Octave Software, Inc. announced WebOctave M-Class, targeting the small to mid-size business (SMB) market. WebOctave M-Class will be available on Linux and included in the IBM eServer Integrated Platform for e-business. The IBM eServer Integrated Platform includes xSeries hardware, WebSphere Application Server supporting Web Services, and DB2 database software for Linux. The offering will support JAVA-based applications including solutions for finance, retail, e-commerce, telecommunications, distribution and manufacturing. WebOctave M-Class is providing the CM capability for the offering. WebOctave M-Class uses the same architecture as Octave Software’s product for the enterprise, now branded WebOctave E-Class. WebOctave M-Class also includes pre-built components for rapid deployment. WebOctave M-Class will be available on Linux in the first quarter of 2003. Additional platform support will follow. The eServer Integrated Platform for e-business is available through Mainline Information Systems and other authorized IBM Business Partners. www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/linux/integrated, www.octavesoftware.com