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b2bScene, edeal Offer Auctions for Hosted Extranets

[Waterloo, CANADA]- b2bScene, a division of Open Text Corp. partnered with edeal Services Corp., a global online auction technology provider, to offer business-to-business auctions through edeal's AuctionEnabler application.

b2bScene will support these personalized auctions within its public industry communities and hosted extranets. b2bScene's online collaborative commerce services include hosted communities such as intranets, extranets and collaborative project teams. With the addition of the AuctionEnabler, individual community members and organizations can create customized auctions on the fly to enable the exchange of goods and services.

Within the framework of b2bScene's extranet application services, edeal's AuctionEnabler uses the business content and collaborative tools to build relationships between buyers and sellers, and to help customers achieve cost savings and distribution throughout their supply chain.

The partnership also provides b2bScene with exposure on the edeal Auction Network of independent auction sites. The network links b2bScene to the growing e-commerce market with buyers, sellers and auction sites operating in the business-to-business arena.

edeal Services Corp. an auction application service provider (ASP), focuses on the development and application of online auction technology for the business-to-consumer, business-to-business and consumer-to-consumer markets.

b2bScene offers hosted services to promote business-to-business interaction and collaboration between an organization's partners, customers and employees within public and private online business communities.

Open Text solutions allow individuals, teams, organizations, and global trading communities to collaborate on projects and share ideas.