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Surround Releases Accelerator for Visual LANSA, New Version 7.5

Release packs Feature & Performance advances, supports LANSA V11 SP5, Themes

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – October 21, 2008 – Continuing a blistering release pace that fuels further Developer productivity, Surround Technologies today announced the immediate availability of Version 7.5 of its hallmark tool for the LANSA environment, Accelerator for Visual LANSA. The release is seen as extending Accelerator’s lead as the most productive tool for the environment.

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Accelerator for Visual LANSA

"Our Client base has rewarded us with fervent loyalty, but I think that comes from consistently delivering to their expectations” Lee Paul, CEO of Surround Technologies, offers, “ But what’s more, the IBM System i world loves extending the useful life of applications and the resultant ROI impact. We continue to focus on that for the future and have big plans to guarantee that further.”

Notable feature additions to Accelerator 7.5 for Visual LANSA include new Plug-In’s for Dashboards and Options, allowing easy development of flexible Business Monitoring controls to leverage your data’s inherent Business Intelligence. The release also offers Business Objects XML interfaces, simplifying integration with other applications and systems. Another feature is full support for all of LANSA’s Version 11 SP5 enhancements, including Themes.

Additional release inclusions are Report Generation output automatically to MS Word and MS Excel, support for Newlook software, and several performance, tuning and security refinements. More information and a detailed feature list are available online at or through any of Surround’s offices.


Enhancements Summary

This is a summary list of some of the enhancements in this release. More details are available in the Press Release with Features PDF

LANSA Version 11 SP5 Support and Enhancements – Accelerator has been fully tested and certified to work with Visual LANSA Version 11, Service Pack 5. Important considerations for this LANSA release are OS/400 V6R1 support, Windows Vista Support, the long awaited Themes feature, and the introduction of new licensing and fees for the VL PRIM_ROM.

Options Plug-in – This new Plug-in makes the implementation of configurable options simple and fast providing a whole new level of dynamic agility in your software.

Dashboard Plug-in – Use this new plug-in to easily provide Business Intelligence (BI) and Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) controls to your systems to leverage your data’s inherent business insights.

Business Objects XML Generation – Easily format your data in XML to quickly integrate with other systems and applications.

Report Generation in MS Word and MS Excel – The Module templates have been enhanced to generate summary list and detail reports using MS Word and Excel.

Security Enhancements – More features and a complete redesign of the administration modules make setting up and monitoring system security a snap.

Tracing – Program tracing has been built right into the base framework and allows developers to quickly track down bugs and performance bottlenecks.

Performance Improvements – Many improvements have been made to the system to significantly increase application performance.

Newlook SOArchitect – Integration with this fantastic tool will have you plugging your modernized green screens anywhere in the system you want.

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