UNICOM Global/SoftLanding Systems Join IBM as Platinum Sponsors of COMMON 2012

Annual meeting features worldwide users of the IBM i Platform


COMMON Logo.pngANAHEIM, CA - UNICOM® Global is joining IBM as the exclusive Platinum sponsors at the upcoming COMMON user conference, to be held at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, from May 7-10, 2012. COMMON is the largest gathering of IBM i professionals in the world, and features a week of informative sessions and a Technology Expo with independent software vendors from around the world. UNICOM Global's CEO, Corry Hong, who was recently featured on the cover of Mainframe Executive and in the 100 year anniversary edition of IBM Systems Magazine, will be attending the COMMON conference and delivering special presentations to the attendees including to the IT Executive Conference (ITEC) invitation-only gathering of IBM i executives. 

COMMON fosters an exchange of information from users, vendors and IBMers from around the world centered around IBM Power systems using the IBM i operating system including the most advanced capabilities found in the IBM Power 7 architecture. The mid-range system is in use by tens of thousands of customers worldwide focused on many vertical application systems and continues to be mission critical for users with over 30 years of proven performance. UNICOM's IBM i Division, SoftLanding Systems, has been a key supplier of systems management tools for IBM i platforms, including the Division's flagship product, TURNOVER® change management software. 

"UNICOM and SoftLanding's Platinum Sponsorship at the COMMON annual meeting illustrates our Company's heritage in the IBM i market and underlines our strong commitment to the platform and partnership with IBM," said Corry Hong UNICOM's founder and CEO. "Our involvement at every level of COMMON, including the IT Executive Conference (ITEC) and educational sessions, adds confidence to the continued viability of the platform as an important solution. We're very pleased to join IBM as the Platinum Sponsors in supporting the COMMON conference through investment and resources."

UNICOM and SoftLanding Systems are underwriting a number of activities at COMMON 2012 including the welcome reception held on Sunday night, May 6, a special presentation by UNICOM's CEO to the IT Executive Conference on Monday, May 7, and through the remainder of the week culminating with a special presentation by UNICOM's CEO titled "Leadership through Technology" on Tuesday, May 8 to the general COMMON group. 

SoftLanding Systems delivers a comprehensive set of IBM i software solutions through its innovated IT PowerPac® for IBM i solution set which features several important capabilties including change management, automated console and report distribution, help desk and spool management. The Company's TURNOVER® product is the Gold Standard for Change Management and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for users of the IBM i System. 


About UNICOM Global – Putting IT All Together™
UNICOM® Global is a leader in providing innovative software and solutions for the enterprise computing community worldwide. Through over three decades of continued development and commitment, UNICOM has redefined the economics and quality of technology solutions for its customers, delivering a new era of collaboration, data management, data-warehousing, outsourcing, integration, communications and commerce. UNICOM Global is comprised of several technology divisions which deliver IT solutions to Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 organizations through several brands, and separate business divisions focused on mergers and acquisitions, real estate development and business and financial services. 

UNICOM Global consists of twenty (20) corporate entities with headquarters located in Los Angeles, and offices in San Francisco, Dallas, Boston, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, Belgium and Switzerland. UNICOM's strategy is focused on acquiring and integrating mature and growing mid-cap NASDAQ and London Stock Exchange AIM companies in the technology, financing, real estate, and business services communities. UNICOM offers deep in-house resources and flexible solutions to sellers worldwide, including privatization, core-products consolidation, IT assets alignments, management independence, integration matrix, and global business strategy. 

For more information about UNICOM Global and its divisions please go to: Corporate Information Mainframe Software and CICS Auomation Solutions Application Performance and Document Management Solutions IBM i software products Internet enablement products IT services management products ITPowerPac solutions for Open Systems Outsourcing and corporate procurement