Open Source Edition of OpenLink Virtuoso, Unleashed!

OpenLink Releases Technology to Accelerate Exploitation of Web 2.0 and

Semantic Web

Apr 11, 2006, 01:00 ET from OpenLink Software

    BURLINGTON, Mass., April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenLink Software, Inc.,
 technology leader in the development and deployment of secure,
 high-performance universal data access middleware, announces the immediate
 availability of the Open Source Edition of its industry-acclaimed Universal
 Server, OpenLink Virtuoso.
     The new product release provides a cross-platform workbench for
 exploiting recent technology advances in areas such as Web Services, RDF
 Data Management, XML Data Management, Object-Relational Data Management,
 and Unified Storage.
     Leadership Inspiring an Industry
     "Web 2.0 and the burgeoning Semantic Web demand new thinking regarding
 the architecture of application development and deployment platforms. These
 technology frontiers require loose coupling and zero-vendor-lock-in at all
 levels to fulfill their potential," said Kingsley Idehen, OpenLink
 Software's President & CEO.
     "Our decision to take Virtuoso Open Source is our contribution to
 accelerating the Web 2.0 to Data Web transition at both the Intranet and
 Internet levels," he added.
     New Generation Server Architecture for Next Generation of
     Data Web Solutions
     OpenLink Virtuoso includes:
     * SPARQL compliant RDF Triple Store
     * SQL-200n Object-Relational Database Engine (SQL, XML, and Free Text)
     * BPEL Server and Enterprise Service Bus (integrated)
     * WebDAV and Native File Server
     * Web Application Server (supporting PHP, Perl, Python, ASP.NET, JSP etc.)
     * Runtime Hosting for Microsoft .NET, Mono, and Java
     Broad Platform Support
     The new release is available in source code and binary release forms
 across Linux, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, Solaris, and other UNIX platforms.
     Extensive Industry Standard Support
     Industry standards supported by Virtuoso includes SQL, ODBC, JDBC,
 WS-*, UDDI, NNTP, and more.
     About OpenLink Software
     OpenLink Software is a privately held software company with offices in
 the U.S.A., United Kingdom, Nigeria, and Bulgaria. It has been the leading
 provider and technology innovator in the universal data access middleware
 market since 1993, and over 10,000 companies currently use its products
     Additional information on OpenLink Software can be obtained from the
 web site: .

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