Commerce One, Intel to Join Forces
Commerce One Inc. and Intel Online Services, a subsidiary of Intel Corp., agreed last week to make IOS a leading provider of Commerce One's new Managed Application Services.Commerce One Inc. and Intel Online Services, a subsidiary of Intel Corp., agreed last week to make IOS a leading provider of Commerce Ones new Managed Application Services. Under terms of the deal, Intel, of Santa Clara, Calif., will provide the infrastructure, while Commerce One, of Pleasanton, Calif., kicks in the application expertise for a hosted e-commerce platform. The pair is targeting private exchanges and major-league consortia looking to outsource their business-to-business platforms, according to officials at both companies.
Commerce One MAS will unite the companys e-marketplace solutions with Intels networking, hardware and operating system support. Commerce One will have the ability to capitalize on IOS AppChoice Managed Hosting Service to customize hosting services for businesses and industry consortia, officials said.