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SAP users choose BEA WebLogic 8.1

Posted: 29 July 2003

15,000 member SAP FAQ group selects BEA among 25 top vendors for SAP implementations

BEA Systems, the world’s leading application infrastructure software company has been presented with the 2003 SAP FAQ Members’ Choice Top 25 Tools and Technologies award for its market leading application server, the WebLogic 8.1.

The SAP FAQ is a virtual members-only support forum, which facilitates the exchange of peer-to-peer technical support between representatives of more than 800 organisations across virtually all industry segments.

The award honors the top 25 products that have had the greatest positive impact on SAP R3 and mySAP implementations.

BEA WebLogic Server 8.1 is the industry’s leading enterprise application server, designed for building service-oriented Java applications to help solve the number one challenge facing enterprises today, business integration.

With its focus on reducing hardware, software and human costs, by maximising productivity of the developer, BEA’s Weblogic 8.1 was the top choice for the SAP FAQ group.

“Among the hundreds of products available to support and extend SAP's functionality, the SAP FAQ Members' Choice Top 25 comprises an elite group,” said Janelle Ross, Director of Member Services for the SAP FAQ. “After all, there is no more valid and sincere form of recognition than that of the unbiased end-user whose recommendation is based on their experience with, and the performance of, the product.”

“We are honoured to receive this award, which has special significance as it has been recommended by the actual end-user. Companies in the Middle East are increasingly cost-conscious; making the WebLogic Server 8.1 a highly beneficial product in this market. BEA Weblogic helps customers shorten development cycles, increase operational efficiency, automate business processes and adapt to changing business conditions; while reducing overall costs thus aiding rapid growth without damaging the bottom line”, said Diyaa Zebian, Regional Manager - Middle East and Egypt, eSolutions BEA.

BEA WebLogic Server is the core of the BEA WebLogic Enterprise Platform, and BEA’s flagship application server, which has earned the company reputation for providing incomparable reliability, availability, scalability and security.

BEA adds this honor to its growing list of top awards for its technology innovation and industry leadership, including JavaWorld’s recent Editors’ Choice Award for Best Application Server; the SD Times 100 Award; Network Computing’s 2003 Well Connected Award for the Best Web Services Platform; the 2003 JOLT Productivity Award and JOLT Award for Best Web Services Tool from Software Development Magazine; and an honorable mention award from CRN’s Editors for BEA WebLogic Workshop and its intuitive IDE and robust development process.

About BEA Systems
BEA Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: BEAS) is the world's leading application infrastructure software company, providing the enterprise software foundation for 14,000 customers around the world, including the majority of the Fortune Global 500.

BEA and its WebLogic brand are among the most trusted names in business. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., BEA has 81 offices in 34 countries and is on the web at

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