Atlanta, May 15, 2006
Ross Systems, a global provider of enterprise software solutions and a division of CDC Software, a subsidiary of CDC Corporation (NASDAQ: CHINA), will host its annual user conference in Atlanta, May 16-19.
Designed to strengthen and grow Ross' global user community, the four-day event brings customers around the world together to explore the opportunities and discuss solutions to challenges facing their industries. Featuring educational sessions, case studies, product test drives and workshops, the conference is centered on four key business themes this year: Planning, Executing, Analyzing and Technology.
RossWorld offers attendees an unparalleled opportunity to network with industry peers and meet with Ross executives to address individual business requirements and learn about the latest extended enterprise solutions from Ross including ERP (enterprise resource planning), SCM (supply chain management), CRM (customer relationship management) and business analytics. Committed to meeting customer demands with industry-specific solutions, the Ross applications are leveraged by more than 1,200 companies worldwide and span the enterprise from manufacturing, finance and suppler management to customer management, performance management and regulatory compliance.
The InterContinental Hotel, Atlanta
May 16-19, 2006
About Ross Systems
Ross Systems, Inc., a software unit of CDC Corporation (NASDAQ: CHINA), delivers innovative software solutions that help manufacturers worldwide fulfill their business growth objectives through increased operational efficiencies, improved profitability, strengthened customer relationships and streamlined regulatory compliance. Focused on the food and beverage, life sciences, chemicals, metals and natural products industries and implemented by more than 1,200 customer companies worldwide, the company's family of Internet-architected solutions is a comprehensive, modular suite that spans the enterprise, from manufacturing, financials and supply chain management to customer relationship management, performance management and regulatory compliance. For more information, visit www.rossinc.com.
About CDC Software
CDC Software, The Customer-Driven Company™, is a provider of enterprise software applications designed to help organizations deliver a superior customer experience while increasing efficiencies and profitability. CDC Software's product suite includes the Pivotal CRM (customer relationship management), Ross ERP (enterprise resource planning) and SCM (supply chain management), IMI warehouse management and order management, Platinum China HR (human resource) and business analytics solutions.
These industry-specific solutions are used by more than 4,000 customers worldwide within the manufacturing, financial services, health care, home building, real estate, and wholesale and retail distribution industries. The company completes its offerings with a full continuum of services that span the life cycle of technology and software applications, including implementation, project consulting, outsourced business services, application management and offshore development. CDC Software is the enterprise software unit of CDC Corporation (NASDAQ: CHINA). For more information, please visit www.cdcsoftware.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. For more information about CDC Corporation, please visit the website: www.cdccorporation.net.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and includes statements relating to Ross' ERP to solution. 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 Ross' enterprise software solutions, continued commitment to the deployment of the solution, and the ability of staff to utilize the enterprise software to achieve the customer's expectations. Further information on risks or other factors that could cause results to differ are detailed in filings or submissions with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission made by our parent, CDC Corporation, including its Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2004 on Form 20-F filed on June 30, 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.