Divine Takes On Content Management
Divine released upgrades of two content management applications it bought last year Open Market's Content Server and Eprise's Participant Server, which are targeted at different segments of the market.Divine Inc., the venture capital company turned consolidator of struggling e-business software companies, on Monday released its first content management software since acquiring Eprise Corp. and Open Market Inc. last year. Divines Content Server 4.0 is an upgrade of the former Open Market product of the same name and the companys Participant Server is an upgrade of the former Eprise product of the same name. The two products are targeted at decidedly different segments of the market, with Content Server more of an enterprise content management product for larger companies, and Participant Server targeted to smaller installations with more specific needs such as building intranets and partner extranets, company officials said.
Divine officials touted ease-of-use improvements in both products. Participant Server adds integration with Macromedia Inc.s Dreamweaver Web site development tool, as well as enhanced integration with Microsoft Corp.s Word application. It also supports the building of reusable VBScript and Java components that integrate with other applications, and supports online discussion groups, officials said.