NetVendor and SeeBeyond form alliance
NetVendor, an Atlanta-based provider of business-to-business solutions and services, has announced a partner alliance with Monrovia, Calif.-based SeeBeyond, a provider of e-business integration technology. Through this partnership, NetVendor will integrate SeeBeyond eBusiness Integration technology into its B2B sell-side e-commerce platform, Embrace, and resell them as part of the NetVendor solution suite.
NetVendor said that after a review of enterprise application integration (EAI) technology vendors, it chose SeeBeyond based on the strength of its product suite.
Attunity introduces BEA WebLogic Integration adapter
Attunity Ltd., a Burlington, Mass.-based provider of business process, application and data integration technology, said it has introduced a BEA WebLogic Integration adapter to 30 legacy application and data sources.
BEA WebLogic Integration is a standards-based solution from BEA Systems Inc. The adapters are based on the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition Connector Architecture (J2EE CA). Attunity is an initial member of the BEA Integration Star Solution, a specialty within the BEA Star Partner Program, according to Attunity. Attunity and BEA will work together to support BEA's extensions to J2EE CA and provide interoperability with Attunity Connect and BEA WebLogic Integration, Attunity said.
EDS and Excelon to offer XML software and services
EDS of Plano, Texas, and Excelon, a Burlington, Mass.-based provider of XML-based infrastructure solutions, has announced an agreement under which EDS will resell Excelon's XML software and services to its clients. XML is one of the fastest-growing categories in the software industry. According to Upstream Consulting, sales of XML products and services will rise from $90 million in 2000 to $2.4 billion in 2004.
Authors of new book tackle .Net Framework
Technical publisher O'Reilly & Associates has released ".Net Framework Essentials" by Thuan Thai and Hoang Lam that provides a technical overview of the .Net Framework to help programmers make the transition to the world of .Net programming.
Thai has presented a series of lectures explaining the .Net Framework to programmers and software developers, lectures that later became the basis of the new book. It covers topics .Net developers will need to understand, from the underlying Common Language Run-Time (CLR) and Base Class Libraries to the specialized packages for ASP .Net, Web Forms, Windows Forms, XML and data access (ADO .Net). The authors survey each of the major .Net languages, including VB .Net, C# and Managed C++, as well as MSIL, the intermediate language understood by the CLR, according to O'Reilly, which is based in Sebastopol, Calif.
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