SOURCE: Cyclone Commerce

March 21, 2005 08:00 ET

Cyclone Commerce Introduces Cyclone eSubmissions, the Gold Standard for the Submission of Regulated Data

Cyclone eSubmissions Simplifies Drug Approval Process and Helps Companies Ensure Regulatory Compliance With FDA, EMEA and MHLW

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 21, 2005 -- Cyclone Commerce today announced the immediate availability of Cyclone eSubmissions™, a solution that enables the healthcare industry to dramatically improve the submissions process for regulatory documentation, reducing costs and enhancing revenue by removing latency in the process.

Already powering similar gateways for EMEA (European Medicines Agency) and MHLW (Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare), Cyclone was recently selected by the FDA as the single point of entry for e-submissions. With Cyclone eSubmissions, Cyclone now offers pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical/surgical manufacturers, Contract Research Organizations (CROs) and biotechnology companies the same non-intrusive, standards-based electronic submissions solution selected by the world's major regulatory agencies.

With Cyclone eSubmissions, companies can quickly and efficiently create collaborative connections that improve the efficiency of transmitting documents to both industry partners and regulatory authorities. The result:

--  Accuracy and timeliness of information is improved
--  Submissions process visibility is increased
--  Submissions costs are reduced
--  Revenue is enhanced by removing submissions latency
    
"Cyclone eSubmissions is designed to enable, monitor, alert and report on your most important regulatory submissions activity," said Brenden O'Connor, general manager of healthcare solutions for Cyclone Commerce. "Companies developing, testing and manufacturing pharmaceutical and medical/surgical products are required to provide voluminous reports to regulatory agencies for everything from new drug applications and clinical trials data to adverse event reports. Getting this information to regulators in an expeditious manner can speed the introduction of new, life-saving products into the market, positively affecting public health."

Cyclone eSubmissions is available as a three-tiered solution to meet the needs of various components of the regulated healthcare industry. For a limited time, Cyclone is offering special introductory pricing for Cyclone eSubmissions. For more information, call 1-877-564-7700 or e-mail InsideSales@cyclonecommerce.com.

About Cyclone Commerce, Inc.

Cyclone is the world's leading provider of Smarter B2B solutions in the healthcare industry. Cyclone's 2,000 customers are some of the most well recognized brands, including the top 10 pharmaceutical manufacturers, all of the top healthcare distributors and the major regulatory agencies around the globe -- the European Medicines Agency (EMEA), the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States.

Cyclone provides Smarter B2B solutions that help businesses manage business-to-business processes from the edge of their enterprises rather than relying solely upon back-end systems. Cyclone software allows businesses to act in real-time upon information "in flight" between customers, suppliers and other important partners by getting the information flowing between trading partners giving them visibility into key processes and allowing them to manage events as they occur. Cyclone makes it easy to extend existing internally focused applications, integration and business intelligence investments outside the four walls of an enterprise. Founded in 1996, Cyclone Commerce is headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz.

More Information: www.cyclonecommerce.com

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