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i2 Adds More Verticals To Ra-b2b-it Stew
As vertical B2B marketplaces multiply like rabbits, i2 Technologies is nurturing a warren of its own. The latest addition, FreightMatrix, may prove to be the

b2b ecommerce  Event Summary As vertical B2B marketplaces multiply like rabbits, i2 Technologies is nurturing a warren of its own. Some observers estimate that today's 400 or so B2B sites will proliferate to over 10,000 over the next few years. This hardly seems to be an exaggeration considering that vendors from all areas, ERP, supply chain management, CRM, e-commerce, have discovered synergies between e-markets and their core functionalities. i2 has announced seven since introducing Rhythm eXchange Services in June

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GXS Acquires HAHT Commerce for More Synchronized Retail B2B Data Part Three: Market Impact


There is renewed interest to provide GXS' trading services from other surviving Internet exchange providers to leverage GXS' huge expertise and investment in a global infrastructure to provide its trading services. In particular, GXS could cater for integration between the exchange and the enterprise systems of the members, including diverse back-office and front-office systems, and for processing and routing of transactions between participants.

b2b ecommerce  for More Synchronized Retail B2B Data Part Three: Market Impact Market Impact On January 15, Global eXchange Services , Inc. ( GXS , www.gxs.com ), the large, privately-held business to business (B2B) e-commerce software, services, and solutions pioneer, which operates one of the largest B2B e-commerce networks in the world and manages one billion annual transactions for more than 100,000 trading partners, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire HAHT Commerce ( www.haht.com ).HAHT Read More

GXS Acquires HAHT Commerce or More Synchronized Retail B2B Data Part Four: Challenges and User Recommendations.


With the acquisition of HAHT, GXS is making a play to build out its complementary software offerings--in particular, its product information management (PIM) and data synchronization tools.

b2b ecommerce  or More Synchronized Retail B2B Data Part Four: Challenges and User Recommendations. Challenges On January 15, Global eXchange Services , Inc . ( GXS , www.gxs.com ), the large, privately-held business to business (B2B) e-commerce software, services, and solutions pioneer, which operates one of the largest B2B e-commerce networks in the world and manages one billion annual transactions for more than 100,000 trading partners, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire HAHT Commerce ( Read More

GXS Acquires HAHT Commerce for More Synchronized Retail B2B Data Part Two: HAHT Commerce


HAHT PIM is a strategic solution designed to meet current and evolving standards for collaborative trading. It empowers manufacturers to manage product information and optimize product data synchronization from product launch through to sunset via the automation of internal and external business processes with trading partners.

b2b ecommerce  for More Synchronized Retail B2B Data Part Two: HAHT Commerce Event Summary On January 15, Global eXchange Services , Inc. ( GXS , www.gxs.com ), the large, privately-held B2B e-commerce software, services and solutions pioneer, which operates one of the largest B2B e-commerce networks in the world and manages one billion annual transactions for more than 100,000 trading partners, announced that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire HAHT Commerce ( www.haht.com ). HAHT Commerce is based in Raleigh, Read More

B2B E-business in the Supply Chain: New Services and Technologies Require Companies to Reevaluate Their Strategies


IT groups aspire to standardize on common integration platforms, but the pressure to integrate with business partners quickly often forces companies to favor expediency over strategy. With so many technology choices, it’s important to understand the role each can play when building an overall business-to-business (B2B) strategy. Learn about the four points you should consider when evaluating vendors and service providers.

b2b ecommerce  , B2B Business , B2B ECommerce , B2B Marketing , B2B Advertising , B2B Companies , B2B Services , Service-oriented Architecture SOA , Application of Integration , Business Application Integration , IT groups aspire to standardize on common integration platforms, but the pressure to integrate electronically with business partners as quickly as possible often forces companies to favor expediency over strategy. One manager AMR Research spoke with in our research said that B2B e-business gets so complex, we Read More

3 Countries Open the Gate


EC-Gate creates a wireless vertical marketplace to enable B2B e-commerce. The first of several wireless virtual communities were unveiled at three international conferences in the Netherlands, Brazil, and Canada.

b2b ecommerce  solution. EC-Gate's solution enables B2B transactions within multiple vertical markets in a real-time, virtual environment, with the power of the Internet and the continuous reach and versatility of wireless communications. We are able to establish a whole new level of interaction within the B2B markets, said Sebastian Kuntz, CEO of EC-Gate. EC-Gate offers businesses a wide array of services ranging from online trading communities to advanced back-office solutions, allowing all participants to Read More

Adsmart Blazes Vertical B2B Trail


Online advertising network Adsmart will be developing ad networks based on vertical business-to-business markets. This may reduce some of the variability of reliance on consumer sites, but is a quite different business from the one they are used to.

b2b ecommerce  Blazes Vertical B2B Trail Event Summary Adsmart is a privately held company in which CMGI (Nasdaq: CMGI) has a majority stake. As an online advertising network, Adsmart's function is to bring advertising to websites. Adsmart has experience serving websites that are too small to manage their own advertising, although it does have many large brand name sites on their client list. Part of the company's added value is to match advertisers with websites whose surfership is likely to respond to the Read More

Hubspan is in Suppliers’ Corner


Founded in June, Hubspan helps suppliers connect to a buyer-centric B2B world.

b2b ecommerce  suppliers consider participating in B2B marketplaces as a requirement for survival in an extremely competitive environment, but find that joining even one marketplace, let alone many, to be a difficult and expensive process. Based in Seattle, Washington, Hubspan thinks it has found the answer to suppliers' problems. Its marketplace connectivity software offers access to any e-procurement system via real-time interfaces that support the gamut of protocols including cXML, EDI, and RosettaNet. Hubspan Read More

Branding and Positioning: What’s the Difference? And Can You Afford It?


Understanding the difference between branding and positioning is especially important if you're involved in marketing B2B software. That difference can seriously impact the cost of marketing your software.

b2b ecommerce  you're involved in marketing B2B software, and I'll explain why. I'll also explain why the difference can mean a huge difference in the cost of marketing your software. Positioning: The Mental Space to Build a Brand At my firm we define positioning as a mental space that you can own with an idea that has compelling meaning to the recipient. It's in that mental space where the product's benefits and the customer's most important needs meet, and hopefully stick. Later in this column, I'll provide Read More

The Three Cs of Successful Positioning Part Two: The Channel


One of the most effective and efficient ways to develop a successful marketing position for B2B software is to begin with the sales channel, especially if you have limited time and resources.

b2b ecommerce  play in positioning your B2B software for success. In this article, the second in a series on the 3Cs of positioning—channel, customer, and competition—we'll explore how the channel can enhance your positioning process. In my last column , I introduced the 3Cs and summarized how your positioning effort can benefit from a thorough understanding of them. In this column, I'll explain why you should always start your positioning process with the channel, especially if you have limited time and resources. Read More

Speed-to-Market: Implementing an E-commerce Platform in Three Months


This paper provides guidance on how B2B and B2C companies can navigate a variety of e-commerce implementation choices to accelerate time-to-market. It outlines various platform options and provides insight on important features that organizations should look for when evaluating solutions and vendors.

b2b ecommerce  provides guidance on how B2B and B2C companies can navigate a variety of e-commerce implementation choices to accelerate time-to-market. It outlines various platform options and provides insight on important features that organizations should look for when evaluating solutions and vendors. Read More

SCT Corp Previews New B2B Planning, Execution, and eProcurement Suite


SCT Corporation is taking its new business-to-business software solution supply chain for process manufacturers and distributors on a road trip. Find out first impressions of its bold entry into Internet B2B.

b2b ecommerce  Corp Previews New B2B Planning, Execution, and eProcurement Suite SCT Corp Previews New B2B Planning, Execution, and eProcurement Suite S. McVey - February 23rd, 2000 Event Summary On February 8 at the Ritz Carlton in Boston, SCT Corporation demonstrated iProcess.sct, its new business-to-business (B2B) software solution supply chain for process manufacturers and distributors. The meeting followed a debut event in New York City and is part of an international road trip through the U.S., Europe, and the Read More

Using ERP to Deliver Ecommerce for Engineer to Order Companies


Engineer-to-order (ETO) companies can use enterprise software to implement eCommerce strategies in order to improve customer service, reduce waste, and increase profits. This white paper outlines the ways that enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can facilitate ETO eCommerce by opening portals to suppliers, project collaborators, and customers. Realize the benefits of eCommerce in the ETO setting with ERP software.

b2b ecommerce  ERP to Deliver Ecommerce for Engineer to Order Companies Engineer-to-order (ETO) companies can use enterprise software to implement eCommerce strategies in order to improve customer service, reduce waste, and increase profits. This white paper outlines the ways that enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can facilitate ETO eCommerce by opening portals to suppliers, project collaborators, and customers. Realize the benefits of eCommerce in the ETO setting with ERP software. Read More

Will Glovia Glow Again Through Its Hub And VARs?


While Glovia continues its revamping as a holistic B2B e-business provider for manufacturers and service companies beyond core ERP, its ongoing management reshuffling, its fledgling channel and traction for multiple products will be challenges to be tamed.

b2b ecommerce  a provider of wide-ranging B2B solutions to enable enterprises to create collaborative processes, on August 8, Glovia International , an e-business applications provider and a subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) with headquarters in El Segundo, CA, announced that MSI Solutions, Inc. / APCO Technologies , S.A. de C.V. has been selected as the latest value-added reseller (VAR) in the new Glovia Affiliate Program that was launched in February. The program's idea has been to include member companies who Read More

IONA Purchases Netfish Technologies (And Much, Much More)


As the last step in a long list of acquisitions, IONA Technologies has purchased Netfish Technologies, a provider of integrated XML-based B2B process collaboration solutions. This acquisition, along with six others including the Sagavista EAI technology, completes IONA’s strategy to create a Total Business Integration™ solution with the IONA Suite.

b2b ecommerce  provider of integrated XML-based B2B process collaboration solutions. The total consideration of 5.5 million shares of IONA common stock, approximately $270 million based on IONA's closing price of $49.0625 per share on February 14, 2001, to be accounted for as a purchase. This acquisition, along with six others including the Sagavista EAI technology from Software AG (which had recently purchased Saga Systems ), completes IONA's strategy to create a Total Business Integration solution , a Read More