View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
December 17, 1997updated 03 Sep 2016 9:13pm

ENCANTO UNVEILS EASY-TO-BUILD E-COMMERCE WEB SITE DEVICE

By CBR Staff Writer

Encanto Networks Inc, the internet business operation fronted by former Novell Inc chairman, president and chief executive Robert Frankenberg, has taken the wraps off a web server designed to enable companies to get an electronic commerce site up and running quickly and easily. E.go Commerce is a fully integrated hardware, software and services package, Java-based web server designed to be used by small businesses. Encanto claims organizations can establish a web site in around 30 minutes, that will take orders and receive payment for goods. The Santa Clara, California-based company showed the product off at the Fall Internet World show in New York last week, and is confident that the product is a major step in enabling smaller companies to take advantage of the growing electronic commerce phenomenon. Aside from enabling electronic commerce capabilities, E.go Commerce provides internet access and basic management services over a standard telephone line. The product uses the company’s Instant Connect service to provide a continual web connection. Encanto describes the product as a web station, and claims the hardware can store over 25,000 text pages. It uses a 56Kbs modem, has two serial ports, a four part Ethernet hub, all housed in a closed box. The product will retail at $1,300 or $1,400 with ISDN, and is due for release in February. Encanto has already seen a reasonable degree of interest from the industry and has formed alliances to deliver E.go Commerce, with the likes of Eastman Kodak Co, Hewlett-Packard Co, Marimba Inc and Sun Microsystems Inc.

Content from our partners
Rethinking cloud: challenging assumptions, learning lessons
DTX Manchester welcomes leading tech talent from across the region and beyond
The hidden complexities of deploying AI in your business

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.
THANK YOU