SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 1999 — At a press briefing in San Francisco today, Microsoft plans to announce an expanded e-commerce solution that includes new software and services designed to transform the Web into a bustling marketplace. Microsoft’s strategy is intended to help businesses quickly and cost-effectively build Web sites, promote their products and services to qualified customers, and trade with business partners over the Internet. It will also provide an improved, more convenient experience for consumers who shop online. PressPass will provide complete coverage of the event and the announcements, including a NetShow presentation and a “virtual press room” for journalists.
Microsoft to Announce E-Commerce Strategy