Intisoft and Software AG Sign Product Bundling Agreement to provide XML-based E-Business Solutions
Hong Kong (March 23, 2001) Intisoft Commerce Technology Lab, a leading e-business software provider in Asia, and Software AG, one of the world's largest system software providers and a pioneer in XML technology, today announced a strategic partnership. The companies will integrate Software AG's Tamino native-XML database into Intisoft's Xentric XML server to accelerate the deployment of e-business in XML technology covering all of Asia Pacific region.
Software AG's Tamino is a native-XML database server created to store, retrieve and directly manage nearly any information or Internet object. Tamino delivers XML information with exceptional performance for transaction-oriented applications within enterprises or on the Web. It can also integrate data from existing databases into XML structures.
"The integration of business processes and flexible information exchange will become extremely critical factors for success in the world of e-business," stated Mr. James Mok, Sales Director of Software AG (Hong Kong) Ltd. "As an open standard, XML offers the opportunity to merge different applications and databases, even across companies."
Intisoft's Xentric XML Server provides a robust platform for enterprises to collaborate with their business partners, suppliers and customers. The integrated XML application and messaging services provided by Xentric offers the most cost-effective solutions in the market today.
"We are delighted to partner with Software AG. Our partnership creates a premium solution for enterprises seeking to establish comprehensive and influential e-business platforms," said Mr. Dominic Leung, Director of Intisoft. "With Xentric and Tamino, our customers can implement a true native-XML e-business infrastructure in the arena of e-marketplace, e-procurement, workgroup collaboration and e-travel."
Intisoft has taken advantage of XML's interoperability and of the high-performance Tamino XML Database for the Xentric XML Server. This Tamino-based product will allow companies to share information both within organizations and between collaborating parties. It also enables real-time collaborative e-business and provides full integration to a variety of legacy data and ERP systems that meets the demand of traditional companies and Internet Marketplaces.
Xentric XML server together with Tamino XML database server, it lets all businesses communicate, automate and transact with many business partners, suppliers and customers in real time. Both products are highly scalable and reliable, and designed to minimize the total technological investment cost and time. This product bundle also allows enterprises to integrate their e-business applications directly with legacy applications and back-end systems; and to provide support for XML document management, storage, transformation, processing and routing. In this XML architecture, businesses can gain significant advantages in investment cost, deployment time and competitiveness.
"Together, Software AG and Intisoft will deliver XML-based solutions which optimizes business processes and allows e-business to realize its full potential," said Mr. James Mok, Sales Director of Software AG (Hong Kong) Ltd.
About Software AG
Software AG, Darmstadt, Germany, is Europe's largest system software provider and a major global player offering cutting edge technology for data management and electronic business. Since 1998 the company has focused its development activities on XML products for the Internet. With more than 2,600 employees and representatives in 60 countries, Software AG achieved sales revenue of Euro 366 million in 1999. Its distribution and technology partners include market leaders such as IBM, Microsoft and SCO as well as innovative IT solutions providers like Extensibility, Softquad and Instranet. Software AG's products control the central IT processes of thousands of renowned companies worldwide. Some examples of these are Lufthansa, British Sky Broadcasting, ZDF, Dresdner Bank AG, Deutsche Bahn AG (German Rail), BP and VIAG Interkom. Software AG is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (MDAX, Security identification number 724260 / SOWG.F).
About Intisoft Commerce Technology Lab
Intisoft Commerce Technology Lab, a business unit of Intisoft Asia Limited, is a leading developer of Internet software technologies and focuses on the e-business arena. Intisoft provide powerful and flexible e-business solutions with open standards-based XML technology. Found in 1998, Intisoft provide professional products, services, and Internet technologies, complemented by strategic marketing consultation, creative production expertise, program tracking and measurement. Intisoft's products enable businesses to create and extend with suppliers and partners, all of which enhances customer satisfaction.