Partnerships & Alliances
Westlaw Datenbank &
Westlaw Datenbank GmbH, a German subsidiary of Thomson Legal & Regulatory Europe, has signed a licensing agreement with German legal publisher Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH. Under the agreement, Westlaw DE, now in development, will offer access to Deutscher Fachverlag's Wettbewerb in Recht und Praxis, a publication that includes essays, commentaries, reports, court rules and more.
Reader Response no. 200.
Tacit Knowledge Systems Inc. has partnered with the technology consulting firm Baker Robbins & Co. to combine Tacit ESP software and Baker Robbins' experience in law firm practice, culture, systems and infrastructure.
Tacit ESP software identifies staff with the most recent experience and subject knowledge, helping firms leverage their contacts, build teams, and connect associates and partners.
Reader Response no. 201.
DocuWare Corp. has named two new partners: Records Management Systems will sell and support the DocuWare document management system to businesses, medical facilities and government agencies through Florida.
IMBuS Inc., of Mobile, Ala., will sell and support the document management system to businesses, health care facilities, educational institutions, and government agencies in Mobile, Miami and Atlanta.
Reader Response no. 202.
SANavigator Inc. has signed a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc. to sell SANavigator's Java-based storage management application through Ingram Micro's global distribution channel.
Reader Response no. 203.
KOM NETWORKS &
KOM NETWORKS and Hudson James Inc. have partnered their technologies and services to deliver storage management options. The partnership includes both product development and co-marketing initiatives.
Reader Response no. 204.
Mobius Management Systems Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co. have entered into a marketing alliance. Mobius's ViewDirect software captures, indexes and stores enterprise content from multiple sources, creating a document repository over the Internet and corporate networks. HP's Dazel technology helps users unify information delivery and manage output.
Reader Response no. 205.
Toshiba America Business Solutions and Quest Software Inc. have partnered. Toshiba now offers Quest's Vista Plus Enterprise Information Management through Toshiba's nationwide network of dealers.
Reader Response no. 206.
CrossWorlds Software Inc. & FileNET Corp. have announced an OEM technology-licensing agreement under which FileNET will integrate CrossWorld's business integration management technology with the new Brightspire collaborative commerce application platform.
Reader Response no. 207.
Leica Camera AG and Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. have announced plans to develop and market new digital still cameras under both the Panasonic and Leica brand names. They will jointly produce cameras incorporating optical technology and lens units from Leica in digital still cameras marketed by Panasonic.
Reader Response no. 208.
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
The Thomson Corp. will acquire NewsEdge Corp. through a cash tender offer for all shares of NewsEdge common stock. NewsEdge provides of real-time news and information products and services to approximately 1,500 corporations and professional service firms worldwide.
Reader Response no. 209.