DENVER, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Jabber.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Webb
Interactive Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBB) today announced that Transvirtual
Technologies, Inc. has completed their integration of Jabber into the
Transvirtual PocketLinux(R) Platform.
Transvirtual demonstrated Jabber integration at Comdex in November 2000.
As part of the demonstration, Jabber provided the XML messaging infrastructure
for Wireless Instant Messaging using the PocketLinux Platform.
PocketLinux(R) is a single, open source application development
environment for all mobile computing devices that provides an end-to-end
solution for building unified, standardized and open information
communications infrastructure across the entire spectrum of computer systems.
PocketLinux runs on a variety of PDAs, Cellular Phones and SetTopBoxes.
"Jabber is much more than just a simple instant messaging system and
companies such as Transvirtual are leading the charge in terms of
demonstrating how Jabber can provide devices of all kinds with a robust XML
messaging infrastructure. The integration of Jabber into Transvirtual's
PocketLinux platform is further testimony to the growing momentum behind the
Jabber open source movement, and is expected to drive increased demand for
Jabber.com's commercial servers, clients and professional services and
support," said Andre Durand, founder of Jabber.com, Inc.
"Jabber provides PocketLinux with a robust and scalable XML transport
solution. We are very excited to be leveraging this technology and feel that
it has tremendous promise," said Paul Fisher, founder of the GNU Classpath
Project and senior developer at Transvirtual.
Transvirtual Technologies, Inc., is a Berkeley, California corporation
that provides multiple-platform solutions for embedded systems, Internet
appliances, and desktop machines. Transvirtual's major customers include
Compaq, Microsoft, and Schlumberger. Tim Wilkinson, Transvirtual's founder
and CEO, was the original developer of Schlumberger's SmartCard.
Transvirtual's flagship product, Kaffe OpenVM, won the 1998 JavaWorld Editor's
Choice Award for "Best Java Virtual Machine," beating Microsoft, Sun, IBM and
HP. Over 100,000 copies of the free Open Source version of Kaffe have been
downloaded from the Web. Kaffe is bundled with Red Hat and Debian's Linux
distributions. Further information is available by telephone at (US)
+800/828-3022, by fax at (US) +510/559-3287, by e-mail to
email@example.com or at www.pocketlinux.com and at www.transvirtual.com on
Jabber.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Webb Interactive Services
(Nasdaq: WEBB), is the premiere provider of commercial Jabber solutions,
products and services targeting the enterprise and service provider markets.
Jabber is the only open source instant messaging (IM) platform that leverages
XML technology and a distributed client/server architecture to give each
company complete control over their IM services, applications and branding.
Jabber's robust development tools and extensible architecture make it ideal
for deploying any application that requires real-time XML messaging and
presence management. Jabber's web site can be found at www.jabber.com.
About Webb Interactive
Webb Interactive Services, Inc. provides innovative online commerce
communication solutions that help small businesses generate leads, increase
buyer-seller interaction and strengthen customer relationships. Webb has
pioneered an advanced XML-based technology platform, upon which application
modules that lead the convergence of instant messaging and commerce are built.
Webb's web site can be found at www.webb.net.
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information, should be considered forward-looking and reflect management's
current views of future events and financial performance that involve a number
of risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially include, but are not limited to, the following: general economic
conditions and developments within the Internet and Intranet industries;
product development and technology changes; competition and pricing pressures;
length of the sales cycle; variability of sale order flow and management
SOURCE Jabber.com, Inc.