Sybase today announced the general availability of Sybase EAServer 4.0 with full support for J2EE 1.3, EJB 2.0, J2EE Connector Architecture, an integrated JSP/Servlet engine, support for linux, JMS, Web server plug-ins, and more.
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EAServer 4.0 will continue to support the major standards for component deployment, including CORBA 2.3, COM, and PowerBuilder®, along with J2EE Connector Architecture API. Sybase is enhancing its robust Messaging Service by exposing the JMS API in addition to the proprietary interface to give users a standards-based, guaranteed message delivery system.
The new version of EAServer will also handle JavaServer Pages(TM) (JSP) and Servlet requests from the users Web server automatically without requiring a third-party JSP/Servlet engine or a change of Web server to help ensure users' Web sites are up 7 by 24. E-business application deployment is easy and reliable with the new unified install feature, allowing automatic deployment without end-user intervention. System administrators can monitor application servers in real-time with added JDMK API, reducing the need for additional software or coding.
EAServer 4.0 now supports the Linux platform, and along with versions for Microsoft Windows, Sun Solaris, HP-UX, and IBM-AIX, gives developers a wide array of e-business platforms on which to develop Web applications.
''EAServer 4.0 further shows we can integrate and Web-enable virtually any application in your enterprise faster and easier. We are proud to continue to offer an even better EAServer product to suit every organization's specific needs,'' said Rick Adam, senior vice president and general manager of Sybase's e-Business Division. ''With this new version of EAServer, Sybase continues its commitment to working with the latest J2EE technology.''
''Sybase EA Server 4.0 is perfect for organizations requiring an enterprise class core application server that leverages existing heterogeneous web components and applications,'' said Tyler McDaniel, Director, Hurwitz Group. ''This product comprehensively supports open industry standards for A2A, B2B and B2C.''
Sybase EAServer 4.0 provides an e-Business application development and deployment environment that enables connectivity to the enterprise via enterprise application integration (EAI) as well as B2B process integration. Partner applications can leverage many of EAServer's integrated technology elements.
''Sybase's EAServer 4.0 is allowing us to move our product to the Web quickly while leveraging our existing systems,'' said Marc Lennox, manager of strategic technology at Mxi Technologies Ltd., developers of Maintenix, a software product for aviation maintenance management in the aerospace and defense vertical markets. ''Had we gone with another solution, we would have had to stop our production development for two years and build from scratch the infrastructure that EAServer 4.0 gives us; smooth transition to the Web architecture that allows us to concentrate on servicing our customers needs and beat our competitors to market,'' said Lennox.
''EAServer has exceeded our expectations with respect to robustness, speed and scalability,'' says Paul Murray, vice president of Genisys Reservation Systems, a leading developer of software solutions for the travel industry. ''The market places heavy demands on Genisys to provide advanced booking tools with real-time access to our leading travel provider partners. We're excited to see that EAServer is growing along the very areas that we will benefit from most: more speed, better scalability, improved reliability, high availability and new features like the XML Adapter integration.''
EAServer 4.0 provides enhanced support for core J2EE technologies, including Enterprise JavaBeans(TM) (EJB), Java Servlets, Java Naming and Directory Interface(TM) (JNDI), Java Transaction Service (JTS) and Java Transaction API (JTA), and Java Database Connectivity(TM) 2.0 technology (JDBC). In addition, EAServer 4.0 provides seamless support for virtually any type of client including CORBA, XML, HTML, DHTML, any ActiveX client, C and C++, and PowerBuilder®.
Future releases will expose EAServer components as Web services, providing even more enhanced B2Bi business solutions.
Pricing and Availability
EAServer 4.0 is expected to ship during the third quarter. The product is packaged in three editions: Small Business Edition, Advanced Edition and Enterprise Edition. Sybase makes the Developers Edition available for free to engineers and programmers who are looking to develop a completely open and fully comprehensive platform using EAServer. Deployment pricing starts at $7,500. More information is available at http://www.sybase.com/easerver
EAServer is a highly scalable, robust Web application server for e-Portal and Internet business solutions. It offers customers a single point of integration for heterogeneous back-end systems, extending customer business processes to the Web within a secure, reliable environment. EAServer is one of the most flexible, open application servers on the market. In addition to being one of the first application servers to earn J2EE(TM) certification for Windows NT® and Solaris(TM), EAServer supports major component models (CORBA, ActiveX/COM, EJB, Java, and PowerBuilder®), major programming languages (Java, C/C++, Visual Basic, and PowerBuilder®), and more than 30 databases. EAServer is the application server that powers the Sybase Enterprise Portal (EP) and the Sybase wireless component, iAnywhere(TM) Wireless Server. For more information on EAServer visit: www.sybase.com/easerver.
About Sybase, Inc.
Sybase provides enterprise-class software solutions that fuel e-Business and enable access to information anytime, anyplace. With its industry-leading Enterprise Portal (EP), mobile and wireless, and vertical market solutions, Sybase is one of the largest global independent software companies in the world. For more information, visit the Sybase Web site: http://www.sybase.com