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Bus-Tech Speeds up Mainframe DB2 Access
Bus-Tech has announced the EnterpriseExpress Adapter for DB2 Access. The product is a PCI-compliant ESCON adapter using IBM's Multipath Channel+ (MPC+) protocol

db2 drda  Tech Speeds up Mainframe DB2 Access Event Summary Burlington, MA, December 10, 1999 - Bus-Tech, a leading supplier of data center connectivity solutions, announces the EnterpriseExpress Adapter for DB2 Access. The product is a PCI-compliant ESCON adapter using IBM's Multipath Channel+ (MPC+) protocol to provide the highest possible throughput between Windows NT applications and DB2 Universal Database for OS/390 using IBM's DB2 Connect. Glossary: SNA: Systems Network Architecture. IBM's mainframe netwo

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