Halcyon Delivers Japanese Version of Management Tools
November 6, 2012 Alex Woodie
IBM i systems management tool vendor Halcyon Software last month announced that its software is now available in the Japanese language. The U.K. firm says its complete line of products are now available in Japan, the second largest IBM i market in the world, after the United States.
Halcyon says it did the development work of modifying its software to support double byte character sets (DBCS), while its Japanese partner SOLPAC, a Tokyo-based software and consulting firm that caters to the IBM midrange market, did the translation work.
SOLPAC will sell Halcyon products in Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam. “Halcyon has made a significant investment in developing a totally new DBCS-based systems management software solution to meet the needs of Japanese companies operating throughout the Asia Pacific region,” stated Halcyon managing director Lorraine Cousins in a press release.
Halcyon says its complete product lineup has been DBCS enabled. Its complete product lineup consists of: Advanced Job Scheduler, Audit Journal Manager, Authority Swapper, Disk Space Manager, Document Management System, HA-MX (MIMIX) Monitor, Message Communicator, Message Manager, Performance Analyzer, Record and Playback, Restricted Tasks Manager, Skyview Policy Minder, Skyview Risk Assessor, Snapshot TSC, and Spooled File Manager.
Halcyon and SOLPAC will be demonstrating the Japanese version of the management tools–which the vendors say are the first IBM i products to support simple network management protocol (SNMP) traps in Japan–tomorrow at the IBM Intermediate System User Conference (iSUC) 2012 in Sendai.