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Bid.Com's ASP with MCI WorldCom Expands European Capabilities

[Toronto, CANADA] -- Bid.Com International Inc., which provides dynamic pricing solutions, has commissioned its first international Application Service Provider platform (ASP). Located in Dublin, Ireland, this development positions Bid.Com to support clients and partners in staging dynamic pricing events online throughout Europe.

Jim Moskos, president of Bid.Com Technologies Group reported that the ASP is located at MCI WorldCom's Dublin-based Operations Centre, using Hewlett Packard platforms."

"The installed architecture is highly expandable and is capable of serving hundreds of thousands of unique site visitors daily," added Moskos. "In addition, if ever required, the site can act as a global back-up for Bid.Com's North American operations."

Jeff Lymburner, president and chief executive officer of Bid.Com International Inc. said, "By deploying this type of infrastructure, we have given our European clients access to the type of 'industrial strength' technology required to make dynamic pricing eBusiness a reality. With this model in place, we will be able to replicate this success and accelerate deployment in other areas of the world, such as in the Asia-Pacific market."

Founded in 1995, Bid.Com offers a suite of online dynamic pricing solutions for business-to-business and business-to-consumer markets. Its multiple online transaction methods include fixed price, traditional auction, real-time declining price auction and reverse auctions. Partners include GE Capital, Research In Motion, Rogers New Media, and CapGemini.