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10. Emulation

10.1 Emulus

Description:

Emulus is an X-Windows/Motif application which uses TCP/IP to establish a connection to an IBM mainframe host, emulating a 3270 terminal. Emulus supports mainframe graphics, including 3270 graphics datastream extension used by mainframe SAS Software. Other features include customization through dialogs, a scripting facility to record and playback host interaction, EasyPads (customized windows of buttons), and cut and paste between Emulus and other X applications. Emulus also comes with Helplus, an hypertext help viewer modeled after WinHelp. It is used to provide online help for Emulus, but can also be used to develop Help for other X applications.

Distribution media:

CD-ROM.

Licensing policy:

Licensing is per CPU.

OS provisions:

Linux 1.2 or higher, 8-16 MB RAM, 5 MB hard disk; Motif statically linked.

Documentation:

Printed book, man pages, online help, English.

Product support:

Technical Support from SAS Institute.

Price range:

US$99; includes hardcopy documentation, and Technical Support for one year.

Vendor:

SAS Institute Inc.

SAS Campus Drive
Cary, NC 27513
U.S.A.

Phone:

+1 919 677 8000

Fax:

+1 919 677 8166

EMail:

saspjh@unx.sas.com

URL:

http://www.sas.com

Contact:

Phil Herold

Last modified:

August 4, 1997.

10.2 Executor 2

Description:

Executor 2 allows your Linux system to run many Macintosh applications, including commercial software like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Quark XPress, Microsoft Word and Excel and Quicken, as well as lots of Macintosh shareware, freeware and demoware. A compatibility database is available at our web site. Executor 2 also allows you to read and write Macintosh formatted media without losing important meta-data information like the file type and file creator.

Distribution media:

CD-ROM.

Licensing policy:

Commercial software with a time limited demo available from our web site.

OS provisions:

Linux/X and Linux/SVGAlib.

Documentation:

30 page mini-manual in CD-ROM jewel-box case, additional tutorial information available on our web site and in the Usenet group comp.emulators.mac.executor.

Extra features and add-ons:

Each Executor 2 CD-ROM contains Executor/DOS and Executor/Linux. You can switch between them, but are allowed to only run one at a time.

Price range:

Suggested Retail: US$249. Educational Institutions: US$149, Full-time Students: US$65.

Vendor:

ARDI

Suite 4-101
1650 University Boulevard, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
U.S.A.

Phone:

+1 505 766 9115

Fax:

+1 505 766 5153

EMail:

questions@ardi.com

URL:

http://www.ardi.com

Last modified:

November 4, 1997.

10.3 Wabi 2.2 for OpenLinux

Description:

Caldera licensed and ported SunSoft's Wabi technology to enable end users to run popular Windows 3.1 applications on Linux-based system software. Channel Partners and customers can utilize Caldera Wabi 2.2 for Linux running on Caldera OpenLinux, an open source environment, to remotely manage Windows 3.1 applications at home, in the office or on the road. Channel Partners who create customized turn-key solutions based on environments like SCOR OpenServer 5 or Windows NT can now use the Wabi/COL solution to increase revenues by lowering overall cost and system requirements. The suggested retail price for Wabi 2.2 for Linux is US$199. The product requires Linux on a 386 (or higher) Intel-based processor, 16 MB RAM (24 MB recommended), VGA-quality video and 10 MB disk space.

Distribution media:

CD-ROM.

Licensing policy:

One user per licensed copy. No shareware or FTP.

OS provisions:

Runs on Caldera Network Desktop and OpenLinux.

Documentation:

Online and printed manual.

Product support:

30-days installation support via EMail and phone.

Available since:

November 18, 1996.

Countries with distribution:

47 countries worldwide; see our web site for local reseller.

Price range:

US$199 with additional licenses at US$179. Educational pricing is US$149 with additional licenses at US$129.

Vendor:

Caldera, Inc.

633 S. 550 E.
Provo, UT 84606
U.S.A.

Phone:

+1 800 850 7779, +1 801 377 7687

Fax:

+1 801 377 8752

EMail:

orders@caldera.com

URL:

http://www.caldera.com

Contact:

Nathan Hatch

Last modified:

November 14, 1997.


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