Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2004 - GridNode, Inc., a leading provider of secure business-to-
business integration software, today announced the availability of the GridTalk Appliance for RosettaNet on industry-standard HP ProLiant servers for small and medium businesses, enabling rapid and reliable out-of-the-box, RosettaNet-compliant information exchange with trading partner communities.
The GridTalk Appliance for RosettaNet on HP ProLiant servers provides the software and hardware scalability and reliability to rapidly plug-and-trade in the extensive network of RosettaNet enterprise communities. Through this greater standardization and modularization, the GridTalk Appliance for RosettaNet empowers small and medium businesses to achieve their vision of being Adaptive Enterprises, as they can now more flexibly grow trading partner relationships and increase their process visibility. Apart from hassle-free integration, flexible leasing options for the GridTalk Appliance for RosettaNet also provides an economic advantage for small and medium businesses by jump-starting their partner eBusiness initiatives through effective asset management.
Driven by over 500 multinational and regional companies in the information technology, electronic components, semiconductor manufacturing and telecommunications industries RosettaNet standards provides a dynamic platform for aligning supply chain communications and business processes in order to reduce inventory, lower transaction costs and speed time-to-market. This process automation and greater supply chain visibility helps all trading partners achieve their ultimate business goals of greater competitive advantage and profitability.
The GridTalk Appliance for RosettaNet is part of the manufacturing community offering of the HP Developer and Solution Partner (DSPP) program. The GridTalk Appliance for RosettaNet is available on the Intel Xeon-based HP ProLiant server, that offers customers superb reliability, data protection and ease of management to help simplify ownership. Key GridNode software components that are RosettaNet-compliant include the GridTalk Partner communications connection for industry interoperability and GridForm/Excel viewer. Customers have a choice of business process-related RosettaNet Partner Interface ProcessesÂ® (PIPsÂ®) to be pre-configured.
The GridTalk Appliance for RosettaNet is available internationally through select HP resellers. For more information on the appliance, please go to http://www.gridnode.com/hp-appliance
RosettaNet is a non-profit consortium dedicated to the collaborative development and rapid deployment of open, Internet-based business standards that align processes within the global trading network. More than 500 multinational and regional companies in the information technology, electronic components, semiconductor manufacturing and telecommunications industries participate in RosettaNet's strategic standards and services development. Fortune 1000 companies worldwide have implemented RosettaNet standards, conducting B2B operations that value billions in annual revenues. RosettaNet is one of the industry's most ambitious standards implementation efforts, reaching the Americas, Asia and Europe. To date, the consortium has established several regional affiliate organizations - in the Americas, China, Europe, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Taiwan - giving a voice to various business economies seeking to adopt and influence RosettaNet's global standards. Information on RosettaNet's worldwide activities, including a complete list of member companies and participating organizations, is available at http://www.rosettanet.org . RosettaNet is a subsidiary of the Uniform Code Council, Inc. (UCC).
GridNode specializes in B2B integration software for trading partner communities. GridNode's out-of-the-box GridTalk partner integration solutions rapidly enable processes like channel visibility management, collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment (CPFR) and vendor managed inventory (VMI) by enabling trading partners to securely exchange and synchronize real-time information. GridTalk's peer-to-peer integration paradigm also allows for direct business-to-business connectivity to partners or portals, thereby enhancing the value of existing enterprise applications (such as PLM, ERP and CRM). A leader in plug-and-trade deployment of industry-focused standards (such as RosettaNet, UCCnet, EDI-INT (AS2) and Web Services), GridNode is an active proponent of industry interoperability and was the first solution provider to have obtained an official RosettaNet Ready compliancy badge for its software. GridNode's Global 2000 customers include leading high-tech OEMs, electronic manufacturers, distributors, retailers and logistics companies. For more information, visit http://www.gridnode.com
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