Hummingbird, con oficinas en España, ha llegado a un acuerdo mundial con la empresa Centra, especializada en soluciones para formación online para empresas, reuniones audiovisuales online y otros sistemas de colaboración en grupo. De esta forma las herramientas de software de Hummingbird se integrarán con las de Centra.
NOTA DE PRENSA DE CENTRA USA
Centra and Hummingbird Partner to Enhance Enterprise Document Management and Portal Solution with Real-time Web Collaboration
Thursday May 8, 7:30 am ET
LEXINGTON, Mass.–May 8, 2003–Centra Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRA – News), provider of application software and services for real-time enterprise collaboration (RTEC), today announced that it has partnered with Hummingbird Ltd. (NASDAQ: HUMC, TSX: HUM) to integrate Centra’s collaboration capabilities into Hummingbird Enterprise through Hummingbird’s advanced document and content management product, Hummingbird DM, and portal solution, Hummingbird Portal. Through this integration, organizations will now be able to conveniently launch Centra’s real-time, online collaboration application from the same central locations that they have come to depend on for other integrated information and applications. In addition, Centra announced today that it has become a Hummingbird Preferred Technology Partner.
Hummingbird DM is a content management platform that enables knowledge workers to receive the right information when and where they need it. Hummingbird Portal is a Web-based workspace that ties applications and information together to complete the 360-degree view of enterprise content. Both products are integral components of Hummingbird Enterprise, a powerful suite of integrated information and content management products designed to accelerate and refine business processes across the extended enterprise.
«Hummingbird Enterprise has emerged as a natural platform for collaboration, providing a central point of integration for strategic information, services, and applications,» said Andrew Pery, chief marketing officer and senior vice president of Hummingbird Ltd. «With the integration of Centra, Hummingbird Portal and Hummingbird DM will now offer users a real-time collaborative workspace in which to learn, share information, and increase productivity across the enterprise.»
Under the terms of the agreement, both companies have agreed to cooperative sales and marketing program participation. Hummingbird expects that the integrated offering will be available for customers by September 2003.
«This partnership represents an opportunity for Centra to help organizations enhance the value of their enterprise solutions with real-time collaboration,» said Michael Tupanjanin, vice president of corporate development for Centra. «We view this partnership as an important step forward in making real-time collaboration an integrated part of daily business activities and communications.»