Executive Summary

By Timothy Dyck  |  Posted 2003-03-31 Print this article Print

: Systinet WASP Server for Java 4.5"> Executive Summary: Systinet WASP Server for Java 4.5

Usability Good
Capability Excellent
Performance Good
Interoperability Excellent
Manageability Excellent
Scalability Good
Security Excellent
WASP Server and its matching development tools provide a top-notch Java-based Web services package that works with all major Java application servers. It is cutting edge in its Web services support and is easy to integrate into existing Java projects. This version adds extensive interoperability features that .Net/Java shops should check out.


Systinet WASP Server is reasonably priced: free for single-CPU machines and $2,000 per CPU after that. Development tools are free as well.

(+) Supports all the popular Java application servers and Java development tools; supports HTTP, e-mail, file transfer and message queuing transports; strong security; Active Directory authentication and complex object transfer with .Net Web services; object remoting using SOAP.

(-) Works only with Java and requires solid Java skills (a C++ version is sold separately).

  • The built-in Web services tools found in leading Java IDEs from Borland, IBM and Sun
  • www.systinet.com/products/wasp_jserver/overview

    Timothy Dyck is a Senior Analyst with eWEEK Labs. He has been testing and reviewing application server, database and middleware products and technologies for eWEEK since 1996. Prior to joining eWEEK, he worked at the LAN and WAN network operations center for a large telecommunications firm, in operating systems and development tools technical marketing for a large software company and in the IT department at a government agency. He has an honors bachelors degree of mathematics in computer science from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and a masters of arts degree in journalism from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada.

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