Pivotal Corporation

Pivotal Corporation
chinadotcom corporation

chinadotcom corporation

April 19, 2005 06:00 ET

Pivotal Joins Microsoft on the Get Ready for SQL Server 2005 Roadshow


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: PIVOTAL CORPORATION

AND CHINADOTCOM CORPORATION

NASDAQ SYMBOL: CHINA

APRIL 19, 2005 - 06:00 ET

Pivotal Joins Microsoft on the Get Ready for SQL
Server 2005 Roadshow

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 19, 2005) - Pivotal
Corporation and chinadotcom corporation (NASDAQ:CHINA) -

The Get Ready for SQL Server 2005 Roadshow kicks off in Boston April 19

Pivotal Corporation, a CDC Software company, and a leading CRM solution
provider for mid-sized enterprises, today announced that it will join
Microsoft on the SQL Server 2005 Roadshow April 19 through May 19.

Produced by the Windows IT Pro Group, which includes SQL Server
Magazine, the Get Ready for SQL Server 2005 Roadshow is a traveling
showcase providing a full day of information about installation,
upgrading, engine enhancements and migration to the new server. The
information will be presented in three tracks - administration,
development and business intelligence - to more precisely address the
interests of the various IT professionals who will be attending the show.

Gold Certification is the highest level of accreditation in Microsoft's
world-wide Partner Program and recognizes Microsoft's partners for their
ability to drive business success for customers, by leveraging their
technology skills in conjunction with Microsoft solutions. As a Gold
Certified Microsoft Partner, Pivotal will join Microsoft at roadshow
sessions and participate in the Partner Pavilion. Throughout the tour,
Pivotal will preview Pivotal Analytics - built 100% on Microsoft
Analytics Services. Attendees will also get answers to their questions
on how Pivotal and Microsoft are working together to help customers take
advantage of SQL Server 2005 enhancements in upcoming Pivotal releases
including Pivotal CRM and Pivotal Analytics.

Roadshow Cities and Dates:

Boston, Massachusetts - April 19

New York, New York - April 21

Anaheim, California - April 26

San Francisco, California - April 28

Chicago, Illinois - May 12

Dallas, Texas - May 19

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 1,800 companies around the
world have licensed Pivotal including: Farm Credit Services of America,
WCI Communities, Premera Blue Cross, Qiagen, AvMed Health Plans, 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.

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 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, including statements relating to how efforts by Pivotal and
Microsoft to work together will allow customers to take advantage of SQL
Server 2005 enhancements in upcoming Pivotal releases. These statements
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, the risks involved in
developing software solutions and integrating them with third-party
software and services and the ability of Pivotal to enhance products to
using the new version of SQL server, and the ability of Microsoft and
Pivotal to maintain and build their relationships as Pivotal enhances
its products. 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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