IPNet Solutions Offers Integrated Enterprise Electronic Commerce Solutions for the Microsoft Platform.NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 4, 1999--
Duke University Among 40 Customers Using IPNet Solutions
Products to Facilitate Information Exchange and Processing
Throughout the Supply Chain
IPNet Solutions Inc., a leader in enterprise electronic commerce solutions, announced customer satisfaction and ongoing momentum for IPNet Solutions products and the Microsoft platform in conjunction with today's Microsoft Commerce Solutions Briefing. To date, more than 40 customers have streamlined their business processes by deploying IPNet Solutions products as part of their electronic commerce strategies, including Duke University. IPNet is supporting Microsoft SQL SQL
in full Structured Query Language.
Computer programming language used for retrieving records or parts of records in databases and performing various calculations before displaying the results. 7.0, IIS (Internet Information Services) Microsoft's Web server. IIS runs under the server versions of Windows, adding HTTP server capability to the Windows operating system. 4.0, Commerce Interchange Pipeline and Site Server.
"IPNet Solutions' robust eCommerce solution, combined with a user friendly interface and the security of Windows NT Server, make adopting electronic commerce initiatives a natural progression for Duke," said Mike Benton, electronic commerce analyst, Office of Information Technology, Duke University. "The flexibility of IP.edi.link(R), Windows NT and SQL 7.0 will allow us to seamlessly integrate procurement transactions from our suppliers directly into our ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) An integrated information system that serves all departments within an enterprise. Evolving out of the manufacturing industry, ERP implies the use of packaged software rather than proprietary software written by or for one customer. system."
"When IPNet Solutions was founded in 1996, we chose the Windows NT platform and Microsoft SQL Server A relational DBMS from Microsoft that is a major component of the Windows Server System. It is Microsoft's high-end client/server database and is closely integrated with Microsoft Visual Studio and the Microsoft Office System. to provide robust and scalable Enterprise eCommerce solutions," said Donald E. Willis, Jr., CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. and Founder of IPNet Solutions. "As a Microsoft Value Chain Initiative (VCI VCI Verband Der Chemischen Industrie (German: federation of chemical Industries)
VCI Virtual Channel Identifier (used in Asynchronous Transfer Mode)
VCI Veterinary Council of India
VCI Virtual-Circuit Identifier ) member and as a long-time Windows NT advocate, supporting Microsoft platform technologies is a strategic component of IPNet's product strategy."
"IPNet Solutions is quickly establishing itself as a commerce leader, and we value their membership and ongoing contributions to the Microsoft Value Chain Initiative (VCI) ," said Marcus Schmidt, Microsoft supply chain industry marketing manager. "We support IPNet's efforts and the innovations they are bringing to market using Microsoft platform technologies."
IPNet Solutions' integrated suite of software applications, IPNet.Suite(R), is designed to address the eCommerce needs of enterprise companies. This integrated suite of software products provides a common point of management for all electronic commerce business needs. Each product is designed to facilitate information exchange and processing throughout the supply chain with both suppliers and customers. The company has patents pending on several innovative features offered in its software products.
Microsoft's VCI is an industry-wide consortium of more than 180 independent software vendors seeking to enhance supply chain efficiencies both domestically and globally. The vision of the VCI is to link trading partners, large and small, from raw materials to the consumer's hands.
About IPNet Solutions, Inc.
IPNet Solutions, Inc., develops and markets an Enterprise eCommerce solution to the Fortune 5000 marketplace. IPNet Solutions offers Enterprise eCommerce software that supports all trading partner transactions including traditional EDI, Internet EDI, Web EDI, Internet based Buying and Selling, business object exchange, as well as Supply Chain Management (SCM (1) (Software Configuration Management, Source Code Management) See configuration management.
(2) See supply chain management. ) solutions including Vendor Managed Inventory Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) is a family of business models in which the buyer of a product provides certain information to a supplier of that product and the supplier takes full responsibility for maintaining an agreed inventory of the material, usually at the buyer's (VMI VMI Virginia Military Institute
VMI Vendor Managed Inventory
VMI Vertical Motion Index
VMI Valtakunnan Metsien Inventointi (Finnish: National Forest Inventory)
VMI Video Module Interface ). IPNet's products allow businesses to utilize Internet-based open solutions while continuing to leverage their investment in legacy systems and proprietary networks.
IPNet's corporate headquarters is in Newport Beach, CA, with regional offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, San Francisco and Washington, DC. For further information see IPNet's web site at www.ipnet-solutions.com.
KEYWORDS: IPNet, Microsoft, Commerce Interchange Pipeline (CIP (1) (Common Isochronous Packet) The packet format used in time-based (real time) FireWire transmission. See FireWire, IEC 61883 and mLAN.
(2) (Common Industrial P ), Internet Information Server See IIS.
(World-Wide Web) Internet Information Server - (IIS) Microsoft's web server and FTP server for Windows NT.
IIS is intended to meet the needs of a range of users: from workgroups and departments on a corporate intranet to ISPs hosting websites that receive (IIS), SQL 7.0, XML, ERP, Web forms, eCommerce, EDI, electronic commerce, Internet EDI, supply-chain and order-management.
NOTE TO EDITORS: IPNet.Suite and IP.edi.link are registered trademarks of IPNet Solutions Inc. CTR, IP.trade.link, IP.customer.link, IP.web.link, IP.object.link and IP.suite.server are trademarks of IPNet Solutions, Inc.