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Intraspect Software Upgrades Knowledge Server

Touted as a platform for knowledge-enabled enterprise applications, Intraspect Software Wednesday released version 2.0 of its Intraspect Knowledge Server.

IKS 2.0 is aimed at both enterprise clients as well as system integrators. New in the latest version is the knowledge agent service which enables subscribers to receive software updates through integrated "push" and collaboration technology. The technology consists of a new suite of application programming interfaces (APIs) which support exchange with intranet Web servers. HTML templates also make it easier to quickly deploy integrated enterprise applications.

The company's knowledge-enabled applications incorporate collaboration, organization, search and subscription into a single area termed "group memory."

Contribution and subscription to the group memory is available through tight integration with e-mail and desktop applications. Search technology also allows any information residing within the group memory, existing Web servers or legacy databases to be easily reused.

Main enhancements to the 2.0 version include: subscription and notifications; policy-based access control; enhanced APIs, template customization; enhanced user interfaces; and e-mail improvements.

Pricing for IKS 2.0 begins at $25,000 and volume, term and site license options are available.

"Corporations are moving toward knowledge-enabled applications," said Jim Pflaging, chief executive officer of Intraspect Software. "By sharing and reusing existing applications and business decisions, companies are able to improve organizational learning and, most importantly, their ability to innovate.

"With IKS 2.0, Intraspect has an integrated application that provides enterprise and systems integration customers a great stand-aloneapplication and a platform for integration with existing IT