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Month: December 2001 (Page 3 of 6)

Vignette & Telecom Italia Form Strategic Alliance

Vignette Corp. and Telecom Italia announced a strategic partnership. Combining the Vignette Content Suite V6 and Telecom Italia hosting services, the companies intend to serve the online business needs of the top 2,000 Italian companies. Telecom Italia, through its dedicated cybercenters, will bring to market an offering including broadband access, IP services, Web and application hosting — a complete e-business enabling platform, on which selected system integrators can develop customized solutions. This strategic alliance is focused on the IP outsourcing model, which combines the benefit of the pure ASP model — software as a service, no internally managed infrastructure, better time to market — with the business requirements of corporate customers — service level agreements, business continuity and a dedicated software and hardware infrastructure. Through the partnership with TI’s e-business solution, Vignette Content Suite’s V6 content management applications are being delivered on a hosting basis.

SDL Announces Integration with Microsoft Content Management Server

SDL International announced SDLWebFlow for Microsoft Content Management Server. The integration is a complete solution for managing the timely delivery of multilingual Web content across linguistic, cultural and national boundaries, and provides a unified user interface for content creation, management, localization and globalization. SDLWebFlow provides automated workflow and project management functionality to facilitate and streamline the localization and synchronized translation of multilingual web content. The combination of Microsoft Content Management Server and SDLWebFlow provides change detection and process management capabilities which automatically initiate global processes to alert translators, reviewers, legal staff, authorizers, project managers and other key personnel to ensure that correct changes are made for the right country, language and locale. SDLWebFlow for Microsoft Content Management Server is available for purchase today from SDL. For information on SDL, SDLWebFlow, and SDLWebFlow for Microsoft Content Management Server.

Glides Teams With Hitext

Glides, Inc. announced a partnership with Hitext S.A. that will enable Hitext to more effectively help their customers manage the multilingual content of their Web sites. When marketing staff use UniSite to update a section of content in the primary language, the software automatically detects the content change and triggers a workflow process that guides content owners (marketing professionals, management etc.) across each of the languages through review, approval and publishing of the updated content. XML-based technology allows translated content to be placed appropriately within the Web site. As a UniSite partner, Hitext’s localization teams will become translation service providers electronically integrated into the workflow system for Web content localization. UniSite Web Center is delivered as a software service so customers pay a low monthly subscription fee for use of UniSite based on the size of their site.,

Inktomi & Interwoven to Deliver Integrated Publishing & Searching

Inktomi Corp. and Interwoven, Inc. announced an agreement to deliver a combined solution that will offer an enhanced search experience by providing access to the most current and accurate corporate content. The Inktomi-Interwoven alliance will enable Inktomi Enterprise Search to immediately index documents managed by Interwoven TeamSite and MetaTagger. The alliance will more closely link the content creation and discovery process by enabling Inktomi Enterprise Search to automatically index documents managed by Interwoven’s content management software. The search engine will instantly crawl new documents as soon as they are published, allowing enterprises to maintain a more current index and ensure that users have immediate access to new corporate information. Inktomi Enterprise Search will also utilize the metadata created and captured by Interwoven TeamSite and MetaTagger solutions.,

Interwoven Announces MetaTagger 3.0

Interwoven, Inc. announced the release of MetaTagger 3.0. With MetaTagger 3.0, Interwoven delivers a complete solution to automatically capture, classify and control metadata enterprise-wide. MetaTagger 3.0 includes automated taxonomy discovery including a visual vocabulary builder, automated tagging and seamless integration with Interwoven’s Content Infrastructure products including TeamSite, TeamSite Templating and OpenDeploy software. MetaTagger examines collections of legacy content and automatically discovers a custom taxonomy, and provides a visual environment to easily search, edit and tune these custom-generated taxonomies. This provides customers with the ability to easily edit existing vocabularies or build new ones from scratch. MetaTagger’s ability to automatically tag content based on recognition, classification and pre-defined business rules, enables businesses to quickly capture and classify complete metadata for all content. Interwoven also announced new technology alliances with search vendors AltaVista, Inktomi and iPhrase.

Altova Announces XML Spy 4.2 Suite

Altova, Inc. announced the release of the XML Spy 4.2 Suite, a comprehensive product-line of easy-to-use software tools, facilitating all aspects of advanced XML application development. The XML Spy 4.2 Suite consists of the XML Spy 4.2 Integrated Development Environment (IDE), the XML Spy 4.2 XSLT Designer, and the XML Spy 4.2 Document Editor, a tool-set for all XML application development. XML Spy 4.2 Suite adds support for the newest XML technologies, including SOAP. XML Spy 4.2 Suite also adds support for advanced Microsoft XML parser technologies (MSXML4). XML Spy 4.2 Suite is designed to maximize the productivity of today’s software professionals by supporting all of the newest XML standards and technology platforms in a timely fashion at low-costs to the developer. The XML Spy 4.2 Suite is available immediately for download and purchase.

Virage Delivers Video Publishing Product

Virage, Inc. announced VS Publishing, a product for publishing web-based rich media. VS Publishing is built upon the company’s video application platform. The new publishing solution offers a streamlined workflow with simple editorial control and greater web site programming capabilities. VS Publishing is available from Virage as either in-house software or as a hosted service.
VS Publishing provides content owners with production and programming tools to create and deliver dynamic rich media programming to one or more web sites. The Virage solution give producers, editors or webmasters a web-based interface for selecting, building and posting content highlights from an archive or recently broadcast event onto any part of a web site in a matter of minutes. Virage also announced the release of VS Webcasting, a product that allows corporations to self-produce live and on-demand webcasting events such as executive communications, human resource broadcasts and market announcements.

SoftQuad Announces XMetaL 3

SoftQuad Software, Ltd. announced XMetaL 3, a major upgrade to its XML content creation software. The new version features ease-of-use and collaboration
capabilities for content authors and provides developers with an XML editor with a rich development environment that supports the W3C XML Schema. New features include: Revision Marking; Preview in HTML and PDF; Enhanced integration with Microsoft Office; and support for WebDAV. XMetaL 3’s new developer features include: XMetaL Forms Toolkit; Java API; and support for both W3C Schema and DTDs. XMetaL 3 will be available in January 2002. New users can purchase XMetaL 3 for $495 (U.S.) per single user license; an upgrade is $195 (U.S.). XMetaL is sold directly and through authorized resellers. Volume discounts, site licenses, partner programs and on-site training are all available.

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