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AIS Ships Carello Shopping Cart Solution

Advanced Internet Solutions (AIS) is now shipping its Carello shopping cart solution.

According to the company, the product allows anyone with basic HTML skills to create professional-level online shopping malls. Installing Carello onto NT Internet server may need a Webmaster's skills, but with that completed, all the catalog creation and maintenance are via a Web browser and whatever HTML tools the user prefers.

Based on technology from Pacific Software Publishing, Carello streamlines catalog creation, supports secure order transactions and enables the user to make online changes to product descriptions and pricing. It is aimed at what the vendor calls "Web-savvy business owners" who need professional e-commerce sites but who are currently hindered by the limited numbers and high salaries of professional developers.

"I watched Internet developers use the pre-Carello raw components to create very powerful eTailing sites," said AIS president Richard Stratton. "As a non-developer it was always frustrating to sit and wait for anybody else (ie. programmers) to build catalogs and perform routine maintenance tasks. With Carello I can build my own simple catalog within a matter of hours and then maintain it using a browser."

Carello (Italian for "cart") retails at a cost of $295 per online catalog license.