Pivotal Corporation

Pivotal Corporation
chinadotcom corporation

chinadotcom corporation

January 26, 2005 06:00 ET

Pivotal Corporation: Web Event to Feature Mobility Experts from Frost & Sullivan and Microsoft


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FOR: PIVOTAL CORPORATION

AND CHINADOTCOM CORPORATION

NASDAQ SYMBOL: CHINA

JANUARY 26, 2005 - 06:00 ET

Pivotal Corporation: Web Event to Feature Mobility
Experts from Frost & Sullivan and Microsoft

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 26, 2005) - Pivotal
Corporation and chinadotcom corporation (NASDAQ:CHINA) -

Web Event Topic: 'How Mobile Does Your CRM Need to Be?'

Pivotal Corporation, a CDC Software company, and a leading CRM solution
provider for mid-sized enterprises, will host: 'How Mobile Does Your CRM
Need to Be? Creating a Mobile CRM Strategy that Fits Your Business' on
Thursday, January 27, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. EST (11:00 a.m. PST). This
complimentary Web event will feature mobile CRM experts from Frost &
Sullivan, Microsoft Corp., Farm Credit Services of America and Pivotal.

The need for mobile CRM is growing as organizations continue to demand
access to critical information in real-time - anytime, anywhere. With
the emergence of more robust devices and enhanced applications, together
with the reality of more dispersed sales organizations and the
increasing accessibility of high speed wireless (3G) and networking
(Wi-Fi), more organizations are putting mobility at the forefront of
their CRM initiatives. During this complimentary Web event you'll learn:



- What analysts and industry watchers are predicting for the future
of mobile CRM
- What the drivers are for mobility in different vertical industries
- What challenges companies face in implementing mobile CRM
- What mobile CRM solutions are available
- What best practices and processes need be considered before
deploying mobile technology in your organization
- What Microsoft is doing to advance the promise of 'anywhere,
anytime' mobility
- Why mobile CRM capabilities - including calendar and to-do
synchronization, email synchronization, and database
synchronization are popular
- How to evaluate the right mobile solution for your organization
- How to construct a business case for mobile CRM
- How companies measure ROI for mobile CRM applications

Speakers:

Fred Landis, Research Director, CRM Growth Opportunities Service,
Frost & Sullivan

Craig Neable, Program Manager, Developer Platform Evangelism Group,
Microsoft

Jim Greufe, Vice President, Business Partner Team, Farm Credit
Services of America

Bruce Kenny, Senior Vice President of Products, Pivotal Corporation

Web Event Details:

DATE: Thursday, January 27, 2005
TIME: 2:00 p.m. EST / 11:00 a.m. PST
DURATION: 60 minutes

REGISTER: http://ebroadcast.frost.com/pivotal


About Pivotal Corporation

Pivotal Corporation, a software unit of chinadotcom corporation
(NASDAQ:CHINA), is a leading CRM company that is 100 percent
purpose-built to serve the demanding requirements of mid-sized
enterprises - a powerful, highly flexible application platform, a
complete set of CRM applications, and low-cost, results-producing
implementation services. Pivotal delivers software and services that are
designed to produce meaningful increases in revenues, margins and
customer loyalty for companies and business units in the revenue range
of $100 million to $3 billion. More than 1,700 companies around the
world have licensed Pivotal including: Centex Homes, Farm Credit
Services of America, Premera Blue Cross, Qiagen, Sharp Electronics
Corporation, and WellCare Health Plans.

Pivotal's complete CRM software suite includes a powerful application
platform and additional capabilities in contact centers, partner
management and interactive selling. For more information, visit
www.pivotal.com.

About chinadotcom corporation

chinadotcom corporation (NASDAQ:CHINA; Website: www.corp.china.com) is a
leading integrated enterprise software and mobile applications company
focused on China and internationally. The company has approximately
1,800 employees with operations in over 14 countries.

For more information about chinadotcom corporation, please visit the
website http://www.corp.china.com.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the
meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. These statements include statements relating to the future
development of CRM products, including with respect to mobile
applications, and are based on management's current expectations and are
subject to risks and uncertainties and changes in circumstances. Factors
that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
anticipated in the forward looking statements include, the need to
develop, integrate and deploy applications to meet customer's
requirements, the possibility of development or deployment difficulties
or delays, the dependence on customer satisfaction with Pivotal's CRM
software, continued commitment to the deployment of the solution, and
the risks involved in developing software solutions and integrating them
with third-party software and services. Further information on risks or
other factors is detailed in filings or submissions with the United
States Securities and Exchange Commission made by our parent,
chinadotcom corporation, including its Annual Report for the year ended
December 31, 2003 on Form 20-F/A filed on July 8, 2004. All
forward-looking statements included in this press release are based upon
information available to management as of the date of the press release,
and you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward looking
statements which speak only as of the date of this press release. The
company assumes no obligation to update or alter the forward looking
statements whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise.

(C) 2005 Pivotal Corporation. All rights reserved. Pivotal is a
registered trademark of Pivotal Corporation. All other trade names
mentioned are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their
respective owners.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Pivotal Corporation
    Leslie Castellani
    Press Contact
    604/699-8151
    Email: lcastellani@pivotal.com