San Francisco, California, October
23, 2000 - THOUGHT Inc., the market leader in Object to Relational
(O/R) Mapping optimized for Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB), announced
a partnership with NetNumina Solutions, a 2nd generation e-Business
systems integrator and consulting firm. This partnership enables
high performance and fully scalable Internet and e-business solutions
for Fortune 1000 companies at a very competitive price point for
CocoBase Enterprise O/R creates and generates Container and Bean
Managed Persistence Entity beans that are up to 400% faster than
manually coded beans and they are portable across any standard EJB
Server. CocoBase cuts the cost of EJB Database Access Development
by up to 85%. By partnering with THOUGHT Inc., NetNumina's clients
profit from a best of breed O/R mapping solution.
"CocoBase closes the gap between object models, data models
and EJBs, allowing us to greatly reduce the time to deployment of
large and complex applications," said Max Grasso, CTO of NetNumina
Solutions. "It pays for itself many times over in terms of
quality and compressed timeframes."
THOUGHT Inc. has made it a competitive advantage to partner with
industry leaders in each area of the Java marketplace including
leading third party consultants and systems integrators.
"THOUGHT Inc. is a natural fit for most third party consulting
firms simply because CocoBase Enterprise O/R is essentially the
standard for providing O/R mapping and database persistence when
working with EJB server vendors. Our product is easy to use, highly
optimized for EJB, and automatically generates CMP/BMP persistence
code which results in tremendous time and cost savings," said
Dan Wilson, Vice President Sales & Marketing of THOUGHT Inc.
CocoBase Enterprise O/R manages the complete creation of both CMP
and BMP beans in minutes. In doing so, the developer can easily
choose between using either CMP or BMP beans with little to no difference
in the development process. The resulting decrease in man-hours
and number of engineers can save up to millions of dollars for a
THOUGHT Inc. is currently partnered with EJB Server providers such
as Allaire, BEA Weblogic, Bluestone, Gemstone, Inprise, iPlanet
(Sun/Netscape Alliance), IBM Websphere, Object Space's Voyager,
Sybase and more.
About NetNumina Solutions
NetNumina Solutions is a 2nd generation
e-business systems integrator focused on creating mission-critical
Internet solutions for Fortune 1000 companies. NetNumina's pioneering
work has earned them more than 15 industry awards, strategic investments
from leading e-business companies and a coveted spot in Computerworld's
Top 100 emerging companies for 2000. Founded in 1997 as a systems
integrator and consultant, NetNumina has built innovative e-business
solutions for such companies as Citibank Corp., CVS, Case Shiller
Weiss, eGrad2000, Massachusetts Port Authority, ModelWire, T. Rowe
Price, W.R. Berkley and Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston. NetNumina
Solutions is a privately held company, headquartered in Boston,
Mass. For more information, visit their Web site at www.netnumina.com
About THOUGHT, Inc.
Established in 1993, THOUGHT Inc. is
the market leader in Java-based object-oriented mapping middleware
technology. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, THOUGHT Inc. supports
customers worldwide in the United States, Europe, Japan, Asia and
Australia. CocoBase technology is based on US patent #5857197. For
more information, visit their Web site at www.thoughtinc.com or
by calling, (415) 836-9199.