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  1. 1. "The Power of One" IBM, Informix and U2 GEAC User Conference March 2002 Susie Siegesmund IBM U2 Business Unit Executive
  2. 2. What is U2? &
  3. 3. How Did We End Up Here? <ul><li>Unidata + Vmark = Ardent (1998 ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Competitors combined to dominate Multivalue market </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Informix acquisition (2000) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Planned split </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Solutions company (now Ascential Software </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Informix, the Database Company </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>IBM acquistion (2001) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Why Include U2 & Online 5? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>great people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>unique technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>loyal customer base </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>embedded, low maintenance products </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>broad partner reach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>expand base on UNIX platforms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What to Expect? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>investment protection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>multi-platform support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>integration with IBM technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>continued product improvement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IBM acquires Informix </li></ul></ul><ul><li>&quot;...This will make IBM more competitive in the open systems segment of the relational database business...&quot; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tom Kraemer, Merrill Lynch </li></ul></ul>IBM, Informix & U2 &quot;The Power of One&quot; <ul><li>&quot;...IBM will do whatever it takes to keep the installed base happy...&quot; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>James Governor, Analyst, Illuminata </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Informix products have wide platform coverage …
  6. 6. Online 5 Testamonials <ul><li>Easy to Use: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Informix is easy to maintain and support and has been very cost-effective for us, and that’s one of the secret’s of our success.” </li></ul>Darrel Riley Database Administrator King Country Metro Reliable : “ It’s a very stable and reliable system. None of our users really pay attention to the Informix database, which is evidence of its success. Users rely on our service around the clock and Informix delivers. What more can you ask for?” James “Mac” Horn Manager of Database Services S1 Mission Critical: “ Banks are under a lot of pressure from non-traditional players and new competitors, so the level of reliability we provide with Informix is crucial to their survival – and to ours.” Laurie Hood Senior Director of Product Marketing S1
  7. 7. <ul><li>$88B in revenue for 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>340,000 employee </li></ul><ul><li>Key Strengths </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>World’s largest IT company </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>World’s second biggest software company </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Global name recognition </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Third most powerful brand in the world </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reputation for world class technology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rated #1 by Customers for Support </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Track record of successful integration of acquired companies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>History of allowing independent, entrepreneurial approach for focused business opportunities </li></ul></ul></ul>IBM at a Glance Surrounds the Informix products, customers and partners with stability, prestige and complementary technologies
  8. 8. Where U2 & Online 5 Fit In <ul><li>IBM </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Hardware Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Software Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Data Management Division </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>U2 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DB2 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IMS </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Informix </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online 5 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lotus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tivoli </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WebSphere </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. IBM Data Management Vision Be the leader in helping customers access, integrate, manage, analyze and securely distribute all forms of digitized information.
  10. 10. Leveraging information to gain competitive advantage IBM's Data Management Vision All Forms of Digitized Information Wherever It Exists Whoever Needs It
  11. 11. Data Management Evolution Value <ul><li>e-business transactions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>fast, secure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>intelligent, closed loop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>content complete </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>always on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>dynamic </li></ul></ul>Time Manage Transactions Manage Content Gain Insight Integrate Information
  12. 12. IBM Technology Evolution IBM Technology Base Optimization Integrated Information Infrastructure Performance, Scalability, Availability, Security IBM Data Management Foundation <ul><ul><li>Web Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portfolio XML-ization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Integration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SMART Databases </li></ul></ul>Business Intelligence Optimization Content Management Information Integration System R Distribution R-Star Extensibility Starburst Federation Garlic Integration Xperanto
  13. 13. e-business solutions Information Integration Database Cross Industry Industry Specific Geo Specific/Custom DB2 Informix, U2 IMS Web & Portal Applications Enterprise Management ISV Partnerships Database Tools Information Infrastructure Analysis Warehousing Content Mgmt. Retail, Telco, Foundation Bundles for Law Enforcement, Finance... SAP, Siebel, Baan, Foundation Bundle for the Web... 23,000+ partners Service Providers WebSphere MQSeries Domino AD Tools Partner Tools Tivoli Control Center IBM Tools Partner Tools DB2 Warehouse Mgr. DB2 OLAP IBM Red Brick DB2 IM IBM CM IBM EIP Windows OS/2 AIX HP-UX Solaris OS/400 OS/390 Linux NUMA-Q zOS Federation, Replication, ETML IBM - Redefining Data Management for e-Business Leveraging information for competitive advantage...
  14. 14. <ul><ul><li>1Q - DB Servers & BI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DB2 OLAP Server v8 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>UniVerse v10 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online 5 5.11 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2Q - Enterprise Content Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CM v8 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EIP v8 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3Q - DB Servers & BI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DB2 UDB v8 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>UniData v6 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DB2 Warehouse Manager v8 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DB2 Intelligent Miner v8 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4Q - DB Servers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IMS v8 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online 5 5.2 </li></ul></ul></ul>2002 Product Outlook and Tools, Tools, Tools, Tools
  15. 15. <ul><li>White paper on future of all Informix products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance & support U2 products </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Posted by product group on website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ IBM intends to continue to support the Informix products and to enhance the majority of these products to fulfill the needs of customers and business partners…” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CTO knows MV technology </li></ul><ul><li>Janet Perna Keynote at 2001 Giga conference: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Such upgrades will continue on Informix products for as long as customers demand them, whether a couple years or 10 years.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And we all know how demanding our customers are!! </li></ul></ul>IBM’s Commitment
  16. 16. IBM protects its customers <ul><li>IBM has committed to support current Informix products </li></ul><ul><li>Your investment in Online 5 & U2 is protected! </li></ul><ul><li>IBM has a long tradition of supporting and enhancing mature products </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IMS database (since 1968) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SQL/DS database (since 1982) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fortran compilers (since the 1950s) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PL/1 and APL compilers (since the ‘60s and ‘70s) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lotus (since 1995 acquisition) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tivoli (since 1996 acquisition) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. IBM Informix Product Overview Informix 4GL/ ISQL/ Four J’s MaxConnect Office Connect Server Studio JE Informix Dynamic Server Red Brick Warehouse Enterprise Gateway Products Cloudscape Extended Parallel Server IDS XPS Red Brick UniVerse UniData Low Admin Database Products C-ISAM OnLine 5 SE 100% Java DataBlades & Foundation Bundles
  18. 18. Landscape of the IBM Informix Servers
  19. 19. Commonly asked questions <ul><li>Q: Is it commercially viable for IBM to continue to support the U2 & Online 5 products? </li></ul><ul><li>A: Yes, they are profitable and have loyal users that IBM wants to nurture. Both databases are particularly popular with partners in the global mid-market. </li></ul><ul><li>Q: Don’t they overload the IBM product line? </li></ul><ul><li>A: No, they don’t clash with any other IBM products – they fulfill a unique need for customers and partners in the global mid-market. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Online 5: Solving Business Problems Today <ul><li>Absolutely reliable, robust technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maximum uptime, minimal productivity loss </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Low administrative costs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Businesses with little or no IT staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free up IT resources for other projects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Extensive flexibility in application development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Optimized interface to Informix tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for open standards – JDBC, ODBC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Driver for Borland’s Kylix application development tool available soon </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Broad platform support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The platforms you want! Linux, Windows, SCO, plus many other UNIX flavors </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. OnLine 5 <ul><li>True Value Leader for the entry-level, global mid-market OLTP business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A highly reliable, easy-to-use product with a proven track record…Over 10 years with large installed base </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unix and Linux environments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sweet spot for 25-100 users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>24x7, distributed transactions, with minimal admin cost </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The ideal server for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>small businesses and self-contained departments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>embedded OEM applications, e.g. Telco </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VARs, System Integrators </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Works with the full suite of Informix development tools </li></ul><ul><li>The largest North America grocery retailer uses OnLine 5 for their in-store POS system </li></ul>From an IIUG Member talking about OnLine 5: “ We don’t need or want all the functionality and complexity of IDS”
  22. 22. Online 5 Roadmap <ul><li>IBM Informix I-STAR bundled – Passport Advantage only </li></ul><ul><li>Removal of 999 user limit </li></ul><ul><li>Support for >2GB chunk offsets </li></ul><ul><li>Support for 4GL 7.31 </li></ul><ul><li>Bug fixes </li></ul>Online 5 5.11 Online 5 5.2 <ul><li>Updated platform support </li></ul><ul><li>Support for KJ function (Japanese) </li></ul><ul><li>Certification with Server Studio JE by AGS </li></ul><ul><li>Documentation refresh </li></ul><ul><li>Bug fixes </li></ul><ul><li>Other minor enhancements </li></ul>1H 2002 1H 2003 <ul><li>WebSphere support </li></ul><ul><li>Bug fixes </li></ul>Online 5 5.next* * Final Content to be determined by YOU! 2H 2002
  23. 23. <ul><li>U2 (UniVerse and UniData ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small footprint, low administration multivalue database. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easily embedded. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IBM owns 80% of multivalue market. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>90% of sales through VAR’s to SMB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for broad range of UNIX and Windows platforms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strong and profitable business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recognized unique nested relational data model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recognized growth potential </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large & loyal base with world class customers </li></ul></ul>IBM U2
  24. 24. Travers Perkins U2 Name Accounts ethan allen
  25. 25. U2 Databases – UniData & UniVerse <ul><li>Industry standard interfaces </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ODBC, OLE DB, HTTP, UniObjects for Java, sockets, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>JDBC. XML (UniVerse 10, UniData 6) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wide platform support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NT / 2000, Linux, all popular versions of UNIX </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scaleable </li></ul><ul><li>Common code base </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilizes strengths of underlying OS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Over 60,000 installations worldwide – 3.9M end users </li></ul><ul><li>Geo coverage - 52% US, rest mostly UK & ANZ </li></ul>
  26. 26. U2 and Tools <ul><li>Embedded database for vertical applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UniVerse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UniData </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>U2 Clients </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RedBack – Business objects server for web applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MITS – Native MultiValue BI/OLAP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SB+ - The 4GL for MultiValue databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>wIntegrate – Renovate green screen apps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CDC – Run yesterday’s COBOL in today’s database </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Embedded RDBMS for Vertical Applications Superior price/performance Simple administration Low total cost of ownership Small footprint Java, ActiveX, C, JDBC, ODBC, OLE-DB Windows, Unix and Linux Extended Relational Data Model & = U2
  28. 28. IBM U2 Database Evolution U2 RDBMS 1989 1969 1979 E.F. Codd 1NF White Paper 1st RDBMS Design DB2, Oracle, Ingres, Informix, Sybase etc. NF2 White Paper Advanced RDBMS Design
  29. 29. U2 & Tools Roadmaps UniData 6 <ul><li>JDBC </li></ul><ul><li>XML </li></ul><ul><li>SSL for CallHTTP, Sockets </li></ul><ul><li>Server logging </li></ul><ul><li>Euro </li></ul><ul><li>Debug MV </li></ul><ul><li>SSL for UOJ, Telnet </li></ul><ul><li>Replication </li></ul><ul><li>MQSeries </li></ul><ul><li>Q3 02 </li></ul><ul><li>JDBC </li></ul><ul><li>XML </li></ul><ul><li>SSL for CallHTTP, Sockets </li></ul><ul><li>Server logging </li></ul><ul><li>Euro </li></ul><ul><li>Debug MV </li></ul><ul><li>File Triggers </li></ul><ul><li>Q1 02 </li></ul>UniVerse 10 RedBack 4.1 SB+ 5.2 wIntegrate 5 <ul><li>SB+ Remote Processes </li></ul><ul><li>GUI Click Process </li></ul><ul><li>User Data in I/O Drivers </li></ul><ul><li>ActiveX Objects as fields </li></ul><ul><li>Q3 01 </li></ul><ul><li>Thin Client </li></ul><ul><li>Q1 02 </li></ul>MITS 4.2 <ul><li>MitsWeb </li></ul><ul><li>Performance Monitoring Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Q1 02 </li></ul><ul><li>Stateless RBOs </li></ul><ul><li>Entity Beans </li></ul><ul><li>JAVA Servlets </li></ul><ul><li>Timeouts </li></ul><ul><li>Thread-pooling </li></ul><ul><li>IBM WS/VAJ </li></ul><ul><li>Q1 02 </li></ul>wIntegrate 5
  30. 30. UniVerse Roadmap <ul><li>JDBC </li></ul><ul><li>XML </li></ul><ul><li>SSL for CallHTTP, Sockets </li></ul><ul><li>EURO Support </li></ul><ul><li>File Based Triggers </li></ul><ul><li>Server logging </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance debugger </li></ul>UniVerse 9.5 UniVerse 9.6 UniVerse 10.0 <ul><li>OLE DB </li></ul><ul><li>Linux </li></ul><ul><li>JAVA API </li></ul><ul><li>64 Bit File System </li></ul><ul><li>Device Licensing </li></ul><ul><li>Call HTTP </li></ul><ul><li>Socket Support </li></ul><ul><li>Century Pivot Date </li></ul><ul><li>GUI Editor / Debugger </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Core Engine enhancements </li></ul>2000 1999 2001 2002 2003 <ul><li>SSL for UOJ, Telnet </li></ul><ul><li>MQSeries </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced XML </li></ul><ul><li>SOAP </li></ul><ul><li>WDSL </li></ul><ul><li>UDDI </li></ul><ul><li>.NET </li></ul><ul><li>Websphere </li></ul>UniVerse 10.1/11* * Final Content and Schedule TBD
  31. 31. UniVerse Futures <ul><li>SSL for Native Interfaces </li></ul><ul><li>MQSeries Integration </li></ul><ul><li>RAID Enhancements </li></ul><ul><li>READ Triggers </li></ul><ul><li>Auditability </li></ul><ul><li>Websphere Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance support for XML </li></ul><ul><li>SOAP, WDSL, UDDI </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance support for .NET </li></ul><ul><li>Better support for sub-values </li></ul><ul><li>Synchronization Support </li></ul><ul><li>Cluster Support </li></ul>Your input welcomed!
  32. 32. Personal Edition <ul><ul><ul><li>UniVerse v10 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 Users, Device Licensing, All Middleware – No Auth </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Demo versions of of tools products (SB, wIntegrate, RedBack) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$0 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1-2 CPU Intel </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Windows/Linux </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Use, education, NOT for commercial use </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Limits: 8 sessions, modulo 10,000 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No support except for developer community </li></ul></ul></ul>
  33. 33. Runtime Edition <ul><li>1 User, Device Licensing, All Middleware </li></ul><ul><li>No Authorization Required </li></ul><ul><li>Limits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8 sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maximum modulo 1000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No Ability to Compile Basic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1-2 CPU Intel; Windows, Linux </li></ul><ul><li>For OEM Use, Buy in Bulk, Commensurate Discounts </li></ul>
  34. 35. IBM U2 Website
  35. 36. IBM - The Best Customer Value for All Database Products <ul><li>Innovative Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e-business Enablement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance & Scaleability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SMART Databases </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strong Partnering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tier 1 ISVs, 26,000 Apps, 16,000 Partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry Specific Investments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Low Cost of Ownership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ease-of-use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards, Cross Platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pricing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IBM's Service, Support & Relationship </li></ul>
  36. 37. The Future <ul><li>Continued Enhancement and Support </li></ul><ul><li>Adding Modern Interfaces </li></ul><ul><li>Leveraging IBM Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Customer-focused Enhancements </li></ul><ul><li>Support-driven Issue Resolution </li></ul>
  37. 38. We are proven… <ul><ul><li>In continuing to support and enhance our products </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As a team with passion for our products </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In providing honest and open communications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In working with and for our partners and customers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>your success is our success </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>our success is your security </li></ul></ul></ul>The right products The latest technology The BEST partners!
  38. 39. &quot;The Power of One&quot; IBM, Informix and U2 Questions?