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Fresche Legacy Acquires New Solution to Serve IBM AS400 Customers

May 1, 2012

Montreal, Canada – Fresche Legacy’s acquisition of the ML-iMPACT product, renamed as iModernize, allows IBM System i (AS/400 and iSeries) customers to modernize and update their IT platforms to more rapidly respond to their business needs. iModernize is a proven, automated conversion tool that seamlessly transforms iSeries (AS/400) legacy systems from RPG and CL languages to Java or C#.NET. This transformation modernizes customers’ legacy IT applications giving customers a shorter time-to-market for new products and access to new state-of-the-art capabilities to serve their businesses.

Our iModernize tool is a quick, low risk, cost-effective solution that will transform your AS/400 applications. It will make your IT system more agile, easier to support and thereby dynamically adding value to your business,” said Chris Koppe, Vice President of Corporate Strategy. “

We believe our customers will see that the ease, speed and strength of this tool will once more demonstrate our promise that IT Can Make you Smile.

iModernize already has a proven track record in the market. It was developed in Europe and is currently being used by customers in Europe, North America and Latin America to transform their legacy applications.

Fresche Legacy, formerly Speedware, is one of North America’s leading providers of end-to-end legacy management and IT modernization solutions. Experts in Application Transformation and Application Support Services for IBM Midrange and Mainframe systems, including the System i (AS/400) platform. The iModernize tool is one more important addition to the Company’s expanding portfolio of solutions.

Strategic Acquisition

“The iModernize acquisition will deliver immediate benefits to our customers and is part of Fresche Legacy’s core strategy to grow and expand our footprint in the IBM System i (AS/400) market,” commented Andy Kulakowski, President and CEO of Fresche Legacy. “This acquisition fits with our tool based approach to modernization and with our strategy of adding the latest technology to our service offerings. Already deployed with several customers, this tool is a proven success.

At Fresche Legacy our goal is to ensure our customers’ businesses run better by making their IT run better. And we don’t just say it; we back it up with our 100% customer referenceability.

That’s what we do. That’s Fresche Legacy.

About Fresche

Legacy Fresche Legacy (formerly Speedware) modernizes legacy applications and manages legacy environments. With more than 35 years in the industry, and a client list of top Fortune 500 companies, Fresche Legacy helps companies align IT with key business goals to increase financial performance, improve market competitiveness, remove risk and add value. We re-host, re-write and re-architect business-critical applications where needed, plus we have the knowledge and experience to plan, manage and support the entire process. We handle the full lifecycle of your project from concept to maintenance, and with our disciplined and unique five-step methodology, we ensure success on every project.

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Senior Marketing Director, Fresche Solutions
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