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eXcelon, Extensibility Push B2B Standards

E-business product and services provider eXcelon Corp. has formed a technology and marketing partnership with XML development tools vendor Extensibility Inc.

The two companies have agreed to package Extensibility's, XML Authority product with eXcelon's (EXLN) Dynamic Application Platform, eXcelon 2.0, and the eXcelon B2B Integration Server. The anticipation is that such bundling will enable developers to define and extend how business-to-business (B2B) dialects are interchanged and mapped.

"Partnering with eXcelon Corporation gives our companies a tremendous opportunity to combine two leading edge product lines," said Reid Conrad, Extensibility's president and chief executive officer.

Extensibility's solutions include XML Authority and XMLschema.com. XML Authority is an e-business rules design and management solution designed to accelerate the creation, management and processing of XML-based e-business rules. XMLschema.com automates e-business rules processing, providing Web-based services for the validation and conversion of XML-based schemas.

eXcelon's B2B product family consists of three components. eXcelon B2B Integration Server delivers dynamic B2B solutions for enterprises that want to broaden their partner base and integrate partners with new and existing business processes. eXcelon Dynamic Application Platform 2.0 is an XML-based development platform for building and deploying dynamic e-business applications. It enables the universal exchange, aggregation and management of business content between corporations and trading communities. eXcelon eSolutions is a suite of frameworks and components for vertical industry solutions. Built on the eXcelon B2B Integration Server, these solutions target the insurance, retail, manufacturing, and telecommunications industries.

Founded in 1998, Extensibility develops enabling technologies for XML schemas. The company provides design environments to accelerate the creation, conversion, and management of e-business grammars. Initiatives that use XML Authority include BizTalk, FpML, HR-XML, and Acord. Extensibility's partners include Microsoft, Commerce One, Software AG, Quark, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

eXcelon provides products and services designed to enable companies to engage in dynamic B2B commerce across the Internet. Founded in 1988, eXcelon's dynamic B2B solutions are 100 percent standards-based, to help the company meet its goal of eliminating technical barriers-to-entry for doing business across the Internet.