Section Image

Pub Talk


"Building Reliable Web Services"

By Mr. Frank Cohen, Founder of PushToTest & Member, Technology Council, Silicon Valley World Internet Center
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Open to the Public. The Pub talk begins at 6:00 p.m.

Web Services have already become the new standard for building highly interoperable and dynamic information systems. Enterprises such as Elsevier Science and 2Wire are basing their next generation infrastructures on Web Service protocols such as SOAP and WSDL that run on their existing Web infrastructures.

At this Pub Talk, Frank Cohen, Founder of PushToTest, will discuss building reliable and scalable Web Services. He will show how enterprise choices for Web Service infrastructure are critical to deploying well performing, highly reliable, and scalable systems. Mr. Cohen will demonstrate how PushToTest's free open-source TestMaker tool solves problems facing software developers, QA analysts, and IT managers every day and how PushToTest is succeeding with a business plan based on open-source technology.


Frank Cohen is the "go to" guy when enterprises need to test and solve problems in complex interoperating information systems, especially Web Services. Mr. Cohen is Founder of PushToTest, a test automation solutions business and author of several books on testing and designing information systems. For the past 20 years, he has led some of the software industry's most successful products, including Norton Utilities for the Macintosh, Stacker, and SoftWindows. His career accomplishments include: writing operating systems for microcomputers; helping establish video games as an industry; helping to launch the Norton Utilities franchise; leading Apple's efforts into middleware and Internet technologies; and, most recently, serving as Principle Architect for the Sun Community Server, (OTC: IINC), and He serves as an active member and past board member of the Software Developers Forum, the leading computer software industry association in the Silicon Valley and is a member of the Technology Council for the Silicon Valley World Internet Center. For a more complete bio, visit (


PushToTest ( maintains TestMaker, a free open-source utility for building intelligent test agents to check Web Services for scalability, performance, and functionality. PushToTest Global Services customizes TestMaker to an enterprise's specific needs, conducts scalability and performance tests, and trains enterprise developers, QA analysts, and IT managers on how to use the test environment. This unique business approach delivers inexpensive solutions, expert insight, and immediate results.


For further information, please contact:

Mr. Frank Cohen
2248 Montezuma Drive
Campbell, CA 95008
T: 408.374.7426
F: 408 374 1458