BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Object Design, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODIS), a leading provider of enterprise, XML and embedded data management solutions, today announced that the beta software for its eXcelon(TM) eXtensible Markup Language (XML) data server is now available free-of-charge from the company's Web site (www.objectdesign.com). eXcelon is a revolutionary eXtensible Markup Language (XML) data server that enables companies to build enterprise Web applications using XML. eXcelon can be used as an XML application cache for existing data sources, or as a complete data management system for new XML-based applications. People who would like to download and evaluate eXcelon can simply go to Object Design's home page and click on the "eXcelon Beta" link on the shortcut menu. They will then be taken through a short registration process that will enable them to download the software and get information on the product. "eXcelon's sophisticated, field-proven and patented data-management technology provides extremely high performance and scalability while also enabling companies to unleash the power of XML on the server-side and fully leverage the simplicity and extensibility of XML," said Vittorio Viarengo, Object Design's eXcelon product manager. "eXcelon is a 'must have' product for any developer who wants to create serious XML Web applications." Viarengo added that the wide-distribution beta of eXcelon begins the last phase of development and testing before the product becomes commercially available in the first quarter of 1999. About Object Design Object Design, Inc. ( http://www.objectdesign.com ), a leading provider of enterprise, XML and embedded data management solutions, develops and markets the ObjectStore database management system and related tools, the ObjectStore PSE Pro line of small-footprint embedded databases, and the eXcelon XML data server. ObjectStore, with its unique Cache-Forward(TM) database architecture, is used by customers in a wide variety of industries to build and deploy component-based computing applications. The company backs its products with comprehensive training, services, and support. Headquartered in Burlington, Mass., Object Design sells and supports its products through branch offices across the U.S., international subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Japan and Australia, and a worldwide network of distributors. NOTE: Object Design, the Object Design logo, ObjectStore, Leadership by Design, and Object Exchange are registered trademarks of Object Design, Inc. eXcelon and Cache-Forward are trademarks of Object Design, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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