London to become eb2 web nucleus © Copyright 1999 G2 Computer Intelligence Inc
E-risk management enterprise mi2g software projects that London will
be the "web nucleus" for e-business-to-business (eb2), building
on its current position as a global center for Internet-based finance and
commerce. The London-based company, which builds secure online trading, brokering
and banking architectures, says that the concentration and diversity of London's
financial markets, with their "unrivalled openness and telecommunications
accessibility," make the city an attractive place for eb2 activities.
Nearly three quarters of London corporations have net access and 65% have
an online presence. According to The Research Group, 30% of the UK's top 1,000
companies consider B2B apps the most important area of new system growth over
the next year.