Softshare delivered ecSuite, a suite of
e-commerce products that provide a range of solutions addressing the needs of
organizations from the small, home-based business to the large enterprise.
Softshare’s ecSuite provides a total Internet e-commerce environment and,
when combined with the Softshare Network, a traditional EDI solution, the
The entry-level product for the small business is Softshare Vista 2.0
Standard Edition, a 32-bit Windows-based desktop EDI application that enables
trading partners to electronically create and exchange business documents
such as purchase orders, invoices and advance-ship notices. It’s priced at
$295 for the single user.
Softshare Vista 2.0 Professional Edition adds S/MIME security, advanced
document tracking, event-driven document management, trading partner
management, multiple mailbox support and direct integration with Softshare’s
universal data translator, Softshare Delta. The Professional Edition is
priced at $995 and includes a five-user license.
Softshare Delta is a next-generation data translator capable of mapping both
to and from EDI, flat file (from both fixed-width and delimited), XML and OLE
DB data sources. Delta also supports mapping to free-form text documents,
such as HTML, to aid in Web and Internet integration.
Softshare’s Electronic Commerce Server (ECS) provides a Windows NT-based
server capable of satisfying the needs of a fully e-commerce-driven company.
ECS supports a large number of data-transport methods, including SMTP, FTP,
HTTP, POP3 and integration with local file systems.