Thursday November 11, 5:19 pm Eastern Time
Company Press ReleaseSOURCE:
Open Source Web Development Platform Zope(TM) Embraced By Sybase
FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Creations, creator of
Zope and the leader in Open Source web development, announced today that
database management giant Sybase is giving support for the Zope web
The partnership will allow Digital Creations to further
integrate the Zope platform and Sybase, enabling Sybase users to leverage the
power of the Linux operating system in conjunction with the Internet. The
combination of these two powerful platforms will enable companies who are
moving to Linux to dynamically manage their enterprise data and create world-
``Sybase is committed to delivering best of breed products supporting open
We are pleased to partner with Digital Creations, and
by supporting the Zope application server with Adaptive Server Enterprise, we
deliver an enterprise-class database solution for customers using Open Source
technology,'' said David Jacobson, director of product marketing for Sybase
Enterprise Solutions Division.
``With this agreement, Digital Creations has enhanced its position as the
leader in Open Source web development, and Sybase has signaled its intention
to capture the market for enterprise data management on Linux,'' said Paul
Everitt, CEO of Digital Creations.
Working with Zope fits directly with the Sybase-Linux strategy.
an established leader in enterprise data management and client/server
Zope is an Open Source application server framework focused on
web content management for numerous platforms including Linux, for which
Sybase is increasing support.
Zope and Sybase work together in an identical
manner on all common platforms.
``Sybase and Zope are a natural combination, '' said David Bloom, CIO of i-
Gift, the engine which is driven in part by Sybase's ASE software and the Zope
web publishing server.
``Zope powers the front end -- a versatile object-
oriented interactive publishing engine.
Sybase powers the back-end --
enterprise scale object management.
The two work together flawlessly.''
With headquarters in Emeryville, CA, Sybase, Inc. is one of the largest
global independent software companies.
Sybase helps businesses integrate,
manage and deliver applications, content and data anywhere they are needed.
The company's customers represent the industries leading the global economy,
with strong concentrations in financial services, the public sector,
telecommunications, media and health care. The company is leveraging core
enterprise product strengths to capitalize on the emerging enterprise
information portal market to provide dependable solutions that deliver on the
promise of e-Business. The company's web address is http://www.sybase.com.
Digital Creations is the publisher of Zope and the leader in open source
Zope is an open source application server for building high-
performance, dynamic web sites.
Zope runs on nearly all UNIX platforms and
Windows NT, and can be used with popular web servers or its own built-in web
Visit http://www.digicool.com/ for more information, and get Zope
free at http://www.zope.org/.