REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BroadVision, Inc. (Nasdaq:BVSN), a pioneer in e-business and enterprise social networking solutions, today announced a major evolution of its enterprise social networking platform, BroadVision ® Clearvale. Among many new features – which include a range of innovations in product, pricing, and use-case scenarios – customers now have the ability to build their own businesses – and sell their own services – in the cloud using BroadVision Clearvale. This new business solution – dubbed Clearvale™ PaasPort – is a first for the Enterprise 2.0 market.

"Since we first introduced BroadVision Clearvale earlier this year, the response from the market has been huge," said BroadVision founder and CEO Dr. Pehong Chen. "Thousands of businesses all over the world today are using Clearvale to enhance engagement with employees, customers, and partners – all over the cloud. The new Clearvale, announced today, provides even greater muscle for companies who see the value of doing business on the web."   

Clearvale PaasPort – Companies Can Now Build their Own Businesses in the Cloud

As part of the new platform, BroadVision has introduced Clearvale PaasPort. Clearvale PaasPort enables companies to host their own installation of BroadVision's Clearvale enterprise social networking solution, enabling them to sell Clearvale solutions as well as premium services, to their own customers. Clearvale PaasPort is a platform-as-a-service solution provided to customers, who can deliver BroadVision Clearvale as part of a large package of services, or as a more specialized solution.

Clearvale PaasPort is unique in that it is the only enterprise social network that enables companies to build cloud-based businesses over a social layer. Softbank Telecom – the telecommunications giant in Japan – will be using Clearvale to provide customers with a number of different premium communication and collaboration services integrated into the new BroadVision Clearvale platform. It's all part of a larger initiative to use BroadVision Clearvale to communicate and collaborate across its entire ecosystem.