this strategic partnership establishes the highest caliber team of IBM System i Auto-Id product development expertise coupled with System i systems integration proficiency. This combination will be essential to delivering a total end to end RFID solution centered on the EdgeMagic and MarkMagic offerings.
CHICAGO (PRWEB) October 2, 2007
Responding to a marketplace need for experienced RFID solution providers who specialize in the IBM System i platform, this strategic partnership offers System i customers a one-stop shop for System i-based RFID software, integration services, RFID hardware, and supplies.
Systems Integration, Development and Marketing Agreement
Under the terms of the strategic partnership agreement, Solzon will provide professional services as CYBRA's Premier Integration Partner in support of the installation and configuration of CYBRA's EdgeMagic which is currently in development. In addition, Solzon will continue to collaborate with CYBRA in the system design and architecture of EdgeMagic which is slated for Customer First Release in December 2007. CYBRA has acquired a perpetual, world-wide license to utilize selected design elements of the Solzon RFID for iSeries product(TM), and existing customers of Solzon's RFID for iSeries(TM) product will be offered an upgrade path to EdgeMagic. Another component of the agreement grants marketing rights to Solzon to resell CYBRA's MarkMagic and EdgeMagic product lines.
Full System i Auto-ID Solution Capabilities
According to CYBRA President Harold Brand, "this strategic partnership establishes the highest caliber team of IBM System i Auto-Id product development expertise coupled with System i systems integration proficiency. This combination will be essential to delivering a total end to end RFID solution centered on the EdgeMagic and MarkMagic offerings."
Says Phil Przybyszewski, Solzon President, "for the first time, IBM System i customers needing to comply with Wal-Mart, Department of Defense and other RFID mandates as well as implementing fixed assets tracking and other closed loop RFID applications, can now turn to the best of breed single source to supply all their needs, including: native System i RFID middleware, System i RFID systems integration, hardware, supplies, training, and maintenance. This is great news for System i clients!"
About EdgeMagic Integrated RFID Control Software for System i
EdgeMagic(TM) Integrated RFID Control Software for the IBM System i is designed to manage edge devices, read RFID tags and is totally integrated with System i ERP/WMS applications. Among the features included are:
-- System i Control of Readers and Edge Devices -- EdgeMagic controls fixed and handheld RFID Readers, light stacks, sensors, message boards, and other edge devices. All popular devices will be supported. Supported readers in the initial release include the Alien 9800 Fixed Reader, Motorola/Symbol XR440 Fixed Reader and the Motorola/Symbol MC-9090G Mobile RFID Computer.
-- Complete Tag Commissioning -- EdgeMagic includes EPCGlobal Gen 2 SGTIN-96, SSCC-96, DOD-96 and other RFID Tag encoding without programming.
-- MarkMagic Native System i Print Engine -- EdgeMagic interfaces with the award-winning MarkMagic print engine which supports RFID smart label printers and printer applicators from Avery Dennison/Paxar/Monarch, Datamax, IBM, Intermec, SATO, Printronix, and Zebra.
-- System i ALE Engine -- EdgeMagic includes an EPCGlobal ALE (Application Level Event) compliant interface to filter what information the System i ERP and WMS applications need from the raw stream of RFID reads.
-- RFID Tag Validation and Association of Cases to Pallets -- EdgeMagic manages pallet and case relationships to retain the integrity of transport units with load units.
-- Major ERP/WMS Package Interfaces -- EdgeMagic retrieves item, pack, and order information from such leading ERP/WMS packages as Infor BPCS, VAI S2K Enterprise Management Software and JD Edwards to generate SGTIN-96 and SSCC-96 carton and pallet tags, and verify cartons and pallets to order details.
-- Geiger Counter Function -- EdgeMagic includes a Handheld Geiger Counter function that as the operator gets closer to the RFID tag, the handheld beeps louder and louder to lead the operator to the correct tagged item.
-- Google Map and Google Earth Integration -- EdgeMagic includes tools for extracting geospatial data from RFID data (combined with ERP and WMS data) to integrate with Google Maps and Google Earth and allow customers to see where orders are in the supply chain (or where tagged assets are located).
Solzon Corporation of Nashua, New Hampshire, is a full service technology integration consulting firm. Established in 1995, Solzon has earned an excellent reputation for applying specialized problem-solving skills to a diverse range of clients in various industries including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food, beverage and healthcare. Solzon also offers several software solutions that integrate RF and RFID technologies with supply chain and warehouse management applications that run primarily on the IBM System i platform.
For more information, please visit http://www.solzon.com/
CYBRA Corporation is a world leader in bar code and RFID technology for IBM midrange systems. An IBM Business Partner and Motorola/Symbol Partner, CYBRA is represented by a network of value added resellers throughout the United States and has international sales and support offices.
MarkMagic(TM) Bar Code Labels, RFID Tags and Forms Software is used by thousands of AS/400 and System i customers worldwide, and has been selected as the bar code print engine of such leading System i software developers as Manhattan Associates(TM), Infor/SSA Global(TM) and VAI(TM).
EdgeMagic(TM) Integrated RFID Control Software for the IBM System i is scheduled for Customer First Release in December 2007.
CYBRA Corporation is located at One Executive Boulevard, Yonkers, NY 10701. Product information is available toll free at 1-800-CYBRA-88. CYBRA's web site is located at http://www.cybra.com. To request information via e-mail, write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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