September 17, 2010
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GK/Retail successfully ported for IBM 4690 Retail Operating System

Schoeneck, 14. September 2010 – GK/Retail has been successfully ported for IBM's latest version of its retail specific operating system 4690 Version 6.

GK/Retail, the leading point of sale application is now available for implementation on the world leaders' point of sale technology platform. The porting is the result of close cooperation between IBM and GK SOFTWARE AG with regard to technology transfer and joint customer collaboration.

The result of intense testing at the IBM Retail Store Solutions Development Laboratory in Raleigh, NC, USA, GK/Retail was successfully ported to the most current version of the 4690 retail operating platform in a Java environment ensuring external device communication via JavaPOS drivers.
One of the premier point-of-sale (POS) platforms in the retail industry, the IBM4690 Operating System is widely recognized for its robust functionality and rock-solid reliability providing more functionality, supporting a broader range of hardware and peripherals, and enabling powerful Java™ 6 applications.
GK/Retail and IBM4690 V6 deliver a proven platform that retailers can trust to improve cus-tomer service and optimize their store operations.
GK/Retail can be implemented with any IBM POS hardware, with the components of an IBM RIF environment (including Websphere, MQseries, Tivoli) and with DB2 as database for the headquarters applications.

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