SOURCE: DataDirect Technologies

July 13, 2007 12:06 ET

SOAWorld Readers Choose Stylus Studio

Stylus Studio® 2007 XML Enterprise Suite Wins Five 2007 SYS-CON Media Reader's Choice Awards

BEDFORD, MA--(Marketwire - July 13, 2007) - Stylus Studio (, an industry-leading provider of XML tools and data integration components, has won awards in five different 2007 SYS-CON Media Reader's Choice Awards categories.

SOAWorld readers selected Stylus Studio® products as Reader's Choices in five categories:

1. Best Legacy Adapter -- Stylus Studio 2007 XML Converters, DataDirect
2. Best Web Services or XML Training -- Stylus Studio 2007 XML
   Enterprise Suite, DataDirect
3. Best Web Services Utility -- Stylus Studio 2007 XML Enterprise
   Suite, DataDirect
4. Best XML Parser -- Stylus Studio 2007 XML Enterprise Suite, DataDirect
5. Best XSLT Processor -- Stylus Studio 2007 XML Enterprise
   Suite, DataDirect

"SOA developers seeking productive tools to assist with the development and deployment of advanced data integration and Web service applications have chosen Stylus Studio 2007 XML Enterprise Suite," said Dr. Carlo Innocenti, Program Manager of XML Technologies for DataDirect Technologies.

The SYS-CON Reader's Choice Awards recognize the best tools, solutions, and educational offerings in 20 different categories. Readers submit nominations, then SOAWorld conducts online voting to select the winners.

"SOA adoption throughout enterprise IT worldwide is a fast-growing yet complex phenomenon," said Roger Strukhoff, Editorial Director and Group Publisher of SYS-CON Media. "Our readers are in the trenches every day with their SOA designs and deployments, and their enthusiasm in selecting the winning technologies in each category demonstrates their commitment to working with the best software from several leading vendors."

The winners were announced following June 25-27 SOAWorld Conference and Expo 2007 East, produced by SYS-CON Events in New York.

About SYS-CON Media: SYS-CON Media, listed in the Inc 500 three years in a row as the fastest-growing, privately held publishing company in the U.S., is the world's leading publisher exclusively serving i-technology markets. Each month SYS-CON Media reaches over two million i-technology professionals through its specialty journals, magazines, conferences, education programs, SYS-CON.TV, the world's first branded blog community, live and on-demand Webcasts, and the SYS-CON interactive portal with more than 100 Websites at

About Stylus Studio: Stylus Studio®, a product from DataDirect Technologies, an operating company of Progress Software Corporation, is the industry's most innovative XML IDE, providing a comprehensive suite of advanced XML tools for working with XML, XSLT, XPath, XQuery, XML Schema, Web services, EDIFACT, X12, legacy data integration, XML Pipelines, XML mapping, XML publishing, and more. Used by leading software developers worldwide, Stylus Studio simplifies XML programming and enhances developer productivity through innovation. For more information, visit:

About DataDirect Technologies: DataDirect Technologies is the software industry's only comprehensive provider of software for connecting the world's most critical business applications to data and services, running on any platform, using proven and emerging standards. Developers worldwide depend on DataDirect® products to connect their applications to an unparalleled range of data sources using standards-based interfaces such as ODBC, JDBC™ and ADO.NET, XQuery and SOAP. More than 300 leading independent software vendors and thousands of enterprises rely on DataDirect Technologies to simplify and streamline data connectivity for distributed systems and to reduce the complexity of mainframe integration. DataDirect Technologies is an operating company of Progress Software Corporation. For more information, visit

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