Edison Inc. Launches Turnkey E-Commerce Server/Software Solution

Amarillo, TX-based Thomas A. Edison Inc. is delivering a
turnkey e-commerce
server/software solution that it says “features everything a business needs
to build an electronic storefront.”

The e-commerce solution is targeted to merchants who want a low-cost
electronic storefront.

The Thomas A. Edison Commerce Suite uses a patent pending technology and
e-commerce software suite from Emrys Solutions of Dallas, TX, to accelerate
the speed at which transactions can be processed over the Internet. This
technology allows Web sites that use the TAE Commerce suite to display data
and take orders at up to 20 times faster than existing technology, the
company said.

The Thomas A. Edison Commerce Server includes a TAE-manufactured Intel
Pentium II 350MHz system, 256 MBs SDRAM, 13GBs of storage, a Hewlett-Packard
T-5000 tape back-up system, 36X CD-ROM, 1.44 floppy drive, 10Base-T PCI
Ethernet card, 15-inch monitor, 4MB-video card, and Microsoft Windows
NT 4.0 server (5-user).

Bundled with it is Emrys Solutions software, which can support a commerce
site capable of handling up to 300 simultaneous online users. The Emrys
software combines a
customized Internet storefront design package with a Web-based, point-of-sale

Features include: a Web page designer that employs a simple wizard approach
to create a custom site, real-time order processing, workflow tracking,
inventory tracking, invoicing,
accounts receivable/payable, purchase order, and credit card processing.
The package is available for $9,995 subject to custom configurations. Pricing
for the hosted version starts at $2,995.

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