Borland(R) JBuilder(TM) 4 Named Finalist for Software & Information Industry Association's 2001 Codie Award

Jan 03, 2001, 00:00 ET from Inprise Corporation from ,Borland

    SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ --
 Inprise Corporation (Nasdaq:   INPR), herein referred to as Borland, today
 announced that the most recent version of its cross-platform development
 environment written in entirely in the Java(TM) programming language,
 JBuilder(TM) 4, was selected as a finalist in the Software & Information
 Industry Association (SIIA) Codie Awards in the Best Application Development
 Product category.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000117/SFM040 )
     SIIA's Codie Awards showcase the industry's finest products and services
 and honor excellence in the software and information industry. Every year,
 SIIA delivers a Codie Awards program that is a tribute to ingenuity and
 creativity and spotlights the best in product development and excellence.
 Approximately 200 industry journalists and school technology specialists chose
 this year's Codie Award finalists. Winners will be announced at a black-tie
 gala on Monday, March 12, during SIIA's 2001 Annual Conference at the
 Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, California.
     "There is a clear reason why Codie Awards are proudly displayed in the
 reception areas of hundreds of software and information companies around the
 world," said Ken Wasch, SIIA president. "The Codie Awards represent peer
 recognition of excellence. For 16 years, only one awards program has called
 upon the companies driving the digital economy to reward the best of the best.
 We are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2001 Codie Awards."
     "We are honored to receive such prestigious recognition from the software
 and information industry," said Tony de la Lama, vice president and general
 manager of Borland's Java business unit. "We are honored to be a part of such
 an esteemed award with such an outstanding group of companies."
     In addition to being named as a finalist for the Codie Awards, JBuilder
 has won major accolades from leading industry publications including PC
 Magazine, Java Pro, JavaWorld and Software Development Magazine.
 
     About Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)
     The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal
 trade association of the software code and information content industries.
 SIIA represents more than 1,000 leading high-tech companies that develop and
 market software and electronic content for business, education, consumers and
 the Internet. For further information on SIIA, visit http://www.siia.net . For
 further information on 2001 Codie Awards, visit
 http://www.siia.net/events/awards/2001codies/default.html .
 
     About JBuilder(TM) 4 Enterprise
     JBuilder 4 Enterprise is Borland's rapid application development 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(TM)) 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(TM) 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
     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 product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of
 Inprise Corporation. Other names mentioned herein may be trademarks of the
 party using such names. Forward-looking statements in this release, including
 but not limited to, those concerning Borland's future financial performance,
 product development plans, and the potential features of or benefits to be
 derived from the products developed, marketed or sold by Borland, involve a
 number of uncertainties and risks, and actual events or results may differ
 materially. Factors that could cause actual events or results to differ
 materially include, among others, the following:  possible disruptive effects
 of organizational or personnel changes by Borland, shifts in customer demand,
 market acceptance of new or enhanced products developed, marketed or sold by
 Borland, delays in scheduled product availability dates, actions or
 announcements by competitors, software errors, general business conditions and
 market growth rates in the client/server and Internet software markets, and
 other factors described in the reports on Forms 10-K and 10-Q filed by Inprise
 Corporation with the SEC.
 
 

SOURCE Inprise Corporation; Borland
    SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ --
 Inprise Corporation (Nasdaq:   INPR), herein referred to as Borland, today
 announced that the most recent version of its cross-platform development
 environment written in entirely in the Java(TM) programming language,
 JBuilder(TM) 4, was selected as a finalist in the Software & Information
 Industry Association (SIIA) Codie Awards in the Best Application Development
 Product category.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000117/SFM040 )
     SIIA's Codie Awards showcase the industry's finest products and services
 and honor excellence in the software and information industry. Every year,
 SIIA delivers a Codie Awards program that is a tribute to ingenuity and
 creativity and spotlights the best in product development and excellence.
 Approximately 200 industry journalists and school technology specialists chose
 this year's Codie Award finalists. Winners will be announced at a black-tie
 gala on Monday, March 12, during SIIA's 2001 Annual Conference at the
 Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, California.
     "There is a clear reason why Codie Awards are proudly displayed in the
 reception areas of hundreds of software and information companies around the
 world," said Ken Wasch, SIIA president. "The Codie Awards represent peer
 recognition of excellence. For 16 years, only one awards program has called
 upon the companies driving the digital economy to reward the best of the best.
 We are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2001 Codie Awards."
     "We are honored to receive such prestigious recognition from the software
 and information industry," said Tony de la Lama, vice president and general
 manager of Borland's Java business unit. "We are honored to be a part of such
 an esteemed award with such an outstanding group of companies."
     In addition to being named as a finalist for the Codie Awards, JBuilder
 has won major accolades from leading industry publications including PC
 Magazine, Java Pro, JavaWorld and Software Development Magazine.
 
     About Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)
     The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal
 trade association of the software code and information content industries.
 SIIA represents more than 1,000 leading high-tech companies that develop and
 market software and electronic content for business, education, consumers and
 the Internet. For further information on SIIA, visit http://www.siia.net . For
 further information on 2001 Codie Awards, visit
 http://www.siia.net/events/awards/2001codies/default.html .
 
     About JBuilder(TM) 4 Enterprise
     JBuilder 4 Enterprise is Borland's rapid application development 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(TM)) 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(TM) 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
     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 product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of
 Inprise Corporation. Other names mentioned herein may be trademarks of the
 party using such names. Forward-looking statements in this release, including
 but not limited to, those concerning Borland's future financial performance,
 product development plans, and the potential features of or benefits to be
 derived from the products developed, marketed or sold by Borland, involve a
 number of uncertainties and risks, and actual events or results may differ
 materially. Factors that could cause actual events or results to differ
 materially include, among others, the following:  possible disruptive effects
 of organizational or personnel changes by Borland, shifts in customer demand,
 market acceptance of new or enhanced products developed, marketed or sold by
 Borland, delays in scheduled product availability dates, actions or
 announcements by competitors, software errors, general business conditions and
 market growth rates in the client/server and Internet software markets, and
 other factors described in the reports on Forms 10-K and 10-Q filed by Inprise
 Corporation with the SEC.
 
 SOURCE  Inprise Corporation; Borland