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East Moline, IL, United States, 2006/03/27 - Yash Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise portal solutions, announced the release of JSR 168 compliant SyncEx Collaboration Portlets, for Enterprise Portal integration with MS Exchange.
Customers demand for collaboration software that can be used within an enterprise Portal environment is rapidly increasing world over. Customers want portlets, which can be, deployed within their intranet and employees self-service (ESS) portals. While there are not too many choices for out-of-the-box portlets, there are only a few portlets in the market, which are JSR 168 complaint and work on several portal servers and open source technologies. Yash Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise portals solutions, announced today release of SyncEx Collaboration Portlets for use by enterprise customers worldwide.
The new offering gives Portals customers the ability to integrate Microsoft Exchange emails, appointments, contacts, tasks into their portals quickly and easily.
Groupware and collaboration systems such as Microsoft Outlook/Exchange are standard applications for many businesses worldwide. These systems contain years of mission critical information about employees, customers, and suppliers etc. However, many of today’s customer and employee facing portals are independently run with no interface to business critical applications such as email, contacts, calendar etc. In order to provide greater integration and a unified window for the key stakeholders, it is imperative that the information is incorporated into company portals.
Unlike many portal offerings for groupware integration, the SyncEx Portlets go beyond providing minimal data and a hyperlink that launches Microsoft's Outlook Web Access or Lotus' web client. The SyncEx Portlets provide real-time integration and enablement of Microsoft Exchange features from inside the portal.
The key benefit to many enterprises would be to minimize the total cost of ownership (TCO) as these portlets would eliminate the need for having an email client software and provide access dynamically through Web Access.
The SyncEx Portlets are JSR 168 Compliant and offer customers the following business benefits:
· Promote portal application adoption with familiar information that is used daily by all employees across the organization
· Meet specific business needs with flexible portlets that can be customized
· Improve productivity, communication and collaboration within the organization
· Increase return-on-asset with reduced vendor lock-in risks
· Deliver new services at low cost.
SyncEx Portlets have been tested and certified to work on all major Portal Servers from leading technology companies, such as IBM Websphere Portal, Sun Java Enterprise Portal, BEA Weblogic Portal, eXo Platform, Liferay Enterprise Portal, uPortal, JBoss Portal, Vignette Portal, Oracle iAS.
“Companies are looking for ways to integrate information and applications to their portals as quickly and painlessly as possible,” said Manoj Baheti, CEO of Yash Technologies. “The SyncEx Portlets do just that. We are helping our customers see a faster return on their portal investment because portal stakeholders are able to leverage data in the portal quickly and seamlessly on a daily basis.”