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Day: January 22, 2002

SAP to Combine SAP Markets & SAP Portals

SAP AG announced its intention to combine SAP Markets, Inc., and SAP Portals, Inc., into one subsidiary. The combined company’s solutions will be delivered by SAP as part of mySAP Technology and other mySAP.com solutions, and also licensed to other technology companies for distribution with third-party software offerings. The combined company will maintain the charter of providing an open integration technology that unifies people, content and business processes in heterogeneous environments and across business boundaries. Building on a single platform, which combines an enterprise portal with content management and exchange technology, the company will deliver a suite of business solutions for supplier relationship management, extended e-selling and business intelligence. This solution suite empowers collaboration and intelligent action by unifying applications, information and Web services. www.sapmarkets.com, www.sapportals.com

Yahoo! & divine to Deliver Premium Search Content

divine, inc. and Yahoo! Inc. announced an agreement to jointly offer a premium online research library. Yahoo! Premium Document Search will provide consumers the opportunity to purchase information otherwise not readily available on the Web, from divine/Northern Light Special Collection, an online research library of over 70 million pages of full-text, authoritative content from more than 7,100 sources. In addition, consumers can purchase reference reports, and access archived news from over 60 US and international newswires. Consumers will be able to view free summaries of documents based on their search results prior to purchase. Documents can be purchased two ways: individually, with prices depending on the document; or through a subscription basis, in which consumers have access to up to 50 documents for $4.95 per month. The divine/Northern Light Special Collection is enabled by divine’s recent acquisition of Northern Light. Yahoo! Premium Document Search is available starting today on all Yahoo! Search results pages. premium.search.yahoo.com, www.divine.com

Day and Deloitte & Touche Partner in PACRIM

Day and Deloitte & Touche Management Solutions announced an Alliance to jointly implement solutions throughout the Pacific Rim based upon Day’s Communique Software. Deloitte & Touche Hong Kong and Day sales and services professionals will work together to deliver global e-business solutions for managing enterprise content. By creating these systems using Communique’s unique ContentBus architecture, Deloitte & Touche Hong Kong can provide a wide range of
solutions including portals, intranets, extranets and web sites. Deloitte will train a team of its practitioners and provide consulting and systems integration services in Asia Pacific. www.day.com

XML Global & iWay in Agreement

XML Global Technologies, Inc. and iWay Software, an Information Builders
company announced today that they have signed a comprehensive re-seller and bundling agreement. Concurrent with the reseller agreement, iWay Software has also agreed to bundle XML Global’s ebXML enabled products, GoXML Message service and GoXML Registry, into the iWay Enterprise Integration Suite. By incorporating ebXML functionality into their Enterprise Integration Suite,
iWay will be able offer their clients compatibility with any ebXML framework. Using iWay’s range of 140 adapters and back-end connectors companies will be able to actively participate within an ebXML enabled environment and to also retrieve data and information back into their existing systems. www.iwaysoftware.com, www.xmlglobal.com

Mediagrif Acquires Flow Systems

Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. announced that it has purchased Flow Systems Corporation, a software company specializing in catalogue content management and cross-media publishing, from Nurun Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Flow Systems’ solutions span the product information lifecycle from acquisition of product data through catalogue publishing for industrial manufacturers and distributors with large or complex product lines. Flow Systems solutions allow enterprises to build and maintain a product information database for all its catalogue publishing needs including automatic updating of e-commerce systems, Web, print and CD-ROM catalogues. Mediagrif’s content management technology coupled with Flow Systems’ cross-media and printed catalogue automation expertise, provides customers with an enterprise wide, product content management and publishing solution. www.mediagrif.com