SOURCE: DataDirect Technologies

October 03, 2007 10:37 ET

Media Alert: DataDirect Technologies Brings Expert Series Architect Tutorials to St. Louis

Popular Multi-City Event to Offer Expert Advice on Successful Strategies for SOA-Enablement and Data Connectivity to Software Architects

BEDFORD, MA--(Marketwire - October 3, 2007) -

What:   St. Louis software developers and architects are
        invited to attend the Expert Series Architect
        Tutorials 2007 hosted by DataDirect Technologies,
        the unparalleled leader in data connectivity and
        mainframe integration and an operating company
        of Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS).
        The free, half-day seminar is designed to
        provide attendees with first-hand knowledge and
        how-to advice from industry experts skilled at
        developing modern IT architectures that support
        application development for critical
        business systems.  Attendees will learn how to build and deploy
        high-performance software applications using state-of-the-art data
        access, mainframe integration and XML query technology.

        Presentations include:
        -- Designing a High-Performance Data Architecture
        -- Designing a Standard for Data Access in an SOA Environment
        -- Building Data-Rich Service Oriented Business Applications
           in a Heterogeneous Environment

Who:    SOA luminary, author and avid blogger, David Linthicum, joins
        respected leaders in the fields of data connectivity, integration
        and software development as a featured speaker.  As principal
        and CEO of the Linthicum Group, a consulting organization
        recently acquired by ZapThink dedicated to excellence in SOA
        product development and implementation, Linthicum has formed or
        enhanced many of the ideas behind modern distributed computing in
        wide use today.

When:   Thursday, Oct. 4 in St. Louis, Missouri
        Breakfast and registration open at 9:00 a.m.; program begins at
        9:30 a.m. with lunch served from 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Where:  Hilton Frontenac; 1335 South Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri

How:    To register for the Expert Series Architect Tutorials in St. Louis,
        please visit

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:

    April Harned
    Articulate Communications Inc.
    212.255.0080, ext. 11
    Email Contact

    Charles Gold
    DataDirect Technologies
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