Thursday June 1, 1:16 pm Eastern Time
Company Press Release
XMLSolutions and bTrade.com Form Strategic Alliance
Integrated Solution to Power e-Business Communities with Highly Secure, Rapidly Deployable EDI to XML Transaction Capabilities
MCLEAN, VA and LAS COLINAS, TX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 1, 2000--
XMLSolutions Corporation, worldwide provider of strategic
business-to-business, XML-based software and services, announced a
partnership with bTrade.com, Inc., global provider of infrastructure
solutions designed to enable any e-Business network. Together the
companies will expand their Global 2000 product and service offerings
through shared technologies and systems integration.
``bTrade.com seamlessly extends existing business models to the
Internet,'' said David Lonsdale, CEO and Chairman of bTrade.com. ``By
partnering with XMLSolutions, we provide e-Business communities with
the ability to immediately exchange any transaction between legacy EDI
formats -- X12 and EDIFACT -- and XML, helping our current and future
joint customers leverage their existing systems to securely buy and
sell anytime, anywhere!''
``XMLSolutions is pleased to incorporate bTrade.com's partner
management functionality and security features with our product line,''
said Kevin Kail, CEO and Chairman of XMLSolutions. ``Together we'll
speed time to market, reduce traditional trading expenses, and
dramatically increase trading partners' trust and loyalty.''
XMLSolutions' XEDI Translator provides the most expansive,
completely customizable EDI solution, expanded trading communities and
cost reduction in trade transaction process and fulfillment. XEDI is
the only solution that fully supports EVERY ANSI X12 and EDIFACT
document produced by major EDI Translators from GE Global Exchange
Services (NYSE:GE - news), Harbinger (NASD:HRBC), Sterling Commerce
(NYSE:SBC - news), and SPS Commerce.
bTrade.com offers a comprehensive suite of services and solutions
that can be integrated easily into existing, new and emerging business
processes. Their component-friendly approach to e-business technology
creates an optimal ``plug and play'' environment that maximizes customer
flexibility and freedom of choice.
XMLSolutions and bTrade.com will deliver a comprehensive
e-business network that will allow customers to rapidly integrate 100%
of their customers and suppliers into a secure digital trading
community. The combined solution will offer guaranteed message
delivery and complete customer profile capability, including support
for open standards and protocols, such as RosettaNet, xCBL, cXML,
ebXML and FpML and BizTalk.
About XMLSolutions Corporation
XMLSolutions Corporation (www.xmls.com) is a leading provider of
XML-based infrastructure software and services allowing companies to
achieve enterprise-to-enterprise information integration, or E2Ei(sm).
XMLSolutions software helps customers aggressively leverage existing
enterprise systems to deploy new enterprise-to-enterprise information
over the Internet.
XMLSolutions is headquartered in Northern Virginia's technology
corridor with offices in Atlanta; Charlotte; Chicago; New York; San
Francisco; Bangalore, India; Seoul, Korea; S. Africa; The Netherlands;
Denmark; Austria; Sweden; Switzerland; Belgium; Germany; France;
Italy; Spain and the UK.
bTrade.com (www.bTrade.com) provides infrastructure solutions that
link e-Business partners and communities, whether Internet- or
legacy-based, without requiring changes to any existing applications.
With a mission of building and deploying e-Business networks,
bTrade.com enables customers to extend their existing business model
to the Internet while dramatically reducing, if not eliminating, the
associated risk, complexity, time and cost.
bTrade.com's experience includes more than 10 years of providing
highly secure, reliable and rapidly deployable e-Business solutions to
a Global 2000 customer base comprising over 100,000 trading partners.
For more information, contact:
Morgen-Walke Associates (representing bTrade.com, Inc.)
For more information, contact:
Pete Arnold Associates