Bigger and Better

Ironside Technologies releases new version server 5.1

PLEASANTON, Calif. -- March 7, 2001 -- PRNewswire -- Ironside Technologies, a supplier of sell-side B2B e-commerce services for the manufacturing and distribution markets, today announced its newest release includes a Vendor Management Suite, a Content Management Suite and an enhanced Order Management Suite all powered by Ironworks Server version 5.1.  The new solutions are designed to help suppliers present, manage and syndicate content and integrate in real-time with their vendors to provide better purchase order processing.

"The addition of the Content Management and Vendor Management Suites strengthens Ironside's position as a leading provider of supplier-focused eCommerce solutions," said Louis Columbus, senior analyst, AMR Research. "Both will greatly enhance a seller's ability to transact with trading partners and provide significant operational efficiencies."

As part of the new Ironside Server, the company has added a Vendor Management Suite, an integrated suite of products that links Ironside powered suppliers to their vendors over the Internet. Using the Vendor Management Suite suppliers can collaborate electronically with vendors during purchase order (PO) creation and processing.

The Ironside Content Management Suite, announced in October, includes the Ironside eCatalog and eContent Manager.  The eCatalog includes parametric search and find capabilities and allows suppliers the full ownership of the maintenance of their e-commerce content as well as the ability to easily syndicate content to multiple on-line channels.

In addition, the newest version of the Ironside Order Management Suite includes enhanced personalization capabilities including Personalized Navigation that allows for Ironside applications to be automatically launched at sign-on based on the buyer's profile.