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7th March 2001 (DS0106) ~ Developer Solutions International, the
application development specialist, is now shipping version 8.5 of the
leading reporting tool; Crystal Reports - standard, professional and
developer editions. Version 8.5 of Crystal Reports will allow users to
easily deliver rich, interactive content from virtually any data source,
publish it to the Web and integrate it within applications. Available
now from Developer Solutions, prices start from £145.00 + VAT. Visit
http://www.developer-solutions.co.uk


for full details.

"Version 8.5 of Crystal Reports includes many new features that make it
even more web-friendly. Version 8.5 includes a web-publishing system,
which includes an e-portfolio. The e-portfolio is Crystal's web report
portal, and can be customised, using the Web Wizard, to match the
company's corporate identity or form a new portal from within your
website. In addition, Version 8.5 contains a Publishing Wizard to allow
users to publish reports to a central access point on the web, ensuring
information can easily be shared." says Adrian Handley, general manager,
Developer Solutions.

Key New Features

* Scheduling facility -schedule web reports on a regular
basis to ensure that all users have access to the most current
information

* Ability to export reports to a variety of formats ~ PDF,
XML, RTF, DHTML and Microsoft Excel.

* XML access and export functionality ~ report and export
work from existing XML data

* Report Alerting ~ create custom messages to appear when
conditions are met by report data

* Crystal Management console ~ provides web developers
with a simple method of centrally managing e-reporting

* Crystal e-business Framework ~ a scalable, multi-server,
mission critical infrastructure for enterprise reporting

* Designer Component ~ allows end users to design reports
from within their custom windows application

* Parameter Prompts

* Zero-client dynamic HTML Viewer

~ Seagate Software change their name to Crystal Decisions ~

From the 5th March 2001 Seagate Software will be known as Crystal
Decisions. This name change has resulted from Silver Lake Partners
buying Seagate Software. Silver Lake Partners are a part of the Seagate
family of companies, so close ties with Seagate Technology will be
maintained.

About Developer Solutions International:

Formed in 2001, Developer Solutions International is a division of
Contemporary Plc. Developer Solutions International is the specialist
development resource, providing developers and businesses with advanced
software technologies, an extensive portfolio of training and consulting
services and a bespoke software development capability. For more
information, visit Developer Solutions at http://www.developer-solutions.co.uk

Contacts:

Adrian Handley, Developer Solutions, Tel: 01392 262626,

Mailto:adrian.handley@developer-solutions.co.uk


Review product from: Amy Holden, PR, Developer Solutions, Tel: 01392
262626,

Mailto:amy.holden@developer-solutions.co.uk


Amy Holden

Marketing & Communications

Developer Solutions International

Bradninch Court

Castle Street


Exeter EX4 3PL

Tel +44 (0) 1392 262626

Fax +44 (0) 1392 262617

http://www.developer-solutions.co.uk


amy.holden@developer-solutions.co.uk



Developer Solutions International is a newly formed division of
Contemporary Plc. Developer Solutions International is the specialist
development resource, providing developers and businesses with advanced
software technologies, complemented by a portfolio of training and
consulting services and a bespoke software development capability.

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