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Day: November 17, 2002

McObject Adds XML Support to eXtremeDB In-Memory Database

McObject has released an XML interface for its eXtremeDB in-memory database system. The eXtremeDB XML interface enables data exchange between eXtremeDB and other XML-enabled systems, and provides a simplified means for updating underlying database structures. McObject has created a freely downloadable example program demonstrating the integration of the eXtremeDB embedded XML interface and Web Services through SOAP interfaces. eXtremeDB XML supports the W3C XML specification but stores its contents in the eXtremeDB binary format, applying eXtremeDB’s efficient in-memory storage methodology to the imported data. Stored objects retain eXtremeDB’s compact layout, as well as its fast and predictable search methods and updates. With eXtremeDB XML, the database still reads and writes XML in the context of transactions. www.mcobject.com

Equilibrium Launches MediaRich Server for SharePoint

Equilibrium announced the availability of Equilibrium MediaRich Server for Microsoft SharePoint Portal Servers enterprise-wide search, document management and workgroup collaboration environment. The resulting digital asset management solution generates thumbnail previews during search results regardless of the original file format, adds zoom and pan functionality, and provides automated image editing, conversion and delivery for one or multiple images. Equilibrium MediaRich for SharePoint Portal Server allows corporations to maintain revision control for a single high-quality asset, create derivatives on-demand, and deliver consistent brand assets for the Web, print, wireless and Microsoft Office applications with accurate color profiles. Equilibrium MediaRich Server for SharePoint Portal Server is now available worldwide. In North America, the product sells at the standard retail price of $3,999 for the server and a five-seat license. For corporate pricing discounts, please contact Equilibrium. www.equilibrium.com

Autonomy & BEA Ink New Agreement

Autonomy Corporation plc announced a new strategic OEM relationship with BEA Systems. Since 2001, BEA Systems has included Autonomy’s technology with its BEA WebLogic Portal to provide their customers information aggregation, retrieval and knowledge management capabilities. Under the new OEM agreement, BEA will embed Autonomy’s technology into its WebLogic Portal. In addition, the agreement allows BEA to expand the reach of information retrieval to external sources including relational databases and the Web. Autonomy technology is used within BEA WebLogic Portal 7.0 to automate the aggregation, analysis and retrieval of both structured and unstructured information from multiple sources. www.autonomy.com

Ektron Releases CMS300 – XML Content Management

Ektron, Inc. has launched Ektron CMS300. This browser-based system offers content management capabilities with WYSIWYG XML editing functionality. Ektron CMS300 delivers the same features found in Ektron’s other content management solutions, including intuitive work areas for contributors and administrators, scalable workflow, an advanced permissions model, and an Explorer-like content folder design. It includes the browser-based WYSIWYG XML editor, Ektron eWebEditPro+XML. Ektron CMS300 runs on Microsoft Windows servers, and works with several Web application servers including Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP), ASP.NET, Macromedia ColdFusion or PHP. Ektron CMS300 is priced at US$4,999 to $19,999. www.ektron.com