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Day: December 18, 2005

Hot Banana Software Signs 3 International Partners

Hot Banana Software announced the signing of three International Channel Partner agreements. The latest Hot Banana Channel Partners are; Neshami Company of Kuwait; Zmart of Delft, Holland; and Information Providers, of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Hot Banana is Unicode compliant to enable its Web Content Management Suite to store, retrieve and deliver multiple languages through a single Web site, and can therefore support content in any language including multi-byte languages, such as Chinese, Arabic and all the Eastern European languages. To-date Hot Banana powered Web sites have been translated into: English, Dutch, Polish, Arabic, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, German, Vietnamese, French, Estonian, Spanish, and Farsi. Hot Banana includes translation workflow processes allowing changes to content to trigger appropriate notifications to the assigned translators of the other language versions of that page. , ,

Idiom Announces New Pricing & Packaging

Idiom Technologies, Inc. announced new pricing and packaging options for its WorldServer globalization software. Idiom is also launching several fixed-price, pre-packaged QuickStart professional service offerings that help customers rapidly deploy Idiom WorldServer. With these offerings, Idiom is addressing the translation and localization needs of smaller global enterprises and departments within large international organizations. QuickStart is the company’s newest professional services offering aimed at helping organizations, particularly those in the midmarket, simplify planning, maximize productivity and reduce costs associated with implementing a WorldServer globalization solution. QuickStart helps organizations with requirements analysis and planning, solution design, implementation and testing, and deployment and transition. New pricing and packaging are aimed at simplifying the WorldServer product line. Instead of several application-specific versions, Idiom will now market and sell one WorldServer-branded solution with the same features and functionality across the board. Pricing starts at $75,000 and is based simply on the number of users and server configuration requirements.http://www.idiominc.com

Systinet to Imbed Ipedo’s XML Database

Ipedo announced that Systinet, a provider of solutions for SOA governance and service lifecycle management, will embed Ipedo’s XML database and query technology in the forthcoming Systinet SOA platform. Systinet products include solutions for managing the breadth of SOA information, and provide a unified, approach to defining, understanding and using SOA information for applications for governance, lifecycle management and services discovery. Ipedo provides Systinet with Ipedo XML database and query capabilities, allowing for both storage and XQuery processing of XML documents, including WSDLs, XML Schemas, policies, contracts, taxonomies, and business services. This will allow the Systinet SOA platform to search, analyze and update these documents across large, distributed SOA implementations. http://www.ipedo.com