LA JOLLA, CA — May 19, 2005 – Caucho® Technology, Inc., a Sun Microsystems J2EE licensee, announced today that Go2Marine (www.go2marine.com) has successfully completed an entire site overhaul, which included upgrading to the Resin 3 server to leverage its robust functionality and high performance.
Go2marine.com, a subsidiary of Mariner Supply, one of Washington’s fastest growing, independently owned companies, operates a leading on-line retail/wholesale Web site for boat parts sales, supplies and accessories.
Caucho® Technology produces Resin, an elegant application server used by thousands of corporate, education and government clients. Its simplicity of use allows organizations that have large and demanding sites to focus on delivering their message. Customers using Resin include Javalobby.com, EBay’s half.com, CNet, Evite, the American Red Cross, the Toronto Stock Exchange and Salesforce.com. Resin delivers fast and stable performance under heavy load situations.
Keith Fetterman, Go2Marine Chief Technology Officer said, “Go2marine.com’s Web site has been running on top of Resin since the Web site launched in 2001. We are delighted with the performance of Resin, which has allowed our site to run smoothly using minimal computing resources while still providing a very responsive Web site to our customers. Caucho® has kept Resin updated with the latest J2EE specifications enabling us to leverage the latest advancements in Java servlet technology. These features have translated into shorter development time, which allows us to include new features on our site.” Fetterman continued, “Caucho’s technical support has been excellent. Along with fixing bugs in a timely fashion, their support staff has been great in helping us leverage Resin’s features in our Web applications.”
Steve Montal, Director of Sales and Strategic Partners for Caucho® Technology said, “We are pleased that Mariner Supply, a customer of ours for over four years, chose to deploy Go2Marine.com using Resin. Resin’s elegant design and tight coding allows Mariner Supply to realize the performance profile that is needed to power a large site like Go2Marine.” Montal added, “Resin’s robust capabilities have gained it a reputation as a viable alternative to higher-priced application servers.”
The computing infrastructure that runs the Go2marine.com’s Web site consists of Resin application server coupled with an Apache HTTP server and Oracle 9i database all running on top of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
With numerous added features, increased speed and load balancing, Caucho’s Resin application server has earned an industry-wide reputation as a robust solution to the Java application challenges that Web developers most often face. Caucho® has also developed the Hessian binary protocol in an effort to produce fast solutions for the rapidly expanding Web services arena.
About Caucho® Technology, Inc.
Caucho® Technology was founded in 1998 and is based in La Jolla, California. Caucho® produces Resin, a leading Java application server that delivers fast and stable performance under heavy load situations. Resin is the application server of choice for over 3500 customers and 5000 OEM and VAR clients including Fortune 500 companies, governments, educational institutions and small, medium and large corporations needing reliable and fast Java solutions. Caucho® Technology is a Sun Microsystems J2EE licensee.
Go2marine, a recognized leader in the marine products market place, ships worldwide from multiple warehouses and manufacturers. Marking their fourth anniversary in 2004, Go2marine’s products are shipped to over one hundred countries.
The Web site provides easy access to over 90,000 parts, including technical product information and in-depth parts diagrams that are among the most comprehensive in the boating world.
Mariner Supply, Inc.
945 Hildebrand Lane, NE #220
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
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