Voxeo offers open-standards CCXML
Scotts Valley, Calif.-based Voxeo Corp. has announced availability of a hosted implementation of the Call Control eXtensible Markup Language (CCXML) based on the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) public release of the CCXML Working Draft.
According to Voxeo, the implementation of the Voxeo platform reduces the time it takes voice application developers to create and deploy advanced call control scenarios.
CCXML is an open-standards markup language that works independently or with VoiceXML to add advanced call control features to business voice applications, which run on Internet technology-based integrated voice services platforms.
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Lutris announces new version of app server
Lutris Technologies Inc. of Santa Cruz, Calif., has announced availability of Lutris EAS 4.1, its application server that delivers J2EE APIs as a suite of modular, pluggable Java services.
Originally released last year as a Java services framework to implement J2EE APIs, Lutris claims its new version of EAS reduces system boot-up time, maximizes configuration flexibility and automates migration of existing BEA and IBM J2EE applications. Lutris EAS 4.1 also adds expanded security features, additional extensibility and configuration support, expanded development tool integration of Sun's Forte for Java Enterprise IDE as well as the integration of Thought Inc.'s CocoBase OR/M object mapping tool.
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Virtutech launches system simulation platform
San Jose, Calif.-based Virtutech, Inc. has announced the release of Virtutech Simics 1.0, a full system simulation platform for software and hardware development. Able to simulate complete computer and digital systems at the instruction-set level, Simics is designed to help application developers decrease time-to-market delays during design, development, and testing phases.
Simics simulates both single processor and multiprocessor systems for a variety of computer architectures. It offers a hybrid combination of a traditional debugger, CAD tool, and cross-platform emulator. Simics was developed following research and collaboration with companies such as Sun Microsystems, AMD, Compaq, Ericsson, and Hewlett-Packard.
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Vordel and GNS partner to secure Canadian Web services
Vordel, a Web services security firm based in Dublin, Ireland, has announced that General Network Services, a Canadian security, authentication and authorization provider, has joined the Vordel VIP partner program. As a result, GNS will incorporate the VordelSecure product into its existing security offering.
Because Vordel's security solution operates within whatever existing security infrastructure an organization may have deployed, VordelSecure can integrate with the GNS PKI service offering and enable GNS customers to deploy digital certificates. VordelSecure also resolves issues surrounding the security, accountability, integration, and performance of transactions conducted between corporations across the Internet.
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