[NPL] MDG Announces WS4D/eCommerce
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[NPL] MDG Announces WS4D/eCommerce

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MDG Computer Services, Inc.
231 Faircroft Road
Bartlett, IL 60103-1363
USA
Phone: +630-497-0220
FAX: +630-497-8893
http://www.mdg.com
Email: info@mdg.com

MDG Announces Powerful, Simple, Single Application eCommerce Solution

Bartlett, IL May 3, 1999 - MDG Computer Services, Inc. today
announced an eCommerce solution that supports Shopping Carts and
real-time credit card authorization for MacOS and Windows NT.

WS4D/eCommerce includes everything needed in a single application:
Web Server, CGI, Relational Database, Shopping Carts, StoreFronts,
Products and Real-time credit card processing", everything needed to
setup shop on the Internet.

"Finally an easy way to setup shop on the Internet. Enter your
StoreFront information, enter or import your products and you are
ready to start processing orders on the Internet", said Michael
Ginsberg, president of MDG Computer Services, Inc,. "There is no
programming involved, no CGI's to write and no HTML to write!
Everything is ready to go. A single application, is your web server,
database, eCommerce server, Products database, Order Database and
credit card authorizer. For those that are familiar with HTML, the
look and feel of the Storefront can be 100% customized from HTML".

Single Application Does It All

WS4D/eCommerce - One vendor with a self contained solution! No finger
pointing to get it working! One call for support questions. Only one
application open on the computer system to reduce operational
overhead and increase throughput. For those running a MacOS web
server, WS4D/eCommerce can run as a CGI to your existing web server
without any additional software. For those running Windows NT or
those that do not want to run eCommerce as a CGI, WS4D/eCommerce can
run alongside your existing web server by listening on a different
port number.
MDG Others (multiple vendors)

WS4D/eCommerce $495 eCommerce Module $495
web server $495
database $199
CGI $549

Grand Totals $495 $1,738

Storefronts

Two versions of WS4D/eCommerce are available. A single store option -
which allows you to run a single store and an unlimited store option,
which allows you to run unlimited storefronts. Each StoreFront can be
configured with different shipping options, sales tax options, credit
card processing options and still have the HTML look and feel. Both
versions allow hundreds of thousands of records to be added. A
flexible Import Manager allows importing of your existing data.

Once an order is completed, the order can automatically be saved to
disk, emailed to merchant and a confirmation email can be sent to
person placing the order. Exporting orders to Quicken, QuickBooks,
Excel, AppleWorks, MacAuthorize and PCAuthorize is included.

Credit Card Authorization

Included with WS4D/eCommerce is support for AuthorizeNet
(http://www.AuthorizeNet.com) for real-time credit card processing
(included in single and unlimited store options). Using
AuthorizeNet's SSL web server, AuthorizeNet will collect the credit
card information, approve or decline the transaction and notify
WS4D/eCommerce after completion. The whole process take 2-4 seconds.
WS4D/eCommerce is one of the first eCommerce solutions that directly
supports the "Silent Post" feature of Authorizenet. This feature
allows Authorizenet to contact your database after a credit card has
been approved or denied and to update the order file with
authorization or decline reasons.

Products Search Engine Accessible

All items entered into the products file can easily be published to
the most popular search engines AUTOMATICALLY. Publish a single URL
to the most popular Search Engines and all your products will be
indexed in the Search Engine. Each product can contain unique Meta
Description and Meta Keywords. A log for each item will track the
number of hits coming from search engines and history of accesses. A
log file will also track when the Search Engines spider your products.

Other Features

* No HTML to write, even for multiple StoreFronts hosted by a single
server! All HTML is completely customizable for those that wish to
make changes

* Sherlock Optimized - using Apple's Sherlock Technology - all
products searchable via Apple's Sherlock

* Export Orders into popular Accounting Packages which include:
Quicken, QuickBooks, MacAuthorize, PCAuthorize, Microsoft Excel, and
AppleWorks

* Unlimited Products for Single or Unlimited StoreFronts

* Browser Configurable

* The StoreFront is completely configurable from any browser. Modify
your StoreFront, Products and even View Orders from your browser

* Credit Card Number Verification - using a mathematical formula,
WS4D can determine if the credit card number is valid

* All Shoppers, Products, Storefronts, and Orders stored in powerful
relational database

* Single application can be either a Web Server or a CGI to your
existing web server (CGI feature MacOS only)

* Customer Address info saved on Server - repeat customers only need
to enter their email address and password

* Credit Card info NOT stored on server (when using AuthorizeNet for
processing)

* Option to print completed order form for completion via Fax or Mail

* Support for International Characters and Currencies

Pricing
Pricing Pricing
After Before
6/1/99 5/31/99

WS4D/eCommerce Single $495 $395
includes Web Server 4D 3.0, WS4D/CGI
WS4D/eCommerce 1 Store

WS4D/eCommerce Unlimited $795 $695
includes Web Server 4D 3.0, WS4D/CGI
WS4D/eCommerce Unlimited Stores

Web Server 4D 3.0 & WS4D/CGI
(No eCommerce - upgrade to eCommerce Available later) $295

Upgrades For Existing WS4D Customers:

Web Server 4D 3.0 Upgrade From Web Server 4D 1.x $99

Web Server 4D 3.0 Upgrade From Web Server 4D 2.x $49

Web Server 4D 3.0 Upgrade for those who purchased
Web Server 4D after January 1st, 1999 NC

WS4D/CGI for existing Web Server 4D Customers $49
allows Web Server 4D to communicate via SSL with external
SSL web server (MacOS Only)

WS4D/eCommerce Single to Unlimited Upgrade $300

WS4D/eCommerce Single Store - requires Web Server 4D 3.0 $195

WS4D/eCommerce Unlimited $495 $395
includes Web Server 4D 3.0 upgrade

Availability

Currently, WS4D/eCommerce and Web Server 4D 3.0 are in beta testing
and are expected to ship by May 7, 1999. If you are interested in
reviewing a beta version, please contact (mailto:beta@mdg.com) for
more information.

WS4D/eCommerce Developer (Source Code) is not available at this time.
We are working on additional documentation and other enhancements for
our Developer customers.

MDG has been shipping Web Sever 4D since November, 1995. Web Server
4D combines the power of a relational database along with a full
featured web server in single high performance single application.
WS4D/CGI takes the powerful database capabilities of Web Server 4D
and allows other web servers to easily publish databases.
WS4D/Email-Search allows any mailing list to be searchable from the
web. MDG can be contacted at 231 Faircroft Road, Bartlett, IL
60103-1363, USA; Phone: 630-497-0220, Fax 630-497-8893; info@mdg.com

 
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