About Luminex Software, Inc.

Our Rich History

Luminex was founded in 1994 with a focus on corporate data storage solutions. Since that time, Luminex has achieved award-winning growth while remaining consistently profitable. Solving real customer problems with valuable solutions is part of our DNA.

Luminex delivers on our commitment to enable mainframe customers to have seamless access to the broad range of storage products and innovations already available for other environments.

Luminex’s Channel Gateway solutions are the only product lines of their kind to truly unite the Mainframe and open systems storage technologies. Read more about Luminex’s industry-leading mainframe virtual tape solutions here.

In 2000, Luminex acquired and merged the Data|WARE product line and technical staff into the Luminex family. Then again in 2002, Luminex acquired and merged the Polaris product line and technical staff into the Luminex family. These acquisitions, coupled with intensive investment in R&D, has enabled Luminex to deliver a formidable family of mainframe storage and connectivity solutions, backed by nearly 30 years of continuous mainframe engineering and technical support. Today, our mainframe solutions are OEMed, certified and/or resold by every major mainframe manufacturer. We believe this speaks volumes about our commitment to advancing the technology and about our mainframe expertise.

Luminex solutions are used by several of the world's leading and most innovative companies and agencies in the industries below, including some of the world's Top 10 banks and retailers.

  • Airlines
  • Automotive
  • Banking and Financial
  • Local and Federal Government
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Transportation

Luminex has built our reputation as a valuable and strategic partner with customers in industries such as these that require only the best performance, features quality and reliability.

Heritage of Innovation

Luminex is a recognized leader in disk-based virtual tape solutions. Through its innovation and customer-driven product development, Luminex was the first vendor to enable many of the technologies used in modern mainframe virtual tape solutions today, including:

Luminex's History of Innovation CGSafe DataStream Intelligence DASD and tape data consistency through unified replication 8 Gb/s FICON Tape Migration Services Replication Monitor MVT Vault CloudTAPE Synchronous Tape Matrix - True Continuous Availability for Mainframe Virtual Tape Mainframe Data Integration MDI BigData Transfer MVThsm: Off-Host HSM Recycle On-Demand Authorized Disaster Recovery Centers P2V Wire-speed FICON performance MDI zKonnect for Kafka stream processing and data pipelines