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Kaazing and Terracotta to Demo New Real-Time Web 2.0 Technology at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo

Two companies partner to dleiver the most advanced real-time Web 2.0 technology for financial systems, gaming, and sports

Kaazing Corporation and Terracotta, Inc. announced a strategic alliance to deliver the software industry’s most scalable and advanced real-time Web 2.0 technology for financial systems, online gaming, online sports and news broadcasting applications. The seamless integration between Kaazing’s real-time Rich Internet Application (RIA) solution, Enterprise Comet, and Terracotta’s Network Attached Memory software enables Kaazing customers to create and deploy scalable mission-critical real-time Web 2.0 solutions, such as trading system clients, online betting applications, performance monitoring, RFID/GPS tracking systems, and sports and news broadcasting applications.  Customers can also reduce time-to-market, increase accessibility to their real-time offerings, and improve service levels to their customers.
Through the strategic alliance, Terracotta and Kaazing will collaborate on technology development, joint sales, and marketing activities. For example, Kaazing Corporation will demonstrate a real-time Web application running with Terracotta at the AJAXWorld Conference Expo 2007 West, on September 24-26, 2007 in Santa Clara, California.
“Online trading, gaming and media applications are perfect use cases for Kaazing’s capability to deliver stateful rich internet applications, and Terracotta will provide the high availability and scalability customers will demand,” said Ari Zilka, CTO and co-founder of Terracotta
With Terracotta, Kaazing can now offer its customers a highly scalable, advanced real-time Java EE solution capable of powering some of the largest marketplaces in the world.  Through this partnership, Terracotta continues to expand its capability to deliver its unique Java availability and scalability benefits to the Web 2.0 Rich Internet Application world, where AJAX has emerged as the dominant client-side platform.
“We have elected to partner with Terracotta for superior scalability and availability,” said John Fallows, CTO and co-founder of Kaazing Corporation. “When we were introduced to Terracotta’s JVM clustering solution, we were quickly convinced that its combination of low development impact, high performance, and scalability was a perfect fit for our real-time Java EE solution. Together with Terracotta we can now deliver the industry’s most advanced and scalable real-time Web 2.0 solution for the Java enterprise.”
About Terracotta, Inc.
Terracotta is infrastructure software that provides affordable and scalable high availability for Java applications. Companies use Terracotta to offload work from databases and application servers and to reduce their development efforts. Founded in 2003, Terracotta, Inc. is a private firm headquartered in San Francisco. More information is available at Terracotta’s open source community is available at
About Kaazing Corporation
Kaazing Corporation’s Enterprise Comet solution is the industry’s most advanced real-time Web 2.0 solution for Java EE. It provides IT organizations with the infrastructure to rapidly and reliably create and deploy mission critical real-time Web applications with no browser plug-ins or usage of traditional client-side polling. For more information visit Kaazing Corporation’s web site at

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