RealTime IT News Signs Pact With Insight Tuesday inked a deal with computer supplier Insight Direct Worldwide Inc. to provide Insight's small- and medium-size business customers a free intranet solution.

With the deal, of which financial terms were not disclosed, the Insight Enterprises Inc. subsidiary hopes to boost customer relations, increase stickiness on their corporate Web site and build brand awareness.

As a feature of the program, Insight will also offer competitive pricing and 110,000 high technology computing products to customers via links on's Web site and through co-branded e-mails.

Insight joins as the latest addition of the idealab!-hatched firm, which earlier this month surpassed the implementation of its services on 200,000 registered sites.

"Through this alliance, Insight will offer its customers's free service and will provide users with a customized purchasing page and special electronic promotions designed especially for them," said Dino Farfante, Insight's executive vice president of worldwide sales and marketing., has entered into several strategic partnerships with companies including Hello Direct and to provide a co-branded intranet solution. Each intranet provides its users with communication and collaboration applications such as document sharing, group discussions, instant messaging, announcement postings and calendar scheduling.