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Day: June 10, 2002

RealObjects in OEM Deal With WebCT

RealObjects announced an OEM partnership with WebCT, Inc., to deliver in-browser word processing capabilities as part of its WebCT Vista solution. By integrating RealObjects’ WYSIWYG HTML/XML editor edit-on Pro with WebCT Vista, customers will be able to easily publish content without having knowledge of HTML/XML. The editor provides word processor-like features within common web browsers in order to simplify and streamline the process of in-browser content authoring. www.realobjects.de

Pindar Systems Releases Agility

Pindar Systems announced the commercial release of Agility v. 1.0, its new enterprise catalog commerce server. Agility, a comprehensive product information management system built with a Java-based, J2EE-compliant Web application server architecture, is now available for sale and installation, following field testing and quality assurance work with customers. Already supporting the latest BEA WebLogic application server, Agility is being extended to support IBM’s WebSphere server by this Fall. In addition to integration with QuarkXPress, Pindar Systems is working on a product information solution that integrates Adobe InDesign 2.0. Agility can be deployed across traditional Microsoft Windows, Web or the new Apple Macintosh OS/X platforms. It runs on Sun SPARC Solaris 7.0 and Intel NT 4.0 (and greater) servers. Supported enterprise databases are Oracle 8i and 9i and Microsoft SQL 2000. www.pindarsystems.com

Inxight Releases MetaText Server 2.0

Inxight Software, Inc. announced Inxight MetaText Server 2.0. Inxight MetaText Server provides a solution for integrating vast resources of unstructured data — email, text files, Web pages, news feeds — into mission-critical business processes. The new version includes a repository for storing metadata — key descriptors collected from a document to quickly and easily identify its meaning; a collection manager for easy scheduling of Web and file system crawls to continually update information stored in repositories; simple concept search integration with third-party search engines; and the addition of full-text search, including Boolean query support for Italian, Portuguese and Dutch. The product also supports English, French, German and Spanish. Inxight MetaText Server provides interfaces for integration with enterprise portals and customer relationship management, text mining, business intelligence, content, document and knowledge management applications. Inxight MetaText Server 2.0 is available immediately. www.inxight.com

Fantastic Integrates eCDN with IBM Content Manager 8

The Fantastic Corporation announced the integration of its CoreCast eCDN (enterprise content delivery network) into IBM’s Content Manager Version 8. Together with the IBM Content Manager, CoreCast helps companies manage and deliver massive quantities of information such as text documents, Web content, and audio or video files to the desktop. Fantastic’s CoreCast eCDN is a network-aware distribution platform for delivery of data-intensive multimedia applications within an enterprise. An application-layer content networking engine, CoreCast eCDN automatically recognises its data network environment, performs real-time analysis, proactively adapts distribution processes, routes and answers end-user requests, and allocates network resources according to business policies set at the CoreCast control centre. www.fantastic.com, www.ibm.com/software/data/cm

WebWare to Incorporate Convera’s RetrievalWare into MAMBO

WebWare Corporation announced it has reached agreement with Convera to integrate Convera’s RetrievalWare technology into WebWare MAMBO brand and media asset management software. The optional RetrievalWare plug-in provides additional search capabilities for distributed client/server environments. It will enable teams working on technology and/or branding projects to do multimedia, cross and multi-lingual searches of document content. A wide range of text and text-related formats will now be available in WebWare MAMBO through RetrievalWare: over 200 proprietary document formats including Microsoft Office applications, Adobe PDF, Lotus Notes, FileNet, Documentum, and MS Exchange documents and other relational database tables, document management systems and groupware repositories. The RetrievalWare technology will be part of a future release later this year. www.convera.com, www.webwarecorp.com

Informative Graphics Partners With Documentum

Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC) announced that its viewing and collaboration software, Brava! For Documentum, will be offered as a complementary product to the Documentum Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platform. Brava! for Documentum brings document view and markup to Web-based applications and is scalable and easy to administer, using an transaction-based approach in serving documents to large user-groups. www.documentum.com, www.infograph.com

Documentum & Plateau Integrate Learning & Content Management

Plateau Systems and Documentum announced an alliance to offer Documentum’s ECM platform as an integrated component of the Plateau 4 Learning Management System. This integration allows organizations to link learning initiatives with enterprise content. The software developed by both companies is built on J2EE/EJB architecture. The combined solution enables organizations with any training documents in the Documentum repository to use Plateau to automatically alert all affected workers if their training profile is revised. www.documentum.com, www.plateau.com

PaperThin Announces CommonSpot Content Server 3.0

PaperThin, Inc. announced the release of CommonSpot Content Server 3.0, a browser-based Web publishing and dynamic content management solution. CommonSpot 3.0 introduces an improved administrator interface, integrated link management tools and expanded scheduling and reporting options. With new tools like cascading style sheet support, enhanced WYSIWYG editing and pop-up menus, Web designers can empower contributors to easily create content, while flexibly controlling the look and feel of a site. With CommonSpot’s new content object architecture, designers can build custom elements that allow contributors to create content once and reuse it. New replication features, enhanced search performance and support for the Sun Solaris platform provide additional options for enterprises. PaperThin also announced a reduction in the base price for a standard CommonSpot license to $19,500. Standard license pricing starts at $19,500, with the enterprise version priced at $85,000. CommonSpot is available immediately directly from PaperThin, Inc., and through PaperThin’s partners. www.paperthin.com

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