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7 Global AS3 Software Applications Drummond Certified™ for B2B Interoperability

By March 26, 2007 No Comments

AUSTIN, TX–March 26, 2007–Seven software applications were Drummond Certified™ during the recent AS3-1Q07 test round conducted by Drummond Group Inc. (DGI), the leading software certification company. Products from Axway, Cleo Communications, IBM, Inovis and nuBridges LLC successfully completed the AS3 interoperability test.

AS3 is the draft specification standard by which vendor applications communicate EDI over the Internet using File Transfer Protocol (FTP) which provides digital security and receipt validation. By certifying interoperability amongst a group of commercial software products, the Drummond Certified program promotes the adoption of standards-based software for use in supply chains worldwide.

“Multiple products based on the AS3 standard help meet demands of today’s businesses in a variety of industries and ensure open communication with other B2B solutions,” said Rik Drummond, DGI’s chief executive officer.

Specific AS3-1Q07 results, final report and registration information for upcoming tests may be found at: http://www.drummondgroup.com/html-v2/as3-companies.html /a>

For more information about AS3, please see: http://www.drummondgroup.com/html-v2/as3.html

About Drummond Group Inc.

Drummond Group Inc. (DGI), a global leader in B2B software testing and certification, works with software vendors, industry associations, supply chains and the standards community by conducting interoperability and conformance testing on open standards, publishing related strategic research and developing vertical industry strategies. Founded in 1999, DGI has tested hundreds of international software products used in vertical industries such as automotive, consumer product goods, financial services, government, petroleum, pharmaceutical and retail. For more information, please visit www.drummondgroup.com or email: info2@drummondgroup.com.