On-Line Software International

On-Line Software International, Inc. was a Fort Lee, New Jersey, company[1] whose earnings reports were followed by The New York Times in the 1980s and 1990s.[2][3] It was founded in 1969.[4]

On-Line Software International
IndustrySoftware
Founded1969
Defunct1991
FateAcquired by Computer Associates
HeadquartersFort Lee, New Jersey

In late 1986 the company acquired Mathematica's RAMIS (software) product, which had sold it to Martin Marietta Corporation in 1983; Computer Associates subsequently acquired On-Line Software. RAMIS was passed along together with a front-end called English.[5]

Shareholders edit

A claim by former On-Line shareholder against Computer Associates resulted in a 2002 award of $5.7 million "because of violations committed during its 1991 acquisition of On-Line Software International Inc." CA was also ordered to pay "interest of $4.6 million" for the decade plus since 1991.[6][7]

References edit

  1. ^ "On-Line Software International". Computerworld. October 27, 1986. p. 115.
  2. ^ "On-Line Software International reports earnings for Qtr to May 31". The New York Times. June 28, 1991. p. 18.
  3. ^ "ON-LINE SOFTWARE INTERNATIONAL reports earnings for Qtr to Nov 30". The New York Times. December 25, 1984. Retrieved June 14, 2019.
  4. ^ "On-Line Software International". Lookup Mainframe Software.
  5. ^ "Real-life applications .. Martin Marietta Data Systems". Computerworld. December 1, 1986.
  6. ^ "Features". Computerworld.
  7. ^ "Update: Wang leaves CA, hands off to Kumar". November 18, 2002.