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Month: January 2010 (Page 2 of 7)

Team Informatics Acquires Frontline Logic

TEAM Informatics has completed the acquisition of Frontline Logic, a software engineering firm focused on Oracle Universal Content Management (UCM) solutions (formerly Stellent), Google enterprise search, and Kofax document imaging. Both TEAM and Frontline are Certified Partners in the Oracle Partner Network (OPN). Frontline was formed in 2001 to focus on Stellent enterprise content management solutions. With the acquisition of Stellent in 2007 by Oracle, Frontline has become an Oracle partner. In addition, Frontline has programs underway with Google Search Appliance and Kofax technologies, as well as an ECM training offering. For both companies, Oracle Fusion Middleware has been the flagship capability. Within Fusion Middleware, TEAM is an Oracle Pillar Partner for Enterprise 2.0 in the US and Australia-New Zealand regions. E2.0 includes UCM, WebCenter, Records Management, Imaging, and Business Process Management. TEAM and Frontline have been establishing partnerships in other Fusion areas such as Identity Management, Service Oriented Architecture, Business Intelligence, and Platforms/DB. The combined company has offices in St. Paul, Kokomo, Sydney, and Anchorage.

Serendipity 1.5.2 released

Serendipity 1.5.2 has been released to address the outstanding issue of SQLite installations with Serendipity. Upgrading an earlier version of Serendipity prior to 1.5.1 to this version should work without any problems, fixing the database upgrades that were faulty in Serendipity 1.5.1.

Red Hat Launches

Red Hat has launched a new online community focused on promoting everything open source. Aside from Red Hat’s own technologies, the site also promotes open source software and technology throughout various industries. The posted goals of the site is to promote open exchange, collaboration, rapid prototyping, and crowdsourcing to develop technologies for the greater good of humanity.

SDL Consolidates Brand

SDL plc has consolidated branding in order to be recognized globaly under a single brand. Through a series of acquisitions and research and development investment, SDL has expanded its technology footprint from Language Technology into Structured Content Technologies, Web Content Management and most recently eCommerce Technologies. To better convey SDL’s end-to-end content platform, the company is relaunching as a new consolidated brand. As of now, all business units in SDL, including SDL Tridion, SDL XySoft and SDL TRADOS Technologies, SDL Enterprise Technologies and SDL Language Services, will be referred to as divisions of SDL. The different business units of SDL will become one of five specialized divisions‚ Structured Content Technologies; Web Content Management Solutions; eCommerce Technologies; Language Technologies; and Language Services.

EntropySoft Adds Open Text Vignette Connector

EntropySoft announced the commercial release of an Open Text Vignette Content Management connector. Features for the read/write connector include preparing Vignette content for search, e-discovery, Records Management or for daily document transfers. This connector aims to facilitate web publishing of content coming from different sources and speed up the update of sites. The connector should also be able to integrate vertical applications working with Vignette content. The EntropySoft Vignette Content Management connector works with the Vignette Management Console API. The connector is a single java library, a .jar file. The EntropySoft Vignette connector allows the creation and modification of Vignette objects such as sites, channels, projects and documents. The Vignette connector will be CMIS-compliant when the specification is available. The Vignette connector can also be integrated in third-party applications or used in conjunction with EntropySoft’s content hub or Content ETL.

Glyph Launches Free Mobile App Localization Program

Glyph Language Services has launched a limited time offer to localize mobile applications and games for free. New clients can receive localization and emulator testing services for one Android or iPhone app in one target language. The offer includes localization of up to 1000 words of content from the UI, source code and distribution portal, as well as emulator testing of the localized app. Available target languages include English, Spanish (Spain or Latin America), French, Italian, German, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Polish, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Korean or Japanese. Announces New Features announced two new features that affect how its users view and share content on the Box platform. The first feature is an integrated content viewer that provides full-viewing capabilities online for a range of files inside the Box environment. The second feature, to be released over the next few weeks, aims to make it easy for users to share and embed all types of files anywhere on the web. These new capabilities are a result of’s recent acquisition of Increo Solutions and represent a step towards transitioning more users from a desktop environment and into Cloud-based content management. The integrated content viewer and embedding features support popular file formats, including Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, PDFs, images, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator files, audio and video. The ability to view and share content regardless of desktop software is geared towards a mobile and web-based workforce. Cloud Content Management facilitates sharing that is also trackable, giving IT departments visibility into how content moves within an organization and beyond. The Box platform also features workflow management, organic content discovery, trackable sharing, and can connect to other cloud solutions – such as and Google Apps – through its OpenBox platform.

NewsGator Acquires Tomoye

NewsGator announced that it reached a final agreement for the acquisition of Tomoye, which focuses on enterprise social computing built on Microsoft technologies. Via Tomoye, NewsGator adds a large market share of “Government 2.0” installations. Tomoye has experience in enterprise social computing, communities of practice, and cross-enterprise learning and collaboration dating to its inception in 2000. Similar to NewsGator Social Sites, Tomoye’s Ecco social computing software enhances Microsoft SharePoint by adding capabilities, including social media, social networking and communities. The acquisition adds to NewsGator’s support of SharePoint to encompass the Microsoft .NET Framework, Microsoft Windows SharePoint Server (WSS), Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. This combination of product offerings could cover many scenarios from a quickly deployed standalone platform, to an integrated SharePoint WSS solution, to a customized MOSS 2007 deployment; and from intranet collaboration and expertise discovery to extranet customer and partner interactions to Internet communities for customers. NewsGator and Tomoye are both Certified Gold partners of Microsoft.

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