INDUSTRY NEWS SHORTS
WEB-BASED DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT SOLUTION provider IntraNet Solutions (www.intranetsol. com, Booth #1448) has announced a technology and marketing partnership with Zuno (www.zuno.com), a provider of large-scale Internet electronic commerce software for publishers. The partnership will lead to an integration of Intra.Doc management system and Z-Commerce component software by Q3 of this year.
"Intranet Solutions is banking that adding an E-comm engine to its practical and relatively affordable document-management-for-the-Web approach will give many new Internet publishers an attractive place to begin," according to a Delphi Group (www.delphigroup.com) report.
JOINING FORCES TO OFFER KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS and services are Fulcrum (www.fulcrum.com, Booth #1473) and Cambridge Technology Partners (www.ctp.com). CTP will use Fulcrum's Knowledge Network to recommend and build KM systems and applications for its customers. The system also will be used by CTP's 3,200 employees worldwide. By partnering with an established knowledge retrieval outfit like Fulcrum, CTP is one of the first integrators to embrace knowledge management as a core offering. Fulcrum gets to tap CTP's vertical expertise in customer service and financial applications and experience with building integrated solutions using search and retrieval, groupware, document management and workflow technologies.
ANNOUNCED AT THE AIIM SHOW are two new products from ByteQuest Technologies (www.bytequest.com, Booth #2445): ByteQuery Version 3.0, which allows users to organize all document formats in one classification structure (knowledge map) and associate them, and InterQuest, a Net-based integrated document and image management system designed for use with Microsoft BackOffice. ByteQuery ties document types together in one repository. Version 3.0 includes support for Microsoft Exchange, a computer output online autoclassification module, enhanced object viewing with Internet Explorer support, and enhanced record management functionality. InterQuest allows users to utilize their Web browsers to access an organization's knowledge map.
AN ENHANCED WARRANTY for its backup and storage products has been announced by Exabyte (www.exabyte.com, Booth #1390). Exabyte now offers a three-year warranty on its Mammoth, Elianto 820 tape drives, and 210, 220, 440, 480, 18D and 230D automated tape libraries purchased after April 1, 1998. Warranty coverage of up to five years is available on select products.