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Day: September 15, 2003

Pindar Systems Releases Agility 2.1

Pindar Systems announced the availability of Agility 2.1, an update that adds new enterprise platform and application support, Java and Web ease-of-use features, and workflow/functionality enhancements. Pindar Systems has added to Agility interfaces for its Java and Web clients, and other productivity features. New workflow enhancements include event triggering on workflow state changes, auto-advance of “child” states, defined “next states,” and extended auto-transition rules. New functionality features include check-in and check-out for documents and digital media assets, new capabilities for automating the creation of complex tables, and automated Enterprise Java Beans functionality. Agility 2.1 supports Adobe’s InDesign 2.0 desktop publishing system, and the QuarkXpress desktop publishing product. IBM’s Websphere and BEA’s WebLogic application servers are supported as well as IBM’s DB2, Oracle 9i and MS SQL Server 2000 database products. Agility 2.1 also now runs on the UNIX AIX/Solaris platforms in addition to Microsoft Windows 2000. www.pindarsystems.com

Xerox Unveils DocuShare 3.1

Xerox Corporation unveiled DocuShare 3.1. The new software components include two add-on modules that make it easier for end users to share information. Built on the Dralasoft Workflow engine, the Enterprise Workflow add-on component extends DocuShare’s core document approval and routing capabilities. For Web collaboration on team projects and documents, DocuShare users can integrate DocuShare Interact an add-on built on Sparrow Web technology developed at Palo Alto Research Center. DocuShare Interact allows people to create shared, collaborative Web pages for project management, reports, calendars, meetings, to-do lists, blogs, and other types of group work that needs to be published and updated on the Web. In addition, the DocuShare Developer Environment enables further development and customization of DocuShare solutions. The entry-level U.S. list price for a complete DocuShare system with 10 seats is $4,045 and a 100-seat system is $9,995. Existing DocuShare 3.0 customers with a support agreement can upgrade to DocuShare 3.1 at no charge. DocuShare 3.1, DocuShare Interact, DocuShare Enterprise Workflow and DocuShare Developer Environment will be available beginning Oct. 15. www.xerox.com

ClearForest Announces Alliance Program

ClearForest announced the launch of its Alliance Partners Program. The new program provides a comprehensive set of support resources to partners who provide complementary technologies and services for integrating ClearForest software with other enterprise solutions. ClearForest alliance partners already include Endeca, MicroPatent, Alion Science & Technology, and Verity. The Alliance Partner Program is intended to support two core partner groups. Technology Partners — who offer technologies complimentary to ClearForest’s, and Integration Partners — who provide customers with a variety of services including vertical market customization, integration with content management or related applications, development of domain-specific applications built upon the ClearForest platform, customization of Discovery Modules and related implementation and training services. www.clearforest.com

Interwoven Announces Self-Service Solution with iPhrase

Interwoven, Inc. announced the Interwoven Self-Service Solution, enabling organizations to shift customers and employees to online channels to find information, transact business, and resolve issues. Extending an existing relationship with self-service search and navigation provider iPhrase, Interwoven also announced it will re-sell iPhrase One Step, a search and navigation solution. iPhrase’s offerings complement Interwoven’s content management platform, and most importantly Interwoven MetaTagger content intelligence server software, for creating, tagging, managing, and deploying business-critical enterprise content. Utilizing metadata services from Interwoven MetaTagger software and natural language capabilities from iPhrase that understands customers’ intent, users are routed to the proper online application or information that enables them to serve themselves online without ever speaking with a customer service representative. The Interwoven Self-Service Solution with iPhrase can be purchased from Interwoven today. www.interwoven.com