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Plumtree Content Server 4.0 from Plumtree Software is an engine for creating and publishing Web content within the portal. Content Server allows everyone to contribute information to the portal and each line of business to manage the branding and publication of that content to portal pages and related Web sites. As a foundation service for the Enterprise Web, Content Server brings intranet, extranet and Internet sites into the portal's global framework for security, navigation and knowledge management. Customers benefit from a content-rich Enterprise Web with lower production costs and less intranet sprawl.
11i Upgrade Kit from Ascential Software Corporation and Top Team Inc.is a migration solution for companies upgrading to Oracle 11i applications. This suite of templates is powered by the Ascential DataStage data transformation engine. The 11i Upgrade Kit is available immediately from Ascential and Top Team and can be coupled with Top Team's and Ascential's professional services offerings as part of a complete enterprise data integration solution.
McDATA Sphereon 4500 Fabric Switch from McDATA Corporation is the next evolution in storage networking, a cost-effective, flexible and feature-rich Fibre Channel SAN switch for the mid-range market. Designed from the ground up to address the needs of small to mid-size enterprises, the solution delivers groundbreaking, industry-exclusive features and capabilities previously unattainable in the mid-range market. The only 24-port SAN switch, the Sphereon 4500 offers the highest port density in the industry and delivers connectivity on demand in 8-port increments through McDATAs exclusive FlexPort Technology. It allows companies to build scalable, reliable and easy- to-manage storage networks with the most cost-effective SAN switch on the market.
PowerAnalyzer from Informatica Corporation is a powerful business intelligence (BI) platform now available as a standalone solution. PowerAnalyzer extends Informatica's business analytics software family and delivers a full suite of BI functionality without the complexity, need for extensive training or infrastructure burdens that have left many BI tools on the shelf. The solution is designed to serve the needs of a broad spectrum of users across the company - from information consumers (executives, managers) to information producers (IT, power users). PowerAnalyzer offers a unified, single-server architecture versus the more complex, distributed approach of current BI tools. The product also provides instant value via a scalable, server-based pricing model. This is in stark contrast to BI tools that are often priced as high as thousands of dollars per user.
Coreport CoreProcess from Corechange, a global provider of enterprise portal software, enables business users to leverage Web services and other technologies to assemble and manage automated business processes that can span multiple enterprise systems, transforming the portal into a dynamic business integration hub. Coreport CoreProcess empowers the owners of business processes to create, provision and control dynamic business services and processes that leverage and reuse existing application infrastructure. Using the CoreProcess Designer, business users visually "map" the workflow, user interactions, and system interactions that comprise a business process. When the process map is complete, it is published to the CoreProcess Server, which executes the process. These business processes can integrate with and orchestrate activities across heterogeneous systems through a wide variety of standards-based interfaces, including Web services.
iBaan Value Apps strategy from Baan is a new enabling platform for the rapid creation and deployment of business process solutions. This strategy helps customers manage key business activities across people and applications, enabling companies to unlock the value contained in their existing IT investments. The iBaan Value Apps strategy also helps customers better respond to the current challenging economic climate by creating more responsive, end- to-end business processes throughout the extended enterprise. iBaan Value Apps from iBaan, an Invensys company, leverage OpenWorldX to focus on a business process and engage only the specific software components needed to deliver the solution.
OpenWorldX from Baan is the next generation of proven integration, information and collaboration technologies that reduces the time and effort required to configure and deploy iBaan solutions. OpenWorldX combines, enhances and extends Baan's field proven integration, information and collaboration technologies, including OpenWorld, DEM, B2B Server, Business Intelligence Server and Enterprise Server. Availability of OpenWorldX is expected in early 2003.
iBaan E- Procurement from Baan, part of the Production managmeent division of Invensys PLC., is a Web-based solution that addresses the requisition-to-payment process for indirect materials. The newly released 2.2 version adds capabilities for warehouse requisitions, allocation of a requisition to multiple budgets, more robust approval processing, enhanced receiving and invoicing options and integration to iBaan Sourcing to initiate sourcing activities for off-catalog items.
Coredge Logik My Edition version 2.0 from Coredge Software Inc. offers several new features, including rich document profiling and categorization that makes it easier to find, relate and assess information. Seamless integration with the full Microsoft Office suite, as well as enhanced integration with Outlook 2000, Lotus Notes and Internet Explorer was also added. This multiple point of entry approach enables users to work uninterrupted within these applications, while enjoying the benefits of Logik. This is an easy-to-use tool that allows users to quickly access and evaluate electronic information such as word documents, e-mail and Web content.
Secure Report Distribution Manager v2 (SRDM) from InStranet, Inc. enables BI managers and non-technical business users to search for and distribute reports to the appropriate recipients across the extended enterprise, With SRDM v2, users can access a single centralized location for all reporting information, whether those reports originate from a BI platform, desktop reporting tools, CRM applications or mainframe and AS/400 platforms. Features include powerful organization, aggregation of information, content in context and improved performance.
A series of portlets from Actuate Corporation provide companies running IBM WebSphere Portal with easier access to Actuate-managed content. Actuate has developed these portlets to enable its recently released Actuate 6 to better integrate with the standards-based IBM WebSphere Portal. The Actuate portlets enable IBM WebSphere Portal customers to more easily offer visitors relative, appropriate content.
iCluster V2R0 from DataMirror is next generation resiliency software that provides the highest levels of high availability and clustering support for IBM iSeries customers. A single, integrated software solution, iCluster mirrors critical data in real time from a primary iSeries system to one or more recovery systems and ensures high speed operational switching in the event of an outage. iCluster includes an intuitive Java graphical user interface to manage iSeries clusters as well as provide enhanced data and application resiliency. This solution also enables users to define nodes in a cluster, mirror data and other critical objects to specific nodes, and monitor the entire cluster from a single station. As DataMirror's flagship resiliency solution, iCluster raises the bar for availability features and functionality.
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