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Enterprise Linux Today: Magic Software Demos eMerchant on IBM's iSeries (AS400) Linux Platform

Feb 27, 2001, 18:43 (1 Talkback[s])

"Magic Software Enterprises (Nasdaq: MGIC), a leading provider of state-of-the-art application development technology and business solutions, announced today that it has been invited by IBM to showcase its highly customizable e-business solution, Magic eMerchant, running on the IBM iSeries Linux platform. The demonstrations are scheduled to take place at PartnerWorld 2001, the premier event for all IBM business partners, being held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta from February 25-28. The event is expected to attract more than 3,000 attendees."

"In addition, a Magic senior executive will share the main stage with senior IBM executives at the Linux Forum, being held in conjunction with PartnerWorld 2001, for a discussion focused upon the Linux business opportunity. The Linux Forum is scheduled for February 26 at 5:30 p.m. in the Sydney Marcus auditorium of the Atlanta Convention Center."

"As one of the first companies to deliver application development technology and business solutions for the Linux platform, Magic is very excited to see IBM embrace Linux with its support for the iSeries platform," said David Leichner, vice president of WorldWide Marketing for Magic. "We expect that, working closely with IBM, we will be able to leverage our development technology and business solutions that run on the IBM iSeries Linux platform to realize greater business opportunities."

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