LA JOLLA, CA — October 17, 2005 – Caucho® Technology, Inc., a leader in providing solutions to ensure high availability and reliability for large-scale Java™ Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE™) applications, announced today that Aftenposten (http://www.aftenposten.no), Norway’s largest newspaper, is powered by Resin application server.
Owned by media giant Schibsted, Aftenposten is Norway’s leading quality daily with a national coverage of 20% of the country. 93% of Aftenposten’s circulation is subscription with a distribution focus in the Eastern Area of the country. In the Greater Oslo Area, Norway’s capital city region, Aftenposten covers 55% of the population.
Caucho® Technology produces Resin, a fast web server and Java application server deployed by thousands of corporate, education and government clients. Over 4500 organizations use Resin including EBay’s half.com, CNet, Evite, the American Red Cross, the Toronto Stock Exchange and Salesforce.com. Resin consistently delivers fast and stable performance under heavy load situations such as that faced by Aftenposten. Resin’s integrated standalone web server is a high performance, reliable and easy to maintain web server.
Geir Arnesen, Senior Software Developer for Aftenposten said, “We use Resin as our servlet container for web applications. Resin is providing us with a stable and high performance environment for our Web applications.” Arnesen continued, “We are very satisfied with Resin. Currently we are running on version 3.0.13.”
Steve Montal, Director of Sales and Strategic Partnerships for Caucho® Technology said, “In today’s high technology marketplace, a significant media outlet such as Aftenposten needs to maintain a strong presence on the Internet.” Montal continued, “Resin’s superior caching and built-in speed enhancements make it an ideal solution for Aftenposten’s needs.”
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 4500 organizations including Fortune 500 companies, governments and educational institutions needing reliable and fast Java solutions. Caucho® Technology is a Sun Microsystems Java licensee.
Norwegian newspaper readers have come to rely on the content provided on http://www.aftenposten.no. Aftenposten’s web site is among the top ten most widely read sites in Norway and the leading web site among subscription newspapers. Aftenposten print newspaper has a total daily readership of over 1.4 million covering the cities of Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim and Stavanger.
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