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Databyte, Unify Deliver Flexx e-Commerce

Databyte Corp., a provider of Internet application server solutions, and Unify Corp. a provider of enterprise application software, launched an e-business product suite called Flexx e- Commerce.

Built on the Unify VISION platform, Flexx e-Commerce, combined with Databyte's Flexx suite of products, enables corporations to deliver intuitive, user- friendly Web-based applications for a broad range of e-commerce activities, the companies said.

"Unify VISION is an ideal environment for the development of e-commerce solutions," said Reza Mikailli, Unify president and CEO. "We are very pleased that our partners are delivering complementary solutions to further strengthen our product offerings."

Flexx is an integrated set of applications, developed entirely with Unify VISION, addressing all the functional areas of a business. Flexx's new module, Flexx e-Commerce, will integrate into the existing Flexx system to take advantage of inventory tracking, customer care and order processing systems. Flexx will also add full online ordering, status checking, and product searching.

Unify VISION AppServer is an open, standards-based Internet application server that enables IT organizations to bridge legacy, custom-built and packaged applications with the Internet. VISION AppBuilder, is an object oriented, repository-based component framework that enables developers to create application components.

"Databyte sees e-business as much more than making Web-based commercial transactions," said Eric Kehler, president of Databyte. "We are pleased that our partnership with Unify VISION enables us to deliver e-business components that allow our customers to meet a variety of business goals more effectively and efficiently over the Internet."

Flexx e-Commerce supports Microsoft Windows 95/98/NT and most Unix server platforms. Pricing was not disclosed.