Following the 9i Yellow Brick Road

ATG added to list of Oracle9i Application Server supporters

CAMBRIDGE, MA  November 26, 2001  Only a few months after the release of the Oracle 9i Application Server, the company seems to be reaping the benefits as interest users and partners swarm. Already, consulting companies such as Answerthink, ArsDigita, Broadreach Consulting, CGE&Y, Data Systems Worldwide, Deloitte Consulting, Diversified Computer Consultants, The Revere Group, Syntel and TUSC have announced their support for the new Application Server.

Today, Oracle gained one more partner. Art Technology Group, Inc. (ATG), provider of an e-business software platform has announced its plans to support the deployment of the ATG Dynamo(R) e-Business Platform and its enterprise applications on the Oracle9i Application Server in 2002. Market demand and synergies between the companies' products and sales channels will create a larger customer base for ATG Dynamo personalized applications and e-business platform.

ATG believes that the lightweight footprint J2EE(TM) engine of Oracle9iAS will provide a scalable and reliable solution for mission-critical applications that run on the ATG Dynamo e-Business Platform, including personalized e-commerce, eCRM, and portal applications. Built-in Web page caching, load balancing, business intelligence features, and tight integration with Oracle databases are offered by Oracle9iAS. Support for Oracle9iAS will enable ATG to offer a broader customer base a complete, end-to-end deployment and management platform for e-business initiatives that power the frontline of their e-businesses.

"We are very excited that ATG, a leader in delivering personalized Web applications for enterprise Java and J2EE environments, has decided to support the Oracle9i Application Server," said Thomas Kurian, vice president of Oracle9iAS at Oracle. "ATG has the understanding of what it takes to provide industry leading frontline solutions to large enterprises. The capabilities of the ATG Dynamo e-Business Platform and Oracle9iAS makes this a compelling combination for current and future customers."

"We're looking forward to working closely with Oracle toward support of Oracle9iAS, which continues to gain respect in the application server market," said Lauren Kelley, senior vice president of strategic development at ATG. "ATG Dynamo and Oracle 9iAS together are going to redefine the competitive landscape for personalized e-business by offering the best of scalability and interoperability that large e-businesses should expect. Both companies are looking forward to continued momentum as we bring the world class ATG and Oracle combination to market."