Ericom Software Announces Marketing Agreement
with JBoss Group
ATLANTA and Closter, NJ (June 24, 2003) -
JBoss Group LLC, provider of the most popular Java-based application
server, today announced a co-marketing
agreement with Ericom® Software. Under the agreement, Ericom has
joined the JBoss Preferred Affiliates™ Program and will provide
its PowerTerm® Host Publisher to the JBoss® developer community.
JBoss achieved more than 2 million downloads in 2002 alone, making it
the industry's fastest-growing Java application server.
Ericom currently holds more than three-and-a-half million installations
in 45 countries worldwide. Businesses of all types use Ericom's PowerTerm
solutions daily for their legacy integration and connectivity requirements.
Current customers include the IRS, Tyco, Target and numerous federal
U.S. government agencies.
JBoss provides the most stable, scalable and flexible
application server with support for J2EE in the market today. JBoss customers
are now able
to use Ericom's PowerTerm Host Publisher, a tool that facilitates rapid
Web enabling and integration of composite legacy applications with JBoss,
new J2EE, and CRM and ERP applications.
Through the partnership, JBoss users
expand their ability to employ and reuse legacy business processes, achieved
by automated extraction
and creation of XML data files from legacy applications and business
processes. With PowerTerm Host Publisher organizations can then affordably,
quickly and easily move legacy applications to leading, high-end platforms
"Ericom is excited to add JBoss compatibility to PowerTerm Host
Publisher," said Eran Heyman, chief executive officer of Ericom
Software. "The marriage of JBoss and PowerTerm Host Publisher allows
our customers to leverage and expand their existing capabilities by transforming
stable business-critical legacy applications into reusable components
for new composite Web and wireless applications."
"Ericom Software is a valuable addition to our family of software
partners," said Marc Fleury, founder and president of the JBoss
group. "Using PowerTerm Host Publisher, developers can quickly and
efficiently design composite Web and wireless applications for legacy
systems on JBoss servers. The versatility and power of JBoss' rapidly
growing open-source application server is complemented with the ease
in which users can migrate mission critical legacy applications. Our
commitment to offer powerful, yet simple, cost-effective tools for Java
developers is enhanced by this partnership."
JBoss fully supports
the J2EE 1.3 standard. It includes the basic EJB container and JMX infrastructure;
JBossMQ for JMS messaging; JBossMX
for mail; JBossTX for JTA/JTS transactions; JBossSX for JAAS based security;
JBossCX for JCA connectivity; and JBossCMP for CMP persistence.
about the JBoss Preferred Affiliates Program is available at:http://www.jboss.org.
More information about PowerTerm Host Publisher
and Ericom Software is available at http://www.ericom.com/jboss.
About JBoss Group
JBoss is an open source, standards-compliant, Java-based application server. With an average of 250,000 downloads per month, JBoss is the most downloaded Java-based application server in the industry. JBoss can be embedded in commercial products and is being used in production around the world. JBoss Group LLC is an Atlanta-based professional services company, created by Marc Fleury, founder and lead developer of the JBoss application server. JBoss Group brings together core JBoss developers to provide services such as training, support, consulting and documentation, as well as management of the JBoss software affiliate program. These commercial activities subsidize the development of the free JBoss server. For more information please see www.jboss.org.