CoreHarbor and Ariba extend B2B e-commerce solutions to mid-size businesses
SINGAPORE, 7 June 2000 - E-commerce ASP CoreHarbor, and e-commerce platform provider Ariba, recently announced that Digital Insight Corporation has selected CoreHarbor's ProcureEdge to automate and streamline their company-wide procurement processes.
ProcureEdge, powered by the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform, is an end-to-end eProcurement solution providing in-depth business analysis, rapid implementation, ready-to-go secure hosting, and ongoing support and management.
Digital Insight will use CoreHarbor's hosted Ariba Buyer ASP edition application to improve management of its annual company-wide purchasing, streamline corporate processes, and improve efficiency throughout the organization.
CoreHarbor, which hosts and resells the Ariba Buyer ASP edition, provides mid-sized businesses access to the Ariba B2B eCommerce Platform applications.
CoreHarbor offers a solution eliminating up-front implementation costs as well as management and maintenance of the software.
"CoreHarbor's hosted solution offers Digital Insight the Ariba Buyer ASP edition in a subscription model alleviating expensive IT infrastructure and staffing resources," said John Dorman, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Digital Insight Corporation. "CoreHarbor is our single point of contact for deployment and management of our eProcurement solution. We were particularly impressed with CoreHarbor's team of experienced eCommerce experts and the rich functionality of the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform."
"Digital Insight is a perfect example of a mid-sized company that can benefit from Ariba B2B applications delivered through CoreHarbor's hosted model," said Dan Fishback, vice president, worldwide channels with Ariba. "CoreHarbor's success can be attributed to their industry expertise, their singular focus on eCommerce, and their complete eProcurement solution. CoreHarbor has positioned itself to quickly deploy and manage the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform for middle market customers, allowing them to concentrate on their core business functions."
CoreHarbor's hosted Ariba Buyer application will enable Digital Insight to electronically aggregate corporate purchasing from each employee desktop and direct spending to preferred suppliers and B2B marketplaces, resulting in higher-volume pricing. CoreHarbor customers can also access the open Ariba Commerce Services Network, including auctions and reverse auctions, electronic payments, logistics, supplier enablement and content services, streamlined transaction routing services and information and analysis services.
About CoreHarbor, Inc.
CoreHarbor, a business-to-business e-Commerce Application Service Provider (ASP) for mid-tier and high growth companies, is dedicated to offering comprehensive software, services and solutions to manage the procurement of operating resources. CoreHarbor delivers the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform, ready-to-go infrastructure, support and management, and unparalleled expertise for procurement processes and technology implementation.
About Ariba, Inc.
Ariba, Inc. is a business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce platform provider. Through the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform - an open, end-to-end infrastructure of interoperable software solutions and hosted Web-based commerce services - the company enables efficient online trade, integration and collaboration between B2B marketplaces, buyers, suppliers and commerce service providers. The global reach and best-of-breed functionality of the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform creates Internet-driven economies of scale and process efficiencies for leading companies around the world, including more than 20 of the Fortune 100.
About Digital Insight
Digital Insight empowers financial institutions to provide Internet-based financial solutions to their retail and commercial customers via a cost-effective, outsourced service. AXIS is template-based, enabling retail and commercial Internet banking in multiple languages and across multiple access devices. Along with Internet Banking, Bill Payment and Cash Management, Digital Insight continues to offer more to its clients.