Interface21 Certifies the Spring Framework on IBM WebSphere® Application Server®

SpringOne 2007

ANTWERP, Belgium--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Interface21, a leading provider of trusted open source software for building and deploying enterprise applications, today announced it has certified and will support IBMs WebSphere(R) Application Server as a deployment platform for the Spring application development framework.

“Today’s certification of the Spring Framework on IBM WebSphere Application Server highlights Interface21’s commitment to providing a simple, powerful development and deployment model that integrates with a wide variety of application infrastructure components”

Spring is a comprehensive open source application framework that has been downloaded more than three million times. IBM WebSphere Application Server is the market leading standards-based middleware foundation for building, running and integrating business applications across a variety of computing platforms. Interface21s certification of Spring with WebSphere Application Server ensures that enterprise developers have additional choice and flexibility to maximize their organizations investment in IBM technology.

IBM is committed to ensuring that our technology solutions are interoperable and can be deployed in conjunction with a range of complementary technologies, said Paul Buck, Director, WebSphere Open Source, IBM. Some WebSphere customers have already deployed Spring with WebSphere Application Server. Todays announcement ensures that they can get structured support from Interface21 and the confidence that IBM and Interface21 have collaborated to position WebSphere Application Server as the premier environment for Spring applications.

Todays certification of the Spring Framework on IBM WebSphere Application Server highlights Interface21s commitment to providing a simple, powerful development and deployment model that integrates with a wide variety of application infrastructure components, said Rod Johnson, CEO, Interface21.

About Interface21

Interface21 is a leading provider of trusted open source software for mission-critical enterprise applications. Interface21 created and sustains the development of the Spring Framework, the leading Java and Java EE application framework. Through the Spring family of products, Interface21has helped hundreds of organizations, including some of the worlds largest financial institutions and public sector clients, build and deploy mission-critical applications that boost developer productivity and increase enterprise ROI. For more information, please visit http://www.interface21.com.

Contacts

Interface21
Neelan Choksi, +1-512-542-9707
nchoksi@interface21.com
or
Schwartz Communications
Thea Lavin or Jenny Velasco, +1-415-512-0770
interface21@schwartz-pr.com

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