IBM: The e-business is a major
means of development for all kinds of enterprises ranging from small and medium businesses
to large enterprises. Beyond what has become a buzzword, e-business is a reality which
more than 300 000 IBMers throughout the world work on and make happen for their customers.
These professionals propose global open solutions, integrating software, hardware and
services. Through the e-business technologies IBM enables its customers to implement a
more effective relationship with their own customers The auction sale for the
"Hospices de Beaune" is an outstanding example of this new approach.