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Day: October 21, 2003

Gilbane Report & Exgenex Form Lighthouse Seminars & Launch Content Management Conferences

The Gilbane Report has formed Lighthouse Seminars, LLC in partnership with Exgenex to expand its conference business. Lighthouse Seminars will develop targeted events focused on content technology and industry trends, and will provide focused, content-rich and independent events that businesses are looking for by combining in-depth IT management discussions with best practices and case studies developed under the auspices of the Gilbane Content Technology Works initiative. Gilbane conferences produced by Lighthouse Seminars initially include: March 24 – 26, 2004 at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles, focused technology and solutions for managing data-rich content, such as information associated with complex products found in aerospace and defense, and media-rich content, such as digital assets used in training, brand marketing, and media and entertainment applications; and October, 2004 in New York City, focused on content technology for financial service applications and marketing operations. The Gilbane Report will continue to work with existing conference partners, including Seybold Seminars, who produces the Gilbane Conference on Content Management at Seybold San Francisco, IDEAlliance, AIIM, and TechnoForum/Reed. www.lighthouseseminars.com, www.gilbane.com/CM_conference_LA_04.html, www.exgenex.com

IBM Simplifies Content Management Software

IBM announced new simplified, full-functioned content management systems designed for the mid-market customer, with support for major Linux platforms, tighter integration with IBM’s software portfolio, and enhanced records management and information archiving capabilities. IBM DB2 Content Manager Express is available as of October 14, 2003. It is priced at $9,375 per server and $1,063.00 per concurrent user. IBM DB2 Content Manager for Linux is available as of October 21, 2003. It is priced at $29,000 per Server and $2,500 per concurrent user and is available for RedHat, SuSe, and United Linux. IBM DB2 Records Manager version 3 is available as of September 9, 2003, and is priced at $24,000 per server and $250 per concurrent user. Though optimized for Windows 2000, applications running on any platform can be enabled to run on the Records Manager. IBM DB2 CommonStore for SAP will be available on October 31, 2003. It is priced at $29,000 per Server and $244 per Named User. IBM DB2 CommonStore for Exchange Server and Lotus Domino will be available on October 31, 2003. It is priced at $29,000 per Server, $30 per Registered User and $12,500 per Gateway. www.ibm.com/software/data/cm