The growth of the ASDC
will allow Insyde Software to more quickly bring to market InsydeH2O support for the entire set of Intel([R]) and AMD([R]) server platforms.
Swedavia has acquired the ASDC shares in view of the possible major growth in the passenger numbers at Stockholm Arlanda Airport, and it is currently fine-tuning its operations in different ways.
The expertise that Schiphol has brought into ASDC has been instrumental when building the commercial offer at Stockholm Arlanda Airport and GE[micro]teborg Landvetter Airport over the years.
ASDC has been involved in the creation of retail and F&B solutions at Stockholm Arlanda Airport and at GE[micro]teborg Landvetter Airport since 2005 and 2010 respectively.
They are the Engine Services division and Airframe Material division and are designed to strengthen the ASDC procurement and marketing efforts in those business segments.
In separating the procurement and marketing efforts of these two operations, ASDC will further strengthen its presence in these respective markets and broaden its product line offerings.
Abelson, age 38, has been Senior Vice President of Sales since joining ASDC in July 1997.
Wilkinson joins ASDC from Dallas Airmotive where he held the position of Regional Airline Sales Manager and was responsible for PW100 engine sales.
Josh Abelson, President of ASDC Engine Services Division, commented: "We are extremely pleased to welcome Mike Wilkinson to our growing team.
Mark Bilger, director, IBM Object Technology Market Strategy, commented on the ASDC joint venture: "We've been extremely fortunate to be able to take advantage of the strong skill base at ASDC; the joint venture has exceeded our expectations," he said.
A significant advance of world software technology is underway and we are very pleased to work with IBM on software components," said Rui Ji Ling, Tsinghua University professor and general manager, ASDC.
OpenDoc, the basis of the initial ASDC components, provides a robust software-component architecture that enables independent software vendors (ISVs) and other developers to build or customize applications with software components, while reducing costs and speeding time to market.