FCW Builds Net Marketplace On BroadVision
REDWOOD CITY, CA.–JULY 28, 2000– BroadVision(R), Inc. (Nasdaq:BVSN), a leading provider of personalized e-business applications, announced that FCW Government Technology Group has selected the BroadVision One-To-One(TM) integrated suite of e-commerce applications to provide advanced personalization and scalability for its gBuys(TM) business-to-government (B2G) Web site. Consulting partner KPMG is providing system implementation services for gBuys.
GBuys, to be launched by FCW in August, is a new deal-based B2G e-market for commodity IT sellers holding government contracts and federal, state and local government buyers. BroadVision One-To-One Enterprise, Commerce and Knowledge Management will deliver scalable, end-to-end functionality for gBuys, including transaction management, content management and a flexible foundation that can be easily customized based on personalized customer profiles.
"This is the first government-oriented market Web site that truly addresses the needs of both the government and high-tech manufacturers," said Rani Merritt, executive vice president, worldwide marketing organization, BroadVision, Inc. "The government will save money on each transaction by aggregating purchases across the entire public sector, and sellers will benefit from rapid reach across this market segment of over 20 million end users. We are delighted that FCW has selected BroadVision to deliver customized content and powerful e-commerce capabilities along the entire supply chain."
According to FCW vice president Steve LeCompte, "We have designed gBuys as a win-win proposition for government buyers and commodity IT sellers. The BroadVision technology allows us to present to the right government buyers information on good deals that get better and better as more buyers participate."
About FCW Government Technology Group Inc.
An International Data Group company, FCW Government Technology Group Inc. offers a suite of media products for the government IT community. In print, FCW publishes Federal Computer Week, a magazine providing news, technology and analysis for federal IT professionals and civic.com, a monthly magazine for state and local IT professionals. FCW.COM, a complete online government IT resource, complements the print publications by providing daily federal, state and local IT news and headline newsletters sent via e-mail. FCW produces special learning events, including the Government CIO Summit, a semi-annual, by-invitation-only conference for government chief information officers and the annual GovTech Conference and Exposition. FCW also hosts the annual Federal 100 Awards gala, an event that celebrates those individuals who have made a difference in the federal IT arena.
BroadVision, Inc. (Nasdaq:BVSN; Neuer Markt:BDN) is a leader in personalized e-business applications. BroadVision's comprehensive suite of integrated applications is built for delivery via the Web and wireless devices. Companies using BroadVision's proven applications get to market quickly, launching innovative e-commerce, self-service and enterprise information sites. These sites enable personalized interactions and transactions with customers, partners, suppliers and employees. BroadVision One-To-One(TM) applications power innovative business-to-consumer sites and business-to-business exchanges for the world's top companies in financial services, telecommunications, retail and travel. BroadVision applications are available in more than 120 countries worldwide. Headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., USA, the company can be reached at 650/261-5100 or at www.broadvision.com.
Note to Editors: BroadVision is a registered trademark of BroadVision, Inc. in the United States and other countries. BroadVision One-To-One is a trademark of BroadVision, Inc. in the United States and other countries.