BEA to Update Java Application ServerBy Darryl K. Taft | Posted 2006-07-10 Email Print
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The company will release a new version of WebLogic Server, along with new portal and development tools.
BEA Systems is expected to announce on July 12 the availability of WebLogic Server 9.2, the latest version of the company's Java application server.
In addition, San Jose, Calif.-based BEA also will unveil new portal and development softwareWebLogic Portal 9.2 and BEA Workshop for WebLogic 9.2company officials said. Together the new products give BEA more ammunition for its arsenal of SOA (service-oriented architecture) tools.
Guy Churchward, BEA's vice president of engineering, said BEA WebLogic Portal 9.2 is a Java Enterprise Edition-based portal server with new tooling, federation, community enhancements and standards support.
In addition, "We've added pre-built portal templates in Workshop so you can do better portal development," Churchward said.
BEA also announced a new community framework for WebLogic Portal 9.2, new portal life cycle management capabilities and upgrade wizards to enable customers to upgrade the portal domain from older versions of WebLogic Portal to the new one.
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