McObject’s Database Port to IBM Platforms Wins New Business in Asian Financial Tech Sector

Issaquah, WA - 15 April 2013

McObject®, developer of the eXtremeDB® Financial Edition database management system and related product family, announced it has added a “true blue” option to its list of supported platforms: the DBMS is now offered for IBM’s AIX operating system running on IBM Power Systems hardware.

McObject also announced a new customer in the financial industry using its technology on these platforms. This large Asian payment processing solutions provider will integrate eXtremeDB Financial Edition, running on IBM AIX and Power Systems hardware, in its forthcoming inter-bank payment system, and is evaluating McObject’s database for use in other solutions including technology to help banks monitor for irregularities in check payments.The customer’s top priorities in a database system are speed and reliability, and its developers chose McObject’s eXtremeDB for its in-memory data storage, clustering and transaction logging features, which meet those needs.

“McObject’s eXtremeDB Financial Edition is designed meet the growing demand for high speed, reliability and scalability in data-intensive, real-time financial systems. AIX and IBM Power Systems support adds a powerful new platform option that will appeal to organizations in this industry considering eXtremeDB Financial Edition, meeting their technical requirements and also delivering superior economics,” said Chris Mureen, McObject chief operating officer.

AIX is IBM’s UNIX operating system designed to deliver outstanding scalability, reliability, and manageability. Built-in features include virtualization and simplified security administration. AIX exploits decades of IBM technology innovation, resulting in faster delivery of analytics and cloud services, and lower cost-of-ownership.

IBM Power Systems targets compute-intensive applications with hardware that provides superior raw performance while reducing the cost and complexity of IT infrastructure. Built-in features provide workload optimization, energy efficiency and cost control. IBM Power Systems products range from entry-level servers and workstations to 64-core machines that run some of the most complex commercial and technical workloads in the world.