SOURCE: Triversity

August 17, 2005 09:00 ET

Triversity Joins IBM PartnerWorld Industry Networks, Furthering the Momentum of Triversity's Java POS Solution for Retail

IBM Relationship Helps Triversity Deliver On Demand Solutions Around the World

TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 17, 2005 -- Triversity Inc., the fastest growing international provider of customer-centric retail solutions, today announced it has joined IBM's PartnerWorld Industry Networks. Triversity, an IBM Premier business partner, now has additional IBM sales, marketing and technical resources available to help the company provide on demand solutions for its rapidly growing customer base.

IBM products have played a key role in accelerating the worldwide deployments of Triversity's Transactionware Enterprise, the most cost-effective, feature-rich Java point-of-sale (POS) solution available today. Transactionware Enterprise is the first and only Java POS solution designed from the ground up to harness the power of J2EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition) at all customer touchpoints. It fully supports the IBM Retail Environment for SuSE Linux and the IBM Store Integration Framework featuring IBM WebSphere® Application Server 5.0, IBM WebSphere MQ, and IBM DB2® Universal Database.

"Triversity continues to strengthen our longstanding partnership with IBM, and their support has been invaluable in building market momentum for Transactionware Enterprise," said David Thomas, president and CEO, Triversity Inc. "By joining the PartnerWorld Industry Networks, Triversity takes our relationship to an even higher level so that both companies can work together to deliver on demand solutions to retailers around the world."

Triversity has achieved IBM Ready for Store Integration Framework (SIF) Validation. IBM Ready for SIF Business Partners has completed technical validation for their store application running on IBM's open standards-based middleware. Transactionware Enterprise has already been deployed on the Store Integration Framework at implementations in Okinawa, Japan and Hainan, China for DFS Group, the world's largest duty-free retailer.

"Businesses are seeking open, dependable and cost effective solutions that will help make them on demand in their industry," said Buell Duncan, general manager, ISV & Developer Relations, IBM. "We are pleased that Triversity has joined PartnerWorld Industry Networks and recognize the value of working together to best meet our joint customer needs in the automotive industry."

About PartnerWorld Industry Networks

The IBM PartnerWorld Industry Networks provide Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) with comprehensive business insight, technical resources, networking opportunities, and marketing and sales support designed to help them reach more customers and close deals faster. Participants in the PartnerWorld Industry Networks can team with IBM to bring on demand solutions to market more easily and to ensure these solutions meet specific industry needs, reflecting how customers buy technology today. ISVs that have attained one or more Industry Optimized competences have successfully integrated with on demand IBM infrastructure software and hardware and demonstrated success with customers in the industries they serve.

ISVs can sign up for PartnerWorld Industry Networks at www.ibm.com/isv.

About Triversity Inc.

Triversity (www.triversity.com) is the fastest growing international provider of customer-centric retail solutions. Triversity's suite of "sell-side" software solutions, called Customer-Centric Solutions for Retail, allows retailers to deliver a best-in-class customer experience across all channels, while helping them to optimize their operating efficiencies and increase profitability. In order to deliver complete sell-side solutions and services, Triversity extends its offerings through partnerships with the industry's leading technology vendors. Triversity's retail solutions are installed in hundreds of retailers in more than 30 countries, processing billions of transactions a year. Triversity's corporate headquarters is located in Toronto, with U.S. headquarters near Philadelphia.

Contact Information

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    Andrew Williams
    Senior Director of Strategic Marketing
    Triversity Inc.
    (215) 785-4321 x 583
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    Jeff Ketner
    KetnerBarnes, Inc. (for Triversity)
    (512) 794-8876
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