SOURCE: SYS-CON Media

May 31, 2005 07:10 ET

SYS-CON Media Launches "SYS-CON University," Offering Online Education Programs Taught by the World's Most Respected i-Technology Experts

education.SYS-CON.com Opens Its Doors With More Than 100 Most Popular Classes, Including a Full Portfolio of "Web Services Edge 2005 East" and "JBoss World 2005" Conference Sessions

MONTVALE, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 31, 2005 -- SYS-CON Media (www.sys-con.com), the world's leading i-technology media company, announced today the launch of "SYS-CON University" at www.education.sys-con.com, together with its first online i-technology education offerings, including more than 100 sessions presented at the Web Services Edge 2005 East - International Web Services Conference & Expo in Boston, MA, and the JBoss World, the first annual JBoss users conference in Atlanta, GA.

"The launch portfolio of SYS-CON Univeristy classes include some of the most popular topics and education presentations of the year," said Fuat Kircaali, founder and CEO of SYS-CON Media. "Our worldwide readers who couldn't attend this year's Web Services Edge 2005 East Conference & Expo in Boston can now view all conference sessions in six tracks, as well as a variety of interactive online education offerings throughout the year."

As of today, SYS-CON University is also offering a complete set of education classes from the recent JBoss World Conference & Expo which took place in March 2005. SYS-CON University, utilizing SYS-CON.TV's (www.SYS-CON.tv) live streaming video technology, will soon introduce several certification programs. SYS-CON.TV started broadcasting in February 2005 at the Web Services Edge 2005 East - International Web Services Conference & Expo, and currently brings full coverage of significant i-technology events from around the world in addition to its live studio programming. More than 20,000 readers viewed SYS-CON.TV's live Web Services Edge conference coverage (http://java.sys-con.com/read/48239.htm) to date.

SYS-CON University's Java Education Classes

Java education classes at SYS-CON University include: JCP Program: How the Java Technology Binary Software Standard Is Managed and Evolves (by Onno Kluyt, JCP Chair, Sun Microsystems); Java Web Services Programming Tips & Tricks (by Andre Tost, IBM Software Group); Using Grid Computing with Web Services and J2EE to Create Internet-Based SOAs (by Robert Blumofe, vice president of networks and operations, Akamai); Migrating Enterprise Applications Between J2EE Application Servers (by Ajit Sagar, senior tehnical architect, Infosys Technologies and founding editor of SYS-CON's XML Journal and editor of JDJ); The Impact of JBoss and Mono on the Application Server Market (by Pierre Fricke, vice president of application and integration infrastructure, Indeas International); Web Services End-to-End Security on J2EE: Gaps and Proposed Solutions (by Sudhir Bhojwani, Sushil Shukla, and Sudhrity Mondal, BEA Systems); Use Aspect-Oriented Middleware to Deliver "Rich" Web Services (by Dr. Michael Juntao Yuan, author, developer, and software architect and a contributing editor of SYS-CON's JDJ); The ROI of a Java-Rich Client (by Coach Wei, founder and CTO, Nexaweb Technologies); and Using Java Messaging in Real-Time Trading Systems (by Yakov Fain, founder and CEO, Smart Data Processing, Inc. and editor of SYS-CON's JDJ).

SYS-CON University's Microsoft .NET Education Classes

.NET 2 Design Patterns and SOA: Implementing in C# (by Richard Hale Shaw, founder and CEO, Richard Hale Shaw Group); Smart Client Development with the Offline Application Block (by Raj Das, principal consultant, ESS/Magenic Technologies); Migrating ASP to ASP.NET (by Tim Kinslow, practice manager, Trigent); Building and Using Advanced ASP.NET Web Controls (by Markus Egger, the president and chief software architect, EPS Software, publisher of CODE Magazine); So You THINK You Know What an Object Is... (by Carl Franklin of Franklins.net, the host of the weekly talk show .NET Rocks!); J2EE to .NET Interoperability and Application Integration (by Alex Onik, leading Microsoft development and platform advisor); Securing Service-Oriented Architecture (by Michael Stiefel, principal, Reliable Software); Web Services Security for Dummies with WSE2 (by Julia Lerman, the owner, Julia Lerman, Inc., co-chair of the INETA User Group Relations Committee); The Microsoft Framework: An Agile Software Development Process for Building Web Service Applications (by Granville Miller, architect and process authority for MSF on the Microsoft Visual Studio Team); Techniques with Visual Basic.NET (by Thom Robbins, senior technology specialist with Microsoft, and a frequent contributor to SYS-CON's .NET Developer's Journal and Web Services Journal); and An Introduction to SPOT (by Derek Ferguson, a principal consultant for Magenic Technologies and the editor-in-chief of SYS-CON's .NET Developer's Journal).

SYS-CON University's SOA / Web Services Education Classes

High Performance Web Services - Tackling Scalability and Speed (by Sameer Tyagi, senior staff engineer, Sun Microsystems); Four Abilities SOA Will Lack Without a Registry (by Luc Clement, director of product marketing, Systinet, cochair UDDI Specification Technical Committee); So You Want an SOA: Best Practices for Migrating Toward Service Orientation in the Enterprise (by Eric Newcomer, CTO, IONA); Effective Risk Abatement and Success in a Service-Oriented World (by Paul Lipton, senior Web Services architect, Computer Associates); SOA: From Pattern to Production (by David Chappell, director of engineering, Sonic Software); Driving SOA Governance (by Brent Carlson, vice president, LogicLibrary); B2B Policy Enforcement: The Third Rail of SOA Implementation (by Alistair Farquharson, the CTO, Digital Evolution); The Role of Policy in Web Services Integration - It's More Than Just Security (by Toufic Boubez, founder and CTO, Layer 7 Technologies); How to Bulletproof Your Web Services (by David McCaw, vice president, Parasoft); The XML Data Challenge (by Jonathan Bruce, XQuery technology evangelist, DataDirect Technologies); Solving Complex Business Problems Through SOA (by John Daly, managing director, netNumina); Web Services Standards: Going Behind the Mask (by Glen Daniels, manager of standards and consortia, Sonic Software); and Ensuring Web Services Interoperability (by Chris Ferris, chair of the WS-I Basic Profile Working Group, and senior technical staff member, IBM's Emerging Technology Group).

SYS-CON University's SOA / Web Services Security Education Classes

Transitioning Successfully to SOA and Web Services: Building the Infrastructure for SOA Growth (by Dan Foody, CTO, Actional); The Interoperability Challenge of Web Services Security Standards (by Hal Lockhart, principal engineering technologist, BEA Systems); XML Content Attacks (by Girish Juneja, cofounder, Sarvega); Building Intelligent Enterprises with Novell's Identity-Driven Computing (by Ashish Larivee, product direction strategist, Novell); Web Services Security - A Key Element of SOA Governance (by Jim Bole, vice president of products, Infravio); Anatomy of a Web Services Attack (by Mamoon Yunus, CTO, Forum Systems); Securing Web Services with WS-Security (by Dr. Jothy Rosenberg, founder and CTO, Service Integrity); and Identity in SOA (by Sekhar Sarukkai, technical architect, Oblix).

SYS-CON University's SOA / Web Services Case Studies and Tutorials

Developing Web Services with Eclipse (by Arthur Ryman, senior technical staff member, IBM); Using SOA and Web Services to Issue Business Licenses in the District of Columbia (by Roberta Bortolotti, SDDM Technology); The Transformation of SiteRefresh into a Web Service (by Keenan Ross, vice president of engineering, Refresh Software); Hype: Reality Ratio: Case Studies of Secure Web Service Implementations (by Bret Hartman, vice president of technology solutions, DataPower Technology); CPI: A Globally Integrated Problem-Tracking and Resolution System Using Java Web Services (by Pradipa Karbhari, CTO, Dextrasoft Inc.); Orchestrating FORCEnet Engagement Packs with BPEL for Web Services (by Gary R. Shaffer, chief technologist, SAIC - Center for Advanced Information Technology); Service-Oriented Development on NetKernel - Patterns, Processes & Products to Reduce System Complexity (by Peter Rodgers, the founder and CEO,1060 Research); Developing Enterprise Class Web Services (by Adam Gross, director of product marketing, salesforce.com); Developing E-Commerce Applications with Web Services (by Adam Trachtenberg, manager of technical evangelism, eBay); The Next Generation of Visual Studio (by Thom Robbins, senior technology specialist with Microsoft, and a frequent contributor to SYS-CON's .NET Developer's Journal and Web Services Journal); Using a Web Services Framework to Build SOA Applications (by Glenn Coward, product manager, Novell); Developing Web Services Using Java Technology (by Aaron Williams, executive relations manager for the Java Community Process, Sun Microsystems); and Spy vs Spy Hacker Edition (by Patrick Hynds and Duane Laflotte, CriticalSites).

JBoss World 2005 Education Classes at SYS-CON University

JasperReports for JBoss (by Teodor Danciu, founder, JasperReports); A Crash Course in Recovery Description (by Guy Pardon, founder and CEO, Atomikos); Hibernate in a Large J2EE Project (by Wayne Lund and Kevin Hooke, Accenture); Integrating JBoss with OracleAQ as a XA Enabled Inbound Resource Adapter (by Greg Hamamgian and Kevin Birch, JBoss, Inc.); Implementing a JAIN SLEE on the JBoss Platform (by M. Ranganathan, NIST and Francesco Moggia, JBoss, Inc.); JBossWS J2EE-5.0 Compatible Web Services (by Thomas Diesler, Anil Saldhana and Michael Scovetta, JBoss, Inc.); JBossWeb and Native Web Server Integration (by Remy Maucherat, Anil Saldhana, and Mladen Turk, JBoss, Inc.); .NET/J2EE Interoperability: Harmonizing Skills, Unifying Platforms (by Philip Cohen, vice president, Mainsoft); An Insider's View of Hibernate 3.0 (by Gavin King, Steve Ebersole, Christian Bauer, and Max Andersen, JBoss, Inc.); Migrating to JBoss (by Raven Zachary, director of Internet Technology, La Quinta Inns); A Rule-Based Engine Implementation on JBoss (by Chintan Shah, E-LOAN); A Value-Based Caching Framework for Data Driven Distributed Systems (by Bhagyashree Prabhakar, University of Nebraska); J2EE Connection Architecture in JBoss (by Dev Bhattacharyya, IEEE); JBoss IDE Persistence Tools (by Marshall Culpeper, and Max Rydahl Andersen, JBoss, Inc.); The Grid (by Luc Texier, JBoss Inc.; Juho Karppinen, and Miika Tuisku, CERN); Aspect-Oriented Programming (by Anant Athale, Motorola; Kabir Khan, Michael Yuan, and Andy Oliver, JBoss, Inc.); JGroups: A Toolkit for Reliable Multicast Communication (by Bela Ban, jgroups.org); RIA Development with JBoss (by Mark Eagle, JBoss Inc.); Project Telekom Parlay (by Thomas Fruehbeck, Telekom Austria AG); EJB 3.0 (by Bill Burke, Gavin King, Kabir Khan, and Alex Loubyansky, JBoss,Inc.); JBoss MQ (by Ovidiu Feodorov, JBoss, Inc.); Scaling Up JBoss (by Peter Johnson, Unisys); Using JBoss to Manage PDH, SDH and ATM Transport Networks (by Ermanno Cavalli, Siemens); Configuring, Deploying and Managing JBoss in Large Scale Production Environments (by Rick MacConnell and Sameer Nanda, AutoTrader.com); JBoss Roadmap (by Scott Stark, CTO, JBoss, Inc.); A Semiconductor Advanced Process Control Application Using JBoss (by Carmen Maxim and John Lasby, AMD); Winning with JBoss (by Philip Robinson, HP Services); Application and System Monitoring Using JBoss Application Server (by Nicholas Whitehead, Robert Quinn, and Patrick Urban, JBoss, Inc.); JBoss Open Source Federation (by Sacha Labourey, general manager, JBoss Europe); Never Write A main ( ) Again! (by Dimitris Andreadis, JBoss, Inc.); Workflow Made Easy with JBoss jBPM (by Tom Baeyens, JBoss, Inc.); JBoss Cache (by Ben Wang and Bela Ban, JBoss, Inc.); JBoss Network Overview (by Tom Baeyens, JBoss, Inc.); JBoss Portal 2.0 (by Julien Viet and Roy Russo, JBoss, Inc.); Top JBoss Support Questions: The JBoss FAQ (by Stan Silvert, JBoss, Inc.); Betfair Takes a Punt on JBoss (by Matt Youill, application architect, Betfair.com); Applying the Professional Open Source Development Process to Your Project (by Ivelin Ivanov, director of product development, JBoss, Inc.); Enterprise POJOs: How EJB3 and AOP Simplify Development (by Bill Burke, JBoss, Inc.); Improving Systems with JBossProfiler (by Clebert Suconic, JBoss, Inc.); and J2ME & Eclipse (by Michael Van Meekeren, Eclipse Team Lead, IBM).

To inquire about SYS-CON University's upcoming class schedules, including certification programs, please contact Jim Hanchrow at jimh@sys-con.com, or by phone at 201 802-3066.

For more information on how to take advantage of SYS-CON University's sponsorship opportunities, please contact Carmen Gonzalez at advertising@sys-con.com, or by phone at 201 802-3021.

About SYS-CON Media

SYS-CON Media, listed in Inc 500 three years in a row as the fastest-growing privately held media company in America, is the world's leading publisher exclusively serving i-technology markets. SYS-CON's well-known and highly respected magazine titles include: JDJ (www.javadevelopersjournal.com), .NET Developer's Journal (www.dotnetdevelopersjournal.com), IT Solutions Guide (www.sys-con.com/it), LinuxWorld Magazine (www.linuxworld.com), Linux Business News (www.linuxbusinessnews.com), Web Services Journal (www.wsj2.com), XML-Journal (www.xml-journal.com), Wireless Business & Technology (www.wbt2.com), Symbian Developer's Journal (www.symbianjournal.com), WLDJ (www.wldj.com), WebSphere Journal (www.webspherejournal.com), MX Developer's Journal (www.mxdevelopersjournal.com), ColdFusion Developer's Journal (www.coldfusionjournal.com), PowerBuilder Developer's Journal (www.sys-con.com/pbdj), ISSJ - Information Storage & Security Journal (www.issjournal.com), and Eclipse Developer's Journal (www.eclipsedevelopersjournal.com).

Each month SYS-CON Media reaches over two million i-technology professionals through its specialty journals, magazines, conferences, education programs (www.education.sys-con.com), SYS-CON.TV (www.SYS-CON.TV), the world's first branded blog community (www.blog-n-play.com), and the SYS-CON interactive portal with more than 100 Web sites at www.sys-con.com.

About SYS-CON Events, Inc.

SYS-CON Events, Inc. (www.sys-con.com/edge) is the world's leading producer of i-technology developer conferences and expositions, including Web Services Edge - International Web Services Conference & Expo.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Jim Hanchrow (SYS-CON Events)
    Company: SYS-CON Events
    Voice: 201 802-3066
    E-mail: jimh@sys-con.com

    Contact:
    Carmen Gonzalez (advertising)
    Company: SYS-CON Media
    Voice: 201 802-3021
    E-mail: carmen@sys-con.com