eBI Platform Links Leading Retailers` Enterprise Systems With GNX Global Marketplace
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Jun 26, 2001 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SeeBeyond (Nasdaq:SBYN), the leading global provider of eBI solutions, today announced that GlobalNetXchange (GNX), the leading global business-to-business online marketplace for the retail industry, has deployed the SeeBeyond eBusiness Integration platform to support real-time data sharing among its members. Recognizing that direct connectivity among trading partners` enterprise applications is critical to optimizing the supply chain and to its members` success, GNX turned to SeeBeyond for its comprehensive, open and rapidly deployable integration capabilities. Providing a forum for retailers and suppliers to communicate and collaborate for more efficient supply chain management, GNX offers solutions that enhance supply chain efficiencies and lower costs for its members and trading partners. The SeeBeyond eBI platform plays a central role in the GNX infrastructure by enabling the seamless flow of information among trading partners while ensuring a high level of security. Moreover, the highly scalable platform from SeeBeyond integrates with GNX vertical applications.
"SeeBeyond provides the communication platform that is helping change the way retailers share data with their trading partners to satisfy demand quickly and profitably," said Gerry Palmer, CTO for GlobalNetXchange. "SeeBeyond is an excellent choice for GNX because it has extensive experience in the integration space, a global presence, and shares our commitment to delivering results and cost-effective solutions to our members."
"As the world`s leading web-based business-to-business marketplace for the retail industry, GNX provides products and services that help members collaborate and optimize their supply chain management activities," said Jim Demetriades, founder, chairman and CEO for SeeBeyond. "In alignment with GNX`s approach of offering rapid, cost-effective connections to its members, SeeBeyond provides the open, secure and standards-based architecture to ensure that members are able to evolve their core infrastructures quickly and easily, without incurring large integration costs in the process."
GlobalNetXchange, LLC is the leading global business-to-business online marketplace open to all retailers and suppliers. GNX utilizes the Internet to connect trading partners across extended retail supply chains and to integrate supply with consumer demand. GNX equity partners include many of the world`s largest retailers: Carrefour, SA; Karstadt Quelle; Kroger Co.; Metro AG; J. Sainsbury Plc; Coles Myer; Pinault-Printemps-Redoute SA; and Sears, Roebuck and Co. GNX is powered by Oracle Exchange, Oracle`s online e-business marketplace. More information is available at www.gnx.com.
As the leading global provider of eBITM solutions, SeeBeyond (Nasdaq:SBYN) enables the seamless flow of information within and among enterprises in real time. The SeeBeyond eBI Suite offers a rapidly deployable and infinitely scalable infrastructure for application integration, business-to-business connectivity and business processes optimization. SeeBeyond has more than 1,470 customers worldwide, including ABB, ABN Amro, Barnes & Noble.com, Bausch & Lomb, BHP, DuPont, Florida Power & Light, Fluor Daniel, General Motors, Hewlett-Packard, Pfizer and Sprint. Key global business and technology consulting partners include Accenture, EDS, Computer Sciences Corporation, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, KPMG Consulting, PricewaterhouseCoopers and answerthink. Software partners include BroadVision, Onyx Software, Oracle, SAP and Siebel Systems. SeeBeyond has global headquarters in Monrovia, Calif., and sales and marketing headquarters in Redwood Shores, Calif. For more information, please visit www.seebeyond.com.
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