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Day: July 21, 2003

Intraspect Launches Collaboration & Knowledge Management Solution for BEA WebLogic Portal 8.1

Intraspect Software, Inc. introduced the Intraspect Collaboration Solution for BEA WebLogic Portal 8.1, in conjunction with the launch of WebLogic Portal 8.1 and WebLogic Platform 8.1 by BEA Systems, Inc. The joint solution allows organizations to augment their BEA-based corporate portals with a full suite of collaboration and knowledge management capabilities to enhance corporate portals. The two technologies can allow users to create contextual communities within the BEA corporate portal that manage collaboration and knowledge around products, services, functions, expertise, customers, or other areas relevant to an organization. Intraspect’s Portal Collaboration Solution for BEA WebLogic Portal 8.1 will be available in August 2003. www.intraspect.com

Venetica to Provide Enterprise Content Integration for Interwoven 6

Venetica announced its plans to support integration to the Interwoven 6 Platform. Through an alliance formed in December 2001, Interwoven delivers Venetica’s enterprise content integration capabilities to Interwoven TeamSite Content Server customers through its ContentProvider Integration Server allowing business users to discover and work with critical documents from within Interwoven TeamSite Content Server – regardless of how or where the content is stored. In addition, Venetica is planning to make available a Bridge for Interwoven TeamSite Content Server repositories. This will enable companies to more easily leverage content created and managed within TeamSite Content Server from various business applications and portals. www.interwoven.com, www.venetica.com

CambridgeDocs Announces PDF2Word for Round-trip Editing

CambridgeDocs announced the upcoming release of a new plug-ins for Microsoft Word: PDF2Word and Word2PDF. These plug-ins, part of the CambridgeDocs XML Content Backbone, showcase the functionality of XML by achieving two-way conversion of PDF files. The PDF2Word plug-in converts existing PDF files into RTF format for editing by Microsoft Word. The plug-ins add menu items to Microsoft word, which include opening PDF files. The other menu options include the ability to save to XML, and publishing to PDF using XSL:FO (XSL:formatting objects). The PDF2Word conversion keeps images, vector graphics, and formatting aspects of the PDF file as close as possible to the original. It works with Microsoft Word 2000 and Word XP. PDF2Word will be available for download from CambridgeDocs web site immediately. It retails for $199, but is being offered for a special introductory price of $99. Word2PDF will be available during Q3 of this year. www.cambridgedocs.com