Interact Commerce Ships
Submitted: Monday March 12, @02:36PM
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Interact Commerce Corp. (Nasdaq: IACT), the makers of
SalesLogix(R), the leader in mid-market CRM, and ACT!, the best-selling
contact manager, Tuesday announced the availability of the latest version of
SalesLogix --
    For the first time, a fully comprehensive Customer Relationship Management
(CRM) solution consisting of sales, marketing and support functions with
integration to ERP and Microsoft Commerce Server 2000 powered by the
SalesLogix Configuration Engine is available for the mid-market or for
divisions of large enterprises.
    "Interact Commerce has experienced extraordinary growth in a very
short time as a mid-market CRM provider," said Karen E. Smith, senior
analyst, Aberdeen. "The release of demonstrates the
company's commitment to make some valuable new eCommerce and wireless
capabilities available to its mid-market customers."
    "The integration of the CRM suite with Commerce Server
2000 allows companies to integrate customer information from their traditional
and electronic sales channels in one place," said Frank Strobel, product
manager for Commerce Server 2000 at Microsoft Corp.
    "Furthermore, unless you wanted to spend hundreds of thousands of
dollars for capabilities like complex on-line product configuration, there has
not been a solution available until now. SalesLogix Configuration Engine
integrated with Commerce Server 2000 brings mid-market companies a solution
that is sophisticated yet manageable -- at a fraction of the cost of
enterprise solutions."
    Features of the new release include:

--  Wireless capabilities -- Any device, anytime access is critical for mobile
users today. delivers customer data to users via the web,
wireless, client server and remote access methods -- with no additional
charges, so that users can leverage the device of choice depending on their
needs at the time or location.
--  Enhanced web client -- Accessing customer data from a browser or LAN
client with similar interfaces, enables users to increase efficiency and
productivity. Architectural changes now allow the same increase in
productivity for easy deployment of customizations -- create them once and
apply to both clients.
--  Net profile tab -- Delivering contact and account details from multiple
Internet sources, like maps, weather, stock, company profiles, etc., directly
into the SalesLogix record enables users to have all the latest information on
customers at their fingertips without the need to surf the web.
--  Microsoft Commerce Server 2000 with SalesLogix Configuration Engine --
Simplifies the selection and sale of complex products on-line via a
user-friendly storefront, completely integrated with the CRM database. It
reduces ordering errors and proposal generation time; captures marketing data
for prospecting and analysis; and tracks incentives for sales people when
their customers order on-line.

    " was created specifically for the mid-market from the
ground up for high user acceptance, fast ROI and easy customization.
    "The new features and integration with Microsoft Commerce Server 2000
provides a cost-effective, flexible, configuration solution that was not
previously available for our mid-market customers," said Kevin Bethke,
president Interact Commerce Corp. is available today with pricing starting at $595 - $995 per
user and $4995 for the base suite. Microsoft Commerce Server 2000 with the
SalesLogix Configuration Engine starts at $14,995 per CPU.
    Contact your local solution provider (business partner) or visit us on the
web at for more information.

    About Interact Commerce Corp.

    Interact is the leading provider of relationship management software for
mid-market companies and small office/home office businesses. The company is
known for building products that are easy to use, quick to deploy, and provide
anytime, anywhere access to critical information.
    The company's products include SalesLogix, the mid-market CRM leader
(customer relationship management) used by over 3,300 companies; and ACT!, the
best-selling contact manager used by more than 3.3 million professionals and
11,000 corporations.
    Through integration with leading back office software solutions,
SalesLogix provides a complete view of the customer. Both SalesLogix and ACT!
dominate in their respective markets, including high tech, real estate,
financial services, manufacturing, marketing and consulting industries.
    Interact products are sold in 67 countries worldwide both direct and
through value-added resellers. Headquartered in Scottsdale, the company can be
found on the World Wide Web at

    SalesLogix is a registered trademark of Interact Commerce Corp. is a trademark of Interact Commerce Corp. ACT! is a registered
trademark under exclusive license to Interact Commerce Corp. by its owner,
Symantec Corp., in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks
or registered marks are owned by their respective holders.


	   CONTACT: Interact Commerce Corp., Scottsdale
	            Kathrina Tobias, 480/368-3859

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