Citadon and MatrixOne Partner to Deliver Product Collaboration Solutions for the Engineering and Building Industries.Business/Technology Editors
WESTFORD, Mass. & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 11, 2001
-- Citadon to build next-generation applications on MatrixOne's
eMatrix collaborative framework to extend its leadership in the $3.9
trillion industry --
MatrixOne, Inc. (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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program, programme - a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need; "he proposed an elaborate program of public works"; "working mothers rely on the day .
"The building and engineering industries require complicated and detailed coordination, collaboration, and communication. However, the ever-changing locations of construction sites make it almost impossible to have the communication support systems that traditional manufacturing has expected and depended upon for day-to-day operations," said Jack Maynard, research director of the Aberdeen Group Aberdeen Group is a provider of business-related research services. It has its headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts and belongs to the Harte-Hanks group. Founded in 1988, Aberdeen's research is used by over 2. . "By embracing Web-centric strategies to improve connectivity, these complex communications problems can be solved, improving productivity and thereby enhance the organization's responsiveness and accountability. This will lead to a better competitive stance and ultimately improved customer satisfaction and profitability in this industry."
Citadon develops collaboration software See collaborative software. that enables enterprises in the engineering and construction industries to leverage the Internet to solve the complex project collaboration problems. The eMatrix infrastructure will provide the foundation for a high performance, scalable, and secure communication platform to manage complex global projects. The joint solution will provide customers with the ability to communicate, capture and leverage knowledge across their extended enterprise and value chain while minimizing risk and increasing operational efficiency.
"Citadon supports its clients in managing complexity in their projects. In so doing, project information needs to be managed from concept through obsolescence ob·so·les·cent
1. Being in the process of passing out of use or usefulness; becoming obsolete.
2. Biology Gradually disappearing; imperfectly or only slightly developed. with very high volumes of data, user interaction, and a solid sense of security even while geographically dispersed" stated Bernard Fried, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Citadon. "The ability for our customers to network their suppliers and collaborate in real time to manage any given project is critical to lowering overall costs and delivering quality results. Teaming with MatrixOne(R) will allow us to extend our leadership in this area and introduce advanced services and efficiencies to our industry."
"MatrixOne has been a trusted partner in helping companies in the process industry solve their complex needs, and this relationship is a great fit with the application and domain expertise of Citadon," said Mark O'Connell, president and chief executive officer of MatrixOne. "The engineering and building industries engage in large complex projects that embrace multiple suppliers across the world. While this provides an enormous challenge, it at the same time offers a high return of value for customers including the opportunity to save significant time and money and yield more innovative results."
Citadon Inc. provides the $3.9 trillion global engineering and building industry with collaboration software that enables the delivery of integrated services In computer networking, IntServ or integrated services is an architecture that specifies the elements to guarantee quality of service (QoS) on networks. IntServ can for example be used to allow video and sound to reach the receiver without interruption. designed to reduce financial and legal risk, improve profitability and create accountability and predictability across global projects. Citadon's services help customers to conduct and manage core business processes, collaborate and communicate seamlessly, and capture and leverage knowledge across the extended enterprise.
Headquartered in San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden , Citadon's services are currently being utilized in over 30 countries, by more than 30,000 active subscribers on projects with a construction value in excess of $110 billion. Currently Citadon customers include Barton Malow, the Bechtel Group, Bidcom Ltd., The Chicago Transit Authority
MatrixOne, Inc. (NASDAQ: MONE) is changing the way the world brings products to market(TM). The company's eMatrix(TM) product collaboration platform and out-of-the-box Value Chain Portfolio(TM) applications enable online collaboration across global value chains and secure access to independent trading communities in private and public Net markets. A trusted partner to innovative companies, MatrixOne(R) helps customers accelerate the right products to market. MatrixOne's more than 575 global customers represent the high-technology, aerospace/defense, automotive, communications, consumer, mechanical, machinery, medical equipment, and process industries, including GE, John Deere, Procter & Gamble, Nokia, Siemens, JDS Uniphase JDS Uniphase Corporation (JDSU) NASDAQ: JDSU is a company that manufactures and designs products for fiber optic communication and test equipment. It is headquartered in Milpitas, California, USA. , and Honda. Headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts Westford is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 20,754 at the 2000 census. History
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