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Day: April 1, 2003

PureEdge Announces Integrated IBM Digital Content Management Offering

PureEdge Solutions Inc. announced that it is working with IBM to offer an integrated digital content management infrastructure for business process automation. PureEdge is now an IBM Advanced Level Partner, and the two companies will co-market the solution to North American enterprises and government agencies. PureEdges intelligent XML front end integrates with IBMs back end infrastructure offerings to manage process-related content through the lifecycle of each business process, including creation, routing, management and archiving. IBM technology forms the back end of the offering and includes IBM DB2 Content Manager, DB2 Universal Database, WebSphere Portal, WebSphere Application Server, Tivoli Identity Manager and Tivoli Access Manager. Users have the ability to digitally sign documents, use both adhoc and structured routing, work remotely, move data in and out of corporate systems, and store all elements of a process in one secure file. General availability for the packaged integration offering from PureEdge is slated for June 2003. www.pureedge.com

Inxight Announces Licensing Agreement with Plumtree

Inxight Software, Inc. announced a new alliance with Plumtree Software. Plumtree has licensed Inxight’s language processing technology, Inxight LinguistX Platform, to expand the multilingual search capabilities in Plumtree Search Server. Plumtree Search Server queries and indexes content including project documents stored by Plumtree Collaboration Server, Web pages managed by Plumtree Content Server, and content indexed from file systems, Web sites and document databases into the portal’s document directory. With the added multilingual functionality from Inxight, Plumtree Search Server will provide more extensive search returns for international customers. Plumtree Search Server indexes content in the portal’s document directory and frees administrators from having to manage multiple search indexes. Inxight’s technology will add advanced linguistic features for identifying core search terms in multiple languages within Plumtree Search Server. www.inxight.com

FileNet Acquires Shana & Announces Virtual Content Management

FileNet Corporation announced it has acquired Shana Corporation, a provider of electronic forms software. This acquisition will provide FileNet with the technology and experience to address enterprise Forms Management. FileNet and Shana have been marketing an integrated eForms solution for the past year through an OEM partnership. The purchase of Shana is an all cash transaction valued at approximately $8.5 million to acquire all stock in Shana Corporation. Shana’s technical development team will form the core of FileNet’s Canada-based development center and will support further FileNet product development, as well as customer support of FileNet’s eForms offering. Additionally, the company announced the availability of Virtual Content Management (VCM) capabilities for its FileNet P8 product line. With VCM, FileNet customers can access and use content stored in third party repositories including Content Management repositories from IBM, Documentum, and Microsoft, among others. VCM is available as an option to FileNet’s P8 Business Process Manager, Content Manager and Web Content Manager suites. www.filenet.com