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Day: February 24, 2002

Hummingbird Unveils Hummingbird Enterprise

Hummingbird Ltd. unveiled Hummingbird Enterprise, an integrated EIMS that helps
customers manage the entire lifecycle of their business content with a 360(degree) view of their knowledge assets. Hummingbird is unveiling new versions of its portal, document management, business intelligence, records management, imaging, workflow and collaboration solutions that will feature security, integration and a consistent look-and-feel. The company is delivering a new simple and consistent product brand. The new solution names are: Hummingbird Portal, Hummingbird DM, Hummingbird BI, Hummingbird ETL, Hummingbird KM, Hummingbird RM, Hummingbird Imaging, Hummingbird Web Publishing, Hummingbird DM Workflow, and Hummingbird Collaboration. www.hummingbird.com

Adobe GoLive 6.0 Now Available

Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the immediate availability of Adobe GoLive 6.0 software. With the new Adobe Web Workgroup Server, GoLive Dynamic Content authoring, and Web layout tool all in one package. The Workgroup server included in GoLive 6.0 enables teams to collaborate on projects and effectively manage Web and cross-media assets. New Dynamic Content authoring capabilities and native support for ASP, JSP and PHP lets designers easily configure a Web site to support data-driven transactions for e-commerce. GoLive 6.0 offers Web and cross-media professionals integration with Adobe’s professional design products, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and LiveMotion. XML support enables content to be re-purposed from print to Web, while new wireless authoring capabilities offer developers the ability to design, preview and deploy wireless content directly from GoLive. QuickTime 5.0 editing and SMIL support for RealOne Player are included. GoLive 6.0 is available in the United States and Canada for an estimated street price of US $399. Registered users of GoLive may upgrade for an estimated street price of US $99. GoLive 6.0 also will be available in a bundle with LiveMotion 2.0 at the estimated street price of US $449 in the United States. www.adobe.com/golive

FatWire Announces Spark pCM for BEA WebLogic Portal

FatWire Software announced FatWire Spark pCM, a low-cost content management product for portals. Spark will exist as an integrated, portlet interface for BEA WebLogic Portal. Spark portal Content Management (pCM) will include basic CM functions including: workflow, a “to do” list, simplified user and group management, basic search functionality, rollback, and a function to automatically generate content management interfaces for business users. Spark will run on the BEA WebLogic Portal. FatWire’s Spark will start at $25,000, and will be available spring 2002. FatWire’s Spark can easily be upgraded to a complete dynamic content management solution. The cost-effective product is dedicated to meet the needs of small to mid-size pCM projects. www.fatwire.com

Stellent Releases BEA WebLogic Portlets

Stellent, Inc. announced the release of its portal applications, or “portlets,” for the BEA WebLogic Portal, a platform that simplifies and customizes access to information, applications and business processes by providing portal foundation services, personalization and interaction management, intelligent administration and integration services. Stellent’s portlets enable businesses to deploy content-rich enterprise portals and give users access to content as well as a wide range of Stellent Content Management features from the BEA portal platform. Stellent offers five portlets for the WebLogic portal interface: Content Portlet offers users direct access to business content that has been defined by the portal developer; Contribution Portlet enables users to submit content created in native applications for automatic publishing to the portal; Search Portlet enables users to find content using metadata or full text searches; Personal Searches Portlet provides users easy access to searches previously executed via the search portlet; workflow Inbox Portlet provides users direct access to their workflow inboxes for the review and approval of content. www.stellent.com