Vignette Corp. announced the initial availability of Vignette Application Builder 7.0, the company’s composite application solution that now leverages the Web Services for Remote Portals (WSRP) standard. Vignette partners now have the opportunity to augment other portal vendors’ technologies by leveraging Vignette Application Builder’s WSRP production capabilities to deliver targeted solutions for specific business needs and vertical industries, regardless of the underlying architecture. With support for the production of WSRP, Vignette Application Builder now enables application designers to create federated portal applications that can be centrally deployed but consumed by multiple, distributed portals. Vignette Application Builder 7.0 will be generally available in the third quarter of 2004.