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Macromedia renews J2EE license agreement for JRun


Macromedia renews J2EE license agreement for JRun

Macromedia JRun provides approachable, affordable J2EE solution

AUCKLAND New Zealand - 22 July 2003 - Macromedia (Nasdaq: MACR) announced that it has renewed its Java(tm) 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE(tm)) licensing agreement with Sun Microsystems, Inc. Macromedia has been a licensee for more than three years. This renewal means that Macromedia JRun can continue to deliver commercial-grade, highly affordable J2EE technology to businesses and ISVs worldwide.

Macromedia JRun has helped spur the adoption of Java technology since its introduction in 1997. More than 10,000 organisations use Macromedia JRun because of its ability to help make J2EE technology accessible, approachable, and affordable. Macromedia embeds JRun in both the Macromedia ColdFusion MX and Macromedia Breeze product lines and relies on JRun to power the corporate website.

"Macromedia is pleased to reaffirm its commitment to providing affordable, no-hassle J2EE technology by extending our licensing agreement," said Norm Meyrowitz, president of products, Macromedia. "We remain heavily involved in shaping the future of Java technology and ensuring our developers benefit from the full potential of the J2EE platform."

"Macromedia JRun addresses an important part of the J2EE compatible marketplace," said Mark Bauhaus, vice president, Java Web Services, Sun Microsystems, Inc. "The success of JRun in thousands of companies worldwide has helped drive the adoption of J2EE technology into a broader base of customers on multiple platforms."

Macromedia is an elected member of the Java Community Process Executive Committee, which is comprised of 16 companies charged with leading the community of developers and vendors in creating future standards for the Java platform. Macromedia is also active in a number of Java Specification Requests (JSRs), committees that shape the actual descriptions of proposed and final specifications for the Java platform.


Experience matters. Macromedia is motivated by the belief that great experiences build great businesses. Our software empowers millions of business users, developers, and designers to create and deliver effective, compelling, and memorable experiences - on the Internet, on fixed media, on wireless, and on digital devices.


Copyright 2003 Macromedia, Inc. All rights reserved. Macromedia, the Macromedia logo, JRun, ColdFusion, and Breeze are trademarks or registered trademarks of Macromedia, Inc., which may be registered in the United States and internationally. Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, Java, and J2EE are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Other product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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