SONICMQ TOPS INDUSTRY WITH FIRST-PLACE WIN IN ADT’S PROGRAMMERS REPORT JAVA WRITER’S CHOICE AWARDS Wednesday 9 January 2002 PDF Print SLOUGH — 9 January 2002 — Progress Software subsidiary SonicMQ’s SonicMQ® 3.5, Internet messaging platform, received First Place for Messaging Middleware in ADT’s Programmers Report Java(TM) Writer’s Choice Awards for 2001 in the US. Based on the Java Message Service (JMS) specification, SonicMQ provides global organisations with highly scalable, standards-based Internet middleware for the secure delivery of business-critical data across the extended enterprise. SonicMQ was selected by an international group of sixty-four independent Java experts from more than 1000 products including IBM MQSeries. Sonic Software designs and develops the Sonic family of products in the USA. In the UK and the rest of Europe, they are distributed by the Progress Company. In announcing the awards, ADT Product Review Editor John K Waters writes, “our voters chose JMS-based SonicMQ to top the list of MOMs this year.” SonicMQ was recognised for its ability to provide guaranteed end-to-end transactional message integrity, which is critical to building a highly-distributed enterprise infrastructure. In December, Sonic Software shipped SonicMQ 4.0, the latest version of the messaging platform. New product features including direct support for HTTP/S connections, client-side persistence, enhanced wireless capabilities, support for large-size message delivery (such as CAD and XML documents) and multi-part message streaming. The awards are published in the November/December issue of Application Development Trends (http://www.adtmag.com). About the Progress Company The Progress Company is a global supplier of software technology and services for developing, deploying, integrating and managing e-business solutions. The company provides a comprehensive suite of products that includes application development tools, application servers, the leading e-business messaging server SonicMQ, and the industry's most widely used, lowest-cost-of-ownership embedded database. The Progress Company's partners include more than 2000 independent software vendors (ISVs) and application service providers (ASPs) who supply annually over $5 billion in Progress®-based applications and related services. Over 40,000 organisations across more than 100 countries - including 70% of the Fortune 100 - rely on Progress-based applications. The Progress Company, an operating company of Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), is headquartered in Bedford, Mass., and can be reached at 01753 216300 or on the Web at http://www.progress.com SonicMQ and the Sonic Software Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sonic Software Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. Java and all Java-based marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Any other trademarks or service marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. -ends- Press enquiries to: Salli Roskilly, Saffron Communications. T: 44 (0)1763 208708 F: 44 (0)1763 208813 E: email@example.com This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Saffron Communications (Hertfordshire) in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.