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Provides a high-performance Web Services engine and tools to simplify J2EE and Web Services-based application development

London, August 7, 2001 – SilverStream Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSSW) today announced that the SilverStream Application Server 3.7.3 is now shipping with full Web Services capabilities including comprehensive support for XML, SOAP, WSDL and UDDI. In addition to providing a proven and comprehensive J2EE-certified platform for building and deploying enterprise-class Web applications, the SilverStream Application Server now features the SilverStream eXtend™ Workbench to streamline J2EE and Web Services-based application development and a high-performance Web Services engine, jBroker® Web.

The Web Services release of the SilverStream Application Server offers developers innovative tools to help accelerate the adoption of Web Services technologies and to simplify the development of J2EE applications. The SilverStream eXtend Workbench provides value-added features for enhanced J2EE-component and Web-Service creation using wizards, visual designers, archive-based projects, and one button application deployment. jBroker Web provides a standards-compliant, Web Services-based runtime with unmatched performance. The SilverStream Application Server also includes a number of enhancements for dynamic, rapid application deployment.

“The SilverStream Application Server powers many large, strategic Web sites and we maintain our commitment to providing our customers with a world-class, J2EE server,” said David Litwack, president and CEO of SilverStream Software. “The addition of the SilverStream eXtend Workbench and jBroker Web builds on our reputation for providing customers with a high-productivity development environment and superior performance to help them rapidly deliver mission-critical business applications to the Web. Today’s announcement also underscores our commitment to providing products that are 100 per cent standards based and open, so that our customers will not be locked in to proprietary technologies.”

The SilverStream Application Server ( is the foundation for SilverStream eXtend and provides customers with a powerful, open platform for efficiently building, deploying, and managing mission-critical eBusiness applications. SilverStream eXtend enables organisations to exploit the value of existing systems and rapidly deliver business applications to any user on any device or platform. Based on the best of Java, XML and Web Services, SilverStream eXtend is the first complete and integrated services environment that streamlines the development and deployment of advanced Web applications.

SilverStream was the first vendor to take full advantage of the promise of J2EE by building cross-platform compatible products for advanced portal creation and XML-based integration. Both the SilverStream eXtend Workbench and jBroker Web are fully standards compliant and portable across popular J2EE application servers including SilverStream, IBM's WebSphere, BEA's WebLogic, Oracle 9iAS, Apache Tomcat and others. These products reinforce SilverStream’s leadership position in the development of J2EE-based products.

The SilverStream eXtend Workbench provides easy-to-use tools and wizards designed to simplify and accelerate the development of J2EE and Web Services-based applications. The eXtend workbench can be deployed on industry leading J2EE application servers, including the SilverStream Application Server. jBroker Web is the core Web Services implementation for SilverStream eXtend and can also deployed on industry leading J2EE application servers. Both the SilverStream eXtend Workbench and jBroker Web are available separately, for more information please visit


The Web Services release of the SilverStream Application Server with jBroker Web and the SilverStream eXtend Workbench is available immediately. Please e-mail for more information.

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