Site Ends Search for AS/400 Info (Dedham, Mass.) announces the launch of its AS/400-specific search site, designed to provide a search engine specifically for AS/400 industry information.

The site ( offers daily AS/400 news from around the Web, an AS/400 vendor directory and access to AS/400 vendor announcements and technical papers. The search engine performs keyword searches against nearly 2,000 pre-qualified, manually-indexed AS/400 sites.

Exponential growth of both the Internet and the AS/400 market was the catalyst for creating the Web site, according to Don Hawk, director of new media products for “With major Internet search engines returning as many as 150,000 hits on an AS/400 keyword search, the need for an AS/400-specific tool was apparent,” he says. “By presenting AS/400-specific news and information in one easy-to-use interface, we hope to save AS/400 professional from sloughing through reams of useless search results and dozens of sites to find the AS/400 information they need to do their jobs.”

Site visitors have the ability to register for additional user benefits, such as storage of search results and an AS/400 news and content update e-mail service.