Partnerships & Alliances
Oyez Legal Technologies, based in London, has signed an agreement with U.S. based legal software specialist Steelpoint Technologies Inc. to become the primary host for its Introspect litigation support software in Europe.
Reader Response no. 310.
Advanced Legal Systems &
Portland, Ore.-based Advanced Legal Systems has announced a new partnership with West Group's ProLaw Software. ALS offers technical services to the legal community and will now be able to offer support and training for ProLaw's namesake software.
Reader Response no. 311.
Interface Software Inc., based in Oakbrook, Ill., has announced that its InterAction software (relationship management) is now compatible with Citrix MetaFrame XP software (a platform for Windows applications). Citrix allows firms and other organizations to install, manage and support InterAction centrally, reducing costs, reports the company.
Information: Reader Response no. 312.
Dell Computer Corp., of Round Rock, Texas, and Oracle Corp., of Redwood Shores, Calif., have partnered to deliver database systems on Linux, with specific plans to build Oracle's next generation software for Linux using Dell PowerEdge Servers and Dell EMC storage. Dell reports that its Linux strategy also includes relationships with software manufacturer SAP, of Germany, and with "supercomputer" manufacturer Cray Systems (Cray Inc.)
Reader Response no. 313.
Costa Mesa, Calif.'s FileNET Corp. has announced a software license agreement with Verity Inc., to integrate Verity's search technology into FileNET's enterprise content management products.
The search capability of Verity's new K2 Developer software will provide FileNET customers with improved retrieval of catalogue information, the companies report.
Reader Response no. 317.
Nokia and IBM have signed an agreement to join forces in the public wireless LAN (local area network) business. IBM Global Services will act as system integrator of Nokia's wireless LAN infrastructure products in order to provide public wireless LAN services worldwide, they explain.
Nokia will continue sales of its "Operator Wireless" LAN products.
Reader Response no. 318.
Register.com Inc. &
Register.com Inc., of New York, has announced that its RegistryPro service has signed a contract with the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), under which it will operate the registry for the new top level domain, .pro. The .pro extension will be professionally restricted, and is expected to launch at the end of 2002 or early next year, says the company.
The .pro extension will allow lawyers and others to differentiate themselves as credentialed professionals, it says.
RegistryPro will require enhanced security with each .pro domain name.
Registrants will be required to certify their professional credentials and will be issued a digital certificate (to verify identity), the company notes.
Reader Response no. 319.