Click2learn Expands European Reach With New Swiss Partner Crealogix
BELLEVUE, Wash.–Oct. 2, 2002–Click2learn (Nasdaq:CLKS) has announced that leading Swiss IT and services company, Crealogix, has joined its Aspen European Partner Network to market and deliver Click2learn’s enterprise productivity solutions in Switzerland.
Crealogix has been selected to represent Click2learn’s Aspen platform, as well as the ToolBook content authoring system. This new partnership will provide Swiss-based customers with local specialist consulting, implementation and support for Click2learn’s e-learning products.
“This is a fantastic opportunity for us to offer previously unavailable, market-leading e-learning solutions throughout Switzerland,” said Matthias Asendorf, Chief Marketing Officer, Crealogix. “We decided to join forces with Click2learn due to the quality and strength of its technology, proven track record of delivering and implementing successful e-learning solutions to a wide range of customers and the ease of doing business with the European team. Click2learn’s successful history with financial services clients, such as Barclays, Citigroup, Credit Suisse First Boston and Nationwide Building Society, fits perfectly with the Swiss marketplace.”
“This is an ideal partnership for us, combining Crealogix’s immense experience, knowledge and reputation as a profitable and successful supplier to the e-business market in Switzerland and our enterprise productivity solutions and global learning technology platform,” commented Stephen Bennett, VP Europe, Click2learn. “Our key objective, as with all our European partners, is to provide Crealogix every support in order to transfer knowledge to complement its existing significant relationships in the Swiss market.”
About Aspen 2.0
The highly acclaimed Aspen enterprise productivity application suite enables organizations to strategically manage corporate knowledge and workforce productivity to improve business performance.
With Aspen 2.0, the brand new version of the Aspen Suite, organizations can — for the first time — enjoy a comprehensive, integrated solution for their learning needs. Aspen facilitates information management, knowledge exchange and multi-modal training, all under one platform with one seamless user experience. The Aspen Suite 2.0 Suite consists of separate, but integrated modules such as:
— Learning Management (LMS)
— Learning Content Management (LCMS)
— Virtual Classroom (VCS)
— Performance Management
— Collaboration, Knowledge Exchange & Instant Messaging
— Information Management
— Simulation Creating and Editing
— Auditing & Compliance Tracking
Whether organizations choose to deploy the entire Aspen suite, or to integrate select Aspen applications with existing infrastructure, Aspen’s standards-based (AICC, SCORM, XML, etc.) modular and open architecture is designed to lower the total cost of ownership of learning solutions.
Click2learn (Nasdaq:CLKS) is a provider of enterprise software for Global 2000 organizations seeking to capture, manage and disseminate knowledge throughout their extended enterprise. Using Click2learn’s Aspen Enterprise Learning Platform, organizations can deploy highly interactive, personalized learning initiatives to achieve strategic business objectives. Many of the world’s best-known corporations use Click2learn’s technology to improve workforce performance, educate customers, and publish large volumes of learning content. Click2learn’s clients include Accenture, American Airlines, AstraZeneca, Century 21, Fujitsu, Microsoft, Pfizer, Symantec, and Towers Perrin. Based in Bellevue, Wash., Click2learn (www.click2learn.com, 800.448.6543) operates offices in the United States, Europe, Australia and Japan.
Crealogix is one of the leading IT and service companies in Switzerland’s E-business sector. It helps large enterprises to make profitable use of the Internet and intranet. Its core competencies are consulting, technology, multimedia/design and E-learning. Crealogix designs and implements integrated Internet and intranet applications. In doing so, it focuses on maximum customer benefit. Crealogix (CLXN) is listed on the SWX New Market.
This announcement contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including information contained in this document where statements are preceded by, followed by or include the words “believes,” “plans,” “intends,” “expects,” “anticipates” or similar expressions. For such statements, The Company claims the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from the results predicted, and reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance. Factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements include, market acceptance of Click2learn’s e-learning solutions and competing e-learning offerings, the ability to successfully implement Click2learn’s solutions and increase revenues, the ability to successfully address technological developments and standards and the risk factors set forth in filings the Company has made with the SEC.
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