EoExchange, Inc. to Deliver Industry Search Service to All 57 VerticalNet Industrial Trading Communities.Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 2, 2000
EoExchange's Service Live on 55 Communities to Date Including
Chemical Online, Water Online, and Power Online
EoExchange, Inc., a provider of search, monitor, and notification infrastructure for online businesses, media companies, and global enterprises today announced the deployment of industry search powered by EoExchange on 55 communities owned by VerticalNet, Inc. (Nasdaq:VERT), the Internet's leading network of business-to-business communities of commerce. By the end of this year, EoExchange's industry search service will be found on all 57 VerticalNet trade communities' home pages labeled as "Web Resource Center." Professionals can use this resource area to find information on associations, publications and research specific to their industry from around the Web. A large number of VerticalNet properties already have this service live including Chemical Online, Water Online, Pharmaceutical Online, and Power Online. VerticalNet is now part of EoExchange's network of more than 50 customers representing 148 Web properties.
"VerticalNet and EoExchange share the complementary business goal of meeting the information needs of online businesses in a way that serves and enhances professional communities. EoExchange's services also help VerticalNet visitors to make informed commerce decisions by providing industry information from around the Web within the framework of the VerticalNet properties at the exact time these decisions are being made," said Doug Bennett Doug Bennett may be:
"We chose to work with EoExchange to deploy its industry search service on our professional community sites because contextual information drives commerce and creates community," said Joe Galli, president and CEO of VerticalNet. "Our new Web Research Centers combine content and technology that will enrich our sites, support our professional communities, and provide actionable Giving sufficient legal grounds for a lawsuit; giving rise to a Cause of Action.
An act, event, or occurrence is said to be actionable when there are legal grounds for basing a lawsuit on it. information that professionals need. We are happy to be working with EoExchange to meet the information demands of professionals as we develop destination sites for today's industries."
EoExchange's industry or subject-specific search indices provide the ability to send a "narrowcast To transmit to selected individuals. Cable TV and satellite radio are examples of narrowcast services because they reach only their subscriber base. Mailing lists are another example. Contrast with broadcast. See multicast. search" across the World Wide Web. This unique approach to search delivers the most relevant results to a site's visitors by allowing them to focus the scope of their search to an industry, profession or targeted subject of interest. Each search is conducted across a pre-defined catalog catalog, descriptive list, on cards or in a book, of the contents of a library. Assurbanipal's library at Nineveh was cataloged on shelves of slate. The first known subject catalog was compiled by Callimachus at the Alexandrian Library in the 3d cent. B.C. of sites, which have been chosen by EoExchange's content experts. Topics and industries indexed include high-tech, electronics, finance, healthcare, insurance, banking, telecommunications Communicating information, including data, text, pictures, voice and video over long distance. See communications. , chemicals and more. EoExchange also is able to deliver up-to-date results by crawling each catalog up to 17 times more frequently than general search engines -- a critical requirement when indexing content that drives transactions.
About EoExchange, Inc.
EoExchange, Inc. develops, markets and hosts a search, monitor, and notification infrastructure for online businesses, media companies, and global enterprises. The company's comprehensive search solution translates into mission-critical business benefits such as improved site loyalty and increased traffic for online businesses, the facilitation Facilitation
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n a type of informal decision-making that combines clinical expertise, patient concerns, and evidence gathered from for customers, partners and employees of global enterprises, as well as a targeted reach for advertisers and commerce partners. Whether companies are replacing or complementing an existing search strategy, EoExchange provides an outsourced search solution from a single vendor. EoExchange is headquartered in San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden with offices in New York New York, state, United States
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About VerticalNet, Inc.
VerticalNet, Inc. (www.verticalnet.com) owns and operates 57 industry-specific Web sites designed as online business-to-business communities, known as vertical trade communities. These vertical trade communities provide users with comprehensive sources of information, interaction and e-commerce. They are grouped into the following industry sectors: Communications, Energy, Environment/Utilities, Financial Service, Food/Packaging, Foodservice/Hospitality, Healthcare, High Tech, Industrial, Manufacturing/Discrete, Manufacturing/Process, Public Sector, Science and Services.
Additionally, VerticalNet provides auctions, catalogs, bookstores, career centers and other e-commerce capabilities horizontally across its communities with sites such as Industry Deals.com, LabX.com and Professional Store.com. VerticalNet's NECX(R) Exchange provides an exchange for the electronic components industry. Through Tradeum technology and strategic alliances, VerticalNet is focused on providing comprehensive end-to-end e-commerce solutions.
VerticalNet International leverages the Company's leadership position to create global Internet B2B (Business to Business) Refers to one business communicating with or selling to another. See B2B e-commerce, B2C and B2G.
B2B - business to business marketplaces, offering products and services internationally and partnering with companies that have strong local presence and domain expertise. VerticalNet has launched international joint ventures: VerticalNet Europe, B.V. with British Telecommunications, plc and Internet Capital Group, and VerticalNet Japan with SOFTBANK E-COMMERCE CORP.
Note to Editors: EoExchange, EoEnabled Services, EoCenter, and EoMonitor are trademarks of EoExchange, Inc. VerticalNet and NECX are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of Vert Tech LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
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