SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Borland Software Corporation (Nasdaq: BORL), the leading provider of e-business implementation platforms, today announced the release of Borland(R) Enterprise Studio Java Edition. Borland Enterprise Studio Java Edition (The Studio) accelerates time to market for Java multi-tier, Web and e-commerce applications by providing a complete design, development and process management solution. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010118/BORLOGO ) The Studio includes industry leading application development lifecycle products from Rational Software Corporation(R) (Nasdaq: RATL) and Macromedia (Nasdaq: MACR). This convergence of world-class technology enables customers to benefit from a comprehensive, integrated solution for creating enterprise class applications. The Studio is the premier development environment for Borland's e-business implementation platform. "Corporations today need to make strategic decisions about which software vendor they want to align with," said Mark Driver, the research director, e-business technologies, Gartner Group. "When making a purchasing decision, it is not about the tool, it is about finding partners who are driving standards and offering complete solutions." Borland Enterprise Studio Java Edition consists of the following leading technologies: -- Borland(R) JBuilder(TM), the number one rated and market leading Java development environment -- Borland(R) AppServer(TM), an industrial strength J2EE(TM) application server -- Rational Rose(R) Modeler 2001, the world's leading visual modeling solution -- Rational Rose with JBuilder integration to enable round-trip engineering between Rational Rose models and the Java applications produced by JBuilder -- Rational Unified Process(TM) to ensure best practices and methodology for software development -- Macromedia(R) Dreamweaver(R) UltraDev(TM) 4 for professional Web application development "Were are excited about contributing to Borland's integrated software implementation platform for Java," said Roger Oberg, vice president and general manager, Rose Visual Modeling Products for Rational. "We know their customers will derive great value from the combination of market-leading products in Borland Enterprise Studio, and share their commitment to bringing enterprise Java development to a high level of productivity and performance going forward." "With this solution, Borland is delivering capabilities that offer businesses a valuable competitive edge," said Tom Hale, senior vice president of product marketing for Macromedia. "Macromedia Dreamweaver UltraDev 4 enables rapid visual development of Web applications, and its open architecture enables it to integrate seamlessly into any development workflow." "We chose to work with Rational because they are leaders in the Java market and provide the best Java modeling solution, Rational Rose, and Macromedia because they are the clear leader in Web page development," explained Frank Slootman, vice president of software products for Borland. "The combination of Rational Rose, Dreamweaver UltraDev 4 and Borland JBuilder provides Java developers with a comprehensive application analysis, design, development and deployment environment, while the Rational Unified Process will provide Java developers with comprehensive software development guidance." About JBuilder(TM) 4 Enterprise JBuilder 4 Enterprise is Borland's rapid application development (RAD) tool for creating business, database and distributed applications based on the Java 2 platform. The product supports development on the Linux(R), Windows(R), and Solaris(TM) platforms. JBuilder 4 includes strong support for the Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) so programmers can rapidly deliver reliable and scalable Enterprise Java applications. JBuilder 4 provides wizards and visual tools for creating reusable JavaBeans(R) and Enterprise JavaBeans(TM) technology. Also included with JBuilder is a Development License for VisiBroker(R) for Java and the Borland AppServer 4.1, which supports J2EE technology standards. JBuilder 4 provides visual tools and reusable components for rapidly creating platform-independent applications for the Java 2 platform. A detailed matrix of features included in JBuilder 4 is located at http://www.borland.com/jbuilder . About Borland(R) AppServer(TM) 4.5 Borland AppServer 4.5 provides an industrial strength infrastructure for an e-business implementation platform. The Java 2 platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) 1.2.1 certified Borland AppServer 4.5 provides clustering, load balancing and back-end integration, to enable customers with a powerful platform-independent application server that meets the rigorous needs of global e-business customers. Built upon the most widely deployed CORBA(R) object request broker in the world, Borland brings this technology innovation and heritage to the J2EE platform. Rational Rose(R) Modeler 2001 Rational Rose is the world's leading visual modeling solution and the single best tool for translating high-level requirements into a resilient, component-based architecture. Rational led the way in developing the Unified Modeling Language (UML), which has become the de facto standard notation used in Rational Rose to specify, visualize and construct artifacts of software and systems. Rational Rose(R) with JBuilder(TM) Integration Rational Rose(R) with JBuilder integration allows Rational Rose scalable object modeling capabilities and Borland JBuilder Rapid Application Development (RAD) environments to easily integrate. The Rational Rose with JBuilder integration supports code generation, reverse engineering and modeling to code synchronization of Borland JBuilder projects using Rational Rose. Rational Unified Process(TM) The Rational Unified Process is a software development process, delivered through a Web-enabled, searchable knowledge base, that enhances team productivity and delivers software best practices via guidelines, templates and tool mentors for all critical software lifecycle activities. Macromedia(R) Dreamweaver(R) UltraDev(TM) 4 Dreamweaver UltraDev 4 is the first authoring software that allows developers, programmers and designers to visually create and edit data-driven Web applications on multiple server platforms. UltraDev generates applications that take advantage of Microsoft(R) Active Server Pages (ASP), Sun Microsystems(R) JavaServer(TM) Pages (JSP(TM)), and Allaire(R) ColdFusion(R) Markup Language (CFML) technologies to connect to industry standard servers, making it ideally suited to today's heterogeneous development landscapes. About Borland Borland is a leading provider of high performance e-business implementation solutions. Borland is the vendor of choice for professional e-business solution providers who demand a vendor-independent implementation platform that supports rapid time to market, high productivity, performance and availability. Founded in 1983, Borland is headquartered in Scotts Valley, California, with operations worldwide. To learn more, visit Borland at http://www.borland.com/, the community site at http://community.borland.com or call Borland at 800-632-2864. NOTE: Borland's brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of Borland Software Corporation, formerly known as Inprise Corporation, in the United States and other countries. Rational and Rational Rose are registered trademarks of Rational Software Corporation in the United States and other countries. Macromedia Dreamweaver and UltraDev are trademarks or registered trademarks of Macromedia, Inc. in the United States and other countries. 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