adidas-Salomon Works Some Magic

Magic Software Enterprises has signed a deal with adidas-Salomon AG Canada to provide the company the tools and training to build its own custom b-to-b site for the IBM iSeries platform. The new site, which will be built using Magic's application development technology, will extend adidas-Salomon Canada's current supply chain solution to allow customers access to sales, order status and payment information via the


Under the terms of the agreement, Magic developers will train adidas-Salomon Canada programmers on Magic's application development technology to enable them to independently create and deploy an e-commerce Web site. The solution, once developed, will run on the IBM iSeries and xSeries platforms using an IBM DB2/400 database with IBM OS/400 and Microsoft Windows 2000 operating systems.

adidas-Salomon AG is the second largest manufacturer of sporting goods worldwide, with a global estimated market share of about 15 percent. Brand names include: adidas, Salomon, Taylor-Made (golf), Mavic (cycling), Bonfire (winter sports) and Erima (swimming).

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