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July 1999


TradeOut.com Launches Internet Marketplace For Exchange Of Assets And Excess Inventory
In response to corporations' needs to efficiently and profitably manage excess inventory, TradeOut.com has launched an independent, business-to-business Internet marketplace to facilitate transactions between buyers and sellers of extra inventory, idle assets and last year's products. The site promises strategic advantages and cost savings over traditional methods of managing excess inventory and acquiring products in the telecommunications industry. Users can buy and sell items in over 50 product categories in an auction-based, sealed-bid or fixed-price format. A range of merchandise from many industry sectors is represented, including electronic components, computers, machinery and textiles.
No. 503, www.ccsmag.com/freeinfo

MessageQuest Offers Integration Solution, Announces Name Change
MessageQuest, a provider of enterprise information integration solutions, has announced the general availability of e-Net, business-to-business information integration and electronic commerce managed network service designed to provide reliable and secure transactions over virtually any type of network, including the Internet. e-Net is a network independent, outsourced managed service that allows businesses to exploit the Internet or their choice of preferred network (e.g., VANs, WANs, Extranets, etc.) to exchange information with business partners and customers. e-Net adds security, reliability and manageability to the Internet's ubiquity and standards, creating an industrial-strength, cost-effective alternative to traditional value added networks (VANs). In line with this new focus, MessageQuest has also announced that they are changing their name to CommerceQuest.
No. 502, www.ccsmag.com/freeinfo

Comverse Network Systems Unveils Internet Call Waiting Service
Comverse Network Systems, a division of Comverse Technology, Inc. and a supplier of enhanced services platforms to wireless and wireline network operators, has unveiled its Internet Call Waiting Service, which will give residential voice messaging and unified messaging (voice, fax and e-mail in a single mailbox) subscribers a virtual phone line while they are online. With Internet Call Waiting, subscribers need not miss a telephone call while connected to the Internet, allowing them to handle all their telephone calls, either at home or while traveling. The service is activated automatically, as soon as the subscriber connects to the Internet. When a call comes in to the designated phone, a message pops up on the computer screen with the name and number of the caller. The subscriber can then decide to accept the call, route the caller to voice mail, redirect the call to another number, play a message for the caller or simply ignore the call. Using the Internet, Internet Call Waiting allows subscribers to speak directly with callers over their PCs, using any standards-based Internet telephony client software. The subscriber may also choose to forward the call to another number, such as a second telephone line in the house, or to a wireless phone.
No. 507, www.ccsmag.com/freeinfo

WebUnique And Eliance Partner To Offer E-Commerce Services
Eliance Corporation has announced a partnership with WebUnique, a Web design firm and subsidiary of U.S. Internet. WebUnique will offer their Web design and hosting customers the option of eSourcing, Eliance's outsourcing e-commerce support services. The eSource enables e-commerce by providing Web merchants with the back-office business functions required to support online sales. Through this partnership, customers of both Eliance and WebUnique will benefit from a more complete range of e-commerce services. WebUnique provides the hosting and functionality needed for companies to create their own Web sites.
No. 506, www.ccsmag.com/freeinfo

Legacy Merchant Services And First Atlantic Debut E-Commerce Payment Solutions
Legacy Merchant Services, Inc., DBA Superior Services of N.A./ Collect Your Money.Com, and First Atlantic Commerce Ltd. have announced a strategic alliance to provide a full suite of secure, global payment solutions for Internet merchants. The suite of solutions offered by Legacy Merchant Services leverages First Atlantic Commerce's secure e-commerce gateway, cGate. The result allows merchants the choice of credit card settlements including U.S. dollars to U.S. banks, international sales to an offshore bank and a managed "split-settlement" option through FAC's processing solutions. The split settlement solution provides merchants with a secure e-commerce platform, but also provides them the flexibility to receive payments from around the world and settle those payments locally, internationally or both.
No. 504, www.ccsmag.com/freeinfo

PhoneMe Service Connects Customers To Company Representatives
PhoneMe Ltd. has announced the U.S. launch of its Internet-enabled toll-free service, a solution that allows companies to instantly connect with consumers via the telephone at a time selected by the customer. With PhoneMe, a consumer enters his or her phone number and the desired time for a callback. The systems then connects the consumer to an agent at the specified time, eliminating long waits and providing better customer service. PhoneMe's telephony service works by switching telephone calls together at digital speeds � the first call to the telephone number the customer has entered on the Web site, the second to the telephone number attached to the company Web site. The calls are then digitally pulled together in an automatic process with no need of intervention from either the company or the customer. The process requires no new software at the customer desktop and no telephony systems integration for the client.
No. 505, www.ccsmag.com/freeinfo

CyberSource Adds Direct Link To Vital Processing Services
CyberSource Corporation, a provider of real-time e-commerce transaction services, has announced a partnership with Vital Processing Services, a full-service merchant processing company, to expand CyberSource's Internet payment solutions. The partnership uses a high-speed frame-relay link between CyberSource's and Vital's VirtualNet payment gateway, extending CyberSource's merchant payment options. The new link enables Vital's clients to offer Internet merchants secure access to the full suite of CyberSource Internet Commerce Services, including payment processing, fraud screening, tax calculation, fulfillment management and distribution control.
No. 508, www.ccsmag.com/freeinfo

ICT Group Launches ICT NET2TEL.com
ICT Group, Inc. has announced the launch of ICT NET2TEL.com, a fully interactive live operator support solution designed to improve both the sales productivity and customer satisfaction levels of e-commerce transactions. Developed in conjunction with eFusion, Inc. and Aspect Telecommunications, ICT NET2TEL.com offers proactive, simultaneous voice and data interface to Web users. The product is compatible with both one- and two-line telephony links. ICT NET2TEL.com provides a real-time, easily accessible connection to qualified sales leads and support personnel for a Web user who requires a live operator interface to complete an Internet transaction. The white boarding feature focuses the customer's attention on specific data content on the Web site and the combination of voice, data and e-mail modes provides a choice of interaction modes. ICT NET2TEL.com was designed to improve a Web site's ability to retain a customer at the site, reducing defection to competitive offerings. The ability to facilitate and close a customer's transaction quickly and efficiently brings full realization to the e-merchant's investment on the Web.
No. 509, www.ccsmag.com/freeinfo

RightPoint Introduces Version 2.5 Real-Time eMarketing Suite
RightPoint Software has announced worldwide availability of version 2.5 of the Real-Time eMarketing Suite, an enterprise application for real-time one-to-one marketing. New features in version 2.5 include real-time clickstream tracking and XML integration, as well as new customer interaction touchpoints for e-mail, IVR and fax. Real-Time eMarketing Suite allows companies to offer personalized, closed-loop marketing across multiple customer channels, optimizing customer interactions on the Web, in the call center, through e-mail and in other customer interaction channels. The focus of the new release has been to increase its capabilities to fully leverage the customer information and sales opportunities available to Web-based businesses. The real-time customer profiling engine now uses Web clickstream data as a customer information source, in addition to customer information available in sources such as corporate databases and online data services. The profiling engine uses analytic techniques and self-learning capabilities that allow it to improve the accuracy of its predictive models and recommendations with each customer interaction via any customer contact channel.
No. 510, www.ccsmag.com/freeinfo

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