Pivotal Corporation

Pivotal Corporation
CDC Corporation

CDC Corporation

November 15, 2005 05:45 ET

Pivotal Presents Web Event on Strategic CRM for Asset Management

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 15, 2005) - Pivotal Corporation and CDC Corporation (NASDAQ:CHINA) -

Web Event Topic: 'Strategic CRM for Asset Management: Why the Time is Right'

Pivotal Corporation, a leading Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution provider and the CRM division of CDC Software, the enterprise software company of CDC Corporation (NASDAQ:CHINA), today announced that it will host: 'Strategic CRM for Asset Management: Why the Time is Right' -- a Web event featuring guest speaker TowerGroup research director and asset management industry expert, Gavin Little-Gill on Thursday, November 17, 2005 at 1:00 pm EST (10:00 am PST).

In recent years, major market events such as Y2K, the Internet bubble and new regulatory compliance issues have seen the asset management industry focus on near-term, tactical technology decisions. In contrast, 2006 promises a return to longer-term strategic thinking, as asset management firms reconsider their technology systems' ability to help them build client trust, assets, and revenue.

During this complimentary Web event, guest speaker, Gavin Little-Gill, Research Director for TowerGroup will explain why the time is right for asset management firms to evaluate more strategic client relationship management (CRM) systems. Join Pivotal financial services vertical manager Jason Rushforth as he facilitates a discussion on how leading firms are using client relationship management systems designed specifically for the asset management industry to:

- Offer greater data transparency to meet the demands of both regulators and clients

- Implement consistent sales and service processes in line with industry best practices

- Gain greater insight into available opportunities and best sources of profit

- Develop superior relationships with clients and distribution partners

- Establish what clients and the market demand: a reputation beyond reproach

Web Event Details:

DATE: Thursday, November 17, 2005

TIME: 1:00 p.m. EST (10:00 a.m. PST)

REGISTER: http://pivotal-marketing.com/mk/get/111705_FS_TGWEBEVENT_LONG?MP=PR_1

About Pivotal

Pivotal Corporation, a software unit of CDC Corporation (NASDAQ:CHINA), is a leading provider of customer relationship management (CRM) applications to help organizations create superior customer experiences. Pivotal's CRM applications offer rich functionality, a highly flexible application platform, a full application suite, and best-in-class customization abilities, all with a low total cost of ownership. Pivotal delivers software and services that are designed to produce meaningful increases in revenues, margins, and customer loyalty. More than 1,800 companies around the world have licensed Pivotal, including Farm Credit Services of America, WCI Communities, Premera Blue Cross, Qiagen, ESRI, AvMed Health Plans, Sharp Electronics Corporation, and CMS Cameron McKenna.

Pivotal's complete CRM software suite includes a powerful application platform and additional capabilities in analytics, mobile CRM, and partner management. For more information about Pivotal Corporation, please visit www.pivotal.com.

About CDC Corporation

CDC Corporation (NASDAQ:CHINA) is focused on enterprise software, mobile applications and online games. As part of its strategic review the company has reorganized into two primary operating business units, CDC Software and China.com Inc.

About CDC Software

CDC Software, the software unit of CDC Corporation, offers a broad range of software solutions for mid-sized enterprises. These products are utilized by approximately 3,500 customers worldwide.

For more information about CDC Corporation and CDC Software, please visit the website www.cdccorporation.net.

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 of Pivotal software and services to offer greater data transparency to meet the demands of both regulators and clients, help implement consistent sales and service processes in line with industry best practices and develop superior relationships with clients and distribution partners. 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 ability of staff to utilize the information generated with Pivotal CRM. 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, CDC Corporation (formerly, chinadotcom corporation), including its Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2004 on Form 20-F filed on June 30, 2005 (and amended on October 11, 2005). 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.

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