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Electronic Commerce

The following describes electronic commerce solutions provided by third-party vendors.

Optum, Inc.

Product Name: TradeStream

Product Category: Electronic Commerce

Product Name: MOVE WMS

Product Category: Supply Chain

Contact Name: Donna Krausman

Contact Phone: (914) 993-3422

Contact E-mail: dkrausma@optum.com

Web Page: http://www.optum.com

Optum provides the collaborative supply chain execution solutions to help companies manage the movement of orders, inventory, and assets within the enterprise and across the extended trading community. TradeStream by Optum is the first Internet application to serve as a collaborative hub, powering real-time fulfillment and total supply chain transparency. It enables the rapid, secure exchange of critical order and inventory information among trading partners, creating new ways to boost efficiency, service customers, and increase profit margins. Optum's MOVE warehouse management system (WMS) application is a robust and highly configurable fulfillment solution for fast-moving, high-volume, piece-pick environments. MOVE harnesses the flow of inventory and information across the entire distribution network. The MOVE application expedites delivery cycles and minimizes inventory-holding costs. MOVE increases speed and accuracy of product fulfillment. From inventory and shipment accuracy to improved space and labor utilization, MOVE helps companies achieve process efficiencies that yield a dramatic reduction in operating costs and provide more accurate, on-time delivery for greater customer satisfaction.

Optum products complement Oracle's applications by addressing the complex requirements for supply-chain execution in manufacturing, retail, and distribution organizations. This integration provides Oracle customers with a leading SCE solution, tightly integrated with Oracle Order Entry, Inventory, Purchasing, Work In Process, and Bills of Material. Optum products are used in a variety of industries, including automotive, electronics and high technology, and consumer and industrial products. Optum has more than 750 installations worldwide; customers include market leaders and channel masters such as Anixter, Home Shopping Network, Invacare, Lucent Technologies, NCR, Systemax, Webvan, and W.W. Grainger. Optum is privately held with global headquarters in White Plains, N.Y. For additional information, visit Optum on the Web at http://www.optum.com.

TPN Register LLC1 (a Product Line of GE Global Exchange Services)

Product Name: ABA TPN MarketplaceTM

Product Category: Catalog Management

Contact Name: Mark Hopkins

Contact Phone: (301) 340-4548

Contact E-mail: mark.hopkins@gxs.ge.com

TPN Register provides the industry's only interactive catalog management service that uses the latest in content technology to enable the success of corporate e-procurement programs, e-marketplaces, and online industry exchanges around the world.

TPN MarketplaceTM is a marketplace of indirect supplier catalogs built using a new technology called Interactive Catalog Management (ICM); a unique, collaborative catalog management capability that enables buyers and sellers to interact online to quickly, easily, and more economically create customized catalog views and pricing for every user's individual need. TPN Marketplace's full suite of catalog services includes flexible supplier enablement, superior data transformation, interactive online catalog management, personalized searching, strategic sourcing, and cross-platform Internet catalog distribution. TPN's supplier community numbers 1,200 fully transformed supplier catalogs.

Zhanra Corporation

Product Name: ABA Zhanra server platform

Product Category: Electronic Commerce, Business Process Automation, and Integrated Applications

Contact Name: Pat Wojtas

Contact Phone: (510) 285-1789

Contact E-mail: pat@zhanra.com

Web Page: http://www.zhanra.com

The Zhanra server facilitates the collaboration for content and presentation of product catalogs. It easily integrates with Oracle's iProcurement and Exchange.Oracle.com. Zhanra can significantly reduce the time to create and publish a product catalog.

Its technological advantages include dynamic database structure and attribute linking. These features allow end users to control catalog definition. It is a pure Java application, providing an easily scalable, low incremental cost platform.

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