Dutch Telecom Leader Chooses TopTier Software

KPN Netwerk Bouw BV Deploys TopTier's Enterprise Unification Platform(TM)

To Reduce Costs and Improve Project Efficiency



Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from TopTier Software, Inc.

    SAN JOSE, Calif., April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- TopTier Software Inc., a
 provider of enterprise information portals, today announced that KPN Netwerk
 Bouw, a subsidiary of the Dutch KPN, one of the largest telecommunications
 operators in Europe, is deploying the TopTier Enterprise Unification
 Platform(TM) (EUP).  KPN Netwerk Bouw turned to TopTier to help enable the
 company to effectively manage its over 30,000 telecommunications projects a
 year, which include managing all aspects of project scheduling, forecasting,
 and cost management.
     TopTier's Enterprise Unification Platform(TM) plays a key role in
 supporting KPN Netwerk Bouw's primary objective to become a strategic global
 telecom partner for private business and government agencies.  TopTier's
 technology is designed to create a unified knowledge sharing environment,
 allowing KPN Netwerk Bouw's employees to "drag and relate" timely business
 intelligence across applications and web feeds and make analyses based on
 current and potential project scenarios.
     "TopTier's Enterprise Unification Platform integrates seamlessly with our
 Baan ERP system, providing us a wealth of day-to-day business intelligence all
 in one easy to use interface.  This new portal is a 'window' into our
 corporation and the market we serve -- enabling us to stay on top of market
 trends in order to anticipate growth and demand while identifying new business
 opportunities," said Frits Caris, Manager -- Products Process Group at KPN
 Netwerk Bouw.  "TopTier's Enterprise Unification Platform is also extending
 the value of our two-year implementation of Baan's 'BISON' system.  We now
 have a single virtual environment for the user that otherwise could have only
 been achieved through costly and time intensive customization."
     "KPN Netwerk Bouw is leading the charge in creating competitive telecom
 infrastructure solutions," said CEO and founder of TopTier Software, Shai
 Agassi.  "We support KPN Netwerk Bouw by providing an open, enterprise portal
 platform that is designed to integrate multiple enterprise applications and
 deliver personalized, role-based information, applications and services.  This
 allows KPN Netwerk Bouw to quickly react to customer needs and volatile market
 demand."
 
     About TopTier Software, Inc.
     TopTier Software, Inc. is a leading provider of Enterprise Information
 Portals and products that integrate information residing in a business's
 internal and external enterprise applications, databases, documents, Web
 sites, and other data sources. TopTier's Enterprise Unification Platform(TM)
 software products are designed to enable a business's extended enterprise of
 customers, vendors, suppliers and employees to directly access, navigate and
 manipulate integrated information using an intuitive and effective portal
 interface. With TopTier's patented HyperRelational(TM) technology, users can
 access, interconnect, update, edit and delete information from multiple
 software applications and data sources through a simple Drag and Relate(TM)
 process.  By doing so, TopTier's products enable organizations to create
 collaborative advantage for their enterprise by driving a real-time,
 frictionless flow of information between employees, partners and customers.
     Incorporated in 1996, TopTier Software is a privately held company with
 headquarters in San Jose, California.  For more information about TopTier
 Software visit on the Web at http://www.toptier.com .
 
 

SOURCE TopTier Software, Inc.
    SAN JOSE, Calif., April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- TopTier Software Inc., a
 provider of enterprise information portals, today announced that KPN Netwerk
 Bouw, a subsidiary of the Dutch KPN, one of the largest telecommunications
 operators in Europe, is deploying the TopTier Enterprise Unification
 Platform(TM) (EUP).  KPN Netwerk Bouw turned to TopTier to help enable the
 company to effectively manage its over 30,000 telecommunications projects a
 year, which include managing all aspects of project scheduling, forecasting,
 and cost management.
     TopTier's Enterprise Unification Platform(TM) plays a key role in
 supporting KPN Netwerk Bouw's primary objective to become a strategic global
 telecom partner for private business and government agencies.  TopTier's
 technology is designed to create a unified knowledge sharing environment,
 allowing KPN Netwerk Bouw's employees to "drag and relate" timely business
 intelligence across applications and web feeds and make analyses based on
 current and potential project scenarios.
     "TopTier's Enterprise Unification Platform integrates seamlessly with our
 Baan ERP system, providing us a wealth of day-to-day business intelligence all
 in one easy to use interface.  This new portal is a 'window' into our
 corporation and the market we serve -- enabling us to stay on top of market
 trends in order to anticipate growth and demand while identifying new business
 opportunities," said Frits Caris, Manager -- Products Process Group at KPN
 Netwerk Bouw.  "TopTier's Enterprise Unification Platform is also extending
 the value of our two-year implementation of Baan's 'BISON' system.  We now
 have a single virtual environment for the user that otherwise could have only
 been achieved through costly and time intensive customization."
     "KPN Netwerk Bouw is leading the charge in creating competitive telecom
 infrastructure solutions," said CEO and founder of TopTier Software, Shai
 Agassi.  "We support KPN Netwerk Bouw by providing an open, enterprise portal
 platform that is designed to integrate multiple enterprise applications and
 deliver personalized, role-based information, applications and services.  This
 allows KPN Netwerk Bouw to quickly react to customer needs and volatile market
 demand."
 
     About TopTier Software, Inc.
     TopTier Software, Inc. is a leading provider of Enterprise Information
 Portals and products that integrate information residing in a business's
 internal and external enterprise applications, databases, documents, Web
 sites, and other data sources. TopTier's Enterprise Unification Platform(TM)
 software products are designed to enable a business's extended enterprise of
 customers, vendors, suppliers and employees to directly access, navigate and
 manipulate integrated information using an intuitive and effective portal
 interface. With TopTier's patented HyperRelational(TM) technology, users can
 access, interconnect, update, edit and delete information from multiple
 software applications and data sources through a simple Drag and Relate(TM)
 process.  By doing so, TopTier's products enable organizations to create
 collaborative advantage for their enterprise by driving a real-time,
 frictionless flow of information between employees, partners and customers.
     Incorporated in 1996, TopTier Software is a privately held company with
 headquarters in San Jose, California.  For more information about TopTier
 Software visit on the Web at http://www.toptier.com .
 
 SOURCE  TopTier Software, Inc.