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Month: October 1999 (Page 2 of 12)

Verity Adds Support for Linux

Verity, Inc. announced support for the Red Hat Linux platform. The Verity K2 Toolkit v2.1.1 and HTML Export v2.5.2 for the Linux Operating System Platform enable eBusinesses supporting this platform to take advantage of Verity’s advanced text retrieval precision, scalability and application integration features. Verity K2 Toolkit and Verity HTML Export are now available for the Red Hat Linux, Microsoft NT, IBM AIX, HP/UX, Digital Unix, and Sun Solaris operating systems and use hardware vendors’ latest SMP architectures. Customers can run the Verity K2 applications using any combination of servers running one or more of these operating systems. Verity also offers a full range of consulting services for Verity K2 projects. Pricing is based on specific application requirements. www.verity.com

Sequoia Software & Wavo Partner

Sequoia Software Corporation and Wavo Corporation announced that Sequoia has become one of the first to join Wavo’s Business Partner program. Sequoia will immediately make Wavo’s NewsPak, an XML-formatted real-time news feed available to customers deploying Interactive Enterprise Portals based on its XML Portal Server. NewsPak is the industry’s leading solution for delivering real-time content to Web servers worldwide. With NewsPak any Sequoia XML Portal Server user can access error-free, real-time content streams from a catalog of over 400 media sources including CNBC, Ziff-Davis, USA Today, Comtex, Knight Ridder and UPI. The NewsPak feeds are automatically tagged in industry-standard XML formats, which allows them to be searched, customized and managed by the Sequoia XML Portal Server as though they were any other XML data source. Sequoia XML Portal Server uses XML to bridge structured and unstructured data from disparate sources, and provides a personalized Web interface from which users can quickly and easily search for, retrieve and act on information. Sequoia XML Portal Server allows users to conduct accurate context-sensitive searches. Additionally, Sequoia XML Portal Server further shortcuts information retrieval by providing users with customized content summaries called Aggregate XML Objects (AXOs). AXOs are assembled by aggregating multiple, unique XML data elements into a new object that represents a user’s specific information requirements. www.wavo.com, www.sequoiasoftware.com

Constructw@Re to Add XML Support

Constructw@re, is an ASP delivering enterprise-wide project management solutions for the construction industry. As more companies access wide area networks to deploy more personal computers and wireless devices than ever before, Constructw@re is evolving with powerful technology, including XML, to provide online applications that simplify how business gets done. Constructw@re is currently used to manage more than 1100 projects across the nation by companies such as Brasfield & Gorrie, Heery International, J.A. Jones, Inc. and Pepper Construction. The list of million-dollar construction projects includes the Freddie Mac in Virginia; Fort Collins Military Base in Colorado; and a Las Vegas condo development. This November, Constructw@re plans to release a major upgrade to the company’s core Internet-based product using XML-enabled technology. www.constructware.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

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

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

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

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