PowerCerv Enhances E-Commerce Solutions.TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 7, 1999--
Agreement provides PowerCerv customers with E-commerce capabilities
PowerCerv (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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(application, business) Enterprise Resource Planning - (ERP) Any software system designed to support and automate the business processes of medium and large businesses. (ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) An integrated information system that serves all departments within an enterprise. Evolving out of the manufacturing industry, ERP implies the use of packaged software rather than proprietary software written by or for one customer. ) software and customer relationship management (CRM (Customer Relationship Management) An integrated information system that is used to plan, schedule and control the presales and postsales activities in an organization. ) software for the mid-market, has signed an agreement with Sterling Commerce (NYSE NYSE
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Under the terms of the agreement, PowerCerv will resell re·sell
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1. To sell again.
2. To sell (a product or service) to the public or to an end user, especially as an authorized dealer. and implement Sterling Commerce's GENTRAN business process integration software as part of its Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution, PowerCerv ERP Plus. This agreement will give PowerCerv customers immediate access to E-commerce by helping them bridge the gap between their business systems and their entire value chain.
"Our customers view the ability to integrate E-commerce solutions as a vital mechanism to strengthen their relationships within their supply chain," said John Montague John Montague may refer to:
In a recent survey of mid-market manufacturers conducted by AMR (1) (Adaptive Multi-Rate) A variable rate speech codec selected by the 3GPP for the 3G evolution of the GSM cellphone system (WCDMA). Using the Algebraic CELP (ACELP) compression technology, AMR provides toll quality sound at transmission rates from 4.75 to 12. Research, Inc., integrated E-commerce was cited as one of the three primary decision factors in selecting an enterprise application software solution - which points to the timeliness of this agreement between PowerCerv and Sterling Commerce.
"Mid-market manufacturers have been anticipating an E-commerce solution that will help them exchange information between their internal business applications and their customers, suppliers and business partners," said Todd Ellwood, vice president, America's sales, Sterling Commerce. "With the added advantage of embedding 1. (mathematics) embedding - One instance of some mathematical object contained with in another instance, e.g. a group which is a subgroup.
2. (theory) embedding - (domain theory) A complete partial order F in [X -> Y] is an embedding if GENTRAN into ERP Plus, PowerCerv has further strengthened its ERP and CRM packages, offering their customers a single solution for accessing E-commerce capabilities."
The integration between Sterling Commerce's GENTRAN business process integration software and PowerCerv ERP Plus is currently in limited release and is scheduled for general availability with PowerCerv ERP Plus Version 9.0 in Q4 1999.
PowerCerv was the first company to deliver to the middle market a fully-integrated suite of client/server business applications called ERP Plus. They consist of applications for manufacturing, distribution, financials, customer relationship management (CRM) and customer support. All PowerCerv applications were developed internally as an integrated system designed to be optimized when implemented as a front-office and back-office operation suite. The Company offers training, consulting and implementation services to support its software products. For more information on ERP Plus - The Plus Your Enterprise Needs - contact PowerCerv at (813) 226-2600, fax (813) 222-0886, or visit the Company's web site at http://www.powercerv.com.
About Sterling Commerce
Sterling Commerce is recognized as the worldwide leader in providing Internet E-commerce solutions for the Global 5000 and their commerce communities. The company is one of 40 companies included in the Dow Jones Dow Jones
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See : Finance Internet Services Index. The company is focused on providing E-commerce solutions through its COMMERCE, CONNECT and GENTRAN product families to address extranet management, business process integration, community management, infrastructure and outsourcing. Sterling Commerce has been providing E-commerce solutions for 25 years, and has 2,500 employees, 37 office locations and more than 40 distributors worldwide. With more than 45,000 customers worldwide, the company had 1998 revenues of more than $490 million. For more information, visit the Sterling Commerce Web site at www.sterlingcommerce.com.
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A projected financial statement based on management expectations. A forward-looking statement involves risks with regard to the accuracy of assumptions underlying the projections. ". These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Factors which may affect the Company's results include, but not limited, to fluctuations in quarterly activities and results of operations, competition, economic and market condition risks, year 2000 readiness, lengthy sales cycles, ability to manage change and other risk factors detailed in the company's most recent annual report and other filings with the SEC.
ERP Plus is a registered trademark of PowerCerv Corporation. GENTRAN is a registered trademark of Sterling Commerce,Inc. All other products or company names mentioned are used for identification purposes only, and may be trademarks of their respective owners.