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Kapow Technologies and Nexaweb Partnership Delivers Enterprise Mashup Solutions for Knowledge Workers

Companies to Host August 30 Webinar to Showcase ‘Real-World’ Mashups for Business

August 31, 2007; 01:23 AM

Kapow Technologies and Nexaweb Partnership Delivers Enterprise Mashup Solutions for Knowledge Workers
Companies to Host August 30 Webinar to Showcase ‘Real-World’ Mashups for Business
PALO ALTO, CA and BURLINGTON, MA – August 29, 2007 – Kapow Technologies and Nexaweb announced a partnership to deliver on the promise of Enterprise Web 2.0, including composite, mashup and other rich Internet applications (RIAs).  The combination of Nexaweb and Kapow Technologies enables an enterprise to create mashup applications that improve efficiency, decision making, and productivity by allowing knowledge workers to access and work with internal and external data in real-time, regardless of location, browser, or OS via a Web. 
The Kapow Mashup Server gives companies the ability to take any application component with a Web interface and quickly and easily repurpose it into an application involving Web-based content, data or business logic.  The Nexaweb Enterprise Web 2.0 Platform is a standards-based application development and deployment solution that enables organizations to utilize legacy, SOA and third-party data to create and deploy Ajax-based, mission-critical business applications over the Web. Kapow Technologies and Nexaweb solutions are perfectly complementary, and can be implemented together to deliver full-featured, composite applications that deliver access to enterprise-data and third-party resources alongside productivity, collaboration, and communications tools in a single, browser-based application window.
“Information access is more important than ever in today’s competitive business environment,” said David McFarlane, COO at Nexaweb. “To gain an edge, and truly empower a workforce, enterprises cannot only provide real-time access to data behind the firewall. External data such as market quotes, politics, world events, weather, traffic, and third-party analysis and commentary can have significant impact on your business, and consequently should be available to your workforce to help them make better decisions, faster.  We are excited to be working with Kapow Technologies to offer customers a comprehensive Enterprise Web 2.0 solution at such a competitive price point.” 
“We are pleased to be working with Nexaweb, because together, we enable companies to develop powerful, new Web 2.0 solutions for enterprises at a fraction of the time and costs associated with traditional application development and integration,” said John Yapaola, COO of Kapow Technologies. “Both Nexaweb and Kapow Technologies are well established in the financial services industry.  Consequently, we are currently working together on select projects to deliver high ROI for our customers.”

Webinar Tomorrow
To further illustrate the power and the benefits of enterprise Web 2.0 solutions, Nexaweb and Kapow Technologies are hosting the following seminar tomorrow:
Enterprise Mashups: A New Approach to Empowering the Knowledge Worker
Time: August 30, 2007: 11:00 a.m. PDT/2:00 p.m. EDT

Description:  Everybody’s doing the “mashup” thing, creating Ajax applications that pair a Google map with some weather feeds, movie times and restaurants.  But the question most IT organizations have is: ‘How can I use mashups in the enterprise to solve real-world business problems?’ In the business world, there are real competitive advantages to be had for those companies who can figure out how to access the wide variety of enterprise and Web-based data sources available and then rapidly repurpose that data to create incremental business value and get more done.

Join Kapow Technologies’ CTO, Stefan Andreasen and Nexaweb’s chief architect, Bob Buffone for answers to this question and practical tips on how to build “mashups” that deliver tangible business value.

Visit https://nexaweb.webex.com/nexaweb/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=355334756 to register.
As part of the partnership with Nexaweb, Kapow Technologies will join the Nexaweb Web2SOA Ecosystem Program and work with Nexaweb and its other partners to create a collection of Enterprise Web 2.0 and SOA solution interoperability and reference architecture materials.
Nexaweb Web2SOA Ecosystem Program
Many organizations are reaching an inflection point in their SOA initiatives. They have developed an infrastructure and begun deploying services, but are faced with the challenge of how to go the ‘Last Mile’ and deliver these services to end-users.  Nexaweb’s Enterprise Web 2.0 & SOA Ecosystem Program is designed to help customers capitalize on their SOA initiatives, leverage existing infrastructure and quickly deliver rich, reliable and governed Enterprise Web 2.0 (EW2.0) and Service-Oriented Business Applications (SOBA) to end-users via the Web enabling them to finally realize the productivity and ROI promise of SOA across all facets of the organization.  Visit http://www.nexaweb.com to learn more about our Enterprise Web 2.0 & SOA Ecosystem Program.
About Nexaweb
Nexaweb’s Enterprise Web 2.0 Platform is an application development and deployment solution that increases developer productivity by eliminating painful coding, improves IT efficiency through the re-use of legacy and SOA assets, and creates a more agile business by delivering secure, mission-critical applications over the Web. And only Nexaweb’s EW2.0 Platform is proven by more than 5,000 successful global deployments.  Founded in February 2000 and rooted in the MIT community, Nexaweb is based in Burlington, Massachusetts. The company is privately held and funded by institutional investors.  For more information, visit www.nexaweb.com or call (781) 345-5500. 
About Kapow Technologies
Kapow Technologies is a market leader in Mashup Serving, Feed Serving and Web Scraping software that enables companies to deploy content-intensive applications, such as enterprise mashups and Web 2.0 services, at a fraction of the time and cost compared to traditional software methods.  Because of these benefits combined with the company’s patented, unique visual scripting approach, Kapow Technologies has attracted more than 250 customers including Global 2000 firms such as AT&T, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, CSFB, Intel, Vodafone, Audi and DHL.  The company also serves Web 2.0 startups including SimplyHired, and Ziggs.com.  Partners such as BEA Systems, IBM and Oracle make Kapow Technologies their top choice for projects including data collection, content migration, as well as mobile application mashups and service oriented architectures.

Please contact Jena Murphy at [email protected] 617-374-4216



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