Lawson, IONA Ink OEM Agreement
Lawson will develop retail software using IONA's Orbix E2A Platform products.Enterprise resource planning software maker Lawson Software Inc. announced Tuesday an agreement with e-Business platform provider IONA Technologies PLC that will enable Lawson to develop software using IONAs platform. Specifically, the agreement gives Lawson the right to use IONAs Orbix E2A Platform products to develop Lawson retail software, which includes Lawson Merchandisingand then to market those products. Orbix E2A consists of the namesake E2A Web services Integration Platform and E2A Application Server Platform, and facilitates the flow of information across disparate systems, officials said.
Lawsons retail software, Merchandising, is a category management and merchandising solution.