Thursday January 17, 9:05 am Eastern Time
Press ReleaseSOURCE: Software AG
Software AG And Red Oak Software Form Alliance
RESTON, Va. & MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Jan. 17, 2002--
Software AG's Tamino XML Server and Red Oak's Web Integrator Provide
Customers with Quick, Cost-Effective XML Solutions for Web Content
Software AG Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Software AG, and Red Oak
Software Inc. have formed an alliance offering customers automated,
programmatic access to data on any web browser via Web Integrator, and
easy integration and processing in Tamino.
Under this mutual referral agreement, Software AG and Red Oak will
each actively market a combined solution that provides customers
access to previously unobtainable, critical business data residing on
the proliferating number of web-based browser applications.
While many e-business applications are migrating to XML
open-standards, the implementation of an XML infrastructure is
sometimes challenging and time consuming. The benefit of the Software
AG - Red Oak alliance is that users can now very easily capture and
integrate any content offered on the Internet with Red Oak's Web
Integrator and then store and process data using Tamino. This provides
a quick, inexpensive XML enhancement to the enterprise's IT
Software AG's Tamino is a multi-award winning XML server that
stores structured and unstructured data natively. It can store and
process XML data without first converting it to another data format.
As a result, response times are faster and require lower
administrative efforts than with traditional databases.
Red Oak's Web Integrator(TM) product automatically creates Java
beans that programmatically access and retrieve any Internet content
and output the content as native XML. By combining the capabilities of
Web Integrator with Tamino, users now have access to previously
inaccessible User Interface (UI) content for easy integration into
``Together with Red Oak Software, we are adding value and
flexibility to Tamino users,'' said Lori Williams-Peters, Software AG,
Inc.'s Vice President of Sales. ``This alliance will enable Tamino
users to integrate web content into an open standards environment via
Web Integrator. It reflects our commitment to enhancing Software AG's
core products to meet our customers' evolving e-business needs.''
``Any content that is accessible via a browser-based application,
either from an intranet or the Internet, can now be imported to Tamino
using Web Integrator,'' according to Red Oak Vice President - Product
Strategy, Ken Dugan. ``The Web Integrator / Tamino solution is unique
to the marketplace, fulfilling an important requirement of enterprise
IT managers and we are delighted to be combining forces with Software
AG to offer this exciting solution.''
About Red Oak Software, Inc.
Red Oak Software is a leading solutions provider for Web Services
and a pioneer in both terminal-based and browser-based Legacy
application integration. Red Oak's Application Integration Framework,
comprised of Web Integrator, Legacy Integrator and Web Services
Solution Pack e-business integration products enables large
corporations to leverage their investment in all legacy systems and
extend their reach to those production applications critical to the
delivery of Web Services.
Red Oak Software is privately held and financed through private
investment and venture capital from Opticality Ventures of New York.
Red Oak is headquartered in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, with offices
in Rochester, Charlotte and Dallas. For additional information,
contact Red Oak Software Inc., 115 Route 46, Suite F1000, Mountain
Lakes, New Jersey 07046. Phone: 973-316-6064; email:
email@example.com; or visit the Web site at www.redoaksoftware.com.
About Software AG, Inc.
Based in Reston, Va., Software AG, Inc. is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Software AG, Europe's largest system software provider
and a major global player offering cutting edge technology for data
management and electronic business. Since 1998 the company has focused
its development activities on XML products for the Internet. With some
3,500 employees and representatives in over 70 countries, Software AG
expects revenues of some 600 million euros in 2001. Its distribution
and technology partners include market leaders such as IBM, Microsoft
and Hewlett-Packard as well as innovative IT solutions providers like
Extensibility, Softquad and Citrix. Software AG's products control the
central IT processes of thousands of renowned companies worldwide.
Some examples of these are Lufthansa, ZDF, Dresdner Bank AG,
DaimlerChrysler, Deutsche Bahn AG (German Rail), BP and VIAG Interkom.
Software AG is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (MDAX, Security
identification number 724264 / SOWGn.F). For additional information,
go to www.softwareagusa.com.
Software AG and all Software AG products are either service marks,
trademarks or registered trademarks of Software AG. Other product and
company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their
Red Oak Software, Application Integration Framework, Web
Integrator and Legacy Integrator are all trademarks or registered
trademarks of Red Oak Software, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned
herein are the property of their respective owners.
Software AG, Inc., Reston
Dedra Jones, 703/391-6625
Red Oak Software, Inc.
Kevin J. P. Hanson, 336/882-3111