8/22/2002 - IONA®, the leading e-Business Platform provider for Web Services Integration, announced its participation at the upcoming XML Web Services One Conference, to be held August 26-30, 2002 at the Seaport Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.
IONA's activities at the XML Web Services One Conference will be highlighted by IONA's Chief Technology Officer Eric Newcomer's keynote address on Thursday, August 29th titled: "Web Services: Integration Technology for the 21st Century." In addition, IONA will be a participant in the SIGS 101 and Xmethods.net Interoperability Demonstration to show business integration supported by Web services. Attendees to the conference should also visit IONA's booth (#660) to join the IONA Dream Warrior Challenge, as well as enter for a chance to win tickets to see the "Rolling StonesTM" at Gillette StadiumTM on Thursday, September 5, 2002.
The SIGS 101 and Xmethods.net Interoperability Demonstration simulates a real world business-to-business purchasing scenario, including customer, warehouse, supplier, and banking roles, and is implemented with WSDL, SOAP, and UDDI. IONA's XMLBus.com will host Interoperability Demonstration endpoints.
Conference attendees will have the opportunity to join the more than 7,000 developers engaged in the IONA Dream Warrior Challenge hosted by DevX, Inc. The contest, which began in March 2002, is the ideal online destination for developers who want to educate themselves on Web services, get their hands on free IONA developer tools and tutorials, and start building, consuming, and exposing Web services while earning points towards cash and vacation prizes. Developers should visit IONA's booth (#660) to register for the Dream Warrior Challenge and receive a free developer's license of IONA's Orbix E2A XMLBus Edition. Corporate sponsors of the IONA Dream Warrior Challenge include IONA partners Sun Microsystems as the Platinum sponsor, and Intel and Hewlett-Packard as Gold sponsors.
"The XML Web Services One Conference is a great forum for IONA to showcase our commitment to Web services education and the development of Web services technology," said Eric Newcomer, CTO of IONA. "The IONA Dream Warrior Challenge is now the largest community of Web services developers in the world, thanks largely to conferences like XML Web Services One that foster the exchange of ideas and technologies to drive the rapid maturation of Web services."
IONA Presentations at XML Web Services One:
Web Services: Integration Technology for the 21st Century
Thursday, August 29, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Keynote Presented by: Eric Newcomer, CTO, IONA Technologies, Inc.
Eric Newcomer will deliver a historical perspective on application integration, the emergence of standards, and how the convergence of these is leading to Web services as the integration technology of choice for the 21st Century.
Emphasizing the Engineering in Software Engineering
Thursday, August 29, 2002, 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Session Presented by: Miguel Chavez, Principal Consultant, IONA Technologies, Inc. and Richard Wilson, Consulting Field Partner, Computer Sciences Corporation
This presentation will introduce Web services as it relates to software engineering and low coupling. A real-world example will demonstrate these Web services concepts.
Unlocking Your Interface Potential
Thursday, August 29, 2002, 5:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Session Presented by: Seumas Soltysik, Senior Software Engineer, IONA Technologies, Inc. This session will discuss the development needs and the technology behind interface composition. Topics include: "fine-grain versus coarse-grain interfaces," "from RPC to Document services," "rapid adaptability," and "Web service longevity."
More information on the XML Web Services One Conference and IONA's participation is available at: www.xmlconference.com/boston. Rules of entry for the "Rolling StonesTM" at Gillette StadiumTM ticket giveaway will be available at IONA's booth (#660).
About IONA (www.iona.com)
IONA is the leading e-Business Platform provider for Web Services Integration with more than 4,500 customers worldwide. IONA Orbix E2ATM, which consists of the award-winning Orbix E2A Web Services Integration Platform and Orbix E2A Application Server Platform, enables the flow of information across disparate systems and the liberation of application assets for new business opportunities. Founded in 1991, IONA® (NASDAQ: IONA) is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, with U.S. headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts and offices worldwide.
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