UNICOM Systems, Inc. acquires DETEC Software GmbH from Beta Systems Software AG

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Mission Hills, California and Berlin, Germany, July 13, 2012 – UNICOM Systems, Inc. (“UNICOM”), a global information technology company and part of the UNICOM group of companies, and Beta Systems Software AG (“BSS”), today announced that they have successfully completed a Share Purchase and Assignment Agreement whereby UNICOM shall acquire all shares in DETEC Software GmbH (“DETEC”), a wholly-owned limited liability company of BSS.  Subject to authorities’ approvals, the acquisition will close and be effective July 31, 2012.

BSS’ CEO, Jürgen Herbott stated, “The sale of DETEC will allow Beta Systems to continue to focus on our core competencies in the light of our restructuring process and continuous strategic realignment.” Mr. Herbott continued, “We are impressed with UNICOM’s leadership, technology and ability to consummate such a global deal without delay.”

As a result of the acquisition, DETEC will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of UNICOM, a privately-held California-based company, and the most recent addition to the UNICOM group.  

UNICOM’s Founder, President & CEO, Corry Hong stated, “I am very impressed with DETEC’s advanced and highly scalable document composition technology, especially, DoXite and LaserSoft products which automate the production, distribution and digitalization of document workflows in high performance customer and business environments. Together with UNICOM’s Columbus DMS suite, we are able to capture, manage, archive analytics processes and extract tangible value from the vast amounts of unstructured source data from diverse applications.” Mr. Hong continued, “Over 2.5 Quintrillion bytes of data are created daily, and it is predicted that the amount of traffic flowing over the internet will reach 667 exabytes annually by 2013.  The addition of DETEC enables UNICOM to present enterprise-wide IT solutions including Application Modernization, Mobility, Cyber Security, Smart Computing, Big Data Analytics, Big Data Storage, Apache Hadoop Framework, Social Media Solutions, Hardware Appliances, Cloud Computing, Digital Imaging, Document Management, ITIL ITSM deployments, the Power 7 and zEnterprise.”

UNICOM believes that the product solutions and technical services and offerings of DETEC perfectly complement UNICOM’s Macro 4 Document Management Suite of Columbus software and further strengthens UNICOM’s commitment to the German and European IT market. 

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From left, Mr. Gernot Sagl, Board (CFO), Beta Systems Software AG, Mr Jürgen Herbott, CEO, Beta Systems Software AG, and Mr. Corry Hong, Founder, President and CEO, UNICOM Systems, Inc. 

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DETEC, a division of UNICOM Global, was founded in 1986 in Germany, and specializes in solutions for document-based corporate communications. The major products in the core output management business field are the widely used LibertySoft system (also known as LaserSoft in German-speaking territories) and its successor DoXite. They can automatically turn raw source data from diverse applications into professionally formatted, well-structured documents in any layout the customer requires. The generated documents can then be distributed to recipients within or outside the company in paper-based or electronic format via printer, fax, email, as a digital archive copy, or on the web/intranet. Owing to this breadth, we are one of the most experienced document composition and output channeling specialists on the market.

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The UNICOM Systems technology division delivers world-class CICS automation and z/OS and z/VM software solutions to IBM Z customers globally, integration services and solutions to commercial and government organizations, and application development tools for Linux/Unix and Windows customers.

UNICOM's flagship product, AUTOMON/CICS, is an award winning solution which powers some of the largest CICS installations worldwide. Today UNICOM Systems offers dozens of mission-critical solutions for a variety of platforms in several categories including Performance Management, Application Lifecycle Management, Storage and Security Management, Application Development and Application Modernization.

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