Parker Software Releases Email2DB Providing Email Database Integration

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New E-Commerce Software Tool Bridges Gap Between E-mail and Business Data

It also improves on secure electronic transactions because it allows databases to be updated away from the Web server.

Parker Software announced today the release of Email2DB, a tool that bridges that gap between e-mail and back-end databases, or email database integration.

Email2DB is a product designed for businesses that receive orders, payments or any other type of regular form-based information via e-mail. It parses the e-mail message and extracts field data, which is then used to update databases. Email2DB can also send custom e-mail responses, process attachments and update Outlook Contacts.

"As more and more companies and individuals are doing business online, Email2DB fulfills a real need of bridging the gap between e-mail and back-end databases and associated business processes," said Stephen Parker, managing director of Parker Software.

"Any business that receive orders, payments or any sort of feedback form via e-mail will find Email2DB an invaluable tool. For instance, a business can receive an order via e-mail. Email2DB will read it, extract the data and update the accounting database. Then, it will send a customized confirmation e-mail to the customer, forward the order to the order processing department and print a report," he said. "It also improves on secure electronic transactions because it allows databases to be updated away from the Web server."

Email2DB can process e-mail messages from POP3 and IMAP servers and directly from Microsoft Outlook 2003 folders. The Email2DB server runs as a system service and does not interfere with the normal e-mail flow. Email2DB also includes a powerful scripting language, allowing businesses to create custom business processes that can be executed in response to e-mail messages.

Parker Software is providing e-commerce companies, large and small, with a 30-day free evaluation version of Email2DB. The evaluation software can be downloaded at

About Parker Software

Parker Software develops innovative software products aimed at e-commerce companies doing business on the Internet. Parker Software developers are also the authors of 'WhoSOn,' the popular live Web stats and visitor chat solution. Parker Software is a private limited company located in the United Kingdom.


Stephen Parker

Parker Software Limited

Tel +44 0 1782 822577

Fax +44 0 1782 839682

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