ARMONK, N.Y. and WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is expanding the scope of its partnership with Rocket Software, Inc. (www.rocketsoftware.com) to include all components of IBM®DB2®Query Management Facility™(QMF). QMF is a powerful analytics platform that provides query, reporting, interactive dashboards, and more to IBM DB2 customers.
Through this expanded partnership, Rocket Software will now play a more critical role in QMF development, enabling more clients to leverage their mainframe investments to extend the reach of IBM Analytics to a broader community of business and technical users.
"For many years, Rocket has been an important IBM partner," said Beth Smith, General Manager, IBM Analytics Platform. "QMF is where our partnership started. And by building on that heritage, I'm convinced that our customers will benefit even more from this next level of partnership with Rocket."
"This is obviously a great day for us and for QMF users," said Rocket Software CEO Andy Youniss. "We've been working with QMF and QMF customers for 25 years, and we are excited to help IBM bring QMF to the next level. This is a product that has stood the test of time and continues to drive real value for IBM customers around the world."
About Rocket Software
Rocket Software is a global software development firm that builds enterprise products and delivers enterprise solutions in the following segments: Business Information and Analytics; Storage, Networks, and Compliance; Application Development, Integration, and Modernization; and Database Servers and Tools. Rocket is engaged in business and technology partnerships with IBM, EMC, Fujitsu, Hitachi Data Systems, Avaya, Epicor, Infor, and many others. The company is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA.
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