Projectplace announces the latest enhancement to its Web-based collaboration tool Monday 26 March 2001 PDF Print London, March 26 2001 - Projectplace Ltd, the leading ASP for communication and collaboration services in Europe today announced additional functionality to Projectplace which allows further integration to the desktop. This latest enhancement will enable users to integrate Microsoft Outlook address books with their Personal Place. Other recent additions include 'Personal Place' and 'free SMS text messaging for members and contacts'. "Projectplace is committed to providing customers with functionalities which further assists them with project collaboration. We are constantly building upon and improving our service in order to stay ahead of our competitors," said Dak Liyanearachchi, managing director of Projectplace Ltd. "Recently we have experienced a vast increase in the number of users, figures range from a minimum of 500 new members signing up each month to 150 per day positioning us as one, if not the fastest, growing project collaboration service in Europe. The rapid growth of Projectplace members reflects the growing use of Internet-based project collaboration services in the workplace and the suitability of our pay-as-you-use business model." Outlook address book The users address book within Microsoft Outlook can now be fully integrated with Personal Place. Users simply export the information from Outlook into Projectplace. It means that users can now access their personal address book from the Web and share relevant contact details with project members. Personal place Personal place is an online personal management Web area in which your own documents, meetings, to-dos and contacts may be kept. It can be used to store copies of important documents or information from finalised projects, using the free 5MB of personal storage provided with the standard Projectplace service. SMS text messaging With this facility ten free SMS text messages per month may be sent to members and contacts directly from the system and is the first in a range of services to enable mobile communications through the use of mobile phones. An additional upgrade providing 100MB of storage space and up to 100 free SMS text messages per month is available at an annual cost of £49. About Projectplace. Projectplace is a fast-growing ASP founded in Sweden in 1998. The business idea is to develop and operate specialised web services that enable people involved in projects to collaborate and communicate efficiently and effectively. A Projectplace is a secure area on the Internet with numerous services and features for project collaboration and document management gathered in one place. It only takes a minute to set up a functional projectplace, and this is available 24/7 to project members. Projectplace has more than 55,000 users in 25 countries. For more information visit: http://www.projectplace.co.uk Press Contacts: Dak Liyanearachchi, Projectplace Ltd Managing Director Tel: 020 7726 7016 E-mail: email@example.com Chris Netto/Nicola Alvey, eclat Marketing Tel: 01628 400900 E-mail: Chris@eclat.co.uk E-mail: Nicola@eclat.co.uk Projectplace will be demonstrating these new features at the E-commerce Expo show from the 3-5th April 2001, Stand 6426, NEC, Birmingham. This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of eclat Marketing in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.