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ChannelManager 2.0 Beta Now Available

DataChannel introduced ChannelManager 2.0 Beta today, the latest release of the company's client/server solution for enterprise knowledge distribution.

ChannelManager is designed to provide corporations with a tool that integrates legacy databases, document management systems, newsfeeds, PC applications, and e-mail into a functional intranet.

The new Beta version features multiple clients to meet the varying needs of different desktop users; e-mail notification; Open API for simplified content integration and customization; a "What's New" channel that provides a running history of news updates across all channels; and automatic employee directory importing.

"DataChannel is able to combine the power of XML, the next-generation distributed computing platform, with our flagship product, ChannelManager, to offer corporations a viable information management solution," said David Pool, CEO of DataChannel, in a statement.

ChannelManager 2.0 Beta, supporting Microsoft NT Server and the IIS Web server, is now available for free download.