Microsoft Commerce Server 2000 Delivers E-Business in Many Shapes and Sizes

Managed Hosting Now Available From Data Return



Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Microsoft Corp.

    REDMOND, Wash., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- To provide the most comprehensive
 platform for e-business, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) has partnered with
 service providers worldwide to offer Microsoft(R) Commerce Server 2000 in a
 managed hosting environment.
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     Data Return Corp. is a leading provider of managed hosting solutions,
 offering services for many of the world's most innovative and fastest-growing
 Fortune 1,000 companies and e-businesses.  Named Microsoft's Global Hosting
 Partner of the Year in July 2000, Data Return now offers Commerce Server 2000
 services, including custom configuration of the Commerce Server 2000 Targeting
 System, Business Analytics System and the Web-based Business Desk.  As part of
 its service offering, Data Return monitors all key hardware and software
 services and can include custom monitors to track total transaction time,
 transactions per minute and many other custom features.
     "Data Return has been providing managed hosting services for Commerce
 Server 2000 for quite some time," said Troy Garrison, product program manager
 for Data Return.  "In fact, we recently performed the successful integration
 of Commerce Server 2000 into Texas Instruments' system architecture managed by
 Data Return."
     The Educational & Productivity Solutions business (E&PS) of
 Texas Instruments Inc., a leader in educational technology, has been a
 customer of Data Return since June 2000.  Data Return provides managed
 services in support of E&PS' e-commerce site, through which visitors can
 purchase various products including software upgrades for existing Flash-based
 handheld graphing products.
     More information on Microsoft Commerce Server 2000 is available at
 http://www.microsoft.com/commerceserver/.
     Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services
 and Internet technologies for personal and business computing.  The company
 offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people
 through great software -- any time, any place and on any device.
     NOTE:  Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corp. in the
 United States and/or other countries.
     The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the
 trademarks of their respective owners.
 
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    REDMOND, Wash., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- To provide the most comprehensive
 platform for e-business, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) has partnered with
 service providers worldwide to offer Microsoft(R) Commerce Server 2000 in a
 managed hosting environment.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO )
     Data Return Corp. is a leading provider of managed hosting solutions,
 offering services for many of the world's most innovative and fastest-growing
 Fortune 1,000 companies and e-businesses.  Named Microsoft's Global Hosting
 Partner of the Year in July 2000, Data Return now offers Commerce Server 2000
 services, including custom configuration of the Commerce Server 2000 Targeting
 System, Business Analytics System and the Web-based Business Desk.  As part of
 its service offering, Data Return monitors all key hardware and software
 services and can include custom monitors to track total transaction time,
 transactions per minute and many other custom features.
     "Data Return has been providing managed hosting services for Commerce
 Server 2000 for quite some time," said Troy Garrison, product program manager
 for Data Return.  "In fact, we recently performed the successful integration
 of Commerce Server 2000 into Texas Instruments' system architecture managed by
 Data Return."
     The Educational & Productivity Solutions business (E&PS) of
 Texas Instruments Inc., a leader in educational technology, has been a
 customer of Data Return since June 2000.  Data Return provides managed
 services in support of E&PS' e-commerce site, through which visitors can
 purchase various products including software upgrades for existing Flash-based
 handheld graphing products.
     More information on Microsoft Commerce Server 2000 is available at
 http://www.microsoft.com/commerceserver/.
     Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services
 and Internet technologies for personal and business computing.  The company
 offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people
 through great software -- any time, any place and on any device.
     NOTE:  Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corp. in the
 United States and/or other countries.
     The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the
 trademarks of their respective owners.
 
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