Title : ebXML Asia Committee certificates 9 organizations on ebXML interoperability for security , and certificates 7 organizations on ebXML interoperability for basic and reliable messaging

Xi’an, China, 22 May 2004 – ebXML Asia Committee 
announced issuing ebXML interoperability certification on
ebXML Message Service specification 2.0 for security to 9
organizations, and also issuing ebXML interoperability
certification on ebXML Message Service specification 2.0
for basic functions and reliable messaging to 7
organizations, addition to 12 organizations, to which
ebXML ASIA has already issued in the last August.
EbXML ASIA certification is based on ebXML
interoperability certification program, started in the
last August. Interoperability is one of key issues to
realize Internet based B2B eBusiness using multi- vendor
implementations, even across countries. Particularly,
security interoperability is one of key to exchanging
business information securely. EbXML Message Service is
designed for B2B communication and its security is
realized by SSL for the encryption and XML digital
signature for the authentication, addition to the
reliable messaging function is to guarantee message
delivery.

The ebXML Asia Committee certificates the following 9
organizations for level3, security:
- CECID, The University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong SAR,
China)
- CrimsonLogic Pte Ltd (Singapore)
- Fujitsu Limited (Japan)
- Infoteria (Japan)
- Institute for Innovative IT, Kasetsart University
(Thailand)
- Innodigital Co., Ltd. (Korea)
- KTNET (Korea)
- NEC Corporation (Japan)
- SKLSE (State Key Laboratory of Software Engineering),
Wuhan University (China)
The ebXML Asia Committee issues additional level2
certifications, basic functions and reliable messaging on
ebXML Message Service, for the following 7 organizations:
- NTT Data (Japan)
- CHORI JOHO SYSTEM CO., LTD.(Japan)
- Infoteria(Japan)
- Argo21(Japan)
- B2B Internet (Korea)
- Dasan(Korea)
- ETRI(Korea)
For more information, please contact Secretariat of ITG
(lkr0211@kiec.or.kr).

About ebXML Asia Committee interoperability certification
The goal of the ebXML ASIA Committee interoperability
certification is to promote ebXML through the
certification of interoperability among ebXML Asia
Committee members’ products. This program is started
since August, 2003. ebXML Asia Committee interoperability
test is performed by the Interoperability Task Group
(ITG) and the interoperability certification is issued by
ebXML ASIA committee. And, the result of test and
certification is announced on the ebXML Asia’s homepage
(www.ebxmlasia.org).

About ebXML Asia Committee
ebXML Asia Committee is a regional committee jointly
initiated by the Electronic Commerce Promotion Council of
Japan (ECOM) of Japan, the Korea Institute for Electronic
Commerce (KIEC) of Korea and the Taipei Computer
Association of Chinese Taipei. The Committee was
established in December 2000 to promote ebXML in Asia, to
jointly deal with ebXML work through the cooperation
among Asian countries and to facilitate electronic
commerce in the Asian region. With the gradual increase
of membership, there are currently more than 24
organizational members from 11 regions of Asia Pacific
(Australia, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Indonesia,
Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, and
Thailand). The Committee leadership is represented by
the Steering Committee, which includes Chair (Hisanao
Sugamata of ECOM), Vice-chair (Frank Lin of TCA),
Secretariat (KIEC) and two organizations (last meeting
host and next meeting host).

About ITG of ebXML Asia Committee
ITG (Interoperability Task Group) of ebXML Asia Committee
is a sub task group of ebXML Asia Committee. The ITG,
jointly chaired by Mr. Masahiko Narita of Fujitsu Limited
and Ms. Jinee Lee of Innodigital, aims to promote ebXML
standards by proving the interoperability of ebXML
specifications through actual tests. Currently, more
than 14 member organizations of ebXML Asia Committee are
participating in the ITG. The ITG plan to extend ebXML
interoperability testing activity over the world,
collaborating with Europe, US ebXML related organization.