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March 30, 2015

MPE & 3000 Contractor-Consultant Catalog

Updated with new contractors as of March 2015

Pivital Solutions • Steve Suraci - Phone: 603-382-3345

Providing technical support for the HP e3000 and its MPE/iX operating system is our business. Our only business. We are experts in all of the technical intricacies - both hardware and software - of the e3000 because we have gained our expertise as an HP reseller and third-party support partner since 1991.

The Support Group Terry Floyd - tfloyd@supgrp.com Phone: 800-798-9862

The Support Group's Legacy Application Management Services enable our customers to focus on their business by supplementing the internal resource requirements associated with legacy systems management (HP 3000 and VAX) and legacy applications support. The Support Group support levels range from minimal basic telephone support to a fully-staffed remote hosted operation. Peace of mind is just around the corner.

Lars Appel - info@larsappel.de Heinrich-Groschner-Str. 34 b D-45481 Mulheim an der Ruhr Germany Phone: +49 163 4718296

Consulting, Programming, Training, Support for MPE/iX and Unix, Linux, Windows. 20+ years experience in HP 3000 software support and interoperability, ported Samba and other Open Source software to MPE.

Allegro Consultants, Inc. - info@allegro.com 20111 Stevens Creek Blvd, Suite 245 Cupertino, CA 95014 Phone: 408-252-2330

Specializing in products and services for clients with Hewlett-Packard PA-RISC based computers.

Roy Brown - roy@kelmscott.co.uk

Brian Donnellu btd@briantdonnelly.org 

I was around in the 70s and loved the HP and stayed the course. I can help a bit. I love HP3000!

Kelmscott Ltd 66 Greenacre Way Bishop's Cleeve, Cheltenham UK Phone: +44 1242 677684  Cell: +44 794 109 1139

30-year HP 3000 professional on MPE, (Turbo)Image, VPLUS. In-depth COBOL and TRANSACT. Extensive experience in manufacturing, media. Recently pivotal in several major migration projects to HP-UX, Linux, Oracle, MF COBOL. Managerial, system design, and business analysis skills. Available in the UK, Europe and/or North America. Full CV on request.

Crawford Software Consulting - info@crawford-software.com Chester, NH 03036 Phone: (603) 887-4894

Over 20 Years of MPE and HP 3000: Programming, Software and Hardware Support, Integration and Migration, ASK and GrowthPower

Ellis Dodge Technical - rcellis@email.com

COBOL, Protos, IMAGE/View, HP 3000 experience, as well as current experience in Linux development and administration

Paul Edwards - pedwards@gte.net Paul Edwards & Associates www.peassoc.com 1506 Estates Way Carrollton, TX 75006 Phone: 972-242-6660

Paul Edwards & Associates is a full service consulting firm specializing in Hewlett-Packard HP300 computer systems. We are a recognized leader in providing professional data processing consulting services and solutions in many industries throughout the U.S. since 1976. We have almost 40 years of experience in COBOL, IMAGE, and MPE/IX development, implementation, and migration. We are the certified education resource for MPE/IX, IMAGE, VPLUS, Suprtool, and Speedware. We are a partner with Stromasys and their CHARON product. Please contact us for any requirements you may have.

Tony Girgenti - tony@lakesideos.com Lakeside Office Systems, Inc. 606 Lakeside Park Southampton, PA  18966-4000 Phone: 215-322-8811

Mike Granahanmgran56@hotmail.com

I've worked on the HP 3000 Series II, III, 42 or 44 and the 980 series in these capacities: Programmer Analyst utilizing HP Cobol I/II, Rapid developer tools (Dictionary, Transact & Report), Powerhouse, Suprtool, Qedit, Image/TurboImage, Adager, Bradmark (DB General), KSAM for MPE & iX, Senior Consultant, Data Processing Manager and Information Systems Director for a mid-sized manufacturing company with 10-12+ million in sales. I recently performed senior QA tasks for a quite large migration for 3+ years, and I was assigned to find all the quirks with the first phase of batch processing and screen handling processes utilizing HP Cobol/Acucobol

Krikor Gullekian - krigul@yahoo.com Info-Trans Phone: 647-216-6599

I have over 30 years of experience with the HP 3000, experience in software design, and programming in HP-MPE, UX, Powerhouse, Cobol, and Oracle. I would like to know more about any opportunity and can send my resume. I am particularly interested if a project can be done telecommuting.

Bruce Hobbs - brucehobbs@engineeredsw.com Engineered Software 856 N. Monterey St. Alhambra, CA  91801-1574 Phone: 626-570-8028

20+ years in development & training areas on MPE, MVS, and Unix

Ron Horner Horner Consulting - horner.horner@mindspring.com 7114 97th Ave. Kenosha, WI  53142 Phone: 262-942-6128

Get EXTREME with your MPE

Al Karman - alkarman@gmail.com FixIT Computer Systems 731 Violet Circle Naperville, IL  60540 Phone: 630-779-4847

I've been HP 3000 since 1984, and am currently beached in Chicago, and will look at anything in the lower 48. HP 3000 sys admin / Cobol / Powerhouse

Olav Kapperto.kappert@qc.aibn.com IOMIT International 53 Seville Drive Montreal, Quedec, Canada Phone: 514-683-2158

HP Solutions Provider Partner with 25 years experience. Speedware Value Added Partner with 23 years of experience.

Tom McConnell - tlomica@aol.com 973-746-5875

I have over 25 years experience doing MPE programming, especially in COBOL and C, and I am always interested in contract work. I can forward my resume if it will be of interest.

Barbara McCracken - barbaramccr@msn.com 41 June Creek Road, Edwards, CO 81632 970-855-0248
Develops and supports HP 3000 MPE applications. Technical skills include COBOL, IMAGE, DBGeneral, Query, Suprtool, Qedit, FTP, Soundex. Last 15 years have been spent as Project Manager, Programmer, Analyst, Database Manager, Technical Support, Quality Control, User Trainer, Department Liaison, 24/7 Support on Pension Retirement System. Responsible for support, maintenance, implementation, integration, research, evaluation, user training and technical support on multi-module batch/online system, monitoring, maintenance of hardware, installation of software upgrades, nightly system backups, troubleshooting hardware, software, user workstations and printers.

Dan Miller - Lotus23s10@cs.com 635 Walmar Drive Bay Village, OH 44140 Phone: 440-453-2898

35+ years of HP 3000 experience. All the usual 3rd Party products, all HP Programming Languages including SPL and System Management. Stromasys conversions to Charon HP 3000 Emulator.

Mark Ranft mark@pro3k.com Pro 3K 10601 Amery Cir Inver Grove Hts, MN 55077 Phone: 612-804-2774

Pro 3K is dedicated to the HP e3000. Let us assist you with all your MPE/iX needs.

John Stephens - johnstephens@takecareofit.org Take Care of IT

Programming expertise in QUIZ, ideally in a MANMAN environment. Otherwise, I'm just a bad-ass HP 3000 sys admin.

Chuck Trites - chuck_trites@yahoo.com Trites Consulting, Inc. 181 Hillcrest Dr. Laconia, NH 03246 Phone: 603- 219-1500

I am a FORTRAN and COBOL consultant on the HP 3000 supporting MANMAN and custom COBOL applications for over 25 years. Trites Consulting extracts MANMAN databases to SQL Server, ORACLE and MS Access relational databases.  Custom software programming as well as system management are available on a monthly or yearly basis. FORTRAN, COBOL, BASIC and most 4th generation reporting tools.

Dave Vogtdavevogt@sbcglobal.net

My partner and I have been in the HP 3000 world since 1981.  We have a very long history of COBOL and Cognos experience. Whatever runs on the HP3000, we know it. Qedit, Quad, Query, independent operations and repairs of hardware, Series 987 and more. We also have some experience in the server world: Windows Server 2000, Server 2003, Server 2008, and extensive knowledge using ByRequest, RPM, Windows XP, Windows 7, and SQL.

Dan Anderson - dano0125@yahoo.com Phone: 612-267-9807

John Penney - resolutebay@yahoo.com

Archived resources, HP 3000 Contractors follow.

(Unverified since being transferred from OpenMPE's postings)


Cotter Kimbrough Associates, Inc. - corp@cotterkimbrough.com PO Box 70564 Marietta, GA 30007-0564 Phone: (800) 903-8359
Cotter Kimbrough is an IT Consulting and Staffing company providing services to HP customers throughout North America since 1977; it provides personnel to develop and support HP 3000 MPE applications. We provide contractors to support virtually all MPE-based applications including MANMAN, AMISYS, eXegeSys [formerly MM3000], Ecometry, HP/FA, Boss. Technical skills available include COBOL, Powerhouse, Speedware, Protos, Fortran, and Basic. IT talent with experience using Adager, Suprtool, VPlus, Image, Qedit. Application areas of greatest strength are manufacturing (all types), distribution, corporate administration (including financials), web-based technologies, and intranet development.

5 Diamond IT Consulting - info@smallbusinessconsultingexperts.com 3521 Quail View Drive McKinney, TX 75071 Phone: 888-631-1415 Experienced in MANMAN, DRC, Cobol, Powerhouse, and specialize in integrating HP 3000 into web service environments.

IT Consulting Consortium - info@craigs.com 1405 Eighth Avenue SW Albany, OR  97321 Phone: 541-924-0736 Comment:  Your total technology solution

Lund Performance Solutions - info@lund.com 240 2nd Aveune SW Albany, OR  97321 Phone: 541-812-7600 Lund has provided consulting services to the MPE community.

Monmech Computing Ltd - monmech@blueyonder.co.uk 88 Malvern Road Bristol BS5 8JB, UK Phone: +44 117 9398252
Independent HP 3000 Consultancy, Analysis, & Programming

Practical Technology Solutions - jim_chance@yahoo.com 1485 County Road 1575 Ashland, OH  44805 Phone: 419-651-6704
An independent/self-employed provider of premium and practical HP e3000 solutions.

Terry Powell - tpowe1@uis.edu Springfield, Illinois, USA Phone: 217-899-9373
25+ years HP 3000 experience - Image, HP4GL, SPL, COBOL, TRANSACT, VPLUS.  Experienced in rapid migration from Image, AllBase, KSAM to Oracle, SQL Server, any ODBC compliant DBMS.  Experience with ASP.Net, PHP, Java, IIS, Apache, Windows server.

Randall Enterprises - randall_enterprise@att.net Arlington, Texas Jim Rogers (817) 564-5432
Owner is a former HP Employee, 33 years total HP3000 Experience. Services include Programming, Systems Management, Systems Design and Maintenance, Systems Tuning, Training, Network Design and Maintenance, Project Management, Database Analysis and Tuning, Business Analysis, on HP3000, UNIX, Linux and PC platforms. Taught at the Community College level, former Software Engineer, M.I.S. Director, and one stop shopping for small to Mid sized companies. We work directly with Vendors, (and make them keep thier commitments), so you don’t have the finger pointing wars. Some former clients include HP, Dell, Compaq, Sikorsky Aircraft, Southwest Airlines, State of Washington, Merck Pharmacheuticals, Bank One, Harris Bank, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Abbot Laboratories, United Technologies, Southwest Medical, AXA Financials, Merrill Lynch, and BT Industries. We work with all size companies.

Roger's Consulting Services, Inc. - rmarcinik@juno.com 526 Hatcher St. SE Palm Bay, FL  32909-3615 Phone: 321-725-1610
Specializing in Cognos PowerHouse 4GL ADT

ScanConsult IT - Partners - openmpe@scanconsult.dk Jegstrupvej 96A Dk-8361 Hasselager Denmark Phone: +45 8738 7474
20+ years of experience with the HP e3000 and with PowerHouse.  HP Solution Partner.

Syllogize - marketing@syllogize.net 112A Stockton Avenue Capitola, CA 95010 Phone: 408.910.5264
Syllogize, Inc. is a Northern California based consulting group providing solutions in software development, network administration, system migration, hardware configuration and transitional staffing needs.

Dennis Wright Associates - dennis_wright@netzero.net 3995 Rebecca Rd. Richmond, VA  23234 Phone: 804-271-8015

23+ years HP3000 software application development and system administration.

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