A2i, Inc. announced that its xCat system will support the new version of IBM’s e-commerce platform, and also provide even tighter integration between the catalog content management capabilities of xCat and the e-commerce capabilities of version 5.5 WebSphere Commerce. In addition to support for WebSphere Commerce 5.5, which expands its capabilities for both B2B and B2C applications, A2i offers compatibility across all of IBM’s strategic software products, including its DB2 Universal Database, WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere MQ software, running on a variety of different operating systems, including Linux. www.a2i.com