Vignette Corporation and Viant Corporation announced a strategic alliance to help companies build effective Internet businesses. Together, they will address the broad-ranging and complex needs of global companies seeking to transform their businesses through the Internet. By combining Vignette’s StoryServer technology platform with Viant’s ability to tailor technology to meet business goals, the combined team will help businesses compete online. The companies plan to offer full solutions that serve the needs of Fortune 1000 companies, new spin-off companies, and startup companies that are building a presence on the Web. Viant will maintain a core set of consultants trained and experienced in Vignette products and technologies. The partnership will allow Vignette and Viant to build the right solution for customers more quickly, while providing these customers with confidence in the underlying technology and services.,