The former files for bankruptcy, the latter cuts
Like many e-services firms, Etensity and Viant are
struggling to survive.
Etensity, a Vienna, Va.-based provider of application
development and other e-services, has filed for
Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
The company, which currently employs about 75 people,
said it does not expect any further layoffs during the
reorganization period. The firm over the past year has
attempted to expand from Web development activities
into such new e-services areas as privacy consulting
and managed services.
Meanwhile, Viant is cutting 116 jobs--or one-third of
its work force--bringing the companys headcount to
This is Viants third round of layoffs. The
Boston-based consulting firm had more than 600
employees before the dot-com market imploded in