Microsoft Awards 2010 Sales Momentum Award to Alchemy Solutions

Recognition underscores Alchemy Solutions’ achievements in accelerating mainframe migrations to .NET

BEND, Oregon, July 27, 2010 -- Alchemy Solutions, Inc., provider of mainframe modernization and migration solutions, today announced that the company has received Microsoft’s 2010 Sales Momentum Award at Microsoft’s 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference. Alchemy Solutions enables organizations to modernize legacy mainframe applications and data delivering significant cost savings through rapid integration or migration off IBM mainframe platforms.

With its solid footing and decades of success, Alchemy Solutions is unique in its capabilities to modernize and migrate mainframe applications and data. The Alchemy Solutions product suite – NeoKicks, NeoBatch, NeoSort, NeoData, NeoData zLink and NeoServices – integrates with the Fujitsu NetCOBOL for .NET compiler providing comprehensive modernization options for bringing mission critical CICS and batch applications to the .NET environment.

“We are pleased to present the 2010 Sales Momentum Award to Alchemy Solutions for their continued excellence in helping mainframe customers leverage the value of .NET,” said Bob Ellsworth, Director, Enterprise Platform Modernization at Microsoft. “Alchemy has long understood the value and agility .NET can deliver to an organization.”

Alchemy Solutions customers have experienced significant savings, increased agility, and reduced TCO by leveraging Microsoft Windows and .NET. Whether it’s Day-Timer slashing their IT budget by 94%, or Crédit Agricole saving a million Euros by migrating a 20TB database, the combination of Alchemy Solutions products and .NET clearly delivers a powerful, business-enhancing advantage.

“The 2010 Sales Momentum Award truly recognizes Alchemy Solutions’ accomplishments in helping organizations save money and increase agility by modernizing mainframe applications and data,” said Larry Blaustein, Director of Channel Sales for Alchemy Solutions. “Our success in growing our partner network, combined with our long history of not charging for COBOL runtimes, enables customers to ensure they are getting the best solution, with the best solution partner, at the best price.”

With a growing global demand for its products, the Alchemy Solutions partner network is the key to continue momentum. As a critical part of the company's business and product strategies, the partnership program is designed to ensure that customers all over the globe can flexibly and cost-effectively accomplish any mainframe modernization or migration initiative. Partners like FSC have access to a host of sales, marketing and training resources needed to successfully deliver Alchemy Solutions products in any corner of the world.