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SYS-CON Media Announces Web Services Edge 2005 East Conference Keynotes and Show Sponsors

SYS-CON Media Announces Web Services Edge 2005 East Conference
Keynotes and Show Sponsors

eBay, Microsoft, Novell, SAP, Sun Microsystems JCP, Eclipse.org Among Keynotes and
Main Sponsors of the Upcoming 8th International "Web Services Edge" Event

(Montvale, NJ, December 20, 2004) - SYS-CON (www.sys-con.com), the world's leading i-technology media company, today announced further details of the upcoming cross-platform technology event, Web Services Edge 2005 East - International Web Services Conference & Expo (www.sys-con.com/edge), to be held in Boston at the Hynes Convention Center, February 15-17, 2005. More than 3,000 i-technology professionals are expected to participate this year including the show expo floor, making it the largest Web services event of the year.

The following is the official announcement of the keynotes, sponsors, conference tracks and sessions, tutorials, and the Web Services case studies to be presented during this year's three-day event.

Web Services Edge 2005 East Keynote Speakers and Sponsors

Matt Ackley, eBay: Ackley will discuss the rewards and challenges of building and maintaining one of the world's leading Web services platforms, and share insights and practical guidelines. eBay, the World's Online Marketplace, has more than 114 million registered users, 10,000 developers, and over 700 live, third-party applications. Four years ago, eBay began allowing third parties to build applications that tap into eBay, and today eBay hosts one of the leading Web services platforms.

Ari Bixhorn, Microsoft: This keynote will provide an inside look at Indigo and show you how Indigo will radically simplify the development of distributed, service-oriented applications. Indigo is Microsoft's unified programming model for building service-oriented applications on the Windows platform.

Mike Milinkovich, Eclipse.org: Milinkovich's keynote will examine the benefits of using open source technologies, the decision-making process used when adopting these solutions, and the potential for contributing back to the open source community. Linux, Apache, PHP, and Eclipse are highly successful open source communities that provide the backbone for today's Web applications.

Microsoft - Web Services Edge 2005 East Diamond Sponsor: Microsoft .NET is a set of Microsoft software technologies for connecting information, people, systems, and devices. It enables a high level of software integration through the use of Web services - small, discrete, building-block applications that connect to each other as well as to other, larger applications over the Internet (www.sys-con.com/edge2005east/sponsors.cfm).

Novell - Web Services Edge 2005 East Gold Sponsor: Novell eXtend is an award-winning Visual Integrated Services Environment for rapidly creating, deploying, and managing advanced Web applications based on J2EE and Web services. Using Novell eXtend, application developers can rapidly deliver dynamic, interactive, and standards-based solutions that integrate existing information assets no matter where they reside (www.sys-con.com/edge2005east/sponsors.cfm).

SAP - Novell - Web Services Edge 2005 East Gold Sponsor: SAP is the world's leading provider of business software solutions. SAP solutions are designed to meet the demands of companies of all sizes - from small and midsize businesses to global enterprises. Powered by the SAP NetWeaver open integration and application platform to reduce complexity and total cost of ownership and empower business change and innovation, mySAP Business Suite solutions are helping enterprises around the world improve customer relationships, enhance partner collaboration, and create efficiencies across their supply chains and business operations (www.sys-con.com/edge2005east/sponsors.cfm).

INETA (Association Sponsor): INETA is the next generation in user communities a non-profit, independent organization, chartered with supporting all user groups interested in the Microsoft .NET platform. INETA is run by a board of user group leaders whom are elected by their peers, and is supported by Microsoft Corporation and other sponsors (www.ineta.org).

JCP  (Association Sponsor): Since its introduction in 1998 as the open, participative process to develop and revise the Java technology specifications, reference implementations, and test suites, the Java Community Process (JCP) program has fostered the evolution of the Java platform in cooperation with the international Java developer community (www.jcp.org).

EAI Industry Concortium  (Association Sponsor): The EAI Industry Consortium is a nonprofit global advocacy group developed to promote Enterprise Application Integration through sponsored research, the establishment of standards and guidelines, best practices, and articulation of strategic and measurable benefits. The member-driven consortium, which was designed as an EAI information hub encompasses marketplace education, resource tools, and EAI trends, providing members a venue to develop, create, and debate (www.integrationconsortium.org).

OASIS  (Association Sponsor): OASIS is the nonprofit, international consortium that has been providing open solutions for electronic data interchange since 1993. Dedicated from its inception to the technology now known as XML, OASIS is the world's largest independent, vendor-neutral organization for the standardization of XML applications in electronic commerce. The primary mission of OASIS and its members is to identify and resolve interoperability issues that exist between XML applications and technologies (www.oasis-open.org).

Case Studies

In addition to the dedicated conference tracks on Java, .NET, XML/Web Services, and Web services security, the conference will offer educational opportunities including cases studies and tutorials, with more than 50 sessions from which to choose. Some of this year's case studies include: eBay Case Study, Salesforce.com Case Study, Department of Defense Case Study, Halliburton Case Study, Refresh Software Case Study, District of Columbia's "Oracle Database, Presentation Layer and SOAP/XML Case Study" and the Eclipse Case Study (www.sys-con.com/story/categorypage.cfm?id=2162&pageno=2).

Tutorials

Web Services Edge 2005 East Conference tutorials include: "Security, the New Reality - Everything You Need to Know on Spy vs. Spy, Hacker Edition," "The Next Generation of Visual Studio - A Sneak Peek! Take a Close Look at the Next Generation Visual Studio," "Developing Web Services Using Java Technologies - Sun's Java Community Process and Latest Technologies for Web Services Standards," and "Using a Web Services Framework to Build SOA Applications - Novell Tutorial on the Future of SOA, Using exteNd, JBoss4, MS.Net, Eclipse, Visual Studio, and Macromedia Flash." (www.sys-con.com/story/categorypage.cfm?id=2163&pageno=1).

Sponsors, Exhibitors and Participating Companies

.NET Developer's Journal (media sponsor/exhibitor), 1060 Research (exhibitor/presenter), Actional (speaker/presenter), Akamai Technologies (speaker/presenter), asp.netPRO Magazine (media sponsor/exhibitor), BEA Systems (speaker/presenter), Borland/Togethersoft (speaker/presenter), Charles River Media (presenter/exhibitor), CoDe Magazine (media sponsor/exhibitor), ColdFusion Developer's Journal (media sponsor/exhibitor), CriticalSites (exhibitor/presenter), DataDirect Technologies (exhibitor/presenter), Digital Evolution (exhibitor/presenter), eBay (keynote speaker/presenter), Eclipse.org (keynote speaker/presenter), Eclipse Developer's Journal (media sponsor/exhibitor), Eclipsys Corporation (speaker/presenter), EPS Software (speaker/presenter), Forum Systems (speaker/presenter), Franklins.NET (exhibitor Microsoft Pavilion), Greenbrier & Russel (speaker/presenter), IBM (speaker/presenter), INETA (association sponsor/exhibitor), Information Storage & Security Journal (media sponsor/exhibitor), Infosys Technologies (speaker/presenter), Integration Consortium (association sponsor/exhibitor), IONA (speaker/presenter), JDJ (media sponsor/exhibitor), Layer 7 Technologies (speaker/presenter), LinuxWorld Magazine (media sponsor/exhibitor), Logic Library (speaker/presenter), Magenic Technologies (speaker/presenter), Microsoft (Diamond Sponsor/exhibitor), Mindreef (exhibitor/presenter), MX Developer's Journal (media sponsor/exhibitor), Nexaweb (speaker/presenter), Novell (Gold Sponsor/exhibitor), OASIS (association sponsor/exhibitor), Oblix (speaker/presenter), Parasoft (exhibitor/presenter), Refresh Software (exhibitor/presenter), Reliable Software (speaker/presenter), SAIC (speaker/presenter), Salesforce.com (speaker/presenter), SAP (Gold Sponsor/exhibitor), Sarvega (exhibitor/presenter), SD Times (media sponsor/exhibitor), Service Integrity (speaker/presenter), SolarMetric (speaker/presenter), Sonic Software (speaker/presenter), Sun JCP (association sponsor/exhibitor), Sun Microsystems (speaker/presenter), Systinet (speaker/presenter), The Data Farm (speaker/presenter), Trigent (speaker/presenter), University of Texas (speaker/presenter), Web Services Journal (media sponsor/exhibitor), WebSphere Journal (media sponsor/exhibitor), Wireless Business & Technology Magazine (media sponsor/exhibitor), WLDJ (media sponsor/exhibitor), and XML-Journal (media sponsor/exhibitor).

Application Server Shoot-Out

Invited shoot-out participants include BEA Systems (WebLogic), Borland (Borland Enterprise Server), IBM (WebSphere), JBoss (JBoss Application Server), JOnAS (Java Open Application Server), Macromedia (JRun), Microsoft (IIS / ASP.NET), Pramati (Pramati Server), OpenLink Software (Virtuoso), Oracle (Oracle Application Server 10g), Orion (Orion Application Server), SAP, Sun (Sun Java System Application Server), and Sybase (EAServer) (http://wldj.sys-con.com/read/46047).

Participating teams can contact the event management by email at events@sys-con.com.

About SYS-CON Media

 

SYS-CON Media, listed in Inc 500 three years in a row as the fastest-growing privately held media company in America, is the world's leading publisher exclusively serving i-technology markets. SYS-CON's well-known and respected magazine titles include: JDJ (www.javadevelopersjournal.com), .NET Developer's Journal (www.dotnetdevelopersjournal.com), LinuxWorld Magazine (www.linuxworld.com), Web Services Journal (www.wsj2.com), Wireless Business & Technology (www.wbt2.com), XML-Journal (www.xml-journal.com), WLDJ (www.wldj.com), WebSphere Journal (www.webspherejournal.com), Linux Business Week (www.linuxbusinessweek.com), MX Developer's Journal (www.mxdevelopersjournal.com), ColdFusion Developer's Journal (www.coldfusionjournal.com), PowerBuilder Developer's Journal (www.sys-con.com/pbdj), IT Solutions Guide (www.sys-con.com/it), and ISSJ - Information Storage & Security Journal (www.issjournal.com).

 

Each month SYS-CON Media reaches over 2 million i-technology professionals through its specialty journals, magazines, books, conferences, education programs, and the SYS-CON interactive portal with more than 100 Web sites at www.sys-con.com.

 

About SYS-CON Events, Inc.

 

SYS-CON Events, Inc. (www.sys-con.com/edge) is the world's leading producer of i-technology developer conferences and expositions. SYS-CON Events' Web Services Edge 2005 East - International Conference & Expo, will take place February 15-17, 2005 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA.

 

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    Reader Feedback: Page 1 of 1

    Isn'this the same date as LinuxWorld Conf & Expo...in fact isn;t it the same dates and even same building? GREAT, for once I can get to two conferences simultaneously and get double value from the air fare that I'm asking my boss to approve tomorrow. Cool!

    Interesting to see Eclipse and Microsoft side by side with Sun's JCP - the days of interoperability really do seem to be edging nearer. Perhaps this is what Web services has done, more than anythung else, for the industry.

    The e-bay API's are awesome...I'm very keen to hear Matt Ackley




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