UnixReview.com: MultiView Catalyst [Convert Unix Applications to the Web]

“As a network manager at a medium-size consulting firm, I?m
often asked about how to migrate legacy Unix applications to the
Web. My usual answer is that it can be done “painfully and
expensively.” It’s time for me to start giving a different

MultiView Catalyst is designed to convert Unix applications
to the Web with minimal pain and expense. It works well, especially
considering the Herculean task it’s aimed at.

“MultiView is a division of SurfControl, a company best known
for its Web filtering products. MultiView Catalyst uses a
three-stage architecture: the Unix application server, an NT Web
server, and the Web client. It includes “face-lifting” tools to
make your Unix software look more like Web or Windows applications.
The NT Web server, where Catalyst runs, includes user and session
management tools, as well as all the necessary customization and
administration tools. No special server or client software is
required; just your legacy application and a Java or ActiveX Web

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