CrossWorlds, an integration software provider, today announced the availability of its J2EE Resource Adapter. The J2EE Resource Adapter supports the J2EE Connector Architecture specification 1.0., giving J2EE-compliant applications the ability to easily interact with multiple applications and data sources CrossWorlds already provides integration for, such as SAP, PeopleSoft, Siebel and more.
BURLINGAME, Calif., Nov 20, 2001 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- CrossWorlds Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:CWLD), a leading business integration software provider, today announced the availability of its J2EE Resource Adapter. The J2EE Resource Adapter supports the Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) Connector Architecture specification 1.0., giving J2EE-compliant applications the ability to easily interact with multiple applications and data sources. CrossWorlds' J2EE Resource Adapter supports Enterprise Java Beans and JMS standards.
CrossWorlds' J2EE Resource Adapter provides companies with a J2EE application strategy to pursue integration initiatives that involve already deployed packaged and legacy applications. CrossWorlds' Business Integration Management System will allow existing enterprise applications to work with applications built upon J2EE standards through the use of CrossWorlds' Resource Adapter. By bridging J2EE-compliant applications with existing applications, CrossWorlds customers can invoke any business process component within the specifications of the J2EE Connector Architecture. With this technology, CrossWorlds enables JCA-based access to CrossWorlds' portfolio of Connectors such as SAP, Oracle 11i, Peoplesoft, Siebel and many others.
"The Resource Adapter for CrossWorlds underscores our commitment to open standards compliance," said Buff Jones, senior vice president of Products at CrossWorlds Software. "By providing a Java integration hub, CrossWorlds gives its Global 2000 customer base a more advanced business integration management system to automate and optimize their enterprise and e-business operations."
The J2EE Resource Adapter provides a set of scalable and secure mechanisms that enable the integration of enterprise information systems with application servers and enterprise applications. CrossWorlds' support for JMS and the J2EE Connector Architecture standard ensure compatibility with the J2EE middleware tier. The architecture supports the J2EE Connector Architecture Common Client Interface (CCI) for system access, to define a client API for interacting with heterogeneous systems.
"CrossWorlds is meeting the needs of enterprises that demand Java technology-based components," said Fred Amoroso, president and chief executive officer at CrossWorlds Software. "Our customers and business partners are realizing more efficient and effective development using EJB component technology - we are pleased to expand CrossWorlds' capabilities and offer businesses additional integration options."
About CrossWorlds® Software, Inc.
CrossWorlds Software, Inc. provides a comprehensive suite of business integration software that unites and extends business processes. Our combination of products - business process integration modules, sophisticated, easy-to-use tools and a patented, scalable architecture - make integrating processes within the enterprise and across the internet possible.
By focusing on business process automation, companies use CrossWorlds to streamline and improve internal operations and trading relationships. Our products help companies reduce information technology costs, increase productivity and improve responsiveness to customer demands.
Along with our products, CrossWorlds offers a skilled, global services organization experienced in the complex challenges of enterprise-wide and e-business integration. Together, CrossWorlds products and services not only enhance our customers' competitiveness, they give them immediate cost savings by cutting the time needed for implementation.
The company's customers include industry-leading companies such as Caterpillar, The Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, Ingersoll-Rand, Nortel Networks, Norwich Union, Sony, Telekom Austria, Telecom Mobile Limited (New Zealand Telecom) and Whirlpool Corporation. CrossWorlds (Nasdaq: CWLD) is based in Burlingame, Calif. with European headquarters in Munich, Germany and other offices throughout the Americas and Europe. Additional information can be found at www.crossworlds.com.