BEA Brings SOA to Mobile Devices

By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2004-10-18 Print this article Print

It targets the telecommunications and enterprise markets with the MobileAware Interaction Server, BEA WebLogic Edition, which extends the WebLogic portal to the mobile space.

BEA Systems Inc. on Monday announced its new platform for delivering enterprise data to mobile devices. The new MobileAware Interaction Server, BEA WebLogic Edition, extends the BEA WebLogic Portal platform to the mobile space and uses BEAs WebLogic Workshop development environment, an execution platform, and personalization and mobile presentation features. With the new release, developed in conjunction with Dublin, Ireland-based MobileAware Ltd., BEA is enabling users to extend SOA (service-oriented architecture) within BEA WebLogic Portal 8.1, the company said.
BEA is targeting the telecommunications and enterprise markets with its new platform, which the company calls a central part of BEAs Services Delivery Solution and a piece in the overall BEA Liquid Computing strategy.
Read more here about the Liquid Computing concept. "Together, BEA and MobileAware have empowered organizations to exploit the opportunity of mobility quickly, at low cost and at low risk," Brian Kinane, executive vice president at MobileAware, said in a statement. "With a time frame as short as one week, enterprises can test the benefits of mobility in reaching out to customers, partners and employees," Kinane said. "We are now calling on organizations to exploit this breakthrough in cost and productivity and truly innovate by extending their value to the mobile user." Check out eWEEK.coms Developer & Web Services Center at for the latest news, reviews and analysis in programming environments and developer tools.

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Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.

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