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From simple ad hoc queries to executive dashboards to providing information on the Web, SEQUEL delivers System i data in the format that works best for you. Without exception, SEQUEL is the fastest and easiest way to access your System i data.

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SEQUEL is the preeminent data access tool for the IBM i.  Thousands of sites around the world are using SEQUEL to "unlock" information held in their System i databases.  They've found SEQUEL delivers information with the utmost in performance and ease of use.  SEQUEL goes far beyond the capabilities of IBM or SQL's or other query products. 

It's not just another query and reporting product, but a tool you can rely on to accomplish all of your data access requirements.  SEQUEL's query and reporting capabilities are second to none and you can also use SEQUEL to download data to PC applications, fix corrupted files, and email or FTP System i data.  It has countless other uses.

In fact, there's very little you can't do with SEQUEL. And once you use SEQUEL, you'll agree that there's no better way to work with System i data. 

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  • + Functional details

    • User Access - designed for all levels of users
    • View Design - selection criteria
    • Tabling - Host and Client table options
    • Reporting - graphical reports for System i printer output and PC printer output
    • Drill-Down - explore both System i data and the information contained in other applications/platforms
    • Dashboards - information display used to make business decisions
    • Special Functions - functions that help you accomplish tasks without multiple query steps, or special program
    • Multi-Platform Support - DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, ORACLE, MySQL, and others
    • Security - what's available to whom

  • + Business problem

    Delivers IBM System i data into almost any format imaginable. Delivers data via FTP, e-mail, HTML, XML

  • + Business opportunity

    SEQUEL is an awesome end user tool that can accommodate any level of user expertise:

    • Any SEQUEL function (views, reports or file downloads) can be run simply by clicking a desktop icon
    • Perfect for executives or other nontechnical types who need information but don't want to create a query
    • Run-time prompts may be included with any SEQUEL  request to give users access to different subsets of data
    • Templates offer predefined JOINS, calculations and friendly field names to let end users create views without having to understand database concepts

  • + Competitive advantage

    SEQUEL views and reports complete in a fraction of the time of other query tools available on the System i. Run secure interactive requests on the Web (or display spooled files) with the SEQUEL Web Interface. The power of i5/OS security restricts general access, while SEQUEL record-level security restricts specific subsets of data to certain users.

  • + Industries

    Aerospace & Defense Industry
       Ship Building
    Automotive Industry
       Automotive OEMs (Manuf of Cars, Light Trucks, Motorbikes)
       Automotive Suppliers
       Distributors, Importers, Retailers
       Heavy Equipment
    Banking Industry
       Banking - Global Customer Management
       Banking - Other
    Chemicals & Petroleum Industry
       Chemicals & Life Sciences
    Computer Services Industry
       Business Recovery Services
       Computer Leasing and Rental
       Computer Maintenance & Services
       DP Education
       Prepackaged Software
       System Integration
    Consumer Products Industry
       CP - Beverages & Tobacco
       CP - Food Manufacturing
       CP - General Processing
       CP - Household / Health & Beauty
    Education Industry
       Basic/Secondary Education
       Higher Education
    Electronics Industry
       Technology Systems and Microelectronics
    Energy & Utilities Industry
       Combo Electric/Gas
       Electric and Gas Energy Services Traders
    Financial Markets Industry
       Financial Markets - Global Customer Management
       Financial Markets - Other
    Government Central/Federal industry
       Defense and National Security
       Environ., Transp. & Pub. Works
       Finance and Administration
       Public Safety and Justice
       Social Services
    Government, State/Provincial/Local Industry
       Env/Trans/PubWrks, City/Mun.
       Env/Trans/PubWrks, County/Shire
       Env/Trans/PubWrks, Spec. Dist.
       Env/Trans/PubWrks, State/Prov.
       Fin. & Admin, City/Municipal
       Fin. & Admin, County/Shire
       Fin. & Admin, Special District
       Fin. & Admin, State/Prov./Reg.
       Other Government
       PS & Justice, City/Municipal
       PS & Justice, County/Shire
       PS & Justice, Special District
       PS & Justice, State/Prov./Reg.
       Soc. Services, City/Municipal
       Soc. Services, County/Shire
       Soc. Services, State/Prov/Reg.
    Healthcare Industry
       Alternate Healthcare
       Healthcare Other
       Health Plans / Payors
       Integrated Healthcare Systems / Hospitals
       Physicians / Clinics
    Industrial Products Industry
       Fabrication & Assembly
       Forest Products
       Other Process
    Insurance Industry
       Insurance Carriers - Life & Asset Management (L&AM)
       Insurance Carriers - Property & Casualty (P&C)
       Insurance Intermediaries
       Other Insurance, N.E.C.
    Life Sciences Industry
    Media & Entertainment Industry
       Printing & Publishing
    Professional Services Industry
       Business Services
       Legal Services
       Management Consulting
       Marketing & Public Opinion Research
    Retail Industry
       Retail - Apparel Manufacturing
       Retail - Department Stores
       Retail - Direct Marketing
       Retail - Retail Food
       Retail - Food Services
       Retail - Hard Goods
       Retail - Mass Merchants
       Retail - Pharmacy/Drug
       Retail - Specialty
    Telecommunications Industry
    Travel & Transportation Industry
       Car Rental
       Freight Airlines
       Freight Forwarders & Arrangers
       Freight Services
       Global Dist. Systems / CRS
       Passenger Airlines
       Passenger Water Transportation
       Post Operations
       Tour Operations and Arrangers
       Travel Agencies
       Urban Transportation
    Wholesale Distribution & Services Industry
       Wholesale - Food/Food Svc/Drug
       Wholesale - General Trading Co.
       Wholesale - Non-Durables
       Wholesale - Durables
       Wholesale - Services

  • + Solution areas

    Aerospace & Defense
       Pervasive Computing/In-Vehicle
    Chemicals and Petroleum
       Production management
    Consumer Products
       Merchandise management and inventory control
       Wholesale systems
       Administration Information Systems
       IT Infrastructure and Services
       Student Information Systems
    Energy and Utilities
       Generation Solutions
       Infrastructure and Systems Management
       Network Transformation
       Wholesaling and Risk Management
    Financial Markets
    Financial Services/Banking
       Core Banking
       Core Systems Transformation
       Internet Banking
       Operations & Processing
       Risk management & compliance
       Case Management
       Finance and Administration
       Multichannel Distribution
       Regulatory Compliance
       Safety, Security & Privacy
       Transportation Management
    Healthcare and Pharmaceutical
       Administrative Systems
       Finance and Accounting
       High Performance Computing
       Medical Imaging
       Operations and Regulations
       Patient Care and Services
       Payer Transaction Services
       Physician Office Automation
       Picture Archival and Communication Systems
       Administration Systems and Services
       Core Insurance
       Insurance distribution and services
    Life Sciences
       Life Sciences Research and Development
    Media and Entertainment
       Self- Service solutions
       Store Operations
       Internet Data Center
       Network Infrastructure
       Network Management
       Network Operations
       Service Management
    Travel and Transportation
       Airline Operations
       Corporate travel
       Infrastructure Systems
       Travel services: business
       Travel services: consumer
    Wholesale Distribution
       Business management systems
    Cross industry
       Business Intelligence
          Data Mining
          Data Warehousing
          Sales Analysis
       Business Process Management and Integration
          Employee Services
          Inventory/Warehouse and Shipping Mgmt
          Production/Ops and Logistics
       Computer Services
       Customer Relationship Management
          Marketing and Customer Intelligence
          Infrastructure Systems and Management
          Internet Services
       Product Lifecycle Management
          Engineering and Analysis
          Product Data Management and Collaboration
          Service After Sales
       Supply Chain Management

  • + Customer size

    Very Small Business (Less than 50 employees)
    Small Business (50 to 99 employees)
    Midmarket Business (100 to 499 employees)
    Midmarket Business (500 to 1000 employees)
    Large Business (greater than 1000 employees)

  • + Languages supported


  • + Countries/regions available for distribution

    Algeria , Angola , Botswana , Burundi , Cameroon , Central African Republic , Chad , Congo , Congo, The Democratic Republic of the , Côte d'Ivoire , Ethiopia , Gabon , Gambia , Ghana , Guinea , Kenya , Liberia , Madagascar , Mali , Mauritania , Morocco , Mozambique , Namibia , Niger , Nigeria , Rwanda , Réunion , Senegal , Somalia , South Africa , Swaziland , Tanzania, United Republic of , Tunisia , Uganda , Western Sahara , Zambia , Zimbabwe

    Argentina , Belize , Bermuda , Bolivia , Brazil , Canada , Chile , Colombia , Costa Rica , Dominican Republic , Ecuador , El Salvador , Greenland , Grenada , Guatemala , Guyana , Haiti , Honduras , Jamaica , Martinique , Mexico , Nicaragua , Panama , Paraguay , Peru , Puerto Rico , Suriname , United States , Uruguay , Venezuela

    Australia , Azerbaijan , Bangladesh , Cambodia , China , Fiji , Guam , Hong Kong S.A.R. of China , India , Indonesia , Japan , Kazakhstan , Korea, Republic of , Malaysia , Micronesia, Federated States of , Mongolia , New Caledonia , New Zealand , Philippines , Singapore , Sri Lanka , Taiwan , Thailand , Viet Nam

    Albania , Austria , Belgium , Bosnia and Herzegovina , Bulgaria , Croatia , Czech Republic , Denmark , Estonia , Finland , France , Georgia , Germany , Greece , Hungary , Iceland , Ireland , Italy , Lithuania , Luxembourg , Netherlands , Norway , Poland , Portugal , Romania , Russian Federation , Slovakia , Slovenia , Spain , Sweden , Switzerland , Turkey , Ukraine , United Kingdom

    Bahrain , Egypt , Israel , Jordan , Kuwait , Lebanon , Oman , Pakistan , Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates , Yemen

  • + Available from these resellers

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       Torre del Angel Piso 11
       Col. Juarez CP  06600
     Contact name Monica Palm
       Phone +52 5-9171-2024

       Planta Baja Sector Theatrum
       Plaza Venezuela Los Caobos
       Caracas  1050
     Contact name Paquita Navarro
       Phone  + 58 212 574 6711

    Picket Computer Services
       2 Capri Close
       Avalon Beach NSW  2107
     Contact name David Pickettt
       Phone 61 2 6367 3270

       Via Ciro Menotti, 11
       Milan  20129
     Contact name Massimo Fumagalli
       Phone 39 02 7000 9046

       Gran Via de Les Corts
       Catalanes, 583, 5
       Barcelona  08011
     Contact name Hector Shekerdemian
       Phone  + 34 933 063 523

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  • + Hardware/OS platforms

    IBM i
       IBM Systems: System i
    IBM i (i5 formerly i5/OS V5)
       IBM Systems: System i
    i 5.4
       IBM Systems: System i

  • + Services

    Product Support Services

  • + Storage devices

    Data Retention Storage Systems
       IBM System Storage DR450
    Disk Storage Systems
       IBM System Storage DS300/DS400
       IBM System Storage DS6000 family

Date last modified:    Nov 16, 2012


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HelpSystems, LLC
6455 City West Parkway
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
United States

+1 800 3281000

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