Atlanta, April 9, 2012 — CDC Software Corporation (CDCSY), an enterprise software provider of on-premise and cloud technologies, today announced the availability of the first release of Pivotal CRM for iPad, an application that enables users to access customer relationship management (CRM) information whenever and wherever they need it.
“Providing employees with access to critical information about clients, prospects, products and contacts no matter where they are, gives organizations a competitive edge,’’ said Pierre Custeau, executive vice president of CRM Product Management, CDC Software. “Pivotal for iPad allows you to quickly implement processes that are unique to the business while leveraging the capabilities of the tablet for an innovative, customized user experience.’’
By utilizing the power of the flexible Pivotal Toolkit, customers can quickly and easily mobilize their business applications and workflows or create their own iPad applications that meet the unique requirements of their business.
Pivotal CRM’s new mobile application utilizes the entire screen of the iPad where users can enjoy the benefits of the intuitive features inherent in one of the world’s most advanced mobile operating systems.
Pivotal CRM for iPad welcomes users with a highly-visual, personal dashboard that provides a snapshot view of the information that is most important to that particular user. Information displayed in the dashboard can include charts, such as line and bar graphs, web pages, and search result lists.
By configuring searches to look at any data within the Pivotal CRM deployment, users get instant online access to information relevant to their job. That means users can set-up important, completely custom searches such as open opportunities forecasted to close in a given period, newly acquired accounts with a specified net value, or key company or contacts in a specific area. New data and updates are reflected instantly in the enterprise CRM database when the user is online. When a wireless connection is not available, users can still access CRM data that was synchronized to their device, helping them stay informed wherever they are.
The new application also includes full integration with Skype, LinkedIn, Facebook and Google Maps.
Pivotal CRM for iPad is available now in the App Store. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply.
“Pivotal CRM for iPad stands out in the marketplace because of its agility,’’ said Custeau. “The application is fully customizable to meet the needs of any mobile user from field sales to service representatives, using the powerful customization capabilities of the Pivotal CRM platform.’’
About Pivotal CRM
CDC Software’s Pivotal CRM is a flexible, powerful customer relationship management solution for organizations that want to use CRM strategically by modeling, enhancing and streamlining their unique sales, marketing, and customer service processes. Built with the user experience in mind, Pivotal CRM offers significant flexibility and customizability, enabling organizations to tailor the system precisely to their users’ needs. With a Microsoft-style interface and role, and task-based navigation, Pivotal CRM is an easy-to-use system that helps reduce the learning curve and increase user adoption. Pivotal CRM embeds Microsoft Outlook and SharePoint, and tightly integrates with the Microsoft Office suite, bringing data to the user when and where they need it, for optimal efficiency.
About CDC Software
CDC Software is a global provider of enterprise software for on-premise and cloud deployments. Leveraging a service-oriented architecture (SOA), CDC Software offers multiple delivery options for their solutions including on-premise, hosted, cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) or blended-hybrid deployment offerings. CDC Software's solutions include enterprise resource planning (ERP), manufacturing operations management, enterprise manufacturing intelligence, supply chain management (demand management, order management and warehouse and transportation management), global trade management, e-Commerce, human capital management, customer relationship management (CRM), complaint management and aged care solutions.
CDC Software delivers innovative and industry-specific solutions to approximately 10,000 customers worldwide within the manufacturing, distribution, transportation, retail, government, real estate, financial services, health care, and not-for-profit industries. For more information, please visit www.cdcsoftware.com.
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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 our beliefs regarding Pivotal CRM for iPad, including the features and benefits thereof, our beliefs regarding our market and competitive position, and other statements that are not historical fact, the achievement of which involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. These statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties and changes in circumstances. There are important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward looking statements, many of which are beyond our control. Further information on risks or other factors that could cause results to differ is detailed in our filings or submissions with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements included in this press release are based upon information available to management as of the date of this 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. Results may vary from customer to customer, based upon particular facts and circumstances. The company makes no representations or warranties herein regarding its products and services, and assumes no obligation to update or alter any forward looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Historical results are not indicative of future results.
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