webMethods, Inc. announced that i2 Technologies, Inc. has selected webMethods for integrating participating companies’ systems with i2 TradeMatrix marketplace solutions. In this arrangement, i2 will resell and market webMethods B2B as the B2Bi solution to companies interested in integrating with i2’s TradeMatrix. webMethods B2B will be embedded in TradeMatrix to provide TradeMatrix marketplaces with a comprehensive business solution that enables companies to deploy business-to-business portals. webMethods B2B will allow the secure integration of a company’s in-house planning and execution systems, across Internet firewalls, with TradeMatrix marketplace solutions. This automatic system-to-system integration will allow participating companies and their trading partners to achieve integrated business workflows. Through this partnership, TradeMatrix customers will benefit from webMethods’ rapid development and deployment capabilities. www.i2.com, www.webMethods.com