Commerce One reports it is building a new collaborative Web services platform based on its XML and standards-based development experience.
The company says the platform is being designed to lower the cost of enterprise application integration and development and to enable companies to create composite applications that deliver enhanced functionality. Targeted for beta availability in Q4 this year, it will also power Commerce One 6.0, a new suite of supplier relationship management (SRM) Web services.
The SRM offering being designed to enable companies to increase visibility and control over their supply chains. Commerce One hopes to deliver high functionality, simplified integration to legacy applications, and connections to third-party business partners through the 6.0 SRM suite.