Ericom® Software Releases e-Business Suite with Transaction
Hackensack, NJ March 2001...Ericom® Software, Inc. a leading
developer of enterprise connectivity solutions, announces the introduction of PowerTerm®
Host Publisher 2.3 part of Ericom's E-Business Suite. PowerTerm Host Publisher 2.3 now offers
full Transactions Processing Capability.
The new version of PowerTerm Host Publisher includes an Applications Wizard. The Applications
Wizard simplifies the encapsulation of complex transactions into reusable objects so they can
be used in Web and wireless environments. Now organizations can reuse existing transactions and
procedures running on legacy systems. The Application Wizard allows for easy Web, wireless and
system to system Enterprise Application Integration.
PowerTerm Host Publisher speeds and simplifies Web and Wireless enabling of legacy systems
into B2B (business-to-business) and B2C (business-to-consumer) e-Business applications, by using
and extending the life of existing host resources.
Web (B2C) - Online insurance quotes are simplified by using existing transactions and procedures
such as a fill in the blanks quote form. Once the form is completed and transmitted, a quote is
returned online. The quote for insurance is based on the inputs submitted on the quote form.
Wireless (B2C) - Using a financial institution's procedures and transactions, online transfer
of funds to buy stocks can be made using a PDA or other wireless device.
After the transfer of funds process is completed, stocks can be quoted and purchased. A completed
transaction would include transmission of the stock symbol, price and number of shares purchased.
Web (B2B) - In a manufacturer to distributor application, a distributor can place a purchase
order (PO) on the manufacturer's web site, which updates their legacy system with this request.
Using the existing system, it will respond with price, availability, delivery and shipping information.
System to System (B2B) - An air cargo portal can shop for the best shipping rates and times
for their clients, by using their internal system. The air cargo portal can automate the process
of checking rates and times with hundreds of airlines at the same time by using existing airline
By using PowerTerm Host Publisher, organizations can benefit from having a Web and Wireless
presence while preserving the stability and reliability of their existing computing systems.
PowerTerm Host Publisher provides host publishing for IBM Mainframes and AS/400, UNIX, HP/3000,
Tandem, OpenVMS, Data General, SCO, and LINUX platforms.
Large legacy systems can now be enabled for WAP, XML and HTML for Wireless and Web, B2B and
B2C applications, using the quick automation process of PowerTerm Host Publisher.
PowerTerm® Host Publisher is part of Ericom Software's e-Business Suite of products, which
includes PowerTerm® WebConnect, for Web and Wireless connection to a wide range of legacy