This morning I wanted to provide an update to last Thursday’s blog entry where I reported that Mendocino Software was reportedly shutting down.
Since that entry, I have been in contact with HP’s PR agency, Burson – Marstellar, who contacted HP on my behalf. Burson – Marstellar’s representative responded back to me this morning saying that HP has no comment at this time about the situation.
I also tried calling Mendocino Software last Thursday, Friday and then again today and left messages with their automated attendant. I have not received any callback from Mendocino Software in response to these messages.
So what is one to conclude? Minimally if you are looking HP’s CICS software, I would hold off or suspend any purchasing decisions until you have contacted the appropriate party to confirm they are going to continue to offer and support the CICS software. If dealing directly with Mendocino Software, you should get some assurances from them that they are still in business and plan to be in business going into the future.