London, March 26 2001 - Projectplace Ltd, the leading ASP for
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
"Projectplace is committed to providing customers with functionalities
further assists them with project collaboration. We are constantly
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
with Personal Place. Users simply export the information from Outlook into
Projectplace. It means that users can now access their personal address
from the Web and share relevant contact details with project members.
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
using the free 5MB of personal storage provided with the standard
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
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.
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
Dak Liyanearachchi, Projectplace Ltd
Tel: 020 7726 7016
Chris Netto/Nicola Alvey,
Tel: 01628 400900
Projectplace will be demonstrating these new features at the E-commerce
show from the 3-5th April 2001, Stand 6426, NEC, Birmingham.
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