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SYS-CON Media Announces 2007 SOA World Reader's Choice Awards

Multiple Winners Announced in 20 Categories for 2007

SYS-CON Media (www.sys-con.com), the world's leading i-technology media and events company, has announced the winners of its 2007 SOAWorld Readers' Choice Awards.

The awards recognize the best tools, solutions, and education offerings in fully 20 categories. Winners were selected through reader-submitted nominations, followed by online voting at SOAWorld (http://soa.sys-con.com), the world’s leading source of SOA news and information.

The awards were announced following the SOAWorld Conference and Expo 2007 East, produced by SYS-CON Events June 25-27 in New York.

"We applaud all of today's winners and finalists on their achievement in winning our Readers' Choice Award," said Roger Strukhoff, Editorial Director and Group Publisher of SYS-CON Media. "SOA adoption throughout enterprise IT worldwide is a fast-growing yet complex phenomenon. Our readers are in the trenches every day with their SOA designs and deployments, and their enthusiasm in selecting the winning technologies in each category demonstrates their commitment to working with the best software from several leading vendors.”

Following is a list of the 2007 SOAWorld Reader’s Choice Awards winners:

Best App Server
Java System Application Server, Sun Microsystems
Oracle Fusion Middlware
Pramati Application Server, Pramati
Borland Enterprise Server

Best BPM Engine
TIBCO iProcess Suite
Oracle BPEL Process Manager
Software AG Crossvision Business Process Manager
Adeptia BPM Server
 
Best Framework
Java Web Services Developer Pack, Sun Microsystems
Software AG Crossvision
Service Manager, SOA Software
UI Framework, Helmi Technologies

Best GUI for Web Services Product
TIBCO Business Works
Infragistics NetAdvantage for .NET
soapUI, eviware
Software AG Crossvision Application Composer
Oracle JDeveloper
 
Best IDE
TIBCO General Interface
JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 6.0
Oracle JDeveloper
TPS NetBeans 5.5
Sun NetBeans 5.0
 
Best Integrated Services Environment

Oracle JDeveloper
Ivory Service Architect, GT Software
Software AG Crossvision
webMethods Fabric
 
Best Integration Tool
Active BPEL Designer, Active Endpoints
TIBCO Business Works
Ivory Service Architect, GT Software
 
Best Legacy Adapter

Ivory Service Architect, GT Software
Oracle Integration Adapters
SOA Software SOLA
2007 Stylus Studio XML Deployment Adapters, DataDirect
Software AG Crossvision Legacy Integrator
 
Best Portal Platform
TIBCO PortalBuilder
Java System Portal Server, Sun Microsystems
Oracle Portal
WebSphere Integration Developer, IBM
 
Best Security Solution

XML and Web Services Security (XWS-Security) 2.0, Sun Microsystems
SecureSpan Gateway, Layer 7 Technologies
Oracle Web Services Manager
eTrust Transaction Minder, CA
 
Best SOA/Web Services Book

Service-Oriented Architecture: Concepts, Technology, and Design
, Pearson Education
Understanding Enterprise SOA,
SOA Software, Inc.
BPEL Cookbook: Best Practices for SOA-Based Integration and Composite Applications
Development, Packt Publishing
Integration and SOA: Concepts, Technologies, and Best Practices,
webMethods & ebizQ

Best SOA/Web Services Platform
TIBCO Business Works
Java EE, Sun Microsystems
Oracle Fusion Middleware
Software AG Crossvision
 
Best Tool/Platform
Infragistics NetAdvantage for .NET
Oracle Developer
Software AG Crossvision
NetBeans 5.0, Sun Microsystems

Best Web Services or XML Site

Sun Developer Network Java Technology and Web Services Site Sun Microsystems, Inc.
CentraSite Community Portal, CentraSite Community
www.altova.com, Altova
StrikeIron Web Services Marketplace

Best Web Services or XML Training
2007 Stylus Studio XML Enterprise Edition, DataDirect
Java Web Services Tutorial Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Altova Online Training
XML and Web Services Security (XWS-Security) 2.0, Sun Microsystems

Best Web Services Testing Tool
Parasoft SOAtest
Oracle JDeveloper
soapUI, eviware
WS-I Interoperability Testing Tools 1.1

Best Web Services Utility
Java API for XML Processing (JAXP) 1.3 Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Altova XML Suite 2006, Altova
soapUI, eviware
Stylus Studio 2007 XML Enterprise Edition, DataDirect
 
Best XML Database
Oracle XML DB
Tamino, Software AG
Adaptive Server Enterprise 15, Sybase
 
Best XML Parser
Java API for XML Processing (JAXP) 1.3, Sun Microsystems
AltovaXML 2006, Altova
Oracle XDK
2007 Stylus Studio XML Enterprise Edition, DataDirect
 
Best XSLT Processor

AltovaXML 2006
Oracle XDK
2007 Stylus Studio XML Enterprise Edition, DataDirect
SecureSpan Gateway, Layer 7

About SYS-CON Media
SYS-CON Media, listed in the Inc 500 three years in a row as the fastest-growing, privately held publishing company in the U.S., is the world’s leadiing publisher exclusively serving i-technology markets.

SYS-CON's well-known and highly respected magazines' Web portals include: AJAXWorld Magazine (www.ajax.sys-con.com); Java Developer's Journal (www.java.sys-con.com); .NET Developer's Journal (www.dotnet.sys-con.com); Enterprise Open Source Magazine (www.opensource.sys-con.com); Linux.SYS-CON.com (www.linux.sys-con.com); SOA World Magazine (www.soa.sys-con.com); Wireless Business & Technology (www.wireless.sys-con.com); XML-Journal (www.xml.sys-con.com); WebLogic Developer's Journal (www.weblogic.sys-con.com); WebSphere Journal (www.websphere.sys-con.com); Web Developer's & Designer's Journal (www.webddj.sys-con.com); ColdFusion Developer's Journal (www.coldfusion.sys-con.com); PowerBuilder Developer's Journal (www.pbdj.sys-con.com); IT Solutions Guide (www.itsolutions.sys-con.com); Virtualization Journal (www.virtualization.sys-con.com); Eclipse Developer's Journal (www.eclipse.sys-con.com); Symbian Developer's Journal (www.symbian.sys-con.com); Web Hosting Journal (www.webhosting.sys-con.com); and Web 2.0 Journal (www.web2.sys-con.com).

Each month SYS-CON Media reaches over two million i-technology professionals through its specialty journals, magazines, conferences, education programs (www.education.sys-con.com), SYS-CON.TV (www.SYS-CON.TV), the world's first branded blog community (www.blog-n-play.com), live and on-demand Webcasts (www.webcast.sys-con.com), and the SYS-CON interactive portal with more than 100 Websites at www.sys-con.com.

About SYS-CON Events, Inc.
SYS-CON Events, Inc. (www.events.sys-con.com) is the world's leading producer of
i-Technology conferences, seminars and expos, including SOA World Conference & Expo (www.soaworld2007.com), Virtualization Conference & Expo (www.virtualizationconference.com), Enterprise Open Source Conference (www.events.sys-con.com), AJAXWorld Conference & Expo (www.ajaxworld.com ), "Real-World Flex" Seminar Series (www.flexseminar.com), iTVcon - Internet TV Conference & Expo (www.itvcon.com), Real-World Java One-Day Seminar (www.events.sys-con.com), and Real-World Ruby-on-Rails Seminar.

Contact:
Carmen Gonzalez
SYS-CON Media
[email protected]
tel: 201 802-3000

Roger Strukhoff
SYS-CON Events
[email protected]
tel: 201 802-3029

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'We applaud all of today's winners and finalists on their achievement in winning our Readers' Choice Award,' said Roger Strukhoff, Editorial Director and Group Publisher of SYS-CON Media. 'SOA adoption throughout enterprise IT worldwide is a fast-growing yet complex phenomenon. Our readers are in the trenches every day with their SOA designs and deployments, and their enthusiasm in selecting the winning technologies in each category demonstrates their commitment to working with the best software from several leading vendors.'

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