Procter & Gamble Selects Live eLearning from Centra to Connect Widely Distributed Sales Force

September 18, 2000

LEXINGTON, MA. – (NASDAQ: CTRA), the world’s leading provider of software and services for live eLearning and Internet business collaboration, today announced at the Dain Rauscher Wessels Technology 2000 Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, that Procter & Gamble (P&G), the world’s leading international consumer goods company, has deployed Centra’s enterprise application for live, interactive training and knowledge transfer over the Web. P&G will use Centra’s award-winning eLearning solution for online meetings and to deliver live, instructor-led learning to their employees worldwide, improving business skills and understanding of new strategies, products and applications.

Software Infrastructure for Live eLearning and Business Collaboration

Already used daily by more than 550,000 business professionals in over 300 companies worldwide, Centra’s Web-based software products and networked services support a full range of live, group-oriented business interactions on the Web. Every product and service features Centra’s hallmark voice-over-IP capabilities, shared online workspace environment, intuitive user interface, and low-bandwidth connectivity to enable live conversation and interaction over the Internet. Centra has significant advantages in functionality and performance that not only support, but accelerate, critical business processes in globally dispersed organizations.

“In today’s business world, leading companies like Procter & Gamble realize there is no better way to give employees real-time access to experts and knowledge than through live eLearning and collaboration from Centra,” said Leon Navickas, Centra Chairman and CEO. “As a major player in the fiercely competitive consumer goods marketplace, P&G will maintain market leadership by accelerating the delivery of knowledge to their globally dispersed workforce, including timely market information and customer service skills.”

About Procter and Gamble,br>

Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG), a $38 billion multinational company, markets approximately 300 brands to nearly five billion consumers in over 140 countries. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, P&G has operations in over 70 countries and employs more than 110,000 employees worldwide.

About Centra

Centra (NASDAQ: CTRA) is the world’s leading provider of application software and networked services for live eLearning and Internet business collaboration. Today Centra has over 300 customers, including American Express, Domino’s Pizza, ExxonMobil, Nationwide Insurance, Compaq, and WorldCom. Centra has business relationships with leading software and services firms such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte Consulting, Microsoft, Oracle, Saba, and Global Knowledge. Headquartered in Boston’s technology corridor, Centra has sales offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit