Pivotal Corporation

Pivotal Corporation
chinadotcom corporation

chinadotcom corporation

April 06, 2005 06:00 ET

Pivotal Web Event Features MarketingSherpa and Road Runner


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: PIVOTAL CORPORATION

AND CHINADOTCOM CORPORATION

NASDAQ SYMBOL: CHINA

APRIL 6, 2005 - 06:00 ET

Pivotal Web Event Features MarketingSherpa and Road
Runner

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 6, 2005) - Pivotal
Corporation and chinadotcom corporation (NASDAQ:CHINA) -

Web event topic: Simplifying Today's Marketing Challenges. Part IV:
Guarantee Lead Generation Success

Pivotal Corporation, a CDC Software company, and a leading CRM solution
provider for mid-sized enterprises, today announced it will host:
'Simplifying Today's Marketing Challenges. Part IV: Guarantee Lead
Generation Success on Thursday, April 7, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. EST (11:00
a.m. PST). This complimentary Web event will feature marketing
automation experts from MarketingSherpa, a well-known media company
serving marketers, and Road Runner, one of the nation's premier
broadband Internet service providers.

Marketers often find it difficult to accurately calculate the impact of
integrated marketing efforts, despite the implications of return on
investment in overall marketing strategy. More and more, marketers are
demanding real-time results to help them focus on activities that
deliver the greatest benefit: campaigns that achieve more with less
effort and cost. They are discovering marketing automation
technology-one of the fastest-growing areas of IT spending-to help
analyze disparate data, enable greater visibility into marketing
activity, and shift to promotions that turn a profit.

Speakers:

Stefan Tornquist - Metrics Editor, MarketingSherpa

Josh Greene - Director of Electronic Marketing, Road Runner

Web Event Details:

DATE: Thursday, April 7, 2005

TIME: 2:00 p.m. EST / 11:00 a.m. PST

REGISTER:

www.pivotal.com/industry/pr/webevent

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,
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 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 the ability that the use of
marketing automation technology will enable greater visibility into
marketing activity and shift to promotions that turn a profit, and the
use of Pivotal CRM to produce increases in revenues, margins and
customer loyalty. 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, 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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