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Certus Opens Corporate Window To The World

Certus Opens Corporate Window To The World

Plumtree’s Leading Corporate Portal Enters the New Zealand Market

Auckland - 11 October, 2001. Certus Consulting Group Limited, a leading technology solutions company, announced today its agreement with Plumtree Software Inc. to deliver its market-leading enterprise portal platform, the Plumtree Corporate Portal, to the New Zealand market.

Plumtree Software is the founder and leader of the market for corporate portal software. Through this agreement, Certus will co-market, sell and deploy the Plumtree Corporate Portal delivering a new Internet-based desktop to New Zealand businesses. A Corporate Portal is designed to sit at the centre of a business, integrating applications, documents and Internet services into an experience simple enough for everybody to use, anywhere

The Plumtree Corporate Portal is the only portal designed to integrate every major type of resource „o documents, applications and Web services „o using a parallel architecture that can communicate with many computers at once to assemble those resources in a reliable, scalable way. As a result, Plumtree is the most widely deployed portal software in the industry with over five million licensed users and 275 customers including Ford Motor Company, Eli Lilly, Procter & Gamble, American Airlines and Boeing.

“Certus is excited to be able to offer, implement and maintain Plumtree’s leading corporate portal to New Zealand businesses. We’re sure that New Zealand users of the corporate portal will appreciate the added value and reduced costs that it brings their businesses,” says Certus’ Managing Director, Greg Woolley.

“Plumtree is delighted to be working with Certus,” says Plumtree Managing Director Asia Pacific, Jay Simons. “We chose Certus to deliver and implement Plumtree’s corporate portal to businesses in New Zealand because they have a proven track record of delivering strong technology-based solutions for their customers. Certus shares Plumtree’s commitment to excellence and we’re confident they’ll represent us strongly in New Zealand.”

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