Ricoh Silicon Valley, Inc. unveiled the eCabinet, an information management solution targeted to solve the daily document management needs of small businesses and corporate department workgroups. Ricoh’s eCabinet is an affordable, centralized product for automatically capturing, filing and retrieving documents from virtually any source — such as e-mails, faxes, Web-content, photocopies, scans and PC documents. This new product combines the strength of office networks, the Internet and advanced thin-server technology to create an integrated system that allows workgroups to easily manage both electronic and paper documents. www.ricoh.com
Marimba, Inc. and ebaseOne Corporation announced that ebaseOne will host Marimba’s new DocService product for a low, flat monthly fee. DocService is the second in a series of applications to be hosted as an ebaseOne OneServ application. DocService delivers virtually any type of document, including simple text files as well as complex HTML documents that include links and sub-documents aggregated as a single logical document. Current document delivery mechanisms, such as e-mail, Web servers, document management solutions, or hard copy, each have advantages in specific situations, but they typically lack DocService’s ability to automate the entire delivery and update process. With DocService, if a document publisher makes a change, that change can immediately be reflected back through the enterprise, ensuring that everyone is always working from the latest document version. DocService is available from ebaseOne, as a stand-alone service delivered over the Internet or as a companion product to other OneServ offerings, for only $15 per month. www.ebaseone.com, www.marimba.com
UWI.Com announced the forthcoming release of InternetForms Management Server, a production, distribution, and management center for InternetForms deployments. Management Server reduces lifecycle costs and expands market reach for InternetForms-based e-commerce and e-business applications. It automatically deploys, installs, updates, and maintains InternetForms application components, related data files, documents, and software packages securely throughout the enterprise, across the intranet, extranet, or Internet, and to nomadic users anywhere. An addition to the company’s InternetForms Commerce System, Management Server is slated for release in December. Management Server is a key component for robust web applications utilizing Public Key Infrastructure (PKI); applications with remote, nomadic users; and those with large-scale rollouts and an increasing user base that will escalate demands on IT resources. It allows organizations to automate and streamline InternetForms deployments to browsers anywhere on the Internet without requiring intervention from end users. www.uwi.com
The Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA) launched the Collaborative Services initiative that expands the association’s reach to XML and Internet technology development. Embracing an innovative dynamic that is continually evolving, DISA is working on developing XML specifications with a wide array of organizations, including OpenTravel Alliance (OTA), Interactive Financial Exchange (IFX) Forum, and Mortgage Bankers Association of America’s (MBA) Mortgage Industry Data Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO) initiatives. Other DISA partnerships, such as BizTalk, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS), and the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X12, are also crafting XML and Internet-related technologies. DISA offers today’s organization a constellation of separate services that together provide a comprehensive package for every e-business initiative, including XML and Internet technologies. Favored for its professionalism and international recognition, DISA covers everything from managing membership administration to providing information technology services. www.disa.org
Artesia Technologies, Inc. announced that it’s TEAMS 3.0 Digital Asset Management solution supports a full-scale implementation on the Oracle8i database with Oracle interMedia. This integration of TEAMS 3.0 and Oracle8i provides an enterprise-class and infinitely scalable framework that enables the delivery of multi-media and streaming video content directly from the Oracle Internet Platform.