PRNewswire: Allaire Selects MERANT for Linux ColdFusion Web Applications

“… Allaire will integrate MERANT’s DataDirect(R)
technology with the new Linux versions of ColdFusion, empowering
Allaire customers with secure high-availability data access and
integration across Linux-based Web applications.”

“ColdFusion, an award-winning cross-platform Web application
server, has enabled more than 3,500 companies worldwide to create a
variety of transaction-intensive Web solutions on intranets and
public Internet sites, including e-commerce, content management,
business automation, and more. MERANT enhances the ColdFusion
development environment, providing scalable transaction-based
connectivity between ColdFusion applications residing on Linux and
industry-leading databases including MySQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL
Server, Informix and Sybase.”

“As Allaire customers move into high-end global 2000 projects,
they are demanding the same robust feature set on Linux that they
expect with any other Web application development platform,” said
Jack Lull, vice president of development for Allaire. “MERANT’s
DataDirect technology was a natural fit for Allaire…”

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