IBM signs Viacore for B2B e-commerce

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IBM announced a partnership with Viacore to provide consulting services for business-to-business applications and introduced an update to its integration software.

Big Blue said that WebSphere Integration Connect version 4.2 makes connecting internal business systems with those of outside business partners much easier. As part of the announcement, IBM has signed consulting firm Viacore to provide intercompany application integration services. WebSphere Business Integration Connect will be available in the third quarter of this year.