Actional SOAPswitch Wins Two Best-in-Class Awards from Web Services Journal Editorial Board; Actional's Web Services Adaptation Tool Continues to Garner Critical Acclaim.
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Web Services (1) Loosely, any online service delivered over the Web. Such usage appears in articles from non-technical sources, but not in IT-oriented publications, because definition #2 below describes the correct use of the term. Edge West 2002
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 30, 2002
Actional Corporation, an emerging leader in Web services management solutions, today announced that its award-winning Web services product, SOAPswitch, was selected by the editors of Web Services Journal as the best Web services product in the categories of Web Services Automation Tool and Mass Market Web Service. Actional SOAPswitch was honored earlier this month with Web Services Journal's World Class Product Award.
In addition, Actional was nominated in five of the 17 Editor's Choice Award categories. Actional SOAPswitch was named first runner up for Best Web Services Integration Tool, Best Web Services Legacy Adapter A device that allows one system to connect to and work with another. An adapter is often a simple circuit that converts one set of signals to another; however, the term often refers to devices which are more accurately called "controllers. , and Best Web Services Utility.
"Web Services Journal's Editor's Choice Awards are chosen by individuals that we consider the industry's elite to reward product excellence in Web services" said Sean Rhody, editor-in-chief of Web Services Journal. "Actional SOAPswitch has impressed our review editors and Actional's industry peers by clearly demonstrating excellence in its field, a significant accomplishment for a company's initial Web services product. Actional has decidedly made its way to the forefront in the Web services market."
In its first year, the Web Services Journal Editor's Choice Awards selected the best of the best Web services products in 17 categories from nominations recommended by editorial advisory board members and from editor's product reviews. Web Services Journal's Advisory Board is made up of senior executives from a broad spectrum across the Web services industry, including CIOs, software product executives, and respected industry consultants.
The category winners were announced in the September issue of Web Services Journal. The awards will be presented in a ceremony held on Tuesday, October 2, during the Web Services Edge International Conference & Expo in San Jose San Jose, city, United States
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"We are honored to be recognized along with industry heavyweights such as BEA BEA - Basic programming Environment for interactive-graphical Applications, from Siemens-Nixdorf. , IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) , and Microsoft," said Frank Bergandi, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , Actional Corporation. "Receiving these awards from the Web Services Journal's editors for our product, Actional SOAPswitch, further underscores our ability to help our customers drive value today through Web services."
Actional SOAPswitch is a wizard-driven adaptation tool that instantly unlocks existing software assets as reusable re·use
tr.v. re·used, re·us·ing, re·us·es
To use again, especially after salvaging or special treatment or processing.
re·us Web services. By lowering the barriers to Web services, Actional SOAPswitch allows customers to quickly deploy new applications that leverage back-end systems without the expense or delay of application integration.
For a demonstration of Actional SOAPswitch visit Actional at booth #610 at the Web Services Edge West 2002 conference this week at the San Jose Convention Center, in San Jose, California San Jose (IPA: /ˌsænhoʊˈzeɪ/) is the third-largest city in California, and the tenth-largest in the United States. It is the county seat of Santa Clara County. from October 2-3.
About Web Services Journal
Web Services Journal, a Sys-Con Media publication, is the only print magazine dedicated to the Web Services community. It is distributed every month to Web professionals around the world. Web Services Journal focuses on all aspects of Web Services infrastructure, enabling technologies, business process management, and collaborative business. To see the full list of Editor's Choice winners, see the September 2002 issue of Web Services Journal.
Actional Corporation is an emerging leader in Web services management solutions. Actional provides enterprise solutions that unlock existing software assets for Web services and securely manage Web services distribution. Actional is a privately held company privately held company
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In Texas, it provides service to nearly 1.9 million retail electricity customers, including residential and small business customers and commercial, industrial, and Swisscom use Actional's products in their mission-critical infrastructure. Actional's strategic partners include Microsoft, SAP and Oracle. For more information see www.actional.com.