CAMPBELL, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- GraphOn Corporation announced
today it has entered into a development and licensing agreement with IBM
Corporation (NYSE: IBM). Under the multi-year agreement, IBM is licensing
GraphOn's GO-Joe(TM) thin client X server for Java(TM), which will enable
IBM's AIX-based RS/6000 systems to deliver X window applications to a variety
of Java-enabled devices, including IBM's Network Stations and Personal
As part of the agreement, IBM plans to include GO-Joe with AIX for
Java-enabled clients, which includes the IBM Network Station. GraphOn has
also licensed its GO-Joe technology to Sun Microsystems. The IBM and Sun
agreements with GraphOn, allow IBM and Sun to provide full interoperability
between their JavaOS based network computers and other Java-enabled clients
and each other's UNIX servers. Java-enabled clients, including IBM's Network
Station and Sun's JavaStation will be able to access Sun's Solaris(TM) servers
and IBM's AIX-based RS/6000 servers.
More than 650,000 IBM RS/6000 systems are in use by over
100,000 commercial and technical customers around the world. The RS/6000 is
IBM's family of computers that feature the Reduced Instruction Set Computing
(RISC)-based PowerPC chip and AIX, IBM's UNIX-based operating system. IBM's
Network Stations is the industry's leading network computer, used by more than
3,000 customers worldwide. The Network Stations have been acclaimed by
analysts and customers for reducing the total cost of ownership (TCO) on the
desktop while improving worker productivity and manageability of data.
Walt Keller, president of GraphOn added, "We are very proud that IBM has
chosen to partner with GraphOn. This is a move which, no doubt, sets the
standard for accessing UNIX applications from Java-based desktops."
Evaluation copies of GO-Joe are available via FTP from GraphOn's web site
at http://www.graphon.com, or by calling 408-370-4080. List price for GO-Joe
begins at $295.00 per seat. For educational and reseller prices contact
GraphOn Sales at 800-GRAPHON or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GraphOn develops powerful software to speed and simplify network computing
and enable efficient thin client applications. GraphOn designed and
manufactured the first thin X terminal and has since evolved into a software
company. GraphOn's products include GO-Global, the world's first thin client
X server for PCs running Microsoft Windows, GO-Joe, the world's first thin
client Java X server, and GO-Between, the world's first thin client X server
for Microsoft Windows Terminal Server and Citrix WinFrame. GraphOn has
strategic relationships with major UNIX system vendors, network computer and
terminal vendors, system integrators, and software companies. GraphOn's
customers are primarily Fortune 1000 corporations. GraphOn is headquartered
in Campbell, California.
Find more data on GraphOn at http://www.graphon.com.
NOTE: GraphOn, GO-Joe, GO-Global, RapidX, and Thin X are trademarks or
registered trademarks of GraphOn Corp. in the USA and other countries.
Various trademarks including the IBM Network Station, AIX and RS/6000 are
trademarks or registered trademarks of IBM Corp. in the USA and other
countries. UNIX is a registered trademark in the United States and other
countries, licensed exclusively through X/Open Company, Ltd. Microsoft,
Windows and Microsoft Explorer are trademarks or registered trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the USA and other countries. Sun and Java are
trademarks or registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United
States and other countries. All other products are trademarks of their
SOURCE GraphOn Corporation