Unicon Inc. announced that it will be distributing and supporting the development and maintenance of both Columbia University’s open-source HyperContent Web content management application and Announcements Channel for Unicon’s Academus Portal and the uPortal community. HyperContent (formerly CuCMS) is an open-source Web content management system developed at Columbia University, featuring a set of management and authoring tools that enable content experts, designers, developers, and administrators to collaborate effectively in the production of Web sites with consistent navigation and design. It uses XML storage for data reuse and Java. Columbia has agreed to let Unicon assist clients in the installation, configuration, training, and troubleshooting of issues associated with the HyperContent Web content management system, which Columbia contributed to the JA-SIG Clearinghouse. www.unicon.net