Neben dem USWest-Deal hier gleich der nächste (merkwürdigerweise nur auf der Intershop-hp USA und UK zu finden). Dort gibt's auch die dritte heutige Meldung, nämlich zu enfinity.
Nortel Networks Selects INTERSHOP Hosting Software
New York, New York, December 13, 1999 – INTERSHOP Communications, Inc., the world’s leading provider of sell-side electronic commerce software, today announced the signing of a licensing agreement with Nortel Networks to provide electronic commerce software to be used as part of Nortel’s hosted e-commerce solution for service providers, one of the key offerings in Nortel Networks’ Managed Application Services Initiative.
Under the agreement, one of the largest for INTERSHOP ePages to date, Nortel Networks will modify ePages to offer hosted e-commerce solutions that meet the needs of its Application Service Provider (ASP) customers. The extended functio-nality includes voice and interactive customer service features and is an important part of Nortel Networks’ complete managed application solutions.
“As the global leader in sell-side e-commerce applications, INTERSHOP is an ideal fit for Nortel Networks’ new Managed Application Service initiative,” said Rich Caruso, president Application Service Provider Market Segment, Service Provider and Carrier Group of Nortel Networks. “We were intrigued by the scalability, flexibility and template-driven design of INTERSHOP’s store fronts, which are key features for successful mass-deployment of self-service e-commerce in this growing market.”
With INTERSHOP ePages, Nortel Networks will offer its customers the ability to rapidly deploy thousands of electronic storefronts, a clear upgrade-path to extended functionality, template-driven store design, and features to create multiple private branded communities of sellers on the Internet.
“We are excited to cooperate with Nortel Networks’ in the emerging multi-billion dollar ASP market,” stated Jim Demetros, vice president of sales at INTERSHOP. “With this relationship, Nortel Networks and INTERSHOP have combined expertise and leadership in creating the high performance Internet and offering new e-commerce applications for small and mid-sized businesses that are easy to use, expandable and cost-efficient.”