Interop Systems Inc.
UNIX Tools Community
SFU 3.5 ISV Distribution ProgramNMicrosoft is no longer offering an ISV Program for SFU 3.5. Your customers can download SFU 3.5 for free from http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserversystem/sfu/downloads/default.mspx
Interop Systems offers quarterly usage reporting on Interop X Server for SFU. This is version 11.0 / 2006 of Hummingbird's world-leading X Server, customized by Interop Systems to eliminate potential installation conflicts for ISVs incorporating SFU/Interix. See Interop X Server.
ISV Solution Support Services
Interop Systems Solution Support covers a full range of services designed to provide the assistance you need to take full advantage of the Interix technology in Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX (SFU). All service options are supported by our highly skilled practitioners, including several of the original designers and developers of Interix, with extensive experience in programming and porting Unix applications – especially X Windows applications. We recognize that many ISVs prefer to manage their own porting projects. Interop Systems is here to provide support to your project team. Our starting retainer is $1,300 for the first 10 hours of work, with subsequent engagements charged at $130 per hour.
The initial block of hours can be purchased through our Interop Store using a corporate credit card or via purchase order sent to
SFU/Interix - Interop X Server Solution SupportThe Interop Systems Solution Support Team is ready to help you. From initial installation questions, to system configuration issues, or problem reporting, we make the entire process easier and less stressful for you. There are no questions too small or too large for us to handle. And if you should ever encounter a problem that must be addressed by Microsoft or Hummingbird directly, we can act as the knowledge advocate to ensure your issues are addressed properly and in a timely manner.
Support topics covered may include API coverage, OS comparisons, portability, shell script usage, administrative tasks, deployment, architecture, support resources, 3rd party applications, source code migration, user base migration/integration and many others. Our support services are tailored to meet your requirements whether you are a system administrator, programmer or IT executive.
Familiarization ServicesCreating a strong foundation of knowledge and understanding of the capabilities, tools, and resources available with and for SFU is essential to utilizing SFU to its full potential quickly.
Familiarization Services are an invaluable resource for helping you become comfortable with SFU.
Topics covered by Familiarization Services may include API coverage, OS comparisons, portability, shell script usage, administrative tasks, deployment, architecture, support resources, 3rd party applications, source code migration, user base migration/integration and many others. Familiarization Services are tailored to meet your requirements whether you are a system administrator, programmer, or IT executive.
Interop Services AssistancePorting applications to Interix is often as straight-forward as porting between other Unix or Linux systems. However, encountering even a seemingly trivial difficulty may result in unwanted delays. With Interop Services Assistance, our team of professionals provides you with access to years of knowledge and experience to keep your application migration running smoothly and on schedule. Experience makes the difference, and chances are our specialists have "been there, and fixed that" before.
Application Verification and TestingOnce your application is built, it is critical to business success that it performs correctly. Our team of Interix professionals can verify and test your applications to ensure that your deployed application is a success. Our in-depth knowledge of Interix can provide keen analysis of your application and its deployment that you will find nowhere else.
Application DeploymentSmoothly integrating your completed application for deployment within your company or to external customers is vital to success. Often an application needs to be deployed in conjunction with one or more other applications (e.g. X-server).
Interop Systems has developed Application Deployment to assist with application installations that are seamless and professional. Interop Systems can also help with licensing packages in cases when it is necessary to bundle your application with other applications such as Interop X Server in volume.
Database Migration & InteroperabilityInterop Systems has teamed with MSB Associates to provide assistance in database migration and interoperability. By leveraging the knowledge of MSB Associates in cross-platform database development with our team’s knowledge of Windows and UNIX interoperability, we jointly target the following business solution areas:
- UNIX to Windows Migration
- Oracle and Sybase to Microsoft SQL Server
- Database integration in mixed environments
- Interoperability between new applications and legacy databases
- Integration of web services with database back ends
- ODBC connectivity, including Unix application re-hosting using Interix technology
- Database application porting
Please with any questions or requests regarding SFU / Interix, or any of our support options, and we will provide you with a prompt and knowledgeable response.