Popular eCommerce and Web Publishing Platform Receives 8 out of 10 on Rating Scale; Program Allows Users to Create, Improve, and Administer Multiple eCommerce Sites
ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), a leading worldwide developer and marketer of Internet communication software, today announced that its popular eCommerce and Web publishing platform, WebCatalogTM 4.0, received a rating of 8 out of 10 in Fortune/CNET's Summer 2001 Technology Review. The review singles out 100 top-rated products including computers, peripherals, software, wireless devices, and eBusiness products.
Fortune/CNET's technology guide cited WebCatalog 4.0's easy-to-use templates, "impressive" functionality, and integrated order management, among other features. It also noted WebCatalog 4.0's versatility, stating "...you can build e-commerce sites, track repeat customers, and automatically generate pages for portable devices-and within the Web-based interface."
"Smith Micro is pleased that WebCatalog 4.0 has been recognized by the respected staff at CNET for both its power and ease-of-use," said Chris Lippincott, General Manager of the Internet Solutions Division of Smith Micro's Internet Solutions Division. "This review reaffirms our belief that WebCatalog 4.0 is a leading product on the market today for eCommerce use, enabling users to build fully-functional, scalable, state-of-the-art storefronts that meet any need or level of sophistication."
WebCatalog 4.0 lets users create multiple eCommerce storefronts equipped with back-office order management and payment authorization support, all without purchasing additional licenses, thus making it one of the most cost-effective solutions on the market. It also includes WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) functionality, a StoreBuilder Wizard that allows uploads and edits from any popular browser, and multi-platform support for Windows, Solaris, UNIX, Linux, and Macintosh server platforms.
WebCatalog's unique feature set also makes it useful for non-traditional Web-based applications. Companies can use WebCatalog to design contact management systems, group calendars, or special order entry areas on the company's eCommerce site for distributors, partners, or preferred customers. With WebCatalog, there's no need for manual data entry-information can be sent from any Web-equipped computer, anywhere in the world.
For full information about WebCatalog 4.0's features, users should visit Smith Micro's Internet Services Division home page, www.smithmicro.com/isd/webcatalog/. The Fortune/CNET review can be viewed at http://builder.cnet.com/webbuilding/0-7255-8-4561275-1.html?tag=rev.
About Smith Micro
Smith Micro Software is a developer and marketer of cross-platform software for personal and business computing. Smith Micro's Internet Solutions Division markets the award-winning WebCatalog eCommerce and dynamic web-publishing platform and also provides eCommerce and eBusiness consulting services. The company also has a software products segment that includes wireless and broadband technologies, which specializes in products that facilitate wireless telephony, video conferencing, video-enhanced Internet communication, voice over IP, core fax and data telephony, and PC diagnostic troubleshooting tools; and Macintosh products, which includes the primary fax solution to Apple Computer as well as the first Mac-based desktop H.323 video conferencing product.
Smith Micro products are available through direct sales, retail stores, value-added resellers (VAR's) and original equipment manufacturers (OEM's). Smith Micro's common stock trades on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the symbol SMSI. The company is based in Aliso Viejo, CA. For more information, contact Smith Micro at (949) 362-5800.
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