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Kapow Technologies expands partnership agreement with BEA Systems


Under the new agreement, BEA will continue to market the Kapow Web Integration platform's Clipping Module, as well as deliver Kapow Technologies' new QuickClip Web Clipping product with the BEA WebLogic Portal

Campbell, CA - Nov 17, 2005 – Kapow Technologies today announced an extended partnership agreement with BEA Systems Inc., San Jose. Under the new agreement, BEA will continue to market the Kapow Web Integration platform's Clipping Module with BEA WebLogic Edition, and will also deliver the Kapow QuickClip web clipping solution with BEA WebLogic Portal.

Under the extended agreement, BEA will offer a clipping portlet that is designed for line-of-business users who can now quickly clip and deploy existing web applications within WebLogic Portal, without any additional programming requirements or need for specialized IT staff.

Kapow Technologies and BEA are long-standing partners, having delivered more than 20 enterprise portal and web clipping deployments together at Global 1000 companies. "This new agreement is a natural extension of our collaboration with Kapow Technologies, as we have proven to customers in a variety of industries that our combined solutions offer compelling value," said Kent Dickson, vice president, WebLogic Portal, BEA Systems, Inc.

"We look forward to our continued work with BEA, as there is now a growing need for joint solutions from our companies that fulfil front-end integration requirements that include portals and various forms of enterprise clipping," said Glenn Hasen, CEO of Kapow Technologies.

Enterprise clipping is part of a new generation of integration functionality that can help enable both flexible and resilient clipping. Kapow Technologies offers BEA Systems Quick Clip clients component, full-site or navigational clipping via an easy upgrade from the Quick Clip product to the new Kapow Web Integration platform version 6.0. This new platform offers comprehensive enterprise-class clipping that enables rapid portlet generation. It is scheduled to be available in the 4th quarter of 2005.

About Kapow Technologies
Kapow Technologies is a leader in Web Integration — a new integration paradigm using the broadly available web front-end. The Kapow platform uniquely enables flexible and fast integration of web based content, data and applications into portals, content management systems, applications, databases or web services. The platform includes an intuitive visual design environment that simplifies integration and speeds project delivery providing users with faster and better results than with traditional integration approaches. Kapow Technologies has more than 85 public and private customers worldwide including US Army, AT&T, Wells Fargo Bank, Deutsche Post, Lycos Europe, Barclays Bank, DZ Bank, Swedish Defense and Danish Broadcasting Corp. The company has partnerships with major industry players such as BEA, IBM, Plumtree, AttachmateWRQ, Autonomy, ClearForest and others. For more information: www.kapowtech.com


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