SOURCE: Internet Commerce Corporation

January 16, 2007 15:45 ET

Internet Commerce Corporation Announces Participation in Microsoft Corporation's Launch Events

NORCROSS, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 16, 2007 -- Internet Commerce Corporation (ICC) (NASDAQ: ICCA), a leader in business-to-business e-commerce solutions, today announced that it will participate in the Microsoft launch events for the Windows Vista™ Business operating system, 2007 Microsoft Office and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. ICC and other companies in the PASS™ (Payments as a Secure Service) Consortium, a group of leading financial institutions and payment service providers, will showcase secure and efficient open financial transactions within Windows Vista Business operating system at Ready for a New Day Launch Tour 2007 and the Microsoft Across America Launch Events.

Thomas Stallings, chief executive officer of ICC, said, "Helping small businesses to electronically exchange essential business documents -- directly from the Windows Vista Business desktop -- provides a strategic opportunity for ICC in the EDI-enablement of small businesses. In partnership with Microsoft and other members of the PASS Consortium, ICC is well positioned to positively impact supply chains within retail and embark upon a new market for electronic payment processing."

The Microsoft launch events will take place throughout the U.S. in January - March 2007, giving the PASS Consortium an opportunity to demonstrate how small businesses using Windows Vista Business can confidently and securely perform a wide variety of financial management activities straight from the desktop.

PASS Consortium participation at the Ready for a New Day Launch Tour includes the following cities:


January 24, Boston, MA
Boston Convention and Exposition Center

January 26, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Convention Center

February 7, Chicago, IL
McCormick Place

February 8, Atlanta, GA
Georgia International Convention Center

February 15, King of Prussia, PA
Valley Forge Convention Center

February 21, Dallas, TX
Dallas Convention Center

February 26, Seattle, WA
Washington State Convention & Trade Center

PASS Consortium participation at the Microsoft Across America Launch Events includes the following cities:

January 23, Portland, OR
Hilton Portland & Executive Tower

January 25, Columbus, OH
The Columbus, A Renaissance Hotel

January 30, Las Vegas, NV
The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino

February 1, Pittsburgh, PA
Sheraton Station Square Hotel

February 15, Denver, CO
Colorado Convention Center

February 15, San Ramon, CA
San Ramon Marriott

February 22, Miami, FL
Sheraton Miami Mart Hotel

February 22, St. Louis, MO
Adam's Mark - St. Louis

February 27, Chicago, IL
McCormick Place - Lakeside Center Building

February 27, Norfolk, VA
Radisson Hotel Norfolk

March 1, Bethesda, MD
Bethesda Marriott

March 1, Hauppauge, NY
Hyatt Regency Wind Watch

March 1, Austin, TX
Austin Convention Center

For agenda information, to learn of other launch event cities and to register for an event, please go to www.microsoft.com/business/launch2007/signup/default.mspx.

About Internet Commerce Corporation (ICC)

Internet Commerce Corporation (ICC), headquartered in Norcross, GA, is a leader in business-to-business e-commerce solutions. Thousands of customers rely on ICC's comprehensive line of solutions, in-depth expertise, and unmatched customer service to help balance cost, fit, and function required to meet unique requirements for trading partner compliance, coordination, and collaboration. With its software solutions, network services, hosted web applications, managed services, and consulting services, ICC is the trusted provider of solutions for businesses, regardless of size and level of technical sophistication, to connect with their trading communities. For more information, visit www.icc.net.

About the PASS™ Consortium

Combining the core expertise of each member organization with the growing relevance of software delivered as a service, the PASS Consortium focuses on presenting a more secure, holistic software solution that facilitates on-demand access to financial management and payments services directly through Windows Vista™ Business. PASS (Payments as a Secure Service) Consortium members include IP Commerce Incorporated, Internet Commerce Corporation, BankServ, CashEdge, Chase Paymentech Solutions LLC, CIT Group, Inc. (NYSE: CIT), and PayPal.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Terri Deuel
    Internet Commerce Corporation
    678-533-8003