Ariba - Ariba's software and services leverage the Ariba Network platform to automate and
integrate the internal and external commerce processes of buyers, suppliers, Net market makers, and value-added service providers.
B2B Yellow Pages - Business-to-business (B2B) Yellow Pages and Business
Directory. Free listing allows buyers and sellers to easily locate or advertise B2B websites for their product and service
Buzzsaw - Project workspace for the construction industry. A faster, easier way to find the
material, specification, or detail you need.
Commerce One - Enables buyers and sellers around the world to trade in a barrier-free environment
and creates new business opportunities for all trading partners.
Commerx - Leveraging decades of expertise, Commerx provides web-hosted, collaborative eMarketplace supply
chain solutions in the plastics, metals and packaging industries.
EE Times - Comprehensive worldwide franchised network of electronic components
inventory and publisher of related electronics content and information.
FilmStew - B2B portal, providing products, services, and talent resources required by the
international film and television production industry.
fob - A leading provider of eProcurement services for raw materials, enable customers to purchase
business-critical raw materials more efficiently and cost effectively.
freightquote - Freight services: rate your shipment, choose a carrier to pick up your shipment,
track your shipments.
FuelQuest - B2B focused on providing hosted private marketplace offerings for distributors
of lubricants, fuels and specialty chemicals. Provides an e-marketplace platform and service offering to thousands of petroleum marketers
who distribute the majority of petroleum products in the U.S.
GovCon - Digital marketplace for the government contracting industry.
Grainger - A leading North American business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair, and
operating (MRO) supplies, services and related information. Access over 600,000 products and three convenient ways to order:
online, over the phone, and/or at a local branch.
Homestore - Homestore.com's family of sites is the leading destination for home and real
estate-related information on the Internet:
CommercialSource - The official commercial real estate site of the National
Association of Realtors (NAR).
HomeBuilder - A leading provider of information on newly built homes, with listings for over
125,000 new home and planned developments throughout the U.S.
HomeFair - Comprehensive content and services for people moving to a new home or relocating to
REALTOR - The most visited real estate site on the Internet, with approximately 1.3 million home
listings from over 600 regions in the U.S. and Canada.
SpringStreet - Listings for over 6 million apartment units in 6,000 cities nationwide.
Infomat - B2B fashion industry information. Find 350,000+ international designer showrooms,
retailers, manufacturers and suppliers.
Internet Capital Group - An Internet holding company primarily engaged in managing and operating a
network of business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce companies.
InterXion - Develops and operates Data Center facilities for Internet Service
Providers, E-commerce providers, and telecommunications companies throughout Europe. These Internet Exchange Centers - or Carrier Hotels - are state-of-the-art, full-service locations. In these facilities, InterXion offers the solution to
a large and growing problem of connectivity in the Internet and telecommunications space.
Liquidation - Buy and sell surplus goods and services in the business-to-business market.
LiveCapital - Enables financial institutions, equipment vendors, and B2B exchanges to
provide their small business customers with instant online financing.
LoopNet - A leading commercial real estate marketplace, offering a selection of online products and
services designed to streamline commercial real estate transactions.
Manheim Auctions - Volume wholesale automobile auction company with over 60 auction locations in the
USA and Canada, nine auctions locations in the United Kingdom and one location in Puerto Rico. Manheim handles more than 5 million vehicles
Marex Spectron - World's largest privately owned broker of financial products in the
commodities sector and a leader in brokering physical energy products. Delivers intelligent, efficient and confidential trading solutions
for OTC and exchange-traded instruments in the global commodities and financials markets.
Noosh - Commercial printing: manage and procure print, packaging, electronic media, creative services,
and direct mail online. Noosh.com has features that help its customers advance a project through every stage of a job's workflow -
from creation to delivery.
NTE - Enables manufacturers, retailers, third-party logistics
providers and others who ship goods or materials to quickly buy available transportation capacity from carriers.
OASIS - OASIS produces worldwide standards for security, Web services, XML conformance, business transactions, electronic publishing, topic maps and interoperability within and between marketplaces.
OracleExchange - An open, online e-business trading community where companies can extend
their market reach, access a global supply base, instantaneously share information, and collaborate effectively across the supply chain.
PennWell - A highly diversified, business-to-business media and information company with 320 profit
centers, including 130 print and online magazines and newsletters, 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, and an extensive
offering of books, maps, websites, research products, digital media, and database services.
SAP - Inter-enterprise software solutions allow people to harness the power of the Internet to work
smarter, better and faster by optimizing supply chains, managing strategic relationships, reducing time to market, sharing virtual
information, and increasing productivity and shareholder value.
SciQuest - A leading business-to-business e-marketplace for scientific products used by
pharmaceutical, chemical, biotechnology, industry and educational organizations worldwide.
Staples - Office and business supplies, furniture, and technology.
TechTarget - Brings a portfolio of Web sites in narrowly focused IT markets. Each
business-to-business site features its own IT-specific search engine that provides rapid access to relevant site-specific results.
Each site also features an experienced editorial team that aggregates, organizes and prioritizes relevant site-specific content on the Web
and delivers it in one place. Example TechTarget search engines include:
Transportation - Online marketplace for carriers, shippers and private fleet owners.
Ventro - Focused on building and operating the next generation of business-to-business (B2B)
companies, Ventro currently includes Amphire, Broadlane, Chemdex, Industria, MarketMile, Promedix and Ventro Life Sciences
(Europe) each with its own industry-specific management teams.
WebMD - End-to-end Internet healthcare company connecting physicians and consumers to the entire
healthcare industry - from patients to physicians to hospitals to insurers to employers and all other healthcare organizations.
XSAg - Buy and sell agricultural chemicals, seeds, parts and equipment at XSAg with web
auctions, fixed price, and "name your price" listings.
E-Business / E-Commerce
24-7 RealMedia - Provider of Internet advertising sales, advertising-management software
technology and media services to over 1,000 branded content sites and portals worldwide.
ABC Interactive - Subsidiary of the Audit Bureau of Circulations. Provides
third party verification and audits of Web site metrics.
Akamai - Provides businesses with dependable, high-performance delivery of rich Web content and
Internet applications through services that are scalable, easily implemented and easily managed.
America Online (AOL) - A world leader in interactive services, Web brands, Internet technologies, and
Attachmate - Helps empower IT organizations to deliver trusted applications, manage
services levels, and ensure compliance by leveraging knowledge, automation, and secured connectivity.
BizTalk - A community of standards users, with the goal of driving the rapid,
consistent adoption of XML to enable electronic commerce and application integration.
Bluestone Software, Inc. - A leader in Enterprise Interaction Management - the controlled
exchange of web-enabled enterprise information.
brint - Premier business and technology portal and global community network for e-business,
information, technology, and knowledge management.
BroadVision - A leader in personalized e-business applications. BroadVision's suite of
integrated applications are built for delivery via the Web and wireless devices to enable personalized interactions and transactions with
customers, partners, suppliers and employees.
Context - Specializes in e-commerce, enterprise relationship management, and web business
Copernicus - Makes the content on B2B sites interactive and personalized through solutions
that enable users to capture, organize and share their digital information in a Personal Web stored at your portal - creating a network of
users revolving around your site.
CosmoCom - Provides enabling software technology for call center solutions that support standard
voice telephone and Internet/intranet-based multimedia communications.
E-Commerce Times - Daily news and feature articles for entrepreneurs and companies doing
business on the Internet.
ebusinessforum - To help you keep pace with the e-business revolution, this site provides
forward-looking analysis of new business models, best-practice case studies, briefings on the latest innovations in e-business world-wide,
and country-by-country assessments of e-business opportunities around the globe.
econsumer.gov - File cross-border e-commerce complaints; information about e-commmerce
fraud and scams.
eFORCE, Inc. - Systems integration provider focused on meeting the strategic e-commerce goals of
companies in market sectors ranging from high technology to manufacturing and financial services.
Electron Economy - A Managed E-Business Service Provider integrating critical components of
commerce operations for traditional and e-business companies.
Electronic Commerce Today (EC Today) - Electronic commerce information: business intelligence about
the technologies of imaging, electronic data interchange (EDI), E-Mail, integrated messaging, Internet, external networks
(VANs), groupware, electronic funds transfer, fax, electronic benefits transfer, forms processing, and more.
GIGA (Giga Information Group) - A leading e-business advisor that helps companies and institutions
reach and maintain elite e-Business status through a combination of objective research, advice and continuous technology coaching.
GIS Commerce - A leading provider of ecommerce and interactive marketing services for the world's
premier brands and retailers.
GS1 - An independent, not-for-profit organisation working to make UK organisations more
efficient by getting everybody speaking the same language when it comes to locating, transporting and trading goods. Sets standards, using
unique numbers, for global use which makes the reliable identification of products and assets possible.
ibill - A leading worldwide provider of secure transaction processing solutions for
business-to-consumer and business-to-business electronic commerce. We provide turnkey billing solutions to sellers of web site content,
services, and products--whether they have an existing Internet Merchant Account or not.
Idea - Internet and new media solutions provider specializing in the comprehensive e-Integration of
business and technology.
iMedium - A leading Application Service Provider (ASP) that develops, markets and sells
software and services that enhance company CRM initiatives.
JDA - Supply chain management and ebusiness solutions.
Keynote - Web performance measurement and management services that improve the quality of e-business.
L-1 Identity Solutions - Leveraging the industry's most advanced multi-modal biometric platform for
finger, face, palm and iris recognition, L-1 Identity Solutions provides a circle of trust around all aspects of an identity and
the credentials assigned to it. This includes proofing, enrollment, issuance and usage.
NaviSite - An Application Service Provider (ASP), NaviSite specializes in Internet
outsourcing solutions to help companies thrive in the e-business era.
NetZero - Internet service that provides consumers with free and easy access to the Internet while
offering advertisers a highly effective way to target those users.
Nortel Networks - Comprehensive portfolio of networking products and services.
ObjectSpace - A business-to-business integration (B2Bi) company whose products enable
organizations to streamline their collaboration, communication and integration with trading partners over the Internet.
Omnicell - Automates the healthcare supply chain, providing systems and e-commerce services that
increase operating efficiency and reduce costs.
OneChannel - Provides manufacturers, distributors, and retailers with integrated, collaborative
packaged analytic applications for measuring multi-channel sales performance.
OpenText - An enterprise software company and leader in enterprise content management, helps organizations
manage and gain the true value of their business content. OpenText brings two decades of expertise supporting millions of users in
Quest Software - Delivers information and application availability solutions that enable performance and
reliability of e-business, packaged and custom applications.
PTI - Develops and delivers scalable, hosted application services designed to help printers increase
competitive position, strengthen customer relationships, manage digital printing and workflow, and boost buying power.
ReD - A world leader in payment fraud prevention and payment processing.
Roxio - Provides software and services that enhance every step of the digital image and video
communication cycle, including capturing, creating, streaming, viewing, storing, editing, sharing, and printing.
RSA - Trusted name in e-security, helping organizations build secure, trusted foundations for e-business
through its two-factor authentication, encryption and public key management systems.
SAS Institute - Develops, markets, and supports the data warehousing and decision support software.
Scene7 - Helps companies deliver on the power and promise of the web. With a suite of highly visual,
interactive technologies, Scene7 enables companies to sell more effectively and efficiently - online, in-store and in-person.
Scient - Delivers electronic business solutions to create market leadership, breakthrough positions,
and shareholder value.
SPSS - Data mining. SPSS' solutions integrate and analyze marketing, customer
and operational data in key vertical markets worldwide including: telecommunications, health care, banking, finance, insurance,
manufacturing, retail, consumer packaged goods, market research and the public sector.
Talisma - Comprehensive suite of eCRM solutions, which are the easiest to deploy, use and
webclipping - With WebClipping.com, you'll know if you, your products or services are
mentioned anywhere on the Internet. Provides relevant, timely and accurate information about you or your company's mention in the online
press; competitors' activities; potential acquisitions or mergers; consumers' views - positive and negative - about your company and
products; copyright or trademark abuse; grumblings from unhappy employees or customers; false or misleading product claims or even
innovative new uses for your products.
WorldPay - A leading provider of complex electronic payment services.
Zland - The ZLand.com suite of hosted business solutions enables you to place company,
product, and employment information on the web, sell products on-line, and automate a wide range of operational activities, such as human
resources, sales, payroll, or purchasing - all for a fraction of the cost and effort associated with the internally.
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