FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 3, 1997
Vince Bonfanti, President
New Atlanta Communications, LLC
SERVLETEXEC PRODUCT LINE EXPANDED
More Features, More Platforms
Alpharetta, Georgia - November 3, 1997 - New Atlanta Communications, LLC
announces the expansion of their ServletExec(tm) product line to Microsoft
and Netscape web servers running on Windows NT and UNIX operating systems.
Previously announced for Mac OS, ServletExec adds support for the Java(tm)
Servlet API for web servers on these platforms. ServletExec will implement
version 1.1 of the Java Servlet API for all supported platforms and web
Servlets are Java(tm)-based alternatives to traditional CGI scripts and
proprietary C/C++ web server extensions. Servlets provide better
performance and scalability than CGI scripts; they are easier to implement
and more reliable than C/C++ extensions. There is growing industry
awareness of the compelling advantages of server-side Java and the Java
ServletExec 1.0, available now in public beta, implements the complete
feature set of the Java Servlet API 1.0 and provides full compatibility
with the Java Web Server, including:
- servlet aliases
- servlet chains
- servlet filters
- remote loading of servlets
- reloading of modified servlets without restarting the web server
- support for servlets within .zip/.jar archives
- reloading of modified servlets within .zip/.jar archives
- support for configurable servlet initialization arguments
- support for the (SERVLET) tag in server-side includes (SSI) pages
"ServletExec is the only servlet engine--whether third-party add-on or
built-in by the server vendor--that implements the full feature set of the
Java Servlet API 1.0," said Vince Bonfanti, President of New Atlanta
Communications. "Only by using ServletExec can servlet developers be
assured of full compatibility across platforms and web servers, including
compatibility with the Java Web Server." ServletExec is also the only
servlet engine that supports every major commercial web server platform.
"Those are our goals," said Bonfanti, "to provide the most compatible,
feature-rich and broadest line of servlet engines available anywhere."
"We are pleased to see today's announcement from New Atlanta
Communications," said Dr. Lew Tucker, director of developer relations at
Sun Microsystems' JavaSoft division. "The ServletExec product line is an
excellent implementation of the Java Servlet API, that is helping to
further Java's 'Write Once, Run Anywhere' proposition."
ServletExec 1.1, planned for release in Q1'98, will support the complete
feature set of the Java Servlet API 1.1, including:
- page compilation (embedded Java(tm) in HTML pages)
- user session tracking
- HTML templates
ServletExec 1.1 will be a free upgrade for registered owners of ServletExec
1.0. In addition to enhancing Microsoft, Netscape, and Mac OS web servers,
ServletExec 1.1 will implement the Java Servlet API 1.1 for the Lotus
Domino Go Webserver. Support for Novell's IntranetWare web server is under
In addition to the full Java Servlet API, ServletExec supports multiple
virtual servers in multi-hosting configurations. This unique feature is
essential to allowing Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to offer servlet
hosting services to their customers. The full range of servlet
configuration options can be defined separately for each virtual server.
PRICING & AVAILABILITY
Free public beta versions of ServletExec 1.0 for Microsoft IIS, Netscape
FastTrack & Enterprise server for Windows NT, and W*API-compatible Mac OS
web servers are available now for download from New Atlanta Communications'
web site (www.newatlanta.com). The final releases of these versions will be
available on December 1, 1997.
Pricing for Windows NT and Mac OS versions of ServletExec 1.0 is $195 for a
single-server license, or $695 for five licenses. Online ordering will be
available from New Atlanta Communications' web site.
ServletExec 1.0 for Netscape FastTrack & Enterprise servers for Solaris,
HP-UX, IRIX, and AIX are under development. Pricing and availability of
these versions has not been set.
ServletExec 1.1, planned for release in Q1'98, will be a free upgrade for
registered owners of ServletExec 1.0.
ABOUT NEW ATLANTA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
New Atlanta Communications, LLC develops software products and provides
software development services for networking and communications
applications. The company's focus is on Internet-related technologies,
particularly Java and web-database publishing. The founders of New Atlanta
Communications were responsible for developing a national, online commerce
web site (http://www.shopx.com), the FileMaker Pro 4.0 Web Companion for
Windows and Mac OS (http://www.claris.com) and Lasso, a leading solution
for web-enabled database publishing with FileMaker Pro 3.0 for Mac OS
For more information on New Atlanta Communications or the ServletExec
plugin, visit the company's web site at http://www.newatlanta.com or send
email to email@example.com.