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ONgroup Scales Up With MVON# Running in .NET

The MVON# toolset for running existing MV applications in .NET is now ready for worldwide distribution

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Release Date: Monday, January 30, 2017

ONgroup Intl now helps organizations boost their value by running MultiValue applications directly in Microsoft .NET. Companies can run in the .NET or Mono CLR, the Common Language Runtime. MVON# is the toolset that allows sites to keep what works while removing barriers to integration with contemporary technologies.

In addition to more obvious gains when using pervasive Microsoft technologies, this alignment with the industry alleviates the strains of interoperability. IT is able to move many tasks directly into the hands of end-users while other tasks go away completely. The ease of managing applications with satisfied users yields an overall increase in the value of those applications.

ONgroup Intl is scaling up with the formation of ONgroup Africa and the global distribution of MVON#. The idea of running MultiValue as managed code in the CLR without a MultiValue-only run machine originated in South Africa where the MVON# toolset is already in use. "By decoupling applications from the DBMS, sites have the first horizontally scalable MV applications," said Grant Hart, Chief Architect for the MVON# toolset. MVON# is optimized to run with SQL Server and is architected to run with any MultiValue or SQL-based DBMS on the back-end, including Rocket U2 and Oracle.

Developers with their own application generator can use it as a .NET application generator. The opportunity to run in .NET is also extended to sites running in System Builder or SB+ who can experience the new browser user interface for their existing application using MVON# Netbuilder.

"We added the sharp symbol to the name to give a hint that with this toolset, MultiValue source code transpiles to C# to run in .NET. Running applications side by side with everything else running in the Common Language Runtime will be as obvious a choice in the coming years as running applications in common operating systems is today," said Charles Stauffer, CEO of ONgroup Intl.


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About ONgroup Intl

Our mission at ONgroup is to help companies thrive by increasing value. This includes increasing the value of software applications, professionals, and the organization.

ONgroup is a software and services company that is helping organizations Worldwide to integrate MultiValue technology with top tier DBMS products and technologies from Microsoft, Oracle, Google, and others. ONgroup accomplishes its mission by means of software tools, outstanding MultiValue and SQL-savvy DBMS professionals and relationships with industry leaders, including Microsoft and Oracle. ONgroup began providing such software and service as Blacksmith Corporation in 1980.

ONgroup offers three software lines, MVON, MVON# and BLACKSMITH.

ONgroup has assisted hundreds of organizations equipping their applications with the ability to employ industry-standard and ubiquitous IT such as SQL Server and Oracle. These include large organizations, such as Citigroup, Tulane University, Orange County Transit Authority, Suffolk County, and AK Steel. Independent Software Vendors include Health Management Systems (Oracle) in the US and Promadis (SQL Server) in Australia.

For more information, visit http:/​/​www.ongroup.com

About MVON

MVON was introduced in 2001 to replace database-dependent foundations, such as UniVerse, UniData, U2, D3, Power95, and PI/Open, with a database-independent foundation that fully supports both Relational and MultiValue databases. With MVON, MultiValue applications operate on Oracle, SQL Server and other databases. We support software companies whether replacing or expanding their DBMS options for their customers.

For more information, visit http:/​/​www.ongroup.com

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