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Is BEA DOA?

Scott Dietzen Becomes This Week's Casualty

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    BEA has witnessed the departure of two key executives in the past two weeks. Scott Dietzen has resigned as chief technology officer, closely following the recent departure of Adam Bosworth, BEA's former chief architect and senior vice president, to join Google.

    These high-profile exits follow a small exodus from the company, which has seen Rick Jackson, its vice president of products and solutions marketing, become marketing head of Borland Software. Erik Frieberg, who was director of product marketing for BEA WebLogic Server, Workshop, and Tuxedo, is also now at Borland as vice president of marketing.

    Dietzen's departure is the latest in a series of changes at BEA Systems and follows major changes to the sales organization. This spring, BEA missed its second-quarter sales targets and has been losing ground to IBM in the application server market. The company blamed the drop in software licenses on poor economic conditions.

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