Centra Expands eLearning Solution Ecosystem

March 21, 2002

Centra (NASDAQ: CTRA), the leading provider

of business software solutions for eLearning and real-time collaboration, today

announced the addition of 10 new partners to its industry alliances program,

giving customers access to the most expansive ecosystem of eLearning solution

providers, including a community of leading content, training, technology, and

consulting partners. The expertise of these new partners further extends the

capabilities and effectiveness of Centra’s eLearning platform with best of breed

learning management capabilities, consulting, technology, and custom content

development services.

Together with its partners, Centra is able to provide total business solutions

aimed at helping customers to increase revenue, build more effective customer

acquisition and retention programs, accelerate enterprise application deployments,

and improve workforce performance. Recent additions to Centra’s Partner Program

include three leading enterprise learning management companies, including DKSystems,

Edcor, and Plateau Systems; consulting partner GP eLearning Technologies, a

division of General Physics Corporation; technology partner Virage; and five

content development and training firms, including Better Communications, CyberStaff

America, Epiance, Knowledge Anywhere, and QEI Learning Strategies.

"Centra’s growing partner program is a manifestation of our firm belief

that fostering industry collaboration, openness, and interoperability between

eLearning solution providers gives the customer the options they need to configure

the best, most comprehensive solution possible," said Alan May, Vice President

of Strategic Alliances for Centra. "These relationships not only ensure

success and accelerate ROI for the customer, but also provide an important foundation

for the evolution of the eLearning industry going forward."

Scaleable Software Solutions for eLearning and Business Collaboration Used

by more than 775 companies, government agencies, and universities worldwide,

Centra’s scaleable software solutions are based on CentraOne(, a comprehensive,

thin-client Web collaboration platform. Leveraging the core capabilities of

CentraOne, Centra offers a suite of compatible, real-time Web collaboration

products, content creation tools, and knowledge delivery systems that can be

quickly installed on-site using Centra’s rapid deployment methodology, or conveniently

accessed through Centra’s secure, full-service ASP. Centra’s products – including

interactive Web meetings, virtual classrooms, and large-scale conferences –

ensure universal access to users through firewalls and proxy servers, and deliver

full-performance IP audio conferencing, streaming video, application sharing,

and dynamic multimedia over low-bandwidth network connections through a standard

browser interface.

About Centra

Leading with an undisputed track record of helping millions of users to increase

revenue and improve overall business performance, Centra provides Web collaboration

solutions that enable the delivery of information in a variety of live and self-service

formats, and add value through unmatched capabilities to capture interactions

and content, personalize and manage this information, and instantly re-use it

across the enterprise. Today hundreds of global organizations across every industry

and market sector choose Centra, including ExxonMobil, Cadbury Schweppes, Citigroup,

AT&T, Procter & Gamble, McKesson, Merck, Nationwide Insurance, Sysco,

and Stanford University. Centra’s products are bolstered by a vital ecosystem

of strategic partners, including PwC Consulting, Deloitte Consulting, EDS, KPMG

iLS, Microsoft, Siebel, Cisco, and Oracle. Headquartered in Boston’s technology

corridor, Centra has sales offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

For more information, visit www.centra.com.