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Day: March 12, 2001

NCompass Labs Releases Resolution 4.0 & Content Connector for Commerce Server

NCompass Labs Inc. announced the release of NCompass Resolution version 4.0,and Resolution Content Connector for Microsoft Commerce Server 2000. Version 4.0 extends Resolution’s capabilities by enhancing Resolution’s scalability, versioning and site-maintenance features. Key Resolution 4.0 enhancements include: a new dynamic server clustering feature that allows multiple NCompass Resolution servers to be clustered; extensible object properties and content meta tagging; significantly improved team collaboration with the ability to track content, object and code revisions on all site pages; expanded archiving to include dynamic site archiving to increase site management; and integration with Microsoft .NET – Resolution 4.0 integrates fully with Microsoft’s .NET enterprise servers including Commerce Server 2000, Windows 2000 Advanced Server and SQL Server 2000. Resolution 4.0 is available on March 31, 2001. Resolution Content Connector enables enterprises to use the full functionality of NCompass Resolution to manage Web content for e-commerce sites built using Microsoft Commerce Server 2000. The out-of-the box integration between Resolution’s automated content publishing, workflow and content-sharing capabilities and Commerce Server’s product catalog, profiling engine, transactional processing, shopping cart, and Business Desk application allows businesses to quickly deploy powerful e-commerce sites. Content Connector offers full-featured content authoring, versioning, deployment, templating, workflow, site management, wireless device support, an open COM-based API and more. www.ncompass.com

Lightspeed Introduces iEngine

Lightspeed Interactive, Inc. introduced iENGINE, a new XML-based platform. With this platform, Lightspeed enables companies to access, maintain and dynamically deliver personalized, up-to-the-minute content to anyone – anytime – anywhere. Lightspeed combines their iENGINE with their interface design to provide a rich user experience. Lightspeed’s platform differentiates itself by allowing an organization to dynamically deliver content to a broad range of delivery mechanisms, such as Web, print, CD-ROM, or wireless through a common platform, increasing company productivity and reducing business costs. Lightspeed Interactive has developed and delivered personalized Internet software solutions targeted at sales support, e-learning, e-commerce, vertical portals, product marketing and product support for large, blue chip technology companies. www.lspeed.com

Openpages & KPMG Consulting Form Enterprise Content Management Partnership

Openpages, Inc. announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with KPMG Consulting, Inc. The two companies have formed a global partnership to provide enterprise content management solutions to KPMG Consulting customers worldwide. The partnership pairs KPMG’s Consulting experience in Internet-based business solutions and systems integration with Openpages’ enterprise content production products. The worldwide partnership will help companies conducting e-business obtain a long-term competitive advantage through automating the enterprise content production process – empowering users to more efficiently manage content assets and deploy content to Web sites, print and wireless channels. To speed the roll-out of such joint implementations, Openpages and KPMG Consulting will collaborate on extensive training for KPMG Consulting professionals and establish a practice around ContentWare specialization for the design and implementation of content management solutions. ContentWare will be deployed at KPMG’s U.S. Solution Centers in Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colo.; Liberty Corner, N.J.; Mountain View, Calif.; and McLean, Va. and the Openpages practice will be rolled out worldwide. www.kpmgconsulting.com; www.openpages.com