NXN Software announced the availability of NXN alienbrain 6.0 Source Control Pack for programmers. The package configuration is optimized for software development teams and provides functionality for version control and configuration management (SCM). The NXN alienbrain 6.0 Source Control Pack features intelligent SCM-functionality such as branching, branch merging, sharing, pinning, structural history, atomic get, command line tools and change reporting. The clients include a bundled license for Araxis Merge Professional and offer integration with both Microsoft VisualStudio .NET and Metrowerks CodeWarrior. A standard Source Control Pack contains five NXN alienbrain 6.0 Developer Clients and one Code Server. NXN alienbrain 6.0 adds configuration management features to its asset management core. The NXN alienbrain 6.0 Source Control Pack is now available at $2990 per package. An evaluation package is available www.nxn-software.com
SDL International announced the launch of www.Click2Translate.com, their new online translation site. Click2Translate offers a diverse range of translation services on the Internet, providing a secure, fast and economical way to obtain translations online. Click2Translate offers 3 levels of translation service: Professional human translation, Edited translation and Automatic computer-generated translations. These offer customers the opportunity to obtain the appropriate level of translation according to their desired quality and budget.
Click2Translate offers over 90 language combinations across its three service levels. www.sdlintl.com
matterCast Inc. announced the beta release and demonstration site for its SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) based e-Publishing and collaboration solution for serving Adobe PDF content on the web. The first in a series of planned releases aimed at automating the digital content supply chain, matterCasts SVG Document Server allows for the immediate and controlled online distribution of PDF content in SVG format, combining the presentation quality of PDF, the structural features of XML, the web based features of HTML and the collaborative features of a networked environment. matterCast has launched an SVG Demonstration Site to highlight some of the capabilities of its SVG solutions. The site provides samples of SVG content converted from PDF served from matterCasts SVG Document Server, and viewed through matterCasts SVG viewer. In addition, the site allows for the importing of your own PDF content into the SVG Document Server. , www.mattercast.com
FileNET Corporation announced that its ECM software now includes iViews that have been tested and certified for integration with the mySAP Enterprise Portal. As part of its FileNET ECM for mySAP Enterprise Portal offering, FileNET has delivered a series of customized iViews, or mini-portal applications, which enable users to access enterprise content and participate in business processes from within an SAP solutions-based environment. FileNET’s iViews for mySAP Enterprise Portal are available as standard or customized components that adopt the mySAP Enterprise Portal personalization and integration capability. FileNET’s integration for mySAP Enterprise Portal is available now and is free of charge for FileNET customers. Customers can request the integration by accessing www.filenet.com/enterpriseportal
IBM announced it has signed a definitive agreement with Tarian Software to acquire all assets of the company. Tarian is a privately held provider of e-Records management software based in Ottawa, Canada. The acquisition is expected to close in the fourth quarter, 2002. Financial details were not disclosed. The acquisition is meant to strengthen IBM’s Enterprise Content Management offering, a fast-growing segment of its Data Management portfolio and a “key strategic priority for the company”. Once the acquisition is completed, IBM plans to: Integrate Tarian business operations and personnel into the Data Management Software group; Market and sell Tarian technology worldwide through an integrated IBM and Tarian sales force; and leverage Tarian technology across the entire IBM software portfolio – including IBM Content Manager, DB2 database and Lotus software. www.software.ibm.com/data