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Day: October 25, 1999

Bluestone Announces Alliances

Bluestone Software, Inc., announced strategic alliances with Grant Thornton LLP, modis Inc., and Technology Solutions Company to establish Total-e-Business Services consulting and implementation practices. Each organization has committed to creating an e-business practice based on Total-e-Business, Bluestone’s e-business solution that meets the exacting demands of the people responsible for e-business operations, sales, marketing, and finance. By aligning with Bluestone, the Total-e-Business Services providers will be trained and certified on the comprehensive integrated e-business platform that combines components for content management, personalization, integration, and e-commerce with Bluestone’s Sapphire/Web Application Server infrastructure and Bluestone XML Suite integration server – based upon JavaServer Pages (JSP) and XML standards. www.bluestone.com

Artesia Technologies Names Sebastian Holst VP of Marketing

Artesia Technologies, Inc. announced the appointment of Sebastian Holst to the position of Vice President of Marketing. In the newly created position, Holst will spearhead the company’s efforts to introduce its te@ms 3.0 Digital Asset Management solution to broader audiences within the Global 2000, Publishing and Entertainment markets. In his new position, Holst will provide overall strategic direction for all of Artesia Technologies’ marketing initiatives, including product marketing, channel marketing, corporate communications, strategic alliances and advertising. Holst joins Artesia from the Inso Corporation, where he served most recently as their Vice President of Strategic Marketing. In this capacity, Holst provided marketing direction for the company’s Electronic Publishing Solutions division and was involved in the development of INSO’s new eBusiness Technologies division. Prior to joining Inso, Holst was the U.S. president for Texcel, a content management company recently acquired by Interleaf. www.artesiatech.com

PricewaterhouseCoopers & Extricity Software Form Alliance

Extricity Software, Inc and PricewaterhouseCoopers have formed a strategic alliance to provide a comprehensive and packaged software and services solution dedicated to supporting and deploying RosettaNet electronic business standards. Extricity Software recently announced the availability of a complete software solution named the Extricity AllianceInteract for RosettaNet. As an integrator of Extricity’s AllianceInteract for RosettaNet business-to-business software, PricewaterhouseCoopers will help high tech companies implement the RosettaNet e-business standards. PricewaterhouseCoopers and Extricity will form a dedicated team of resources focused on helping companies define and deploy RosettaNet solutions and align them with their mainstream business processes. www.pwcglobal.com, www.extricity.com

QMSoft Announces Centrus CIO-XML

Qualitative Marketing Software Inc. announced the imminent availability of Centrus CIO-XML. This new version of Web-enabled data quality and data enhancement technology from QMSoft lets small to large companies integrate the Centrus brand into their E-Commerce, Call Center and CRM applications in order to get to know their customers better. Centrus CIO-XML — version 2.0 of Centrus CIO, an extensive real-time address data quality, enhancement, record matching, spatial analysis and demographic data solution for intelligently managing call center, e-commerce and point-of-sale customer interactions, is expected to be ready to ship early 1Q 2000. With the use of CIO-XML, IT professionals and database marketing managers can easily integrate multiple data sources. QMSoft hosts data sources such as household and business data files, Claritas Demographics, GDT DynaMap 2000 streets, flood maps, tax maps, and more. Additionally, CIO-XML potentially helps reduce long-term maintenance and operating costs, virtually eliminating the need for multiple and duplicative hardware and software. CIO-XML also offers a platform independent interface, allowing for it to be implemented and used in a variety of computer systems, including the remote user’s palm-top organizer. CIO-XML servers will be available on NT. Any platform that can talk HTML can use the service. QMSoft will also supply client components that handle the XML and the communications in Java, ActiveX/COM, as well as C/C++ for NT, Solaris, HP/UX, IBM AIX and Compaq Tru64. www.qmsoft.com

Receipt.Com Launches Digital Receipt Solution for B2B

Receipt.com (formerly Differential Inc.) has launched a Digital Receipts for e-commerce transactions and messages. The XML-based solution issues highly secure electronic notarized receipts that give companies irrevocable proof that an online transaction has occurred. Based on emerging XML standards, Receipt.com builds the infrastructure that helps businesses replace costly legal paper processes, limiting private networks, and inflexible EDI systems. Digital Receipt issues tamper-proof, electronically notarized receipts. Digital Receipt provides legal substantiation for dispute resolution and regulatory compliance. Combined with Receipt.com’s existing FileDrive and Extranet Creator product lines, Digital Receipt offers a complete solution for secure transactions and document delivery-proving beyond doubt that a digital transaction has transpired. www.receipt.com