Ready-to-Run Software Signs Agreement With Microsoft To
Continue Support for FrontPage® Server Extensions on non-Windows
Chelmsford, MA. – November 26, 2001 -- Ready-to-Run
Software (RTR) today announced that it has signed an agreement
with Microsoft Corp. to provide ongoing engineering, maintenance and related
support services for the Microsoft®
FrontPage™ Server Extensions within non-Windows configurations. These platforms
include Sun® Solaris®,
Red Hat® Linux®,
Compaq® Alpha Unix.
"We are pleased to work with RTR on maintaining and
supporting the Microsoft®
FrontPage™ Server Extensions on non-Windows configurations" said Giovanni Mezgec,
Lead Product Manager at Microsoft Corp. "The new functionality available in
FrontPage 2002 coupled with RTR’s quality of service, cross platform knowledge
and expertise will ensure a great experience for customers using FrontPage 2002
on any server platform."
"RTR welcomes the opportunity to continue our relationship
with Microsoft in providing support for the FrontPage Server Extensions," said
Jeff Moskow, CEO of Ready-to-Run Software. "This agreement represents a
significant milestone in that RTR has been the company selected to be solely
responsible for the non-Windows FrontPage Server Extensions for the past six
years. Clearly, over the years, FrontPage has become the leading application for
website publication and management. The server extensions offer advanced
features without having to write or maintain server-side code making the job of
publication much easier. Certainly, given the current growth of web servers and
the Internet, the tools and technology provided by FrontPage and associated
extensions are vital in today’s market."
About Microsoft FrontPage 2002
FrontPage is the world’s leading web publishing and site
management tool. With the latest release, FrontPage version 2002, Microsoft
provides the best value in its category with integrated features for web site
creation, web site reporting and management, instant team web sites with the
SharePoint Team Services Web solution, e-commerce and graphics editing built-in.
As part of the Microsoft Office family of products, it shares familiar features
making it easy to learn and become productive. For more information about
FrontPage, visit http://www.microsoft.com/frontpage/.
About Ready-to-Run Software
Ready-to-Run Software is the industry leader in software
porting and cross-platform services helping companies migrate and support their
solutions across various platforms, operating systems, architectures and
technologies. Operating since 1991, RTR clients include companies such as IBM
Corporation, Microsoft, 3M Corporation, Sun Microsystems, America Online,
Agilent, Alcatel, TRW, and SpeechWorks International.
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