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WLDJ News Desk gathers top news and stories involving Java, J2EE, and BEA's WebLogic application server platform.

(May 2, 2002) - BEA Systems, Inc. and Research In Motion Limited (RIM) have forged a strategic relationship to deliver a framework that eases the development and delivery of mobile enterprise Web services applications for the thousands of organizations using BlackBerryTM.
(January 15, 2002) - Rauline Ochs and BEA had more good news to celebrate this week. BEA's senior vice president of worldwide strategic alliances was able to congratulate herself and her colleagues on the fact that BEA WebLogic Server has become the first third-party application server...
(May 14, 2003) - Gartner, Inc. has positioned Wily Technology in the leader quadrant in its most recent J2EE Application Server Management Magic Quadrant report. Gartner, Inc.'s Magic Quadrant positions vendors in a particular market segment based on their vision and ability to execute...
(March 12, 2002) - Wily Technology, Inc., has announced that Introscope®, its flagship Enterprise Web Application Management solution, offers immediate support for BEA's JRockit JVM running on BEA™ WebLogic® Server.
(June 12, 2003) - Wily Technology has introduced Introscope PowerPack for BEA WebLogic Server 8.1, the newest addition to Wily’s solution suite for BEA WebLogic Platform. Introscope PowerPack for BEA WebLogic Server 8.1 combines the ability of Introscope to monitor the performance of p...
(January 13, 2004) - Rhonda Hocker, chief information officer of BEA Systems, is scheduled to present at LinuxWorld Conference and Expo on Jan. 21 at 10:15 a.m. EST.
January 13, 2004) - Casio Computer Co., Ltd. has chosen BEA WebLogic Integration 8.1 as the software platform for its next generation supply chain management (SCM).
(January 13, 2004) - BEA has announced the findings of a study* that demonstrates tremendous potential for enterprise-wide cost savings by leveraging an integrated Application Platform Suite (APS).
(December 22, 2003) - BEA and Oki Electric Industry Co. have announced an agreement to develop a new business applications platform that will converge information technology and communications, and promote the creation of related solutions.
(December 22, 2003) - Under terms of an expanded alliance, Compuware and BEA plan to integrate Compuware OptimalJ, a model-driven J2EE development environment, with BEA WebLogic Workshop 8.1, an integrated visual development environment and runtime framework.
BEA WebLogic Server has set two new records for performance using the industry-standard SPECjAppServer2002 benchmark, measuring the performance of application servers running typical Java business applications.
(December 1, 2003) - ReportingEngines has announced a public beta of the Formula One e.Report Engine for WebLogic Workshop.
(December 1, 2003) - The Federal Communication Commission's local number portability regulation now allows consumers to maintain the same telephone number - even as they move between wireless and wireline service providers - bringing challenges for telecommunications companies.
(December 1, 2003) - BEA Systems and Sun Microsystems have forged an agreement to port BEA WebLogic Platform 8.1 to the Solaris Operating System x86 platform edition.
(December 1, 2003) - International-Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT) has built its Bulk Liquid Information System (BLIS) on BEA WebLogic Server to track the movement and storage of bulk liquids and manage order entry and facilities scheduling.
(November 13, 2003) - BEA has announced a preview release of the Streaming API for Java (StAX), a new Java API designed to improve developer productivity and performance by making it easier to incorporate XML into Java.
(October 31, 2003) - As many enterprises have both Java and Microsoft technologies in their IT environment, supporting interoperability between these platforms is becoming a critical requirement. BEA Systems’ BEA WebLogic Platform 8.1 is designed to enable developers to easily build J2...
(October 21, 2003) - BEA Systems and Interwoven will host a free one-hour Webcast featuring Toshiba America Business Solutions (TABS), a leading provider of business solution products.
(October 21, 2003) - Integration projects consume an inordinate proportion of information technology budgets - nearly 70 percent of software spending, according to some analysts.
(October 21, 2003) - Netegrity, Inc. is extending its commitment to support complex heterogeneous environments with support for the BEA WebLogic Platform 8.1.
(October 21, 2003) - Since its introduction less than two years ago, BEA WebLogic Portal has become central to the information technology strategy of more than 1,000 enterprises in diverse industries such as financial services, government, manufacturing, and telecommunications.
(October 15, 2003) - iRise has announced its integration with BEA WebLogic Platform 8.1. The iRise Application Simulator extension for BEA WebLogic Workshop 8.1 provides an integrated view between application code and application requirements generated by the iRise Application Simulato...
(October 7, 2003) - BEA Systems, Inc. showed continued growth in its government business in the first half of its 2004 fiscal year, ending July 31, 2003. During this period, BEA completed more than 400 sales transactions in the government sector worldwide, and realized 24 percent growt...
(October 7, 2003) - Objectivity, Inc., a leader in high performance database engines that manage complex data, real-time applications and very large volumes of data, has announced the general availability of Objectivity/DB Release 8.0.
October 7, 2003) -Sychron Inc., a provider of adaptive real-time resource scheduling solutions, has announced interoperability with BEA WebLogic Server 8.1, an industrial-strength application infrastructure for developing, integrating, securing, and managing distributed Java applicatio...
(October 7, 2003) - BEA Systems, Inc. was recently named to Business 2.0 magazine's B2 100 list, a ranking of the fastest-growing technology companies. BEA ranked 45th on this list of technology innovators, and was praised for its 'latest [software] edition, [BEA WebLogic] 8.1 [that] h...
Plumtree Software has released new software to support WSRP from OASIS and the proposed final draft of the JSR 168 portlet standard.
(October 1, 2003) - AppDev VXML, an integrated voice-application development tool designed for BEA's WebLogic Workshop 8.1, is now available from SandCherry, Inc. At a list price of only $495 per user, AppDev VXML reduces the time, effort, and complexity of building a speech applicati...
(October 1, 2003) - Developers now have a powerful timesaving J2EE development tool to add to their toolbox - Ensemble Glider. Ensemble Systems has released Glider plug-ins for BEA WebLogic Workshop, Borland JBuilder, Visual SlickEdit, and Glider for Sun ONE.
(October 1, 2003) - BEA Systems, Inc. and Granite Systems, a communications software provider of Service Resource Management solutions, have teamed up to provide European telecommunications carrier Telecom Italia, with superior performance and significant ROI for its operational suppor...
(October 1, 2003) - Actuate Corporation's ReportingEngines division has announced a new product, Formula One e.Report Engine for WebLogic Workshop. The e.Report Engine for WebLogic Workshop offers BEA developers the only fully integrated Java reporting toolset that can be used as a par...
(September 23, 2003) - Salesforce.com is joining the BEA Controls and Extensibility Program as a founding member, and is developing an sforce-enhanced version of BEA WebLogic Workshop 8.1. Together, salesforce.com and BEA plan to deliver a co-branded bundled solution that gives develo...
(September 23, 2003) - BEA Systems is expanding its strategic relationship with mmO2, a provider of mobile services, under the O2 brand, to more than 18.7 million customers in the United Kingdom, Germany, and Ireland. mmO2 selected BEA WebLogic Platform 8.1 to reduce the complexity of ...
(September 22, 2003) - BEA Systems, Inc. today launched the BEA Controls and Extensibility Program, to help independent software vendors (ISVs) integrate with BEA WebLogic Platform 8.1. Thirty-three ISVs have signed up to offer BEA WebLogic Workshop extensions and controls - reusable s...
(September 17, 2003) - Developers can enhance their skills and solve enterprise IT and integration challenges during the BEA dev2dev Days 2003 global educational tour. The sessions - focused on application development, enterprise portals, and integration - will provide developers with ...
(September 15, 2003) - BEA Systems, Inc. will host a series of customer and partner forums with Intel, starting Sept. 16. By leveraging BEA WebLogic Platform 8.1 and Intel-based servers, the forums demonstrate how to quickly create, deploy, and integrate complex applications.
(September 11, 2003) - Toyota Australia has chosen BEA WebLogic Integration 8.1 as the software platform for its eBusiness Transformation Program, one of the largest IT integration projects ever undertaken by the company in Australia. The program, elements of which have already gone in...
BEA Systems, Inc., the world's leading application infrastructure software company, has delivered on its innovative vision by expanding its product line with BEA WebLogic Platform 8.1, the next-generation solution for enterprise computing that both converges and simplifies applicat...
(September 2, 2003) – As a new member of the BEA Star Partner Program, Quest Software, Inc., has announced the immediate availability of Spotlight for WebLogic Server, a unique real-time diagnostics tool designed to provide a visual representation of the components within BEA WebLogic ...
(September 2, 2003) - The BEA WebLogic Enterprise Platform now leverages SandCherry's AppDev VXML and SoftServer platform, designed to provide a simple and cost-effective way to incorporate advanced speech capabilities into Web applications. SandCherry's AppDev VXML seamlessly integrat...