XAware Announces Eight New Industry Partnerships; XML-Software Firm Adds Depth and Breadth to Integration Offerings.
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XAware, Inc., a leader in XML-based information exchange and data integration, announces partnerships with eight industry-leading application server, data access, XML editor An XML editor is a markup language editor with added functionality to facilitate the editing of XML. This could be done in plain text in a text editor, with all the code visible. and e-commerce channel vendors. These partnerships broaden the IT environments, increase the variety of data resources available to XAware's customers, and expand the market reach of XAware's XML-based data integration software.
Application Server Partners
XAware's application server partners are 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) , Sun and JBOSS. These four vendors comprise over 80% of the Java(TM)-based application server marketplace. XAware integration components provide robust data integration services that extend the capabilities of BEA's WebLogic, IBM's WebSphere, Sun's Sun(TM) One and JBOSS products. From security to memory management and scalability features, XAware leverages the common services of these application server partners by providing reusable XML-views of disparate data sources.
For software vendors, businesses or IT shops that don't use application servers within their application stacks, XAware can run as a component to add interoperability, XML XML
in full Extensible Markup Language.
Markup language developed to be a simplified and more structural version of SGML. It incorporates features of HTML (e.g., hypertext linking), but is designed to overcome some of HTML's limitations. integration and 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. to packaged applications or custom applications. XAware, through its embeddable integration components, offers an industry standard approach to data integration and offers an alternative to traditional heavyweight EAI (Enterprise Application Integration) Refers to various techniques used to share data and business processes in large enterprises. When companies acquire another organization, disparate information systems have to be made to work together. solutions and custom development. With XAware's lightweight components, systems integrators and software vendors can enable applications and databases to exchange information, saving considerable time and expense.
"XAware works with customers every day who need to access, aggregate and transform information across traditional database and application boundaries," said Bill Miller, Chief Executive Officer of XAware. "These multi-faceted partnerships will help XAware deliver integration components to a broader market of systems integrators and independent software vendors."
Data Access Partners
XAware's application, database and information access partners include Attunity and Insevo. These partnerships allow the XAware iServer integration engine to talk to ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) An integrated information system that serves all departments within an enterprise. Evolving out of the manufacturing industry, ERP implies the use of packaged software rather than proprietary software written by or for one customer. , CRM (Customer Relationship Management) An integrated information system that is used to plan, schedule and control the presales and postsales activities in an organization. , SCM (1) (Software Configuration Management, Source Code Management) See configuration management.
(2) See supply chain management. , financial and other packaged applications from hundreds of software providers. With Attunity, XAware has access to one of the largest collections of mainframe, legacy and client-server adapters available. These adapters provide basic access that enables the XAware iServer to provide bi-directional XML views of disparate data in real time.
XML Editor Partner
XAware's XML editor partner, Altova, offers tools to create templates and schemas, an important element in building integration solutions. Altova's XMLSPY(R) provides a visual development environment that assists developers in the modeling and editing of XML-based schemas that are used in the development of XAware-based data integration solutions.
E-Commerce Channel Partner
XAware's e-commerce channel partner, ComponentSource, is a global eBusiness partner with a user base of more than 500,000 developers in over 110 countries. XAware's market reach for XA-Suite Lite is expanded through ComponentSource, which sells software building blocks to businesses, systems integrators and independent software vendors via an industry-leading web site, www.componentsource.com. XA-Suite Lite is an entry-level offering that provides data access and application connectivity to a specific set of resources. It is designed to handle entry-level integration requirements as a cost effective alternative to custom code.
About XAware, Inc.
XAware, Inc. is a worldwide leader in XML information exchange supporting both 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. and Microsoft .Net See .NET. technologies. XAware's patented lightweight embeddable data integration components dramatically reduce time to market, while increasing interoperability for application vendors in the financial services and government sectors. Focused on serving the needs of systems integrators and software vendors, XAware software components reduce the complexities of accessing, transforming and integrating disparate data and application resources. Founded in 1999, XAware is based in Colorado Springs, Colo., and is venture-backed. For more information on XAware, visit www.xaware.com or call 719.884.5403.
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