Xythos Expands OEM Partnerships

Mar 09, 2007

Xythos Software, a developer of Basic Content Services solutions, has completed agreements with Blackboard Inc. and SAS to extend their OEM licenses of the company's WebFile Server content management platform. Both Xythos customers have reached multi-year agreements with the company to include its technology within key applications of their core product lines. Xythos' WebFile Server technology is integrated within the Blackboard Content System, which is part of the Blackboard Academic Suite. The Blackboard Content System is designed to help faculty and students securely share files, manage elearning content, and develop ePortfolios. At SAS, Xythos technology is integrated within a variety of enterprise applications including the SAS Enterprise BI Server, SAS Information Delivery Portal, and SAS Model Manager. SAS Model Manager uses Xythos' WebDAV-based technology to manage collections of analytic models in a secure manner, to promote collaboration among users while sharing analytic models and offers versioning and configuration management capabilities for auditing and compliance reasons. Xythos OEM offerings also include its Xythos Drive which has been licensed by customers such as Oracle and SAP to bundle together with their own web portals and content systems.