BEA Launches Developer Extensibility Program
SAN JOSE, CA - BEA Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: BEAS), an application infrastructure company, launched the BEA Controls and Extensibility Program, which is designed to help independent software vendors (ISVs) easily and quickly integrate with BEA WebLogic Platform 8.1. As of Sept. 22, 33 ISVs have signed up to offer BEA WebLogic Workshop(TM) extensions and controls - reusable software components that can unite development, integration and third-party software assets through a single development environment. BEA WebLogic Workshop is an integrated visual development environment and runtime framework that is designed to enable developers at all levels, not just J2EE experts, to rapidly create, test, and deploy service-oriented, enterprise-class applications and Web services on BEA WebLogic Platform. The BEA Controls and Extensibility Program can provide ISVs with free software, technical resources, testing services and marketing support to help make it easier for ISVs to reach millions of Java developers and accelerate the adoption of their applications within the BEA customer base. The program is designed to help make it easier for developers to customize the WebLogic Workshop development environment to better suit their needs and provide ISVs with a standard infrastructure for building and integrating applications and technologies within BEA WebLogic Platform. To date, thirty-three ISVs have joined the program and have committed to building controls and extensions for BEA WebLogic Workshop across various markets such as application management, business intelligence, and content management, enterprise instant messaging, and packaged applications. Companies include, Actional, Actuate, AND, Appium, Attachmate, Blue Titan, CanyonBlue, Cognos, Computer Associates International, Confluent, Covalent, Cyclone Commerce, Documentum, Elata, E.piphany, FileNet, Incomit, iRise, iSpheres, Interwoven, Kapow, Minq, MobileAware, NEON Systems, OpenCloud, Salesforce.com, SandCherry, Ubiquity, Ulticom, Volantis, Wily Technology, Wysdom, and Yahoo!.