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Day: June 24, 2001

Infoteria Launches Asteria Platform for RosettaNet Trading Networks

Infoteria Corporation announced the Asteria Platform for RosettaNet, an XML solution for RosettaNet supply-chain automation. The Asteria Platform is designed to accelerate and optimize the formation, expansion and management of secure RosettaNet trading networks to enable supply-chain partners of all sizes to benefit from automation of their commercial relationships. The Asteria Platform for RosettaNet consists of the Asteria Server, Asteria Planet and Asteria Components. Asteria Server delivers a complete solution for organizations looking to integrate their current operational systems, both front- and back-office, into the expanding trading community adopting RosettaNet standards. Asteria Planet offers trading partners of any size an affordable solution to connect a limited number of key trading partners. Asteria Components provide all the discrete tools necessary for specific projects in business process automation, including tools for efficient XML creation, adapters for traditional database systems and a utility to automate sending and receiving XML documents via Internet infrastructure. Enterprise engagements including Asteria Server for RosettaNet will start in the $200,000 range, and Asteria Planet for RosettaNet Basics starts at $20,000. The Asteria Server and Planet will be available in the third quarter of 2001; the Asteria Components are available and shipping now. www.infoteria.com

SAQQARA Announces ContentWorks 2.0 Transformation Manager

ContentWorks Transformation Manager is an enterprise-class application that automates and simplifies the process of transforming product data from varied sources into a comprehensive product information asset for populating e-commerce enabled catalogs and sharing with e-business partners. ContentWorks Transformation Manager facilitates the quick and efficient transformation of product information into rich, product-differentiating content through a browser interface that supports: 1) creation and management of catalog taxonomies; 2) automated extraction of product data from information sources; 3) automated classification of products; and 4) automated cleansing, rationalization and enhancement of data to build rich product content. With product content transformed into an enterprise asset, it is easily shared with trading partners to populate their e-procurement or e-catalog applications such as SAQQARA Commerce Suite. SAQQARA ContentWorks 2.0 Transformation Manager is available immediately for Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 systems. www.saqqara.com

Documentum & ViaFone Ally to Deliver Mobile Content

ViaFone announced a strategic partnership with Documentum to provide an integrated mobile content and content management solution for Global 2000 organizations. Through this alliance, businesses taking advantage of the Documentum platform now can securely extend trusted enterprise content to any mobile device, including standard voice telephones — delivering anytime, anywhere access for the mobile workforce to business-critical corporate documents and materials. The companies have partnered to provide integration and interoperability between Documentum 4i eBusiness Platform and ViaFone OneBridge. ViaFone OneBridge is a mobility platform specifically designed to integrate with existing backend databases and business applications to dynamically optimize mobile applications and content delivery to any wireless interface, including all data devices and through voice recognition. By taking advantage of ViaFone’s mobile data and voice expertise, joint customers will have immediate access to the critical personalized content created and stored in their Documentum repositories. www.documentum.com, www.viafone.com

Accumedia and Artesia Technologies Partner

Artesia Technologies and Accumedia announced that Accumedia has adopted Artesia’s TEAMS solution as an integral part of its Accumedia Convergence Platform (ACP) for the management and publishing of both enterprise and Web content. With the addition of TEAMS, the Accumedia Convergence Platform delivers a complete integration of site design, Web content management, digital asset management, content relevance and content delivery to offer customers an end-to-end solution for the management and distribution of rich media. The Accumedia Convergence Platform will now offer advanced editing, search and retrieval functionality across all media types through the use of TEAMS features such as link management, XML-based transformer, Clip Identifier and Play Decision List applications. The combined TEAMS/ACP’s ability to ingest and edit the underlying XML-based metadata, as well as the asset itself, ensures that significant rights and permissions information governing content ownership can be embedded directly into an asset and easily integrated with a variety of approaches to digital rights management. This also allows organizations to easily extend access to these assets across business divisions and leverage their reuse throughout the enterprise. www.artesia.com, www.accumedia.com