OPENSTEP Enterprise is an object-oriented development environment that allows developers to assemble, integrate and deploy dynamic business applications across multiple platforms.
Providing an integrated SCM solution gives OPENSTEP Enterprise developers an edge in managing the development process and tracking the project from start to finish," said Frederic Bonnard, OPENSTEP product manager, Apple Computer, Inc.
WebObjects, offered as an add-on to OPENSTEP Enterprise 4.
The OPENSTEP product line for Mach has also been upgraded and consists of three separate products: OPENSTEP 4.
OpenStep provides a badly needed foundation for Apple's many excellent technologies.
OpenStep developers get Apple's advanced multimedia tools, OpenDoc, and a huge installed customer base.
DPT's hardware-based RAID/Caching technology further enhances I/O performance and is designed to be a powerful complement to software caching schemes like those found in Windows 95, Windows NT, NetWare, BSD, Linux, SCO and OpenStep
The integration of NeXT Software's OPENSTEP development environment in Rhapsody will provide software developers, in-house development teams, and new media specialists with a market-leading component software environment.
Apple plans a developer release of Rhapsody in mid to late 1997 to provide software developers with a robust platform for the creation of next generation applications, incorporating NeXT Software's market-leading OPENSTEP development environment.
We have been using the OPENSTEP
Enterprise beta and are pleased with what we've seen," says Vimal Chowdhry, VP of Information Systems at Mount Clemens General Hospital.
The combination of NeXT's OPENSTEP
and WebObjects products with IONA's Orbix will give enterprise customers exactly what they've been asking for - powerful application development tools for Windows and the Web working in conjunction with CORBA 2.