Cornerstone Internet Solutions, a provider
of business-to-business services and
solutions, said its B2Bgalaxy.com subsidiary will market its
proprietary PowerPurchasing and associated PowerProducts technologies as a
packaged e-commerce solution.
The technology has been powering Cornerstone’s FOODgalaxy.com, an online exchange for
buyers and suppliers in the foodservice Industry.
The technology, which uses Oracle 8i for back-end database services and BEA’s
Weblogics product for its Enterprise Java Bean framework, creates customized
homepages for buyers, where they update their inventory needs on a continual
basis and suppliers bid directly through the site.
The offering, which can be deployed in a variety of industries, includes
bundled e-commerce applications, technical and client support, design and
hosting services, along with the infrastructure to support a competitive
online marketplace. The Internet-based service provides for integration with
supplier networks, transaction management, credit-card payments and data
mining capabilities. B2Bgalaxy.com provides technical, operational and
customer support for the applications. Price points were not disclosed.
Cornerstone Internet Solutions operates two subsidiaries, USWeb/CKS
and B2Bgalaxy.com, which are in separate Internet businesses. USWeb/CKS
Cornerstone is an Internet consulting firm subsidiary of Cornerstone Internet
Solutions Inc. and an independent affiliate of USWeb/CKS Corp.
B2Bgalaxy.com, a majority-owned subsidiary, leverages Cornerstone’s expertise
business consulting, Internet technology and the development of business and
e-commerce solutions to create industry-specific business-to-business