REDMOND, Wash., June 22, 2001 — Whether a business owner is operating an online retail site or hosting a digital marketplace, e-commerce can open the door to a world of new customers and sales. But determining which software and hardware platforms to use and how best to architect a solution for optimum performance and availability is a challenge. Compaq ActiveAnswers for Microsoft® Commerce Server 2000 can help simplify and streamline the process.
Compaq Computer Corp. has worked closely with Microsoft Corp. to optimize market-leading industry-standard Compaq ProLiant server solutions for Commerce Server 2000. By performing extensive product testing and integration, Compaq and Microsoft have developed a complete set of solutions capabilities designed to accelerate time to deployment, simplify integration with existing systems, and provide flexible solutions with round-the-clock dependability.
To guide customers in identifying the right hardware configuration for Commerce Server 2000, Compaq developed customized information to be delivered via its ActiveAnswers Web site, including pretested recommended configurations for hardware and software, an online sizer, and an installation guide. With detailed tools on one comprehensive Web site, ActiveAnswers helps streamline the entire process of rapidly deploying e-commerce solutions.
“Compaq ActiveAnswers for Microsoft Commerce Server 2000 reduces customers time to solution by providing a complete set of enablers for sizing, configuring and deploying ProLiant servers in Microsoft Commerce Server 2000 environments, said Mark Linesch, vice president, eCommerce Solutions, Compaq Industry Standard Server Group. The extensive testing Compaq performs with Microsoft on ProLiant servers in datacenter environments ensures that customers have quick, easy access to the most complete information possible to rapidly deploy robust e-commerce solutions at an accelerated pace.”
More information on Microsoft Commerce Server 2000 is available at http://www.microsoft.com/commerceserver/ . More information about Compaq ActiveAnswers for Microsoft Commerce Server 2000 is available at http://www.compaq.com/solutions/microsoft/commerceserver/ .
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