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UNICOM® Global Acquires IBM® WebSphere® Multichannel Bank Transformation Toolkit from IBM Corp.

Acquisition is the 10th Transaction between IBM and UNICOM

2016.03.31

MISSION HILLS, CA – March 31, 2016 – UNICOM Systems, Inc. (“UNICOM”) today announced that it has finalized a definitive agreement with IBM Corporation to acquire the IBM WebSphere Multichannel Bank Transformation Toolkit (“BTT”) suite of products. The acquisition was completed on March 31, 2016. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“UNICOM has extended our IBM relationship further with this acquisition, the 10th in 27 months between our companies,” said Mr. Corry Hong, founder, president and CEO of UNICOM. “We are very excited about this acquisition, bringing world-class banking application modernization technology for global financial institutions to UNICOM’s extensive portfolio of enterprise software, along with a talented team dedicated to extending the BTT solutions to enhance mobile banking and web-based support capabilities to the customer base.”

Multichannel Bank Transformation Toolkit supports faster multichannel application development for the banking industry. BTT provides runtime infrastructure based on IBM WebSphere Application Server to help deliver targeted, multichannel marketing campaigns for retail banking. The solution also provides a development environment with design templates to support high-volume and transactional-oriented banking functions. BTT provides:

    • A multichannel application framework and runtime infrastructure to create banking applications faster.
    • Web-based support and services for enhanced customer experiences.
    • Mobile banking capabilities to meet evolving customer needs.
    • An integrated platform for front-office modernization to transform multichannel banking applications.

TeamBLUE Logo.pngThe new UNICOM Multichannel Bank Transformation Toolkit solutions will be part of UNICOM System’s TeamBLUE™ organization. TeamBLUE brings a blend of world-class solutions and global teams together with a unified commitment to technology excellence and a history of customer success. UNICOM formed the TeamBLUE organization following several recent acquisitions with IBM, integrating best practices, customer excellence and technical skills across UNICOM's divisions to deliver greater value to customers throughout the world.

The acquisition of BTT expands and builds on UNICOM’s strategic IT capabilities and offerings which will benefit UNICOM customers, technology and supply-chain partners. UNICOM continues to grow through leadership, capital, and its global presence thereby strengthening existing relationships with Fortune 500 and Global 2000 commercial customers, as well as with OEM, Support Providing Partners, other strategic partners, the U.S. Federal Government, State, Local and Municipal government entities, and with key healthcare providers.

Full information on UNICOM Multichannel Bank Transformation Tool, including customer registration for UNICOM’s support system, can be found at http://unicomsi.com/btt.

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Media Contact:
Mr. Russ Guzzo
russ.guzzo@unicomglobal.com
+1.818.838.0606

About UNICOM® Global www.unicomglobal.com
UNICOM Global consists of more than forty (40) corporate entities encompassing a wide range of businesses across all geographic regions. With its corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, California, to offices in Illinois, Kentucky, Florida, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Texas and Virginia, throughout EMEA in the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland and the UAE, and across Asia/Pacific with locations in India, Australia, Singapore, Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and the Philippines. UNICOM Global offers deep in-house resources and flexible IT solutions to our partners worldwide. UNICOM Global focuses on acquiring and integrating mature and growing mid-cap NASDAQ, London Stock Exchange AIM and German publicly-traded companies in technology, financing, IT, real estate, and business services. Please visit our websites for additional information about the services, products and solutions that UNICOM Global offers:

www.unicomglobal.com UNICOM Global - Assets, capital and investment management
www.unicomsi.com UNICOM Systems - IBM Mainframe software products
www.unicomgov.com UNICOM Government (formerly NASDAQ: GTSI) - Government IT solutions
www.unicomengineering.com UNICOM Engineering (formerly NASDAQ: NEI) Appliance platform
www.unicom.org UNICOM Science and Technology Parks
www.unicom-capital.com UNICOM Capital - Business and Financial Services
www.solidDB.com solidDB – In-memory relational database management system
www.usrobotics.com U.S. Robotics - Data communications products
www.memeo.com Memeo - Enterprise-grade Secure File Sharing for the cloud
www.firetide.com Firetide - Wireless technology solutions for security and transportation
www.detec.com DETEC - Document composition products
www.softlanding.com SoftLanding Systems - IBM i software products
www.macro4.com Macro 4 (formerly LONDON: MAO) - Document Management products
www.illustro.com illustro - z/OS and z/VSE software products
www.iet-solutions.com iET Solutions - ITIL ITSM software products
www.eden.com Eden - Domino Notes and Open Systems products
www.cics.com CICS.com - Hardware, Software, Outsourcing and Professional Service
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