iPlanet(TM) to Boost Developer Momentum With New Tools and Resources

New Developer Pack, Component Library and Evaluation Software Speed J2EE(TM)

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Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from iPlanet E-Commerce Solutions

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- iPlanet E-Commerce
 Solutions, a Sun-Netscape Alliance, today announced new developer tools and
 resources designed to reduce development cycles and simplify deployment of
 large-scale Java(TM) 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE(TM)) applications.
 The collection of resources available to developers now includes the
 iPlanet(TM) Developer Pack, Enterprise Edition 6.0, a new Enterprise
 JavaBeans(TM) (EJB(TM)) component library for the iPlanet(TM) Application
 Server platform, an evaluation edition of the iPlanet Application Server, and
 a web site for developers to learn, share and exchange information related to
 industry-standard technologies and iPlanet products. This new offering
 provides developers with the tools, access to software and components needed
 to rapidly build and implement enterprise-class applications.
     "Developers are instrumental to the iPlanet strategy of providing a
 complete software platform for the delivery of next generation e-business
 applications," said Stuart Wells, senior vice president of products at
 iPlanet. "iPlanet is committing significant resources to its developer
 community, including a broad EJB component library that will dramatically
 accelerate the next wave of Internet computing, including J2EE, Extensible
 Markup Language (XML), Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), and Lightweight
 Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)."
     In addition to offering critical products for improved developer
 productivity, iPlanet also provides developers with a community web site where
 they can network with one another and iPlanet engineers, share technical tips,
 gain early code access, and obtain technical content ranging from free
 Web-based training to application server sizing guides. iPlanet developer
 resources are available through the new iPlanet developer site at
 http://developer.iplanet.com. New developer resources now available, include:
 
     -- iPlanet Developer Pack
        The iPlanet Developer Pack, Enterprise Edition 6.0 improves developer
        productivity by combining a development license of the iPlanet
        Application Server, Forte(TM) for Java(TM) Internet Edition 2.0 trial
        software, WebGain Studio 4.1 trial software, and their respective
        optimized plug-in modules at a price of $1,295 per developer seat. This
        new offering allows developers to test, develop and deploy Java(TM)
        applications with leading Integrated Development Environments (IDEs).
        The developer pack will be available for purchase in late April, 2001.
 
     -- EJB Component Library
        To enable developers to take advantage of EJB component benefits,
        leading EJB component vendors, including ComponentSource,
        Compoze Software, Diamelle Technologies, Evergreen Internet, Flashline,
        and Omix, have teamed with iPlanet to provide customers with components
        that span a wide range of business functionality. With more than
        120 components now running on the iPlanet Application Server, customers
        can now select from a wide range of powerful components, including
        those for order management, groupware and collaboration, catalog
        management, customer relationship management, and financial services.
 
     "By adhering to the EJB specification of the J2EE standard, Compoze is
 able to provide customers with the most advanced collaborative and community
 functionality for building eCRM applications while protecting against
 proprietary solution lock-in," said Jeff Sposetti, CEO of Compoze. "Compoze's
 EJB Components, coupled with the iPlanet Application Server, provide a
 superior environment for developing and deploying enterprise applications."
 
     -- Evaluation Version of iPlanet Application Server
        The test drive version of the iPlanet Application Server,
        Enterprise Edition provides developers a self-contained environment to
        build, test, deploy and evaluate J2EE applications on top of the
        iPlanet Application Server. This evaluation version contains an
        embedded database as well as a complete evaluator's guide with
        installation instructions, feature walkthrough and sample code,
        designed to promote a richer developer evaluation experience. The test
        drive edition of iPlanet Application Server software is immediately
        available for free download at http://developer.iplanet.com/testdrive.
 
     About iPlanet E-Commerce Solutions
     iPlanet E-Commerce Solutions a Sun-Netscape Alliance, was established in
 March 1999 by America Online, Inc. and Sun Microsystems, Inc. to power the
 next wave of the net economy through thought leadership, technical innovation,
 expert services and the creation of exceptional customer satisfaction. The
 iPlanet Platform is the industry's leading software environment designed to
 enable rapid assembly and deployment of scalable Internet services. Based on
 best-of-breed, open and proven technologies, the platform includes the world's
 #1 Messaging, Directory, Web and Application Servers. For more information,
 consult the iPlanet E-Commerce Solutions Web site at www.iplanet.com.
     (According to Forrester Research's eBusiness TechRankings(TM),
 December 28, 2000.)
    NOTE:  Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun Logo, iPlanet, Forte, Java,
 Enterprise JavaBeans, EJB and J2EE are trademarks or registered trademarks of
 Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Netscape and
 the Netscape N logo are registered trademarks of Netscape Communications
 Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. Other Netscape logos, product
 names, and service names are also trademarks of Netscape Communications
 Corporation, which may be registered in other countries.
 
 

SOURCE iPlanet E-Commerce Solutions
    SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- iPlanet E-Commerce
 Solutions, a Sun-Netscape Alliance, today announced new developer tools and
 resources designed to reduce development cycles and simplify deployment of
 large-scale Java(TM) 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE(TM)) applications.
 The collection of resources available to developers now includes the
 iPlanet(TM) Developer Pack, Enterprise Edition 6.0, a new Enterprise
 JavaBeans(TM) (EJB(TM)) component library for the iPlanet(TM) Application
 Server platform, an evaluation edition of the iPlanet Application Server, and
 a web site for developers to learn, share and exchange information related to
 industry-standard technologies and iPlanet products. This new offering
 provides developers with the tools, access to software and components needed
 to rapidly build and implement enterprise-class applications.
     "Developers are instrumental to the iPlanet strategy of providing a
 complete software platform for the delivery of next generation e-business
 applications," said Stuart Wells, senior vice president of products at
 iPlanet. "iPlanet is committing significant resources to its developer
 community, including a broad EJB component library that will dramatically
 accelerate the next wave of Internet computing, including J2EE, Extensible
 Markup Language (XML), Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), and Lightweight
 Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)."
     In addition to offering critical products for improved developer
 productivity, iPlanet also provides developers with a community web site where
 they can network with one another and iPlanet engineers, share technical tips,
 gain early code access, and obtain technical content ranging from free
 Web-based training to application server sizing guides. iPlanet developer
 resources are available through the new iPlanet developer site at
 http://developer.iplanet.com. New developer resources now available, include:
 
     -- iPlanet Developer Pack
        The iPlanet Developer Pack, Enterprise Edition 6.0 improves developer
        productivity by combining a development license of the iPlanet
        Application Server, Forte(TM) for Java(TM) Internet Edition 2.0 trial
        software, WebGain Studio 4.1 trial software, and their respective
        optimized plug-in modules at a price of $1,295 per developer seat. This
        new offering allows developers to test, develop and deploy Java(TM)
        applications with leading Integrated Development Environments (IDEs).
        The developer pack will be available for purchase in late April, 2001.
 
     -- EJB Component Library
        To enable developers to take advantage of EJB component benefits,
        leading EJB component vendors, including ComponentSource,
        Compoze Software, Diamelle Technologies, Evergreen Internet, Flashline,
        and Omix, have teamed with iPlanet to provide customers with components
        that span a wide range of business functionality. With more than
        120 components now running on the iPlanet Application Server, customers
        can now select from a wide range of powerful components, including
        those for order management, groupware and collaboration, catalog
        management, customer relationship management, and financial services.
 
     "By adhering to the EJB specification of the J2EE standard, Compoze is
 able to provide customers with the most advanced collaborative and community
 functionality for building eCRM applications while protecting against
 proprietary solution lock-in," said Jeff Sposetti, CEO of Compoze. "Compoze's
 EJB Components, coupled with the iPlanet Application Server, provide a
 superior environment for developing and deploying enterprise applications."
 
     -- Evaluation Version of iPlanet Application Server
        The test drive version of the iPlanet Application Server,
        Enterprise Edition provides developers a self-contained environment to
        build, test, deploy and evaluate J2EE applications on top of the
        iPlanet Application Server. This evaluation version contains an
        embedded database as well as a complete evaluator's guide with
        installation instructions, feature walkthrough and sample code,
        designed to promote a richer developer evaluation experience. The test
        drive edition of iPlanet Application Server software is immediately
        available for free download at http://developer.iplanet.com/testdrive.
 
     About iPlanet E-Commerce Solutions
     iPlanet E-Commerce Solutions a Sun-Netscape Alliance, was established in
 March 1999 by America Online, Inc. and Sun Microsystems, Inc. to power the
 next wave of the net economy through thought leadership, technical innovation,
 expert services and the creation of exceptional customer satisfaction. The
 iPlanet Platform is the industry's leading software environment designed to
 enable rapid assembly and deployment of scalable Internet services. Based on
 best-of-breed, open and proven technologies, the platform includes the world's
 #1 Messaging, Directory, Web and Application Servers. For more information,
 consult the iPlanet E-Commerce Solutions Web site at www.iplanet.com.
     (According to Forrester Research's eBusiness TechRankings(TM),
 December 28, 2000.)
    NOTE:  Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun Logo, iPlanet, Forte, Java,
 Enterprise JavaBeans, EJB and J2EE are trademarks or registered trademarks of
 Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Netscape and
 the Netscape N logo are registered trademarks of Netscape Communications
 Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. Other Netscape logos, product
 names, and service names are also trademarks of Netscape Communications
 Corporation, which may be registered in other countries.
 
 SOURCE  iPlanet E-Commerce Solutions