New services made available to SME's through strategic partnership Thursday 9 August 2001 PDF Print Projectplace and the SBL Group partner to make project collaboration an affordable option London, August 9, 2001 - Projectplace Ltd, the leading Internet Business Service for project collaboration in Europe, has today announced a strategic alliance with SBL Group Ltd. Under the terms of the agreement the SBL Group, leading Web related improvements providers to the SME and property owner markets, will include the Projectplace web-based collaboration service within its portfolio of advanced services to SME businesses, usually only available to much larger organisations. "By providing a centralised, pay-as-you-go corporate infrastructure, we allow our SME clientele to concentrate on core-processes whilst benefiting from the significant advantages of being perceived to have 200 times their actual spending power," said Dan Shorer, CEO of SBL Group. "We elected to partner with Projectplace because they suited our business model and matched the needs we identified within our client base. Projectplace is an easy-to-use, functional service which allows people to communicate and collaborate instantly and effectively." "Projectplace's design, functionality and payment model means that it is well suited for small-to-medium sized businesses as well as large corporates," said Dak Liyanearachchi, managing director of Projectplace UK. "Through using SBL Group's specialisation we can target this growing sector of business very economically, gain maximum exposure and increase the awareness and usage of the Projectplace service." SBL Group provides instant benefits to SMEs and property owners through incorporating different companies' overlapping processes and supply needs into a centralised pay-as-you-go corporate E-infrastructure. This enables SME's to experience significant cost savings through centralised buying, outsourcing non-core processes, and availing outstanding non-rent related income to property owners. The business concept of Projectplace is to provide a global pay-per-use web-based service for professional project collaboration. Projectplace.co.uk lets the project members share documents and files, schedule meetings, carry out project scheduling with to-do items and time charts, hold online discussions, etc. The service makes it possible to create virtual teams, communicate securely, independent of geographic distance and enables the project member to constantly be updated of project activity. 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 66,000 users in 25 countries. For more information visit: http://www.projectplace.co.uk Press contacts: Dak Liyanearachchi, Managing Director, Projectplace ltd Tel: 0207 569 3128 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Chris Netto/Nicola Alvey, éclat Marketing Tel: 0118 989 5600 E-mail: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org About SBL Established in 2001, SBL Group provides instant benefits to SMEs and property owners. Through identifying needs, and hosting solutions on a dedicated smart WEB platform, SBL achieves up to 60% improvement and savings to SME and up to 50% increase in R.O.I. for property owners. For more information visit: http://www.sbl-group.com Press contacts: Dan Shorer, SBL Group Chief Executive Officer Tel: 020 7569 3074 E-mail: email@example.com 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.