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Company Press Release
Centura Previews CTD 2000 at CeBIT `00
Featuring First Public Preview of Successful e-Business Development
and Real-Life Applications Using Centura's Powerful Solutions
HANNOVER, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 2000-- Centura Software Corp. (Nasdaq:CNTR - news), leader in
e-Business and Information Appliance database and development solutions, announced today that it is previewing its leading
e-Business development solution, Centura Team Developer (CTD) 2000, at CeBIT '00, in Hannover, Germany. Additionally,
Centura will be showcasing joint solutions with strategic business partners, MD Consulting GmbH (www.mdconsulting.de) and
CPC Computerpraxis AG (www.cpc.ch), featuring robust, scalable and Internet-enabled applications for the e-Business
market. CTD 2000 and the joint partner solutions will be demonstrated at Centura's booth in Hall 3, booth No. C52, from
Feb. 24 to March 1.
CTD 2000 empowers businesses to take application development to the next level. This powerful e-Business development
solution provides developers with the ideal environment for creating business-logic intelligence behind thin clients, such as Web
applications and Information Appliances, as well as rich clients, such as traditional Windows applications. Additionally, as part
of Centura's Microsoft DNA initiative, CTD 2000 allows developers to create business components that communicate via the
open standard of COM and integrate with Microsoft Transaction Server.
``As businesses move towards distributing their applications to the Web and beyond, the ability for distributing the business
logic within their applications is becoming increasingly important,' said Scott Broomfield, Centura chairman and CEO. ``We
are thrilled to be featuring some of the robust, real-life solutions of our partners at CeBIT. Their innovation and commitment to
Centura further validates our e-Business strategy.'
Powerful e-Business Development Extends Business Applications to the Web
In addition to previewing CTD 2000, Centura will also showcase the following joint partner solutions:
-- CPC's world-class construction estimating and management program,
Argus, which has been Web-enabled with Centura's CTD 2000,
provides browser-based, financial control of contractor bidding
on construction projects ranging from bridges and skyscrapers to
-- MD Consulting's vital customer relationship management (CRM) and
service management solution, which also features Centura's CTD
2000, enables browser-based ticket tracking service, as well as
browser-based contract reporting for all current consulting
About The Companies
CPC Computerpraxis AG
Based in Switzerland, CPC is a systems integrator that uses client/server technology with its flagship product, Argus to provide
project management solutions for the construction industry. CPC provides a number of services, including project planning and
definition; training, support and maintenance; and facilities management.
MD Consulting GmbH
Based in Germany, MD Consulting is a management consulting holding company with three divisions including, Training and
Consulting, Media and Internet Consulting, and Hardware and Services Consulting. Its highly trained industry experts provide
personnel and business organizational development services, including sales training and career development consulting,
personality training and development, customized company training programs, consulting and organizational services for regional
sales offices, and startup support services.
Headquartered in Redwood Shores, CA, Centura is a leading provider of secure embedded database, connectivity and
development solutions for the Internet Appliance and intelligent devices marketplace. Centura's product offerings address the
growing demand for complete and secure integration capabilities, which enable successful mobile computing. Developers and
IT decision makers worldwide have relied on Centura's rich and innovative technology offerings and its world-class
professional services since 1984. The company integrates their solutions in various business systems worldwide including the
healthcare, manufacturing, telecommunications and financial industries. Centura has 19 offices worldwide, including locations in
North America, Latin America, Asia/Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. For more information about Centura, visit
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Corporation. All other products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright (c) 1999
Centura Software Corporation, all rights reserved.
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