX – Tel Aviv, Israel). The acquisition promises to continue ASNA’s 28-year reputation for quality products and adds strength and capacity to ASNA’s services and customer support. The new company combines ASNA’s USA-based operations with ASNA International’s European-based sales and services. Headquarters offices will be located in Barcelona, Spain, for European operations, and in San Antonio, Texas for its research and development, sales and support facilities.
ASNA is proud to have recently held its 10thASNApalooza Developer Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Hosted at the Westin Riverwalk Hotel in downtown San Antonio, ASNApalooza was attended by developers from all over the US, Canada, and Honduras. This Palooza was the second of two for ASNA this year. This spring ASNA held the first-ever ASNApalooza in Barcelona, Spain for its European customers (who, in the past, have attended Palooza in the US). “Palooza was, once again, a huge success for us.” says ASNA’s Vice President of Technology, Eduardo Ross. “It was great to reconnect with the many customers and ISVs who attended.”
ASNA is proud to have recently brought its quality educational program to Cleveland, Tennessee. Developers from CPQ Professional Imaging, Howard Computing Services, and Wholesale Supply (all of Cleveland) attended. The class focused on using ASNA’s Visual RPG for ASP.NET Web development.
ASNA is proud to announce its 10th ASNApalooza developer conference in San Antonio, Texas. ASNApalooza 10 will be back this October 7th and 8that the beautiful Westin San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel. ASNApalooza features many technical sessions and social networking possibilities for attendees. Attendees will be up close and personal with several of ASNA’s finest technical minds. ASNApalooza features a keynote luncheon, many technical sessions, a cocktail reception, great door prizes, and a never-ending opportunity to connect.