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RioLabs Unveils RioTrade 2.0

RioLabs Inc. announced the availability of RioTrade 2.0, a solution that enables rapid integration of suppliers into e-marketplaces. RioTrade 2.0 allows faster time-to-market for suppliers who need to rapidly integrate with e-marketplaces of their choice, and with online buyers. RioTrade’s technology uses a virtual file system that links enterprise information sources with applications through a graphical interface — without writing any code. Version 2.0 includes: Commerce One xCBL support, Ariba cXML support, SAP support, EDI support with pre-built XML-EDI maps, Windows 2000 Datacenter Server support, and 3-5 day implementation. RioLabs’ offering helps e-marketplaces deliver on the promise of B2B e-commerce by quickly enabling the supply side of the equation. RioTrade quickly enables companies who want to establish electronic trading relationships with business partners by mapping disparate enterprise systems to XML-based transactions. This technology offers customers performance, reliability and scalability for automated transactions. RioTrade 2.0 includes support for existing EDI systems, allowing suppliers to maximize existing EDI investments. It handles all EDI formats, including ANSI X12 and EDIFACT. RioLabs also supports EDI applications such as TIE Commerce, GE Global Exchange Services, Sterling Commerce, Peregrine Systems and Compaq-DEC. www.riolabs.com

worldweb.net & IBM Partner on E-Retailer Solutions

worldweb.net, Inc. and IBM Global Services (IGS) announce a partnership in which IGS will bundle Expressroom I/O into its e-Commerce for Retail solution. IBM’s e-Commerce for Retail solution is a bundled software, hardware, and services solution designed to provide a full-function, production-ready, e-Commerce web site to customers who desire an efficient, scaleable, and reliable e-Commerce presence. This solution provides the essential elements of a retail e-Commerce application, enabling a customer to quickly implement a functional site using a combination of technologies. Expressroom I/O will be used with WebSphere and WebSphere Commerce, as a core component of IBM’s e-Commerce for Retail solution. Within this framework, customers will be able to easily create, manage, deploy, and deliver their content in one complete e-Commerce solution. Content is seen as an essential component of this offering, and worldweb.net’s Expressroom I/O is the chosen solution to meet the demanding content management needs of the IBM Global Services e-Commerce for Retail customers. www.worldweb.net, www.ibm.com

Adobe, ATG & Interwoven Collaborate

Adobe Systems Incorporated announced alliances with Art Technology Group, Inc. and Interwoven, Inc. The three companies plan to integrate their respective Web development, enterprise-class content management and e-business platform products to provide Web professionals complete workflow solutions for content creation, management and multi-channel content delivery. As part of these alliances, the companies will work together to integrate their product offerings. By integrating Adobe GoLive 5.0 and Interwoven TeamSite software, content contributors will be able to easily author and manage large volumes of content while working directly within GoLive. Likewise, Adobe and ATG will integrate GoLive with the ATG Dynamo e-Business Platform — enabling page designers to use GoLive to visually create highly personalized Dynamo pages. www.atg.com, www.interwoven.com, www.adobe.com

Software AG & Sequoia Software to Partner

Sequoia Software Corporation and Software AG have announced a strategic partnership. The companies will integrate Software AG’s Tamino native-XML database with Sequoia’s XPS portal server, allowing businesses to move content between a portal, a database and the Web seamlessly and without the need for data conversion. To support the strategic partnership, Software AG will add XPS to the range of products it markets worldwide through its 1,500-member sales force and its extensive world-wide network of value-added resellers; Sequoia will offer Tamino licenses through its own sales force and through systems integrators, resellers and consultancies in North America and elsewhere. www.softwareagusa.com, www.sequoiasoftware.com

Open Text Introduces Livelink 9

Open Text Corporation introduced Livelink 9. Livelink 9 builds on its Web-based workflow and extending it to support integration with SCM, CRM and ERP applications through its XML interfaces. Using Livelink 9’s intuitive graphical interface and workflow, it is easy to define sophisticated business processes. Livelink 9’s shared workspaces support business relationships and collaboration between vendors, suppliers, customers and partner communities. Livelink 9 provides powerful metadata management capabilities. Users can easily build HTML forms to associate sophisticated category and attribute information with any object in Livelink. Coupled with advanced search capabilities, this new feature enables users to build powerful cataloguing systems for objects such as documents, drawings and images. To Improve navigation and speed, Livelink 9 incorporates pop-up menus that present a Windows-like appearance. Making use of Livelink’s new XML capabilities, organizations can create custom user interfaces which offer Livelink’s collaborative features within a Web site look and feel, without incurring any of the costs associated with programming. In order to protect its customers’ significant investments in mission critical data, Open Text has integrated encryption software from RSA Security Inc. into Livelink 9. www.opentext.com

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