100% Pure Java Certified Applications Proliferate
35 Applications Certified 100% Pure Java; More Than 100 In Process Of Certification
Mountain View, CA -- July 23, 1997 -- Thirty-five Java™ applications have been certified 100% Pure Java™ and over 100 Java applications have been submitted to the 100% Pure Java testing and certification process since the unveiling of the 100% Pure Java Initiative programs at this year's JavaOne, Sun's Worldwide Java Developer Conference. The applications span diverse enterprise markets: from banking and financial markets to healthcare, publishing and manufacturing.
"Developers understand that only 100% Pure Java will provide the true, platform-independence they need to be successful," said Alan Baratz, president of JavaSoft, a business unit of Sun Microsystems, Inc. "We've seen a high volume of submissions to the 100% Pure Java testing and certification program in just a short period of time. This underscores the industry's serious commitment not only to Java's `Write Once, Run Anywhere™' benefits, but to Java's business value proposition as well."
The thirty-five applications that have been awarded 100% Pure Java certification span the spectrum -- from class libraries to search engines to office productivity applications. Corporations are using 100% Pure Java Certification as a quality assurance seal of approval, to ensure the applications they write -- both to deploy internally and to sell -- will run on all platforms. 100% Pure Java applications are ideally suited to network-centric computing, and as the industry moves to this paradigm, 100% Pure Java applications will provide the linchpin.
100% Pure Java Certified ApplicationsThe following applications have been awarded 100% Pure Java certification to date:
|A-Frame Software Co., Inc.||WorkMovr 0.01||General purpose workflow system|
|Agile Software||Agile Configurator 2.0||Manages product configurations and bills of material|
|Applix, Inc.||Anyware Office 4.37||Includes full-featured word processing, spreadsheet, presentations, mail and database connectivity|
|Cereus Design||NCBasic||Basic language development environment for Java|
|Clearview Consulting, Inc.||Internet Retirement Assessor 1.0||Accesses, manages, and analyzes retirement outlook|
|Corel, Inc.||Corel Office for Java||Office productivity applications for document creation and workgroup collaboration|
|Digital Knowledge Assets||DKA Tours 1.02||Internet-guided tours led by expert|
|HOME Account Network, Inc.||Balancer 1.0||On-line banking and bill payment|
|IBM||Host on Demand 1.0||Intranet/web to SNA solution|
|I.digm||Picasso Mail Lite for Java 1.0||Internet e-mail client program|
|Infospace, Inc.||Infospace SpaceOLAP Designer 1.0||Web-based on-line analytical processing|
|Innotech Multimedia||Netresults 1.2||Search engine for websites and intranets|
|Inso Corporation||International ProofReader for Java||Spellchecker application with a JavaBeans interface|
|Interleaf, Inc.||Java Viewer 1.0||Viewer that displays images, graphics, text|
|IQ Net Corp.||IQSuite 1.0||Delivers financial analysis to investors via the Web|
|JStream||JPress Document Viewer .06d||Converts standard document formats into 100% Pure Java|
|MerzCom||MerzScope 1.0||Web mapping and navigation tool|
|NEON, Inc.||NEONet M&Q 3||Middleware facilitating data connectivity|
|NetAccent, Inc.||DART Mail 1.0||Full-featured e-mail client|
|NetFactory, Inc.||NetCharts 2.0||Creates HTML-based bars and chart|
|Netmosphere||ActionPlan 1.0.1||Enterprise software to accelerate business projects with live collaboration|
|OpenConnect Systems||WebConnect 3||Provides secure access to host SNA applications over Inter/intra/extranet|
|Open Horizon||Ambrosia 1.1.0||Business event engine|
|Oracle||Developer/2000 Web Cartridge||Delivers application development support|
|PHD - Professional Help Desk||PHDWeb 1.0||Help desk solution|
|Resonate, Inc.||Resonate Dispatch Manager 2.0||Enables distributed Web Servers to act as a single Internet Server|
|SensiView Corporation||SensiView Virtual Sensors X_2||SensiView extends sensor monitoring into CypberSpace|
|Sun Microsystems, Inc.||Java Compiler .0.6.1||Parser generator for Java|
|Sun Microsystems, Inc.||JavaPureCheck 1.1||Checks the purity of Java programs|
|Sybase, Inc.||jConnect||Java implementation of JDBC|
|TRADE'ex Electronic Commerce Systems, Inc.||TRADE'ex Distributor 1.11||Enables the creation of a virtual marketplace|
|TRADE'ex Electronic Commerce Systems, Inc.||TRADE'ex MarketMaker 3.11||Enables intranet transactions|
|U&I Interactive Software, Inc.||WorldMaker 1.0||Brings visual interaction to Web sites|
|Visual Numerics, Inc.||JNL 1.0||Set of classes for numerical functions|
|WebMan Technologies, Inc.||Timecruiser 1.03||Web-oriented time and information management system|
|Wyatt River Software||LicenseServ 5.0||Provides license enforcement for Java, PC and UNIX applications and integration with enterprise administration tools|
The 100% Pure Java initiative is an industry-wide campaign to help software developers create, test, certify, market and sell 100% Pure Java applications.
Once certified, ISVs can participate in a significant series of co-marketing and branding programs. These include: use of the 100% Pure Java logo, event co-marketing, channel marketing, inclusion in promotional CD-ROMs, special advertising packages, inclusion in case studies and direct access to a 100% Pure Java representative at Sun. 100% Pure Java applications are also showcased in Java Partners Pavilions, where certified companies are invited to demonstrate their applications in a high-visibility setting. Java Partners Pavilions are featured at events and trade shows like JavaOne, Java Internet Business Expo and even this week at Internet World, Chicago. Certified companies also are offered membership to Sun's Java Select Program, which supports commercial Java ISVs who require a high level of technical and marketing support to help them deliver their applets/applications on time.
"Many of our corporate customers have sought the 100% Pure Java seal of approval as quality assurance for applications they are developing both to use themselves internally and to sell to their customers," Baratz continued.
Along with Sun, the 100% Pure Java Initiative is supported by Apple, IBM, Novell, Netscape, and Oracle and was endorsed by more than 100 companies when announced last December. At JavaOne this year, Sun launched a suite of 100% Pure Java education, training, marketing and testing/certification programs.
For more about the 100% Pure Java Initiative, call our information hotline at 1-800-528-2763 (512-434-1591 for international callers) or visit http://java.sun.com/100percent.
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