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Day: August 5, 2002

Magic & Software AG Partner to XML Support for IBM iSeries

Magic Software Enterprises and Software AG in Germany announced a partnership to enable XML connectivity for iSeries applications. By combining Magic eDeveloper with the Software AG’s Tamino XML Server, the companies provide a technological environment for building and enabling iSeries applications to take advantage of XML and cross-platform data transfer. In addition, existing iSeries applications can be upgraded, modernized and XML-enabled, increasing the value and life span of existing applications. Magic eDeveloper enables developers to directly access and manipulate XML data and instantly assemble Web Services utilizing its new Web Services Assistor for Web Services Description Language (WSDL) operations. www.magicsoftware.com, www.softwareag.com

iPhrase & eFORCE in Strategic Alliance

iPhrase Technologies, Inc. and eFORCE announced an agreement to jointly market their combined solution. iPhrase will leverage eFORCE’s to further expand its reach into several vertical markets in which iPhrase is already established: financial services, retail, the service provider industry and technology and manufacturing. eFORCE’s has a standardized approach for delivering enterprise content management, customer relationship management, corporate portals, supply chain, enterprise application integration and business intelligence within a set timeframe and price. Each of these areas represents solution opportunities for iPhrase’s self-service search capabilities, particularly in the areas of enterprise content management and corporate portals. eFORCE will also work jointly with iPhrase to bring BEA Portal related offerings to market. www.iphrase.com, www.eforceglobal.com

iUpload Updates Web Content Management Service

iUpload is now delivering version 3.0 of its solution to new and current subscribers. New features in iUpload 3.0 speed up and simplify site development and maintenance, reducing or eliminating the requirement to involve the webmaster in the content authoring process. With version 3.0 tools like cascading style sheet support, enhanced WYSIWYG editing and content type additions to further simplify authoring, Web designers can empower contributors to easily create content, while flexibly controlling the look and feel for a site. In addition, with iUpload’s enhanced asset management, administrators can easily manage images, files, links and other assets for reuse throughout the organization’s web venues. For current iUpload suscribers, migration will occur automatically the first time they login to the application. All features of version 3.0 are fully backward compatible with the previous version of iUpload. iUpload version 3.0 is available immediately directly from iUpload and its partners. Subscription-based pricing is dependent on the number of users and starts at $400 per month. www.iupload.com

Authentica Announces Alliance with Matrix Logic

Authentica, Inc. announced a technology integration alliance with Matrix Logic Corporation. The companies will integrate Authentica’s content security software into Hummingbird document management systems and eRoom digital collaboration environments. This integration effort will bolster the content security for Hummingbird DM (formerly PC DOCS) and eRoom by adding a level of access control, encryption, and revision and auditing controls for content and information assets shared outside corporate boundaries. The integration of Authentica’s content security software with Hummingbird DOCS Open, PowerDOCS and DM 5, will enable users to securely share documents with business associates and customers outside of the DOCS environment and across the internet. For eRoom environments, users will now not only control who has access to the meeting room itself, but they will also be able to continuously protect the business information exchanged in that meeting room. www.matrix-logic.com, www.authentica.com