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Absa Vehicle Finance is LIVE with MVON#

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Release Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Absa Vehicle Finance is now running their MultiValue application on an entirely Microsoft platform. Partnering with ONgroup Africa, they used the MVON# toolset for the changeover from UniVerse to .NET for the application run machine. Absa also selected SQL Server as the DBMS. Now that the application is running in production on a Microsoft platform, Absa is ready to roll out functionality for both developers and end-users that is available as a by-product of relocating the application.

"MVON# situates sites in a highly reliable and feature-rich platform that is pervasive in the industry. Absa was a good fit for our toolset, because the application is mission critical," said Alan Williams, Managing Partner at ONgroup Africa. "It would have been expensive and unnecessary to rewrite their custom software. They were able to retain their application logic while aligning their production IT platforms with current industry best practices. They can now start taking advantage of the features, functionality, and scalability inherent in the new platform."

Bernie Jardim, IT Manager for Absa Vehicle Management Solutions, indicated that "using MVON# to decouple our application from the DBMS and run our application on a Microsoft platform has had both planned benefits for us and some unexpected ones. Our team is energized while feeling both well-supported and self-sufficient in managing a performant, scalable, and secure environment for our users. We are able to do this without losing the software features that help facilitate our success. We have the added benefit of licensing the source code, so our colleagues at ONgroup Africa have helped us avoid the risks of being locked into a MultiValue-only vendor."

 

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About ONgroup Intl

ONgroup's mission is to help organizations maintain their investment in mission critical business systems. Whether business systems are scheduled for development today or are the proven, mature and stable applications developed over the past decades, our goal is to allow them to be executed on recognized, standard platforms such as Oracle, Microsoft and IBM. ONgroup provides transition to these platforms without disruption to the daily operation of the organization.

ONgroup is helping clients worldwide reach significant IT goals with low risk programs for seamless migration to relational platforms and integration with standard packages such as PeopleSoft, JD Edwards and Oracle Financials. Oracle has recognized ONgroup's unique knowledge of both the MultiValue and Relational software development markets—ONgroup is Oracle's only certified partner providing migration and integration tools and services for the MultiValue market sector. ONgroup is also an IBM Business Partner and Microsoft Certified Partner.

ONgroup's solutions are currently being used by clients such as Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and CitiGroup's CitiBank and Salomon Smith Barney divisions to run their business systems, developed on a MultiValue platform, directly on Oracle Server. Other companies such as New York State Parks have used ONgroup's solutions to migrate their MultiValue business systems to SQL Server.

ONgroup's proven methodologies have taken our customers from legacy to standard Relational in months versus years and at a saving of millions of dollars. ONgroup's solutions allow your company to get value out of current technical resources, while at the same time allowing new applications and new skill sets to be acquired in the world of Oracle and other relational platforms. ONgroup's solutions will save you time—the complete conversion timeline is a fraction of what it takes to re-write or purchase and make modifications to a package developed by a "verticals" vendor.

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

About MVON

ONware is software that opens the door to a wide variety of technology types, such as MultiValue, Object and Relational. ONware offers an API (Application Program Interface) that emulates U2, D3 and other MultiValue and Pick type environments. ONware includes a MultiValue environment that separates the application from dependency on a specific type of database system. The application is the application; the data is only data. ONware protects the integrity of the MultiValue application objects, allowing data to be stored in the database that best fits each organizations needs.

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

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