“E-commerce solutions provider INTERSHOP Communications, Inc.
has announced a strategic partnership with server appliance
developer Cobalt Networks…to deliver a Linux-based e-commerce
“The new Intershop RaQ will combine Intershop Merchant for
Red Hat Linux with Cobalt’s RaQ 3 server appliance, enabling
service providers and others to offer an e-commerce hosting
solution that, according to the companies, “eliminates complex
configuration tasks and reduces server set-up time to a few
“Cobalt’s strategy is to extend Web hosting by delivering
complete turnkey application-specific server appliances that enable
Service Providers to broaden their offerings,” commented Mark Orr,
Cobalt’s vice president of business development and co-founder.
“Intershop Merchant combined with Cobalt RaQ server appliances
offers small to medium sized businesses the full benefits of a true
plug and play e-commerce solution.”