Mainframe Software Cos. Drop IBM Antitrust Claims In EU

Law360, New York (August 3, 2011, 1:43 PM EDT) -- TurboHercules SAS said Wednesday it had dropped a complaint with the European Union alleging IBM Corp. abused its dominance in the computer mainframe market, on the heels of similar withdrawals by two other rivals.

IBM said in a July 26 regulatory filing that those rivals, Neon Enterprise Software LLC and T3 Technologies Inc., had withdrawn their complaints with the European Commission.

The three companies, which all either sell or promote emulator software for mainframe computers, accused Big Blue of stopping customers from using emulators to run...
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