IONA's Orbix E2A Wins Application and Web Services Development Category in 2nd Annual eWeek Excellence Award Program.Business/Technology Editors
WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2002
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A weekly newsmagazine or newspaper that reports current events. Proclaims Orbix E2A E2A End to Anywhere (Orbix platform) 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.
Integration Platform Provides IT Professionals with Competitive Edge
IONA(R), a leading e-Business Platform provider for Web Services Integration (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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"eWEEK's choice of IONA's Orbix E2A Web Services Integration Platform as the best and most innovative enterprise technology product released in 2001 for application and Web services development validates our product strategy and the value proposition we offer customers," said John Rymer, vice president of product marketing at IONA. "According to according to
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3. industry analysts, on average, 40 percent of the total cost of every development project is generated by integration. By applying Web services standards to the integration problem, IONA has changed the economics of integration. The Orbix E2A Web Services Integration Platform enables organizations to liberate their information assets for improved operational efficiency and increased return-on-investment."
IONA's Orbix E2A Web Services Integration Platform is a comprehensive integration solution that marries Web services standards with powerful business-to-business and enterprise application integration capabilities. Unlike solutions from other vendors that add Web services as a feature, Web services are at the heart of Orbix E2A. This eliminates barriers to integrating independent technologies such as J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) A platform from Sun for building distributed enterprise applications. J2EE services are performed in the middle tier between the user's machine and the enterprise's databases and legacy information systems. , .NET, CORBA (Common Object Request Broker Architecture) A software-based interface from the Object Management Group (OMG) that allows software modules (objects) to communicate with each other no matter where they are located on a private network or the global , mainframes and message-oriented middleware Message-oriented middleware comprises a category of inter-application communication software that generally relies on asynchronous message-passing as opposed to a request/response metaphor. . Orbix E2A Web Services Integration Platform allows organizations to create, deploy, consume and manage Web Services Integration solutions for immediate and tangible business results.
eWEEK selected the Orbix E2A Web Services Integration Platform from the more than 500 entries that were received this year and noted that the winners "exemplify the steady evolution of e-business technology." A special report on the eWEEK eXcellence award competition will appear in the March 4 print issue of eWEEK and online at www.eweek.com.
The award is the latest in a series of milestones for IONA's Orbix E2A Web Services Integration Platform. Announced in November 2001, the Orbix E2A XMLBus Edition earned the coveted cov·et
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2. To wish for longingly. See Synonyms at desire. "deploy" rating from InfoWorld magazine in January. The magazine's review declared Orbix E2A "one of the strongest showings among Web service platforms." The InfoWorld Test Center stated: Orbix E2A XMLBus "will help enterprises keep integration efforts in line with business objectives and reduce costs through asset recycling...XMLBus Edition 5.0 represents a comprehensive platform for orchestrating services-based integration within the enterprise."
IONA is a leading e-Business Platform provider for Web Services Integration. IONA Orbix E2A(TM), which consists of the Orbix E2A Web Services Integration Platform and Orbix E2A Application Server Platform, enables the flow of information across disparate systems and the liberation of application assets for new business opportunities. Founded in 1991, IONA(R) (NASDAQ: IONA) is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, with U.S. headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts One of the early centers of the Industrial Revolution in northern America, Waltham is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 59,226 at the 2000 census. . The company had revenues of $181 million in 2001 and employs more than 900 people in more than 30 offices worldwide. For additional information about IONA, visit our Web site at http://www.iona.com.
IONA, IONA Technologies IONA Technologies, NASDAQ: IONA, began life as a campus company in Trinity College, Dublin and was founded by Chris Horn, Annrai O'Toole, Colin Newman and Seán Baker. IONA maintains headquarter offices in Dublin, Boston and Tokyo. , the IONA logo, Orbix, E2A, End 2 Anywhere, End To Anywhere, Orbix E2A, IONA E2A, IONA e-Business Platform, are trademarks or registered trademarks of IONA Technologies PLC and/or its subsidiaries. All other trademarks that may appear herein are the property of their respective owners.