'Built on NetBeans' Program at the JavaOne(SM) Conference Showcases Product Innovation Based on NetBeans(TM) Open Source Platform

More Than 35 Vendors Demonstrate Products 'Built On NetBeans,' Underscoring

Platform Versatility



SAN FRANCISCO, JavaOne(SM) Developer Conference, March 26

Mar 26, 2002, 00:00 ET from Sun Microsystems, Inc.

/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Signaling the momentum and breadth of the
 NetBeans(TM) open source community, Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq:   SUNW)
 today announced that at the JavaOne Developer Conference, more than 35
 companies will demonstrate NetBeans and Forte(TM) for Java(TM) products and
 integrations that are "Built on NetBeans" technology.  Third-party products
 range from wireless device emulation software to Web services infrastructure
 products.
     The NetBeans tools platform will celebrate its second anniversary as an
 open source community in June 2002.  Due to its modular architecture and open
 application programming interfaces (APIs), third parties can easily extend or
 integrate with the platform to add new functionality.  Sun's commercial Forte
 development products are based on the NetBeans architecture.
     At the JavaOne Developer Conference this week, 20 companies will be
 featured in a "Built on NetBeans" Demonstration Cluster located at the end of
 aisles 1700-2300, while an additional 15 companies will be demonstrating
 products in their own booths.  This group includes many members of the Forte
 for Java Extension Partner Program, which assists independent software vendors
 (ISVs) in extending Sun's Forte for Java product.
     "Nearly two years ago, Sun made a commitment to base its commercial Forte
 for Java product line on the NetBeans open source platform," said Peter Young,
 vice president, Forte Tools, Sun Microsystems.  "The goal was to create a
 modular open source tools platform that other companies could use as a
 foundation for their own products, or as a framework that could easily be
 customized and extended with plug-in modules.  Today, that vision has been
 enthusiastically embraced by the NetBeans and Forte for Java communities.
 With more than 100 partners building their own products or extending NetBeans
 technology, NetBeans and Forte for Java have proven to be the validation for
 the blending of open source and commercial technologies."
 
     The following companies are showcasing products that are integrated with
 NetBeans technology.
 
     AGEA Corporation (www.agea.com) -- AGEA Corporation, a leading provider of
 business acceleration software, takes the delays out of doing business. By
 overseeing conditions and events that require attention and action, AGEA's
 solution removes delays in business-critical processes to dramatically improve
 the bottom line.
     Apogee Software (www.apogee.com) -- Apogee Software is a well-established
 software tools vendor specializing in programming environments for the
 development of embedded systems applications written primarily in the Java
 language. Apogee is bringing to the market a comprehensive IDE comprised of
 complementary components from the NetBeans platform (open APIs and plug-ins),
 Forte for Java IDE (IDE core and tools), and Apogee's Aphelion IDE (advanced
 tools for embedded systems and ports of CDC Java(TM) 2 Platform, Micro Edition
 (J2ME(TM)) VM to various embedded processors running popular RTOSs).
     Aqris Development (www.refactorit.com) -- Aqris Development is a software
 tools company dedicated to the refactoring needs of the corporate Java
 language developer. Their flagship product, RefactorIT, is a complete and
 easy-to-use refactoring tool available on the NetBeans platform.
     CanyonBlue (www.canyonblue.com) -- CanyonBlue delivers development tools
 that enable teams to work effectively in a collaborative environment. The
 company's flagship product, Cittera, provides a real-time, collaborative UML
 modeling solution. Cittera offers a Web-based virtual workspace uniting
 development team members, and allowing them to easily share and leverage their
 technical and intellectual capital for more efficient and productive
 component-based development.
     Cincom (www.cincom.com) -- Cincom's Socrates XML is the fast-to-market XML
 DBMS that integrates enterprise data to the Web while leveraging existing
 applications and data. Designed for organizations that need to manage and/or
 integrate data from multiple data sources, Socrates XML boosts programmer
 productivity by simplifying document manipulation and data integration from
 multiple sources.
     Compuware Corporation (www.compuware.com) -- Compuware Corporation, a
 multi-billion dollar company, provides software and professional services that
 optimize productivity and reduce costs across the application lifecycle.
 Compuware's Java technology-based products accelerate and simplify development
 by automating key development, debugging and testing processes. As a result,
 software teams can quickly deliver reliable high-performance applications.
     Embarcadero Technologies (www.embarcadero.com) -- Embarcadero Technologies
 provides award-winning software products that enable organizations to build,
 optimize and manage databases and applications supporting today's critical
 enterprise systems. The company leads the market in providing high quality and
 easy-to-use database and application development tools that deliver cost
 effective solutions.
     ExoSonic (www.exosonic.com) -- ExoSonic provides financial institutions
 with a reusable framework of design patterns for developing and deploying
 multi-channel, mission-critical distributed enterprise applications and Web
 services. By leveraging ExoSonic's framework and its business logic
 components, designed around the Reuters Investor service, financial
 institutions can jump-start their Java(TM) 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition
 (J2EE(TM)) development efforts.
     Flashline, Inc. (www.flashline.com) -- Flashline, Inc. is the industry
 leader in providing enterprise software reuse solutions that facilitate the
 rapid development of software systems for business. Flashline's flagship
 product, Flashline Component Manager, Enterprise Edition, provides the first
 comprehensive software reuse solution that enables, promotes and measures
 reuse of components, Web services and other assets.
     Fresher Information Corporation (www.fresher.com) -- Fresher Information
 Corporation delivers database software and services to companies that need to
 rapidly and cost effectively develop and deploy scalable Java applications and
 services. Matisse, the company's flagship product, is the first DBMS to
 combine native object support and SQL.
     Gentleware AG (www.gentleware.com) -- Gentleware AG is a software company
 based in Germany. The company's goal is to improve software development
 processes by improving software development tools. The company focuses on the
 development of UML tools with a strong emphasis on usability and high
 productivity. Gentleware also offers training and consulting.
     HYWY Software (www.hywy.com) -- HYWY Software is specifically committed to
 producing the best software for Java technology-based development,
 encompassing a total productivity environment for the Java platform. A
 complete range of productivity aids is now available to define developers' and
 development managers' activities in the production and management of complex
 enterprise software applications written in the Java language.
     InCert Software (www.incert.com) -- InCert Software's Halo Application
 Fault Management monitors, pinpoints, reports on and helps correct application
 faults in distributed production environments. Halo uniquely provides a Java
 source-code level root cause diagnosis at the first fault, obsoleting problem
 replication.
     Information Architects (www.ia.com) -- Information Architects provides
 "Smart" integration software solutions for businesses. The company's patented
 integration platform, SmartCode, provides easy and flexible real-time access
 to existing and future data and applications, while creating reusable
 "components" out of any business process, content access, security,
 presentation or logic. SmartCode provides an advanced development framework
 including tools and graphical interfaces that allow for rapid modeling and
 development of robust Web applications within a visual environment.
     Information Laboratory (www.informationlaboratory.com) -- Information
 Laboratory created Small Worlds, an innovative software analysis and
 visualization tool focused on structural stability of large-scale Java
 applications. Small Worlds transforms code into dependency webs, performs
 structural analysis, evaluates the overall stability and points out
 problematic areas.
     InnoMinds Software Inc. (www.innominds.com) -- InnoMinds Software is a
 software development and professional services company specializing in Web
 services, B2B integration, ERP, data warehousing and hardware design.
 InnoMinds is developing Java technology-based products for project management,
 JXTA, XML and adapters based on the J2EE Connector Architecture.
     Intrinsyc Software (www.intrinsyc.com) -- Intrinsyc Software is a leading
 provider of intelligent devices and enterprise computing solutions to Global
 2000 companies. The company specializes in bridging solutions that help
 companies link disparate technology and application worlds. These include J-
 Integra and Ja.NET, which enable software developers to seamlessly integrate
 Java with Microsoft COM and .NET components.
     Iopsis Software (www.iopsis.com) -- Iopsis Software is a leading Web
 services and software solutions provider that helps customers to rapidly
 transition to a Web services world by significantly collapsing the time to
 automate and collaborate line-of-business functionality and business processes
 through innovative new technology and services.
     Jinfonet Software (www.jinfonet.com) -- Jinfonet Software focuses on
 providing high-end e-reporting solutions for the Java platform and has
 developed JReport, a reporting module that will seamlessly integrate with the
 Forte for Java IDE. JReport was designed with the quality and features
 required to power e-business enterprises. It also can be seamlessly integrated
 into other Java technology-based IDEs or Web application servers.
     Lutris Technologies Inc. (www.lutris.com) -- Lutris Technologies provides
 an open-source set of tools and deployment technologies for the mobile and
 embedded Java technology market. Lutris bundles the Forte for Java IDE in its
 products, and is working on plug-ins to enhance developer productivity.
     Mercury Interactive (www.mercuryinteractive.com) -- Mercury Interactive is
 the leading provider of enterprise testing and application performance
 management solutions. The company's automated software and managed services
 help companies deliver and maintain high-performance applications. Customers
 worldwide use Mercury Interactive solutions across their application and
 technology infrastructures to minimize hardware and operational expenses,
 protect revenue streams and enhance their competitive positions.
     mobileID (www.mobileID.com) -- mobileID delivers Java technology-based
 iRAMP System software and tools that integrate with leading Java IDEs to
 accelerate the development and deployment of J2EE server-side mobile
 applications. By extending the Forte for Java IDE, mobileID empowers
 developers to make wireless work.
     Nuance (www.nuance.com) -- Nuance is the global leader in software for a
 voice-driven world. Nuance's software powers a range of innovative
 applications including automated directory assistance, voice-activated
 dialing, self-service banking and voice-driven customer relationship
 management.
     ObjectVenture Inc. (www.objectventure.com) -- ObjectVenture accelerates
 the development of enterprise solutions with innovative technology and
 frameworks. The software enables developers to build applications using design
 patterns including Sun's Java Center Patterns Catalog. ObjectVenture will be
 showcasing ObjectAssembler 2.0, a visual J2EE development environment, at
 JavaOne.
     Siemens (www.siemens.com) -- Siemens is one of the world's major producers
 of software for industrial applications -- especially embedded systems -- and
 the creation of innovative solutions in electrical engineering and
 electronics. The competencies of the Corporate Technologies division of
 Siemens AG (based in Munich, Germany) are system architecture and development
 processes and methods. In particular, innovative software validation
 techniques and formal verification tools are being developed for the Forte for
 Java community.
     Sitraka (www.sitraka.com) -- A proven leader in J2EE Performance
 Assurance, Sitraka delivers advanced diagnostic solutions that help companies
 to pinpoint and eliminate performance hazards in mission-critical J2EE
 applications.
     Software AG (www.softwareag.com) -- Software AG, a 32-year-old company
 headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany, is Europe's largest system software
 provider, and a major global player offering cutting-edge technology for XML
 enablement, Web enablement, and providing complete infrastructure for Web
 services.
     Systinet (www.systinet.com) -- Systinet develops Web services
 infrastructure software. The company's product makes it easy for organizations
 to create, publish, discover and manage Web services. The flagship product,
 Systinet WASP, delivers enterprise-class capabilities including unrivalled
 J2EE integration, advanced security, transaction support and interoperability
 with leading applications servers.
     Tekadence (www.tekadence.com) -- Tekadence Magik allows non-programmers to
 create and publish Java technology applications incorporating Java code, Web
 services, rich media elements and robust user interfaces. Tekadence Magik
 Professional Edition is bundled with the Forte for Java IDE to enable seamless
 Java code integration.
     Thought Inc. (www.thoughtinc.com) -- Thought Inc. is focused on delivering
 object-to-relational mapping optimized for EJB(TM) and Java applications.
 Thought Inc.'s CocoBase Enterprise O/R Mapping Java tool is the key to success
 for companies developing applications on the J2EE and J2SE platform. The
 CocoBase tool increases performance by up to and over 4000 percent, decreases
 database access development/deployment/maintenance costs by up to 85 percent
 and works with any standard J2EE/J2SE application server, making its use a key
 part of any company's tool set.
     Virtuas Solutions (www.virtuas.com) -- Virtuas Solutions is a leading
 provider of Internet technology solutions for enterprise computing
 environments that enable organizations to reduce software development costs,
 speed time-to-market deployment and create new sources of revenue. Virtuas is
 showcasing Jtagstudio, its new development environment for the JavaServer
 Pages(TM) (JSP(TM)) specification.
     Websprocket (www.websprocket.com) -- Websprocket is a software company
 enabling the provisioning of applications and services to memory and power
 constrained devices such as cell phones, PDAs, pagers, industrial controllers
 and soft switches. Websprocket's patent-protected technology configures
 applications and services authored in the Java programming language to execute
 faster and with less memory.
     Yospace (www.yospace.com) -- Yospace, a leader in the global deployment of
 wireless Internet demonstration technology, is integrating its SmartPhone
 Emulator Platform within the Forte for Java development environment. Now, from
 within the Forte for Java IDE, developers will be able to build WAP
 applications using the integrated multi-handset SmartPhone Emulator.
 
     About JavaOne Developer Conference
     JavaOne Developer Conference is the world's largest conference for
 developers. Started in 1996, JavaOne provides opportunities for developers and
 businesses who want in-depth technical training, a chance to network with top
 developers and exposure to real-world solutions and the over-arching developer
 community. For more information about the Conference, visit
 http://java.sun.com/javaone/ .
 
     About Sun Microsystems, Inc.
     Since its inception in 1982, a singular vision -- "The Network Is The
 Computer(TM)" -- has propelled Sun Microsystems, Inc. to its position as a
 leading provider of industrial-strength hardware, software and services that
 power the Internet and allow companies worldwide to take their businesses to
 the nth. Sun can be found in more than 170 countries and on the World Wide Web
 at http://www.sun.com .
 
     NOTE:  Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, JavaOne, NetBeans, Java,
 Forte, JavaServer Pages, J2EE, J2ME, EJB and The Network Is The Computer are
 trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United
 States and other countries.
 
     FOR MORE INFORMATION:
           Laura Ramsey
           Sun Microsystems, Inc.
           781-442-2280
           laura.ramsey@sun.com
 
           Press Room at JavaOne
           415-618-8725
 
                      MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT - Click Here
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SOURCE Sun Microsystems, Inc.
/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Signaling the momentum and breadth of the
 NetBeans(TM) open source community, Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq:   SUNW)
 today announced that at the JavaOne Developer Conference, more than 35
 companies will demonstrate NetBeans and Forte(TM) for Java(TM) products and
 integrations that are "Built on NetBeans" technology.  Third-party products
 range from wireless device emulation software to Web services infrastructure
 products.
     The NetBeans tools platform will celebrate its second anniversary as an
 open source community in June 2002.  Due to its modular architecture and open
 application programming interfaces (APIs), third parties can easily extend or
 integrate with the platform to add new functionality.  Sun's commercial Forte
 development products are based on the NetBeans architecture.
     At the JavaOne Developer Conference this week, 20 companies will be
 featured in a "Built on NetBeans" Demonstration Cluster located at the end of
 aisles 1700-2300, while an additional 15 companies will be demonstrating
 products in their own booths.  This group includes many members of the Forte
 for Java Extension Partner Program, which assists independent software vendors
 (ISVs) in extending Sun's Forte for Java product.
     "Nearly two years ago, Sun made a commitment to base its commercial Forte
 for Java product line on the NetBeans open source platform," said Peter Young,
 vice president, Forte Tools, Sun Microsystems.  "The goal was to create a
 modular open source tools platform that other companies could use as a
 foundation for their own products, or as a framework that could easily be
 customized and extended with plug-in modules.  Today, that vision has been
 enthusiastically embraced by the NetBeans and Forte for Java communities.
 With more than 100 partners building their own products or extending NetBeans
 technology, NetBeans and Forte for Java have proven to be the validation for
 the blending of open source and commercial technologies."
 
     The following companies are showcasing products that are integrated with
 NetBeans technology.
 
     AGEA Corporation (www.agea.com) -- AGEA Corporation, a leading provider of
 business acceleration software, takes the delays out of doing business. By
 overseeing conditions and events that require attention and action, AGEA's
 solution removes delays in business-critical processes to dramatically improve
 the bottom line.
     Apogee Software (www.apogee.com) -- Apogee Software is a well-established
 software tools vendor specializing in programming environments for the
 development of embedded systems applications written primarily in the Java
 language. Apogee is bringing to the market a comprehensive IDE comprised of
 complementary components from the NetBeans platform (open APIs and plug-ins),
 Forte for Java IDE (IDE core and tools), and Apogee's Aphelion IDE (advanced
 tools for embedded systems and ports of CDC Java(TM) 2 Platform, Micro Edition
 (J2ME(TM)) VM to various embedded processors running popular RTOSs).
     Aqris Development (www.refactorit.com) -- Aqris Development is a software
 tools company dedicated to the refactoring needs of the corporate Java
 language developer. Their flagship product, RefactorIT, is a complete and
 easy-to-use refactoring tool available on the NetBeans platform.
     CanyonBlue (www.canyonblue.com) -- CanyonBlue delivers development tools
 that enable teams to work effectively in a collaborative environment. The
 company's flagship product, Cittera, provides a real-time, collaborative UML
 modeling solution. Cittera offers a Web-based virtual workspace uniting
 development team members, and allowing them to easily share and leverage their
 technical and intellectual capital for more efficient and productive
 component-based development.
     Cincom (www.cincom.com) -- Cincom's Socrates XML is the fast-to-market XML
 DBMS that integrates enterprise data to the Web while leveraging existing
 applications and data. Designed for organizations that need to manage and/or
 integrate data from multiple data sources, Socrates XML boosts programmer
 productivity by simplifying document manipulation and data integration from
 multiple sources.
     Compuware Corporation (www.compuware.com) -- Compuware Corporation, a
 multi-billion dollar company, provides software and professional services that
 optimize productivity and reduce costs across the application lifecycle.
 Compuware's Java technology-based products accelerate and simplify development
 by automating key development, debugging and testing processes. As a result,
 software teams can quickly deliver reliable high-performance applications.
     Embarcadero Technologies (www.embarcadero.com) -- Embarcadero Technologies
 provides award-winning software products that enable organizations to build,
 optimize and manage databases and applications supporting today's critical
 enterprise systems. The company leads the market in providing high quality and
 easy-to-use database and application development tools that deliver cost
 effective solutions.
     ExoSonic (www.exosonic.com) -- ExoSonic provides financial institutions
 with a reusable framework of design patterns for developing and deploying
 multi-channel, mission-critical distributed enterprise applications and Web
 services. By leveraging ExoSonic's framework and its business logic
 components, designed around the Reuters Investor service, financial
 institutions can jump-start their Java(TM) 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition
 (J2EE(TM)) development efforts.
     Flashline, Inc. (www.flashline.com) -- Flashline, Inc. is the industry
 leader in providing enterprise software reuse solutions that facilitate the
 rapid development of software systems for business. Flashline's flagship
 product, Flashline Component Manager, Enterprise Edition, provides the first
 comprehensive software reuse solution that enables, promotes and measures
 reuse of components, Web services and other assets.
     Fresher Information Corporation (www.fresher.com) -- Fresher Information
 Corporation delivers database software and services to companies that need to
 rapidly and cost effectively develop and deploy scalable Java applications and
 services. Matisse, the company's flagship product, is the first DBMS to
 combine native object support and SQL.
     Gentleware AG (www.gentleware.com) -- Gentleware AG is a software company
 based in Germany. The company's goal is to improve software development
 processes by improving software development tools. The company focuses on the
 development of UML tools with a strong emphasis on usability and high
 productivity. Gentleware also offers training and consulting.
     HYWY Software (www.hywy.com) -- HYWY Software is specifically committed to
 producing the best software for Java technology-based development,
 encompassing a total productivity environment for the Java platform. A
 complete range of productivity aids is now available to define developers' and
 development managers' activities in the production and management of complex
 enterprise software applications written in the Java language.
     InCert Software (www.incert.com) -- InCert Software's Halo Application
 Fault Management monitors, pinpoints, reports on and helps correct application
 faults in distributed production environments. Halo uniquely provides a Java
 source-code level root cause diagnosis at the first fault, obsoleting problem
 replication.
     Information Architects (www.ia.com) -- Information Architects provides
 "Smart" integration software solutions for businesses. The company's patented
 integration platform, SmartCode, provides easy and flexible real-time access
 to existing and future data and applications, while creating reusable
 "components" out of any business process, content access, security,
 presentation or logic. SmartCode provides an advanced development framework
 including tools and graphical interfaces that allow for rapid modeling and
 development of robust Web applications within a visual environment.
     Information Laboratory (www.informationlaboratory.com) -- Information
 Laboratory created Small Worlds, an innovative software analysis and
 visualization tool focused on structural stability of large-scale Java
 applications. Small Worlds transforms code into dependency webs, performs
 structural analysis, evaluates the overall stability and points out
 problematic areas.
     InnoMinds Software Inc. (www.innominds.com) -- InnoMinds Software is a
 software development and professional services company specializing in Web
 services, B2B integration, ERP, data warehousing and hardware design.
 InnoMinds is developing Java technology-based products for project management,
 JXTA, XML and adapters based on the J2EE Connector Architecture.
     Intrinsyc Software (www.intrinsyc.com) -- Intrinsyc Software is a leading
 provider of intelligent devices and enterprise computing solutions to Global
 2000 companies. The company specializes in bridging solutions that help
 companies link disparate technology and application worlds. These include J-
 Integra and Ja.NET, which enable software developers to seamlessly integrate
 Java with Microsoft COM and .NET components.
     Iopsis Software (www.iopsis.com) -- Iopsis Software is a leading Web
 services and software solutions provider that helps customers to rapidly
 transition to a Web services world by significantly collapsing the time to
 automate and collaborate line-of-business functionality and business processes
 through innovative new technology and services.
     Jinfonet Software (www.jinfonet.com) -- Jinfonet Software focuses on
 providing high-end e-reporting solutions for the Java platform and has
 developed JReport, a reporting module that will seamlessly integrate with the
 Forte for Java IDE. JReport was designed with the quality and features
 required to power e-business enterprises. It also can be seamlessly integrated
 into other Java technology-based IDEs or Web application servers.
     Lutris Technologies Inc. (www.lutris.com) -- Lutris Technologies provides
 an open-source set of tools and deployment technologies for the mobile and
 embedded Java technology market. Lutris bundles the Forte for Java IDE in its
 products, and is working on plug-ins to enhance developer productivity.
     Mercury Interactive (www.mercuryinteractive.com) -- Mercury Interactive is
 the leading provider of enterprise testing and application performance
 management solutions. The company's automated software and managed services
 help companies deliver and maintain high-performance applications. Customers
 worldwide use Mercury Interactive solutions across their application and
 technology infrastructures to minimize hardware and operational expenses,
 protect revenue streams and enhance their competitive positions.
     mobileID (www.mobileID.com) -- mobileID delivers Java technology-based
 iRAMP System software and tools that integrate with leading Java IDEs to
 accelerate the development and deployment of J2EE server-side mobile
 applications. By extending the Forte for Java IDE, mobileID empowers
 developers to make wireless work.
     Nuance (www.nuance.com) -- Nuance is the global leader in software for a
 voice-driven world. Nuance's software powers a range of innovative
 applications including automated directory assistance, voice-activated
 dialing, self-service banking and voice-driven customer relationship
 management.
     ObjectVenture Inc. (www.objectventure.com) -- ObjectVenture accelerates
 the development of enterprise solutions with innovative technology and
 frameworks. The software enables developers to build applications using design
 patterns including Sun's Java Center Patterns Catalog. ObjectVenture will be
 showcasing ObjectAssembler 2.0, a visual J2EE development environment, at
 JavaOne.
     Siemens (www.siemens.com) -- Siemens is one of the world's major producers
 of software for industrial applications -- especially embedded systems -- and
 the creation of innovative solutions in electrical engineering and
 electronics. The competencies of the Corporate Technologies division of
 Siemens AG (based in Munich, Germany) are system architecture and development
 processes and methods. In particular, innovative software validation
 techniques and formal verification tools are being developed for the Forte for
 Java community.
     Sitraka (www.sitraka.com) -- A proven leader in J2EE Performance
 Assurance, Sitraka delivers advanced diagnostic solutions that help companies
 to pinpoint and eliminate performance hazards in mission-critical J2EE
 applications.
     Software AG (www.softwareag.com) -- Software AG, a 32-year-old company
 headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany, is Europe's largest system software
 provider, and a major global player offering cutting-edge technology for XML
 enablement, Web enablement, and providing complete infrastructure for Web
 services.
     Systinet (www.systinet.com) -- Systinet develops Web services
 infrastructure software. The company's product makes it easy for organizations
 to create, publish, discover and manage Web services. The flagship product,
 Systinet WASP, delivers enterprise-class capabilities including unrivalled
 J2EE integration, advanced security, transaction support and interoperability
 with leading applications servers.
     Tekadence (www.tekadence.com) -- Tekadence Magik allows non-programmers to
 create and publish Java technology applications incorporating Java code, Web
 services, rich media elements and robust user interfaces. Tekadence Magik
 Professional Edition is bundled with the Forte for Java IDE to enable seamless
 Java code integration.
     Thought Inc. (www.thoughtinc.com) -- Thought Inc. is focused on delivering
 object-to-relational mapping optimized for EJB(TM) and Java applications.
 Thought Inc.'s CocoBase Enterprise O/R Mapping Java tool is the key to success
 for companies developing applications on the J2EE and J2SE platform. The
 CocoBase tool increases performance by up to and over 4000 percent, decreases
 database access development/deployment/maintenance costs by up to 85 percent
 and works with any standard J2EE/J2SE application server, making its use a key
 part of any company's tool set.
     Virtuas Solutions (www.virtuas.com) -- Virtuas Solutions is a leading
 provider of Internet technology solutions for enterprise computing
 environments that enable organizations to reduce software development costs,
 speed time-to-market deployment and create new sources of revenue. Virtuas is
 showcasing Jtagstudio, its new development environment for the JavaServer
 Pages(TM) (JSP(TM)) specification.
     Websprocket (www.websprocket.com) -- Websprocket is a software company
 enabling the provisioning of applications and services to memory and power
 constrained devices such as cell phones, PDAs, pagers, industrial controllers
 and soft switches. Websprocket's patent-protected technology configures
 applications and services authored in the Java programming language to execute
 faster and with less memory.
     Yospace (www.yospace.com) -- Yospace, a leader in the global deployment of
 wireless Internet demonstration technology, is integrating its SmartPhone
 Emulator Platform within the Forte for Java development environment. Now, from
 within the Forte for Java IDE, developers will be able to build WAP
 applications using the integrated multi-handset SmartPhone Emulator.
 
     About JavaOne Developer Conference
     JavaOne Developer Conference is the world's largest conference for
 developers. Started in 1996, JavaOne provides opportunities for developers and
 businesses who want in-depth technical training, a chance to network with top
 developers and exposure to real-world solutions and the over-arching developer
 community. For more information about the Conference, visit
 http://java.sun.com/javaone/ .
 
     About Sun Microsystems, Inc.
     Since its inception in 1982, a singular vision -- "The Network Is The
 Computer(TM)" -- has propelled Sun Microsystems, Inc. to its position as a
 leading provider of industrial-strength hardware, software and services that
 power the Internet and allow companies worldwide to take their businesses to
 the nth. Sun can be found in more than 170 countries and on the World Wide Web
 at http://www.sun.com .
 
     NOTE:  Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, JavaOne, NetBeans, Java,
 Forte, JavaServer Pages, J2EE, J2ME, EJB and The Network Is The Computer are
 trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United
 States and other countries.
 
     FOR MORE INFORMATION:
           Laura Ramsey
           Sun Microsystems, Inc.
           781-442-2280
           laura.ramsey@sun.com
 
           Press Room at JavaOne
           415-618-8725
 
                      MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT - Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X25375314
 
 SOURCE  Sun Microsystems, Inc.