Veridocs announced that XMLdocs Beta Version is available free for a limited time. XMLdocs is a hosted, Web-based system for creating and managing user-friendly XML content management solutions. XMLdocs Version 1, slated for release in February 2003, will be available on a hosted basis. With XMLdocs, organizations can create XML document templates for everything from press releases and product descriptions to knowledge-based articles and help documents. Using these templates, non-technical users write XML documents in XMLdoc’s XML word processor. Documents can then be exported for publication on a Web site or elsewhere through a simple Web Service.
DataPower Technology, Inc. announced the immediate availability of the DataPower XS40 XML Security Gateway, a network device purpose-built to secure XML-based applications at wirespeed across the entire enterprise with ease. The XS40 device combines wirespeed performance, comprehensive security and agility to allow enterprises to overcome the largest barrier to adopting XML Web Services both internally and externally. With XG3 – DataPower’s XML processing technology – the XS40 is able to parse, validate schema, decrypt, verify signatures, transform, sign and encrypt XML message flows with the wirespeed performance necessary. The XS40 integrates XML/SOAP filtering, encryption, digital signatures, and data validation at the message level or at the XML field level. The DataPower XS40 XML Security Gateway is shipping today. www.datapower.com
Global Moxie announced the immediate release of Big Medium, a content management system that makes it easy to manage dynamic, fast-changing websites. The software’s browser-based interface allows non-technical staff to add, edit and publish Web content without needing to learn HTML. Designed to fit within the technical resources and budgets of even the smallest businesses and non-profits, Big Medium delivers power and flexibility to organizations that typically find themselves unable to access or afford Web management tools. Big Medium is a suite of Perl scripts that runs on UNIX servers, including Linux, Mac OSX, Solaris and FreeBSD. Big Medium can manage hundreds of websites on a single server, allowing organizations to provide individual departments, products, employees, teachers or students with their own sites. Big Medium was designed to help manage content-rich, frequently updated sites such as news sites, marketing sites, corporate intranets or education sites that require daily, weekly or monthly updates. Big Medium is available today from the Global Moxie website and is licensed for $299, with free updates for one year. The product runs on servers operating the UNIX operating system, including Linux, Mac OSX, Solaris and FreeBSD. www.globalmoxie.com