ASNA Spanish business partners Galilea TI and Grupo CSM sponsored an IBM i application modernization breakfast meeting, entitled “Modernizacion De Aplicaciones Para Iseries,” for IBM i decision-makers on Tuesday, November 15th. ASNA attended and presented at this meeting.
This is a press release about ASNA's customer Vitec Nice using ASNA Monarch to migrate its large IBM i RPG app to .NET. Vitec Nice specializes in insurance software used throughout Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. This application has about 2.5m lines of code and includes about 2500 programs. Vitec Nice has been successfully selling this green-screen app for years. However, the character-based green-screen was rapidly becoming an impediment to acquiring new customers.
ASNA has acquired a new distributor in the third largest city in Spain, Valencia. [Grupo CSM](http://grupocsm.com) will represent ASNA in Valencia and the surrounding region. Grupo CSM, one of the biggest IT companies in Valencia, offers global business computer services, consultancy, application development, technical support, and tailored business software solutions. It specializes in both the IBM i and Microsoft Windows platforms The Grupo CSM partnership brings ASNA's total number of worldwide partners to 33.
ASNA has acquired two more international distributors, one in Morocco and one in Mexico. This brings ASNA's total number of worldwide partners to 32. The Moroccan and Mexican distributors broaden the regions in which ASNA can provide direct sales and support for modernizing IBM i RPG assets.
Caprabo, a large Spanish supermarket with a network of more than 320 stores, is using ASNA Mobile RPG to create mobile IBM i applications. These applications are created with ILE RPG, work with smartphones and tablets, and provide performant and secure IBM i connectivity.
Barcelona, and San Antonio, Thursday, February 26th—Jordi Marin has joined ASNA as its Chief Operations Officer. His responsibilities include helming and refining of ASNA's international expansion strategy, managing its worldwide distributor and reseller channels, and guiding its international development team.