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Day: November 28, 1999

Tower Technology Announces Corporate Portal

Tower Technology announced the Tower IDM Corporate Document Portal, which provides a single point of access to an organization’s unstructured information assets. The zero-footprint design of this solution allows organizations to leverage the Internet, intranets and extranets by offering customers, field personnel and business partners, a secure, single point of access to their information. Tower IDM Corporate Document Portal is the latest addition to Tower Technology’s Integrated Document Management solution, Tower IDM. Tower IDM Corporate Document Portal leverages the Web as an e-business infrastructure and eliminates paper at its source by providing document access between companies, and their vendors and customers. It enables organizations, particularly in sectors such as financial services, insurance and government, to improve customer service in effect offering customer “self-service.” Tower IDM Corporate Document Portal is shipping immediately. www.towertechnology.com

Viador & Hynet Technologies Partner

Hynet Technologies and Viador Inc. announced a joint development effort designed to help companies with time-to-market challenges to easily access and deliver dynamic, personalized information through Viador’s enterprise portal. As a result, users will be able to access the Hynet Directive XML repository via Viador’s E-Portal Suite, giving Viador customers access to business-critical information such as sales proposals, marketing collateral and globalization of e-Content. Viador’s E-Portal Suite is a single, web-based access point that provides an entire business community – employees, customers, and trading partners – with desktop access to the specific information they need to make better business decisions. Hynet Directive is expected to increase the value of Viador’s offering by incorporating sources of data that were previously difficult to integrate so that users can utilize all relevant information, regardless of its source. www.hynet.com, www.viador.com

XML.org Appoints Managing Editor

OASIS, the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards, announced that Craig Chevrier has joined the consortium as managing editor of XML.org. In this new position, Chevrier will drive editorial strategy and content for XML.org, an industry portal that provides vendor-neutral information about the application of XML in industrial and commercial settings. Chevrier brings extensive experience in web site production and editing to his position at OASIS. Most recently, he served as internet content manager for Trans World Entertainment, the largest music retailer in the United States. At Trans World, Chevrier led several XML implementations on www.TWEC.com, the company’s online retail and entertainment site. www.oasis-open.org