CentraView Secures Major OEM License Agreement
Established Software Company Pays Multiple Six Figure Fee To Base New Product On CentraView Technology
Horsham, PA, June 1, 2005 CentraView, LLC, a leading provider of Open Source Centralized Business Management (CBM) software, including comprehensive Contact Management, Sales Force Automation (SFA), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and much more, today announced that an established software company will develop its next generation of product and services offerings on CentraView's software technology. Due to the terms of the agreement, CentraView may not disclose the name of the other party to the transaction.
CentraView recently secured a multiple six figure license agreement with an established software company said Alan Rihm, CEO of CentraView. While we are unable to reveal the name of the company due to the private label nature of the agreement, this deal is a tremendous validation for CentraView and our Open Source community members. The company had the choice of building, buying or partnering with CentraView, and they chose to partner with CentraView. After a comprehensive due diligence process, the company felt that leveraging the CentraView architecture and code base would enable them to get to market faster, and reduce the risks and expenses associated with launching their new product and service offerings. The terms of the agreement may not be disclosed.
JBoss is pleased to see this level of validation for a valued JBoss Inside Partner and JBoss Open Source Federation Member such as CentraView, said Bob Bickel, VP, Corporate Strategy and Development at JBoss Inc. The CentraView Open Source CBM software project is clearly gaining momentum and awareness in the community based on the size and strategic nature of this transaction. This sort of news also reinforces our Professional Open Source focus and initiatives. With JBoss as a core component of the CentraView software, end-users and partners of CentraView can have peace of mind knowing that CentraView was built on a solid foundation.
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Source code for the CentraView Open Source project is now available for download through Sourceforge.net at http://sourceforge.net/projects/centraview/.
CentraView CBM Software
The CentraView Open Source Centralized Business Management software provides businesses with the ultimate centralized view of all customer and business information. So much more than just CRM and SFA, CentraView beats the competition by providing a greater business value, a scalable architecture, and a lower total cost of ownership than the competition. Through an intuitive browser-based interface, CentraView delivers unparalleled "out of the box" functionality, ease of use and limitless scalability. Built on the Enterprise Java (J2EE) platform and optimized for Linux and Windows environments, it leverages open source technologies such as Linux (RedHat Enterprise and Fedora), Apache Tomcat, JBoss and MySQL.
The CentraView CBM software is unique among Open Source business software competitors. While many Open Source projects are built on glued together scripts, CentraView is designed from the ground up to offer a solid foundation on which to build your business. The software starts with a solid Enterprise Java (J2EE) architecture, and provides centralized contact management, communication (webmail) and collaboration (group calendaring and detailed activity tracking), centralized file management, marketing (list import and promotions management, literature and event management, mail merge for mass email and document creation), sales force automation (pipeline management, proposal creation), project management, customer relationship management including ticketing, frequently asked questions, and knowledge base, views into accounting and human resources, a customer portal, synchronization capability with MS Outlook, Outlook Express, Palm and PocketPC (through Outlook), and more. CentraView also has plans to release a project that will allow CentraView to synchronize with 3rd party software like QuickBooks and Microsoft Great Plains, among others.
For a demo of CentraView software or more information about CentraView products, services and partner programs, please visit http://www.centraview.com. Open Source downloads are available now by clicking Download via the CentraView website.
About CentraView, LLC
CentraView, LLC, a leading Open Source Centralized Business Management (CBM) software which includes contact management, sales force automation (SFA), customer relationship management (CRM) and much more. CentraView delivers unparalleled "out of the box" functionality, ease of use, and limitless scalability built on the Enterprise Java (J2EE) platform.
CentraView software enables businesses and service providers of all sizes to extend relationships with their customers by delivering access to a high value application their customers need while driving profitable recurring revenue. Built by a highly skilled software development team with extensive service provider experience, CentraViews software offers businesses of all sizes a centralized view of all of their customer and business information through one intuitive browser-based interface. For more information, please visit www.centraview.com.
Mr. Alan Rihm
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