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Day: November 16, 2004

Blast Radius & IXIASOFT Team to Deliver DITA-based Solution

Blast Radius and IXIASOFT have partnered in creating a content lifecycle solution that integrates their products and the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) standard. DITA, introduced by IBM, is an XML-based architecture for authoring, producing and delivering technical information. TEXTML Server’s native XML support enables management of XML content and advanced searching capabilities, and XMetaL’s XML authoring tool allows administrators to manage different interfaces for each product and to deliver content to multiple outputs. www.ixiasoft.com, www.xmetal.com

CoreMedia Embeds FAST InStream Into its Content Management & DRM Solutions

Fast Search & Transfer (FAST) announced an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partnership with CoreMedia. With this agreement, FAST InStream, an OEM enterprise search solution specifically designed by FAST for ISVs, will be integrated with CoreMedia’s Smart Content Technology and modular Digital Rights Management (DRM) solutions based on the standards of the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA). Supporting both structured and unstructured data, FAST InStream is for all types of software applications, including enterprise portals; Content and Document management systems; Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions; Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions; Business Intelligence (BI) suites and applications; as well as Storage and Archiving solutions. CoreMedia Smart Content Technology is content management software for the creation and operation of high-performance multi-channel content services such as internet, intranet and extranet, knowledge management, product data publishing, media asset management, and digital rights management. CoreMedia DRM enables companies to protect, monetize, and control the rights to digital content. www.coremedia.com, www.fastsearch.com

Mark Logic & Stylus Studio Announce Partnership

Mark Logic Corporation and Stylus Studio announced that the two companies will work together to integrate Stylus Studio’s XQuery development environment with Mark Logic’s Content Interaction Server. This will simplify building content-centric applications in Mark Logic using XQuery, accelerating time-to-market for content application deployment. The goal of the new partnership is to further enhance the XQuery developer environment for deploying mission-critical content-centric applications that help publishers and media companies manage and deliver content faster. www.stylusstudio.com, www.marklogic.com

XyEnterprise Announces Support for Extensible Metadata Platform for XML Publishing Workflows

XyEnterprise announced support for the Extensible Metadata Platform (XMP) in its Content@ content management and XML Professional Publisher (XPP) products. This support will promote efficient data exchange among different groups in publishing workflows, and enhance customization and personalization of publications for specific audiences and markets. The XMP metadata in the XyEnterprise solution will expand the ability to deliver business-critical content through multiple delivery channels. www.xyenterprise.com

XTech 2005, Gilbane Conference to Co-locate in Amsterdam 24-27, May

IDEAlliance, Lighthouse Seminars, and the Gilbane Report announced that XTech 2005 (formerly XML Europe) will be held in conjunction with the Gilbane Conference on Content Management Technologies. Both conferences will take place 24-27 May 2005, at the Amsterdam RAI Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands. XTech 2005 is the European conference for developers and managers working with XML and Web technologies, bringing together the worlds of Web development, open source, semantic Web, and open standards. The Gilbane conference series brings thought leaders and practitioners from the analyst, consultant, integrator, vendor, and enterprise communities together to chart the course of the content technology markets, and provide advice, techniques, best practices, and “Content Technology Works” case studies to help organizations understand and successfully implement the content technologies most critical to their businesses. www.xtech-conference.org, www.lighthouseseminars.com, www.gilbane.com/conferences/overview.html