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Web CMS Content Classification and Taxonomy Integration

PaperThin CommonSpotPaperThin, a mid-market Web Content Management (CMS) vendor has announced advanced content classification and discovery capabilities in their CommonSpot Content Server version 4.6. The product's taxonomy module now provides out-of-the-box taxonomy management for Web content administrators and contributors. New features include a taxonomy term editor and a taxonomy API, along with a facet-based navigation element.

BEA and Day to Bridge Enterprise Content Repositories

BEA and Day Software, a provider of content management and content infrastructure software, today announced that they have entered into an alliance to deliver a JSR 170-compliant connector for BEA WebLogic Portal.

The Day repository connector is designed to enable BEA WebLogic Portal to interact with enterprise content repositories, such as Day's Content Repository Extreme (CRX), that are compliant with the new JSR 170 industry standard.

Verisign Grabs Moreover Technologies

In a move rumored to be worth between $25 and 30 mil, Verisign has announced the acquisition of London-based Moreover Technologies. This follows closely on the heels of Verisign's $2.3 mil acquisition of Dave Weiner's and the related ping server.

Content Managment & Personalization

Content Management Professionals (CM Pros), the international professional association for content management experts, today announced the speaker line-up for its Fall 2005 Summit, to be held at the Westin Copley in Boston, Massachusetts on November 28.

Interwoven ECM Conference, London

InterwovenThe Interwoven GearUp '05 Europe conference is scheduled to kick off next week in London, featuring presentations from world-class ECM customers; over 20 leading partner sponsors; developers; and other ECM industry experts. The event's theme reflects a fundamental focus for European enterprises and professional services firms: learning to 'Profit from Your Content.'

PaperThin Named to Deloitte's Fast 50

PaperThin, a mid-market Web Content Management (CMS) vendor has again been named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 Program for New England. The program is a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in New England by Deloitte & Touche.

The company has achieved over 300 percent revenue growth over the past five years.

Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta 2 Released

Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta 2 is now available for download. Also known as the 1.8 Beta 5 milestone, this is the last beta release of the next major Firefox update and is aimed at testers, extension/theme authors and Web developers. The final release of Firefox 1.5, is scheduled for later this year.

Firefox 1.5 Beta 2 can be downloaded from the Firefox project page.


IXIASOFTIXIASOFT, a producer of native XML databases and search engines, has announced the availability of TEXTML Server 3.6. This latest release targets organizations who requiring enterprise scalability, enabling efficient management, search, and sort for extremely large document databases.

Mozilla Launches Online Developer Center

FirefoxMozilla Corp., the developer of the Firefox Web browser, has announced the public beta of the Mozilla Developer Center (MDC).

MDC provides comprehensive resources for building Web sites and Web applications for all Web browsers. The site also features technical information for developers who are targeting support for the upcoming release of Firefox 1.5 as well as resources for developing Firefox-specific Extensions and plug-ins.

Day Launches JSR-170 CMS Repository Connectors

Day Software a provider of content management and content infrastructure software, has announced that the company is launching a series of standardized connectors for leading legacy repositories.

The repository connectors are fully compliant with the Content Repository for Java Technology API standard (JSR170). The first of these groundbreaking interfaces to be delivered is for EMC Documentum.

Kentico Revs Web CMS, Adds Web Forms Support

Kentico Software, a Czech Web Content Management (Web CMS) software vendor, has updated their Kentico ASP.NET CMS product to v1.7, adding Web Forms and Staging capabilities. The new version allows business users to create, publish, and generate reports from on-line forms without any programming.

University Websites Come of Age

University websites have matured significantly over the last 2-3 years. There are fewer pictures of buildings and smiling faces, and greater focus on helping students decide why they should enroll.

emagiC Retools Web CMS for .NET

Emagine launches the first version of emagiC Web CMS based on .NET technology. The new release expands Emagine's CMS product range. emagiC CMS.Net is designed and developed for version 2.0 of the .NET framework.

Magnolia 2.1 Java Web CMS Released

Magnolia Organization has released Magnolia v2.1, a major update to the Magnolia Content Management System (CMS). Magnolia 2.1 provides a host of new features and turns the JSR-170 based content management system into an Enterprise Suite.

Why Web Managers are Leaders

The Web requires leadership if it is to achieve its full potential. That leadership will rarely be given by senior management. So that means it's up to you.

Transparent, Distributed File Synchronization

One product helped nearly to “market” by Google's recent Summer of Code is James Anderson's open-source Tsync. Tsync keeps a set of files consistent across many machines, even if those devices involve differing degrees of connectivity and availability. “It does so while requiring minimal effort from the user,” says Anderson. “At the same time it maintains security, robustness to failure, and fast performance.” If you're managing clusters of web content delivery servers, this might just be the thing for you (once its production).

Sun and Fatwire Offer Free Web CMS for Sun Portals

Sun Microsystems and FatWire Software, a provider of Web Content Management solutions, have announced an agreement to offer unlimited use licenses of FatWire Spark Portal Content Management (pCM) to new and existing Sun Java System Portal Server customers, including Sun Java Enterprise System (Java ES) and Sun Java Application Platform Suite subscribers, at no additional charge.

Microsoft Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

The Microsoft Professional Developer's Conference (PDC 2005) is in full swing. There's more news than a body can keep up with, but this is one piece that the CMSWire audience is surely tuned to.

Microsoft has been quiet about MCMS vNext for some time. News has trickled out via blogs and tech conferences, we're aware of Office 12, Sharepoint and MCMS merging, SharePoint being the future foundation, etc. But now we have some more complete info and (finally) straight from the horse's mouth.

Its Billy's turn to put on the mantle of Enterprise Content Management.

EPiServer .NET CMS Adds Skype Integration

Swedish Web CMS vendor, ElektroPost, today announced the addition of a Skype-based visitor interaction module for their popular Web Content Management product. The new module, the EPiServer Webchat will be sold as an add-on base content management system.

Sitellite PHP Web CMS Adds Blogging

Blogging, yes a popular item these days, was previously available from Sitellite producer Simian Systems, but you might of had to pester the right people in the right mood, etc.

As of yesterday blogging has been added as an off the shelf feature of the Sitellite v4.2 Pro version.