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MB Foster Releases Version 7.08 of UDACentral

Monday, February 6, 2012

MB Foster is announcing the immediate availability of EnterpriseDB (PostgresPlus) database connections for UDACentral. UDACentral Workbench and Server is a powerful data migration solution for multi-platform, multi-database environments consisting of ORACLE, Microsoft SQL Server, DB-2, MYSQL, INGRES, SYBASE, CACHE, Eloquence, TurboImage, Progress, PostgreSQL and now EnterpriseDB. MB Foster has expanded the potential use of UDACentral ...

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Legacy System Decommissioning – Success Story

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Chesterville, Ontario The Health Plan of San Mateo (HPSM) is a local non-profit health care plan that offers health coverage and a provider network to San Mateo County’s under served – indigent – population and servicing approximately 100,000 San Mateo County residents. The HPSM established a long term partnership with MB Foster and for its ...

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MB Foster Provides HP 3000 Application Support

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Chesterville, Ontario MB Foster is announcing the immediate availability of application support services for customers with HP 3000 applications. With over one hundred years of on staff HP 3000, COBOL, COGNOS, and Speedware experience, MB Foster has the people that provide a team based approach to solving business and application challenges. “We have been providing ...

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MB Foster Releases 64-bit ODBC driver for HP3000

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Chesterville, Ontario MB Foster is announcing the immediate availability of a 64-bit client for UDALink. As one of the leading ODBC and JDBC solutions for multi-platform delivery of information, this enhancement expands the potential uses for UDALink. “For a long time, we saw no customer interest in a 64-bit version of UDALink” reports Birket Foster, ...

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MB Foster Charter Member of HP Platinum Migration Program for HP3000 Migration Solutions (2002-2015)

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Chesterville, Ontario MB Foster Associates Limited a provider ODBC and JDBC data access and delivery solutions to the HP3000 market for over 38 years was named a charter member of Hewlett-Packard Company’s HP3000 Platinum Migration Program from 2002 to 2015. The program was developed to provide complete centralized and cost-effective solutions for customers who planned ...

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Setting Hooks for Migration via Replacement

Friday, March 7, 2008

In a continuation of our Q&A interview with MB Foster’s chairman Birket Foster, we asked what issues a replacement migration sparks for 3000 sites. His firm is one of two HP Platinum Migration partners still active out of an initial four (Speedware is the other). After six years of delivering advice on the migration, he ...

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Surround Code Migration Partner for JDA Direct Commerce (Ecometry) sites

Monday, November 21, 2005

CHESTERVILLE, ONTARIO JDA Software Group (formally Escalate Retail) Ecometry selected MB Foster as their surround code migration partner to help their HP3000 customers migrate surround code and/or applications that sit outside of their HP3000 JDA Direct Commerce Ecometry application. Many JDA Direct Commerce Ecometry sites have Suprtool code, web interfaces, COBOL code and accounting applications that enhance their ...

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MB Foster ‘one-stop shopping’ migration options with Eloquence

Wednesday, June 1, 2005

MB Foster Associates provides software distribution, support, training and consulting services of Marxmeier Eloquence software for the North American Market. “This fits well with our distribution and support experience, said Birket Foster – CEO of MB Foster. As a distributor we can provide a unique value proposition with full service and software support including migration ...

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MBF-UDALink adds .NET support

Friday, November 1, 2002

MB Foster’s MBF-UDALink, ODBC (32 & 64-bit)and JDBC data connection suite, has added enhancements that provide corporate customers with support for Microsoft’s .NET standards to extend the reach of host-based applications. “Our latest release makes customers’ data .NET-ready,” said founder Birket Foster. “These Microsoft standards are essential for up-to-date connectivity to data and interoperability of ...

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MBF-UDALink expands Java standards support

Monday, August 12, 2002

MB Foster’s UDALink data access solution has added support for the industry’s J2EE standards in its latest release, providing a broader set of options for delivering HP host data to desktops. “Our J2EE support gives you more flexibility on where you can host your business logic,” said MB Foster’s founder Birket Foster. “Now you can ...

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