Seagull Software to Showcase LegaSuite(R) at SHARE User Event in Tampa

ATLANTA, Feb. 12: Seagull Software , a leading provider of high-performance software solutions that transform legacy business applications into service-oriented architecture (SOA) assets, announced that it will be a presenter and will exhibit at the 2007 SHARE User Event which began on Sunday, February 11 - 16 in Tampa, Florida, Tampa Convention Center, booth #415.

Charles Jones, Mainframe Solution Architect for Seagull Software, will present a session entitled, "SOA Performance and Architecture Considerations for CICS" Thursday, February 15 at 4:30 p.m. Topics covered during the presentation will include an exploration of mainframe-resident and distributed approaches to mainframe SOA integration.

The LegaSuite mainframe Web services solutions will also be highlighted at the event. LegaSuite features include:

- Eclipse Workbench -- an integrated IDE for all Service Builders for all
platforms and architectures
- Architecture flexibility -- choice of runtime architectures
- Native CICS, distributed or hybrid
- Hybrid is unique in the market -- offload XML parsing to conserve
- Security: JAAS security framework for distributed integration engine
- Bi-directional Web services support

"SHARE is a great user event to present our LegaSuite solutions," commented Kim Addington, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Seagull Software. "LegaSuite is perfectly suited for mainframe shops with valuable legacy applications in production and needing non-invasive SOA interfaces. SHARE is a premier gathering of these mainframe experts exploring SOA solutions to cure mainframe integration headaches."

SHARE is synonymous with high-quality, user-driven education and resources to make enterprise computing specialists more effective professionals. SHARE embraces over 2,000 IBM enterprise customers among its membership ranks. The total membership represents more than 20,000 individual computing specialists. SHARE is an independent and financially self-sufficient organization, but has a close partnership with IBM as well as other leading vendors.

About Seagull Software

Seagull Software specializes in technology that transforms "legacy" applications into SOA-compliant Web services, helping enterprises achieve exponentially faster IT support for business change, governance and compliance. Our LegaSuite(R) software platform includes integration, GUI, workflow and terminal emulation technology. With LegaSuite, customers connect legacy applications on IBM mainframe, VME mainframe, System i5, UNIX/VT and Windows client/server platforms to the Web, to other middleware and to newer- generations of applications such as portals, CRM and SCM. LegaSuite is based on open standards including Web services, XML, J2EE and .NET. Powerful and innovative tools require no coding, which means rapid results, reduced risk and no maintenance burden. Committed to providing the best customer experience in the industry, Seagull Software's technology is in use in more than 10,000 business and government organizations worldwide, and by millions of end users. Seagull Software has direct operations in the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, UK, France, and Germany, supplemented by distributors serving approximately 30 additional countries. For more information, visit

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CONTACT: Dianne Edwards of Seagull Software, +1-404-760-1560 x2312, or [email protected]

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