Thursday July 20, 8:01 am Eastern Time
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Sybase Drives Enterprise Portal Leadership, Customer Value by Teaming With Leading-Edge e-Business Application Providers
New e-Portal Alliance Partners Provide Powerful e-Commerce, B2B, Web Management, Business Workflow and Analysis Capabilities for Sybase Enterprise Portal
EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to drive its market
leadership in the enterprise portals market, Sybase, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYBS - news),
today announced seven new partners have joined the e-Portal Alliance program,
designed to deliver leading-edge applications for Sybase® Enterprise Portal
The e-Portal Alliance program enables customers to incorporate the best
applications available today with Sybase Enterprise Portal. ``Sybase has laid
the foundation for comprehensive, enterprise-class portal solutions using
Sybase Enterprise Portal,'' said Sherrie Richardson, director, Strategic
Alliances, Sybase Enterprise Solutions Division.
``By partnering with these
leading applications solutions providers, and offering customers the peace of
mind that these applications work with Sybase EP, we provide further
value-added and customization capabilities to an extremely rich and powerful
The e-Portal Alliance program, which was launched in February of this
year, has been specifically designed to provide customers with powerful
applications designed to work seamlessly with Sybase Enterprise Portal.
Sybase provides validation capabilities for these application solution
products, so that customers are assured the applications work with Sybase EP.
Partners announcing their commitment to the Sybase e-Portal Alliance today
include: Black Pearl, Cohera, CorVu, Enterworks, TUMI Software, WebTrends and
``Combining CorVu's technology with Sybase Enterprise Portal ensures
customers a more complete picture of their business performance,'' said
Alan Missroon, vice president of marketing for CorVu.
ultimately benefits our joint customers, who receive valuable enterprise
business performance management solutions within a personalized, secure
The alliance program enables companies to customize Sybase EP using
powerful new applications, providing further momentum to Sybase's drive in
leading the enterprise portal market.
``WebTrends solutions build on the Web personalization and e-commerce
features of Sybase's Enterprise Portal, providing in-depth insight and
analysis of Web site visitors' needs and preferences,'' said Joseph DePaola,
vice president of business development for WebTrends.
customers incorporating WebTrends software will better understand their
visitors' preferences and can create marketing strategies to convert visitors
into first-time customers, and first-time customers into lifetime customers.''
Sybase EP provides non-stop, continuous availability, personalization and
integration of enterprise data and applications.
It enables organizations to
rapidly implement an enterprise portal and provide a personalized business
experience for customers, partners, suppliers and employees.
organization has different needs when developing a portal, Sybase Enterprise
Portal provides customers with the flexibility to implement an enterprise
portal that matches their exact needs, via the e-Portal Alliance, including
new partner technologies in e-commerce, analysis, Web management, B2B and
business workflow management.
Offering advanced data aggregation and content management
capabilities, the Cohera E-Catalog System(TM) retrieves and integrates static
and dynamic data from multiple platforms, formats and locations.
is a single, standards-based format-a dynamic ``e-Catalog''-that appears as a
single, unified SQL data source.
The TUMI system is designed to help companies with buying
strategies and supply chain management, including managing and forecasting
their inventory levels by evaluating sophisticated decision models designed
for high-service industries such as telecommunications, healthcare and
retail-industries where Sybase shares expertise.
Black Pearl's Knowledge Broker allows companies to capture,
codify and apply internal best practices to real-time data and live feedback,
extending their expertise into electronic channels.
By matching customer
interests with seller expertise at the moment of contact, with full
consideration of buyer and seller goals, preferences, behaviors, and market
context, it enables complex commerce through premium interactions.
CorVu provides enterprise e-Business performance management and
balanced scorecard solutions that help companies merge business vision with
company, industry and competitive analysis.
CommerceTrends 3.0 Visitor Relationship Management software
from WebTrends provides in-depth insights of enterprise portal visitor
behavior, needs and preferences, including Web visitor analysis, campaign
management, revenue forecasting, e-Marketing ROI analysis and visitor and
XMLSolutions Corporation offers software for
managing XML-based B2B transactions between trading partners and across
Included in this offering are XML-to-XML transformation, EDI/XML
integration and secure guaranteed delivery of B2B transactions.
Enterworks provides e-marketplaces and information portals
advanced solutions for business process automation and exception handling and
real-time cataloging that automate end-to-end business transactions,
incorporating supply chains and enterprise applications across multiple
business-to-business customers, partners and suppliers.
The Sybase e-Portal Alliance is continuing recruitment in key e-Business
Application vendors interested in participating in the alliance
program can visit http://www.sybase.com/ep/alliance and apply online.
About Sybase, Inc.
Headquartered in Emeryville, Calif., Sybase, Inc., is one of the largest
global independent software companies.
Sybase helps businesses integrate,
manage and deliver applications, content and data anywhere they are needed.
The company's products, combined with its world-class professional services
and partner technologies, provide a comprehensive platform for integrated,
end-to-end solutions in mobile and embedded computing, data warehousing, and
Sybase focuses especially on EP solutions, which give
businesses the ability to extend their enterprise to customers, partners, and
suppliers by converting stored data into useful information, which can be
integrated and personalized in a continuously available environment for use
anywhere at anytime.
Sybase customers represent the industries leading the
global economy, with strong concentrations in financial services, public
sector, telecommunications and healthcare. The company's Web address is
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