CardoNet joined the Ariba Supplier Link program as a technology member to aid supplier enablement on the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform by offering access to CardoNet’s catalog content aggregation solutions. CardoNet’s MarketStand solution will facilitate the syndication and aggregation of catalog data between the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform and suppliers. As part of Ariba’s supplier ecosystem, CardoNet will be able to expand its catalog content aggregation solutions to suppliers involved in various forms of trade, including online auctions. CardoNet’s MarketStand technology enables suppliers to rapidly build and manage clean, integrated multi-vendor catalogs. In addition, MarketStand offers an advanced, scalable cost-effective solution that eliminates the complexity of managing catalog content. Moreover CardoNet’s catalog content aggregation solutions helps suppliers develop and maintain complete, up-to-date, accurate catalogs. Through its open Ariba B2B Commerce Services, the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform provides CardoNet with a single, Internet-based point of access and integration with buyers and e marketplaces worldwide. Ariba B2B Commerce Services will also provide CardoNet and its customers with access to efficient trading mechanisms and commerce processes such as content management services, global supplier directories, sourcing tools, B2B auctions and reverse auctions, electronic payment and streamlined transaction services. CardoNet also announced that it will collaborate with Ariba on the continued development of cXML. CardoNet will use cXML to make its MarketStand product available via the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform.