Press Release

Rocket Teams with Framingham State University to Offer Mainframe Degree

Waltham, MA, November 15, 2016 – Rocket Software is proud to continue its efforts with Framingham State University to offer students a minor degree in Enterprise Systems and a five-course Enterprise Systems Certificate Program. Mainframe industry professionals developed the minor and certificate programs and will also teach the courses.

Rocket Software Increases Value of MultiValue-Based Applications with New Business Intelligence Tools

Waltham, MA—November 2, 2016—Rocket Software today announced the general availability of Rocket® Discover 1.6, the self-service Business Intelligence (BI) solution custom-built to provide the deep insights MultiValue(MV) customers want without having to rewrite their applications. With its native interface to Rocket D3, UniVerse and UniData databases, business users can easily connect to MV data sources through secure Web services, and use Discover’s intuitive interface for data visualization and discovery, and collaboratively share dashboards.

Rocket Software Joins Other Cognitive Thought Leaders at World of Watson

Rocket Software joins an elite group of thought leaders at World of Watson showcasing how some of the most innovative IBM customers and partners are disrupting their industries fueled by data and data science. Rocket Software supports IBM’s cognitive strategy by building and optimizing the core infrastructure that empowers z Systems intelligence to deliver peak performance and continuous availability and analyzes z data in place with insights from other sources.

Rocket Software Business Intelligence Increases the Value of Cognos TM1 Investment

Waltham, MA—October 18, 2016—Rocket Software today announced the general availability of Rocket® Discover 1.6, the self-service Business Intelligence (BI) solution that helps organizations gain more value from their existing IBM® Cognos® TM1 investments.

Rocket Software to expand development relationship for IBM DB2 Tools on z Systems

Waltham, MA—October 4, 2016—Rocket Software today announced that it is expanding the scope of its relationship with IBM to include additional IBM DB2 tools on IBM z Systems. Rocket has been a significant contributor to the IBM DB2 Tools portfolio for over a decade, and has worked closely with IBM and its partners and clients. Rocket will be adding engineering resources in China, Germany, Denmark, Belarus and Silicon Valley as a result of this expanded relationship.

Rocket Software Heads to IBM Edge in Las Vegas

Rocket Software (www.rocketsoftware.com) today announced that its global team of mainframe computing experts will be at IBM Edge in Las Vegas September 18-22 to showcase the company’s latest big iron computing tools. Rocket personnel will be on hand to discuss a number of products, including tools that let anyone program mainframes in any language.

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Rocket Software Listed in Gartner’s Data Virtualization (DV) Market Guide

Waltham, MA – September 13 – Rocket Software, Inc. (www.rocketsoftware.com) today announced that analyst firm Gartner has included the company in its July 2016 Market Guide for Data Virtualization. The comprehensive guide explores the expanding market for data virtualization and provides insight into 16 vendors and their offerings.

Rocket Software Opens Access to Mainframe Programming

Waltham, MA — August 11, 2016—Rocket Software, Inc. (www.rocketsoftware.com) today announced the availability of 30 free open source tools and languages for IBM z Systems mainframes that allow programmers to work on mainframe computers without knowing COBOL or assembly language. These ported versions of popular development tools and programming languages have been modified to operate on IBM z13 and z13s systems, allowing developers to take advantage of mainframe programs and applications.

Rocket D3 Wins DBTA Readers’ Choice Award for “Best MultiValue Database”

Waltham, MA — August 04, 2016—Rocket Software, Inc. (www.rocketsoftware.com) today announced that Rocket D3 has received the Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) Readers’ Choice Award for “Best MultiValue Database.” Rocket D3 and the other award winners will be featured in a special section of the August edition of DBTA Magazine, and at www.DBTA.com, reaching over 300,000 IT and business professionals across North America.

Rocket Software to Highlight “Mainframing for All” at SHARE in Atlanta

Rocket Software (www.rocketsoftware.com) today announced that its mainframe team will showcase the “mainframe for everyone” initiatives, including tools to let users program mainframes without using COBOL.