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Day: September 13, 2005

FAST Partners with LegitiName

Fast Search & Transfer (FAST) and The Legitiname Group, a developer of brand management solutions announced an OEM partnership through which FAST InStream will enhance the search capabilities of LegitiNames’s brand and trademark protection solutions. LegitiName offers brand protection and e-market intelligence services. The LegitiName “Brand & Market” approach provides the essential backbone of a company’s e-marketing strategy by protecting intellectual property and securing a company’s Internet market presence. LegitiName will integrate FAST’s OEM enterprise search capabilities into its entire suite of brand management solutions, which will provide superior brand monitoring services to the company’s customers. http://www.legitiname.com, http://www.fastsearch.com

Alfresco Open Source Content Management System Certified on JBoss

Alfresco, Inc. announced that JBoss, Inc. has certified the Alfresco content management system on the JBoss Enterprise Middleware System. The certification, which follows testing of the Alfresco system by JBoss, assures customers using Alfresco to develop portals of tight interoperability with JBoss Portal 2.0, a component of the JBoss Enterprise Middleware System. Developers can use the Alfresco and JBoss open source products together to develop, at zero licensing cost, enterprise-class portals. Alfresco‘s open source system is a content repository with meta-data and dictionary support, full-text indexing and retrieval, rules-based processing and collaboration capabilities. Its user interface includes a portal framework based on JSR-168 portlets and JSR-127 JavaServer Faces. The Alfresco system’s architecture uses aspect-oriented programming to allow developers to use only the functionality they require and scale the content management system as needed. http://www.alfresco.org

Sun & FatWire Offer Free Portal Content Management Licenses to Sun Java Enterprise System Subscribers

Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW) and FatWire Software announced an agreement to offer unlimited use licenses of FatWire Spark Portal Content Management (pCM) to new and existing Sun Java System Portal Server customers, including Sun Java Enterprise System (Java ES) and Sun Java Application Platform Suite subscribers, at no additional charge. Customers can download FatWire Spark pCM immediately and access the range of functions executed from within the Java System Portal Server portlets, including: Content Creation & Management, for allowing business users to create and manage content from within the portal interface; Content Delivery, which includes four pre-built reference portlets for content display and provides developer interfaces and documentation for building additional portlets; and Administration, to help administrators manage asset types and publishing processes. Sun and FatWire plan to share technical support responsibility, with Sun taking the initial customer call. FatWire Spark pCM runs on the Solaris 10 Operating System, supporting both SPARC processor-based and x86 platforms. http://sun.com, http://www.fatwire.com