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SYS-CON Announces Readers' Choice Awards for SOA, Web Services, Java, and XML Technologies

Also Known as the "Oscars of the Software Industry" This Year's Award-Winning Products and Tools Were Chosen by More Than 17,000

MONTVALE, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 01/15/06 -- SYS-CON Media (www.sys-con.com) announced today the results of its 10th annual "Readers' Choice Awards" for best products and tools for the SOA, Web Services, Java and XML technologies. Winners and three finalists were announced today in 21 categories by SOA Web Services Journal. Java Developer's Journal also announced winners and finalists in 26 distinct product and tool categories.

Also today SYS-CON Media opened its nominations to select the best AJAX products and tools and best AJAX-driven websites of the year at its AJAX Developer's Journal website (http://ajax.sys-con.com).

The SYS-CON's Readers' Choice Awards program, widely considered to be the most prestigious award program in the software industry, is a community-driven process in which the products participating in the program are nominated by the industry's vendors, customers, and users, as well as by the readers of SYS-CON Media's industry-leading i-technology publications.

"For a decade now, SYS-CON Media has been setting the standard in allowing our readers to determine what should be called a great product and what should not," said SYS-CON CEO & Founder Fuat Kircaali. "This year's results reflect a vibrant software industry and show that the commitment of i-technology professionals to product excellence was as strong in 2005 as in any year since the Readers' Choice Awards program began ten years ago."

Below is a complete list of all winners and runners-up in the 21 award categories of the 2005 SOA Web Services Journal Readers' Choice Awards and the 26 award categories of the 2005 Java Developer's Journal Readers' Choice Awards:

2005 SOA Web Services Journal Readers' Choice Awards
Winners and runners-up in 21 award categories

1) Best SOA / Service-Oriented Architecture

Winner: webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods)

Runners-Up:
1) BEA WebLogic Platform (BEA Systems)
2) IBM WebSphere Business Integration Server Foundation (IBM)
3) Artix (IONA Technologies)


2) Best Application Server for SOA / Web Services

Winner: BEA WebLogic Server 8.1 (BEA Systems)

Runners-Up:
1) Sun Java System Application Server (Sun Microsystems)
2) JBoss Application Server (JBoss)
3) WebSphere Application Server (IBM)


3) Best Web Services Platform

Winner: Java EE (Sun Microsystems)

Runners-Up:
1) webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods)
2) BEA WebLogic Platform (BEA Systems)
3) Sun Java Studio Enterprise (Sun Microsystems)


4) Best Web Services Integration Tool

Winner: webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods)

Runners-Up:
1) Unwired Orchestrator (Sybase)
2) BEA WebLogic Integration (BEA Systems)
3) IBM WebSphere Integration Broker (IBM)


5) Best Integrated Services Environment

Winner: webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods)

Runners-Up:
1) IBM WebSphere Studio (IBM)
2) BEA WebLogic Platform (BEA Systems)
3) Oracle JDeveloper 10g (Oracle)


6) Best Framework for SOA and Web Services

Winner: Java Web Services Developer Pack (Sun Microsystems)

Runners-Up:
1) webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods)
2) BEA WebLogic Workshop (BEA Systems)
3) IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer (IBM)


7) Best SOA IDE

Winner: NetBeans/Java Studio Enterprise (Sun Microsystems)

Runners-Up:
1) IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer (IBM)
2) BEA WebLogic Workshop (BEA Systems)
3) Visual Basic.NET (Microsoft)


8) Most Innovative XML Application

Winner: Altova XMLSpy (Altova)

Runners-Up:
1) eBay DevelopersProgram (eBay)
2) Flex (Adobe)
3) Call Control XML Interpreter (IBM)


9) Best XML Parser

Winner: Java API for XML Processing (Sun Microsystems)

Runners-Up:
1) Altova XMLSpy (Altova)
2) IBM XML Parser for Java (IBM)
3) Oracle SDK (Oracle)


10) Best GUI for SOA

Winner: Eclipse (Eclipse Foundation)

Runners-Up:
1) Ascential Real-Time Integration Solution (Ascential Software)
2) Altova XMLSpy (Altova)
3) IBM WebSphere Software Platform (IBM)


11) Best SOA BPM Engine

Winner: webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods)

Runners-Up:
1) Unwired Orchestrator (Sybase)
2) BEA WebLogic Integration (BEA Systems)
3) WebSphere Business Integration Modeler (IBM)


12) Best XML Utility

Winner: Java API for XML Processing (Sun Microsystems)

Runners-Up:
1) Exegenix Conversion Satellite (Exegenix)
2) XSLT Processor of Altova XMLSpy (Altova)
3) IBM DB2 XML Extender (IBM)


13) Best SOA or XML Training

Winner: Sun Java Web Services Developer Pack Tutorial (Sun Microsystems)

Runners-Up:
1) IBM developerWorks Speedstart Web Services (IBM)
2) BEA dev2dev (BEA Systems)
3) IONA Web Services and SOA Foundation Course (IONA Technologies)


14) Best SOA Testing Tool

Winner: SOATest (Parasoft)

Runners-Up:
1) IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Transaction Performance with Rational Robot
    (IBM)
2) SOAPscope (Mindreef)
3) Altova XMLSpy (Altova)


15) Best SOA Legacy Adapter or Utility

Winner: webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods)

Runners-Up:
1) Artix Mainframe (IONA Technologies)
2) IBM Web Services Toolkit (IBM)
3) Altova XMLSpy (Altova)


16) Best SOA Automation Tool

Winner: webMethods Fabric (webMethods)

Runners-Up:
1) IBM WebSphere Studio (IBM)
2) Altova XMLSpy (Altova)
3) Enterprise Service Integrator (Software AG)


17) Best SOA or XML Site

Winner: java.sun.com/webservices (Sun Microsystems)

Runners-Up:
1) IBM developerWorks (IBM)
2) xml.org (OASIS)
3) dev2dev (BEA Systems)


18) Best SOA Management Platform

Winner: webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods)

Runners-Up:
1) BEA WebLogic Platform (BEA Systems)
2) Infravio Ensemble (Infravio)
3) IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Transaction Management (IBM)


19) Best SOA Security Solution

Winner: JWSDP XML and Web Services Security (Sun Microsystems)

Runners-Up:
1) IBM Tivoli Access Manager (IBM)
2) TransactionMinder (Netegrity)
3) Enterprise Service Integrator (Software AG)


20) Best SOA Portal Platform

Winner: Sun Java System Portal Server (Sun Microsystems)

Runners-Up:
1) webMethods Portal (webMethods)
2) BEA WebLogic Portal (BEA Systems)
3) IBM WebSphere Portal Server (IBM)


21) Best SOA Book

Winner: J2EE Web Services by Richard Monson-Haefel (Addison-Wesley)

Runners-Up:
1) Understanding Web Services: XML, WSDL, SOAP, and UDDI (Addison-Wesley)
2) Developing Enterprise Web Services: An Architect's Guide (Prentice Hall
    PTR)
3) Perspectives on Web Services (IBM)


2005 Java Developer's Journal Readers' Choice Awards
Winners and runners-up in 26 award categories

1) Best Java Application Server

Winner: BEA WebLogic Server (BEA Systems)

Runners-Up:
1) JBoss Application Server (JBoss)
2) Sun Java Application Server (Sun Microsystems)
3) IBM WebSphere Application Server (IBM)


2) Best Java Application

Winner: Eclipse (Eclipse Foundation)

Runners-Up:
1) IntelliJ IDEA (JetBrains)
2) BEA WebLogic Server (BEA Systems)
3) IBM WebSphere Application Server (IBM)


3) Best Enterprise Database

Winner: Oracle Database 10g (Oracle)

Runners-Up:
1) IBM DB2 Universal Database (IBM)
2) HSQLDB (HSQLDB Development Team)
3) Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise (Sybase)


4) Best Java IDE

Winner: IntelliJ IDEA (JetBrains)

Runners-Up:
1) Eclipse (Eclipse Foundation)
2) NetBeans Java Studio Enterprise (Sun Microsystems)
3) IBM Rational Application Developer (IBM)


5) Best Java Installation Tool

Winner: InstallAnywhere (Macrovision)

Runners-Up:
1) InstallShield (Macrovision)
2) Install4j (ej-technologies)
3) Advanced Installer for Java (Caphyon)


6) Best Java Application Monitoring Tool

Winner: IBM Tivoli (IBM)

Runners-Up:
1) APM Suite for Java 2 Platform (Quest)
2) Borland Deployment Op-Center (Borland)
3) Veritas Java 2 Adaptive Instrumentation (Veritas/Symantec)


7) Best Java Business Intelligence Tool

Winner: SAP Business Intelligence Development Kit (SAP)

Runners-Up:
1) Crystal Enterprise (Business Objects)
2) Oracle Business Intelligence Beans (Oracle)
3) JReport (Jinfonet Software)


8) Most Mobile Database

Winner: IBM DB2 Everyplace (IBM)

Runners-Up:
1) PointBase Micro (DataMirror)
2) SQL Anywhere Studio (Sybase)
3) Berkeley DB Java Edition (Sleepycat Software)


9) Best Java Reporting Tool

Winner: Style Report (InetSoft)

Runners-Up:
1) Crystal Reports (Business Objects)
2) JReport (Jinfonet Software)
3) JasperAssistant (JasperAssistant Software)


10) Best Rich Client Platform

Winner: Eclipse Rich Client Platform (Eclipse Foundation)

Runners-Up:
1) Ultra Light Client for Java 2 (Canoo)
2) Nexaweb Platform (Nexaweb Technologies)
3) Laszlo Presentation Server (Laszlo Systems)


11) Best Java Component

Winner: Oracle ADF Business Components (Oracle)

Runners-Up:
1) IMS DL/I Model Utility (IBM)
2) Chart FX for Java (Software FX)
3) JClass (Quest Software)


12) Best Java Data Access Tool

Winner: IBM Rational Application Developer (IBM)

Runners-Up:
1) Oracle Application Server TopLink 10g (Oracle)
2) DBVisualizer (Minq Sofware)
3) Kodo JDO (SolarMetric/BEA Systems)


13) Best Java Messaging Tool

Winner: IBM WebSphere MQ (IBM)

Runners-Up:
1) Sun Java System Message Queue (Sun Microsystems)
2) TIBCO Enterprise Message Service (TIBCO)
3) JORAM (ScalAgent Distributed Technologies)


14) Best Java Profiling / Testing Tool

Winner: JProfiler (ej-technologies)

Runners-Up:
1) IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere (IBM)
2) Optimizeit Enterprise Suit (Borland)
3) Oracle JDeveloper (Oracle)


15) Best Java Training

Winner: Java BluePrints (Sun Microsystems)

Runners-Up:
1) developerWorks Java Tutorials (IBM)
2) dev2dev (BEA Systems)
3) Essential Java (DevelopMentor)


16) Best Java Virtual Machine

Winner: Java SE 6 (Sun Microsystems)

Runners-Up:
1) BEA WebLogic JRockit (BEA Systems)
2) IBM Java SDK (IBM)
3) Kaffe (Kaffe.org)


17) Best Team Development Tool

Winner: Eclipse IDE (Eclipse Foundation)

Runners-Up:
1) IBM WebSphere Studio with Rational ClearCase (IBM)
2) Oracle JDeveloper (Oracle)
3) BEA WebLogic Workshop (BEA Systems)


18) Most Innovative Java Product

Winner: Eclipse IDE (Eclipse Foundation)

Runners-Up:
1) Java Studio Creator (Sun Microsystems)
2) IntelliJ IDEA (JetBrains)
3) BEA WebLogic Workshop (BEA Systems)


19) Best Java SOA Kit

Winner: BEA WebLogic Workshop (BEA Systems)

Runners-Up:
1) Java Web Services Developer Pack (Sun Microsystems)
2) IBM Emerging Technologies Toolkit (IBM)
3) Oracle JDeveloper (Oracle)


20) Best Wireless Application

Winner: IBM WebSphere MQ Everyplace (IBM)

Runners-Up:
1) RIM Blackberry Wireless Handheld (Research in Motion)
2) Ericsson Wireless Office (Ericsson)
3) ValueFirst Velocity Plus (ValueFirst)


21) Best Java Class Library

Winner: SWT (Eclipse Foundation)

Runners-Up:
1) Asynchronous IO Java Package (IBM)
2) Quest JClass (Quest)
3) Unified IO for Java (Andrey Kuznetsov)

22) Best Database Tool or Driver

Winner: MagicDraw UML (No Magic)

Runners-Up:
1) Oracle JDeveloper (Oracle)
2) IBM Rational Rose Data Modeler (IBM)
3) AllFusion ERwin Data Modeler (CA)


23) Best Java Persistence Architecture

Winner: Oracle Application Server TopLink 10g (Oracle)

Runners-Up:
1) WebObjects (Apple)
2) iBatis SQL Map (Open Source: iBatis)
3) Kodo JDO (SolarMetric)


24) Best Java Debugging Tool

Winner: Eclipse (Eclipse Foundation)

Runners-Up:
1) NetBeans (Sun Microsystems)
2) Enerjy Code Analyzer (Enerjy Software)
3) IBM Rational (IBM)


25) Best Java Application Development Framework

Winner: Sun Java Studio Enterprise (Sun Microsystems)

Runners-Up:
1) IBM Rational (IBM)
2) IntelliJ IDEA (JetBrains)
3) BEA WebLogic Workshop (BEA Systems)


26) Best Java Book

Winner: Hibernate in Action (Manning Publications)

Runners-Up:
1) J2EE BluePrints (Sun Microsystems)
2) Core Java 2 (Sun Microsystems)
3) Java Developer's Guide to Eclipse (IBM)

About SYS-CON Media

SYS-CON Media, listed in Inc 500 three years in a row as the fastest growing, privately held publishing company in America, is the world's leading publisher exclusively serving i-technology markets.

SYS-CON's well-known and respected magazine titles include: Java Developer's Journal (www.JavaDevelopersJournal.com), .NET Developer's Journal (www.DotNETDevelopersJournal.com), Enterprise Open Source Magazine (www.opensource.sys-con.com), LinuxWorld Magazine (www.linuxworld.com), SOA Web Services Journal (www.WSJ2.com), Wireless Business & Technology (www.WBT2.com), XML-Journal (www.XML-Journal.com), WLDJ-WebLogic Developer's Journal (www.WeblogicDevelopersJournal.com), Symbian Developer's Journal (www.symbian.sys-con.com), WebSphere Journal (www.WebSphereJournal.com), Adobe Developer's Journal (www.mx.sys-con.com), ColdFusion Developer's Journal (www.ColdFusionJournal.com), PowerBuilder Developer's Journal (www.PowerBuilderJournal.com), IT Solutions Guide (www.itsolutions.sys-con.com), ISSJ - Information Storage & Security Journal (www.issjournal.com), Eclipse Developer's Journal (www.eclipsedevelopersjournal.com), AJAX Developer's Journal (www.ajax.sys-con.com), and Web Hosting Journal (www.webhosting.sys-con.com).

Each month SYS-CON Media reaches over two million i-technology professionals through its specialty journals, magazines, conferences, education programs (www.education.sys-con.com), SYS-CON.TV (www.SYS-CON.TV), the world's first branded blog community (www.blog-n-play.com), live and on-demand Webcasts (www.webcast.sys-con.com), and the SYS-CON interactive portal with more than 100 websites at www.sys-con.com.

About SYS-CON Events, Inc.

SYS-CON Events, Inc. (www.events.sys-con.com) is the world's leading producer of i-technology conferences, seminars and expos, including SOA Web Services Edge - International Web Services Conference & Expo, Enterprise Open Source Conference & Expo, "Real-Life AJAX" One-Day Seminar Series (www.ajaxseminar.com), and iTVcon - Internet TV Conference & Expo 2006 (www.itvcon.com).

Contact:
Jeremy Geelan (editorial)
SYS-CON Media
Email Contact
201 802-3051

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SYS-CON Media
Email Contact
201 802-3021

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SYS-CON Media (www.sys-con.com) announcedtoday the results of its 10th annual 'Readers' Choice Awards' for bestproducts and tools for the SOA, Web Services, Java and XML technologies.Winners and three finalists were announced today in 21 categories by SOAWeb Services Journal. Java Developer's Journal also announced winners andfinalists in 26 distinct product and tool categories.

SYS-CON Italy News Desk 01/16/06 12:22:41 PM EST

SYS-CON Media (www.sys-con.com) announcedtoday the results of its 10th annual 'Readers' Choice Awards' for bestproducts and tools for the SOA, Web Services, Java and XML technologies.Winners and three finalists were announced today in 21 categories by SOAWeb Services Journal. Java Developer's Journal also announced winners andfinalists in 26 distinct product and tool categories.

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