Forecross Corporation announced the release of its L2X SmartXML Suite of software products and services to provide legacy to web data exchange without middleware. SmartXML provides the native software plumbing to enable large-scale e-commerce projects to succeed with a true second generation technical solution. SmartXML inserts the functionality for XML data exchange directly into mainframe programs, eliminating middleware, decreasing costs and increasing business flexibility. SmartXML consists of a suite of software modules applicable to mainframe CICS programs, batch programs, reports, data file exchanges and support for mainframe programmers. SmartXML is available now as a part of Forecross service offerings.