Stratus Technologies Deploys Selectica Software Solution

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Selectica Inc.

    SAN JOSE, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Selectica(TM) Inc.,
 (Nasdaq: SLTC), a leading provider of Internet Selling Systems (ISS) for
 e-Business, announced today that Maynard, Mass.-based Stratus Technologies, a
 leader in fault-tolerant and continuous availability server technology, has
 deployed Selectica for Stratus's ftQuote application to power the company's
 online system configurations and quotes to enhance productivity and improve
 order accuracy
     "Our ftQuote system enables us to generate valid system configurations and
 quotes 100 percent of the time," said Gary Okimoto, Stratus's vice president
 and chief information officer. "This is key to our operations internally as
 well as our B2B communications with our contract manufacturers. Additionally,
 ftQuote will be used by our distributors and key partners thus, enhancing the
 productivity for them as well as for Stratus."
     Raj Jaswa, president and chief executive officer of Selectica, said the
 company continues to gain customers in the area of server configuration and
 validation.
     "Stratus recognizes the enormous potential to increase business
 proficiencies, trims costs, and to strengthen relationships with customers and
 partners. Selectica is fully committed to helping Stratus achieve their
 long-term e-Commerce goals, ensuring they remain an industry leader in server
 technologies," Jaswa said.
 
     About Stratus Technologies
     Stratus Technologies offers a proven range of continuously available
 computer platforms, application solutions, professional services, and
 technologies for mission-critical business operations. Many Stratus customers
 are highly visible industry leaders such as prominent U.S. securities firms,
 major credit card companies, the largest stock exchange in Asia, the largest
 options exchange in the world, and 15 out of the world's 20 largest banks.
 Stratus Technologies International, through the 24-7 Technologies Division of
 Stratus, licenses technology for fault tolerance to technology companies. The
 Stratus companies have offices and a comprehensive network of customer service
 centers worldwide, and 1,100 employees. For more information, visit
 www.stratus.com.
 
     About Selectica
     Selectica, Inc. is a leading provider of Internet Selling Systems (ISS)
 that transforms the way companies sell, service and compete. Selectica's ISS
 is a comprehensive application suite that accelerates the process of
 selecting, configuring, pricing, and purchasing complex products and services
 with great efficiency and accuracy. The Selectica solution has the ability to
 positively impact productivity across all sales channels by improving every
 step of the sales process -- from needs analysis and product configuration to
 order capture and renewals. Selectica's customers include industry leaders
 such as BMW, Cisco Systems, Dell Computer, Hewlett-Packard, Highmark Blue
 Cross Blue Shield, Juniper Networks, and Rockwell Automation. Selectica is
 headquartered in San Jose, CA. The company's Web site is located at
 www.selectica.com.
 
     The statements contained in this release that are not purely historical
 are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the
 Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, including statements regarding
 Selectica's expectations, beliefs, hopes, intentions or strategies regarding
 the future. All forward-looking statements included in this document are based
 upon information available to Selectica as of the date hereof, and Selectica
 assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statement. Actual
 results could differ materially from current expectations. Factors that could
 cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, the
 factors and risks discussed in Selectica's Registration Statement on Form S-1,
 as amended, and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
     CONTACT:  Laurie Spoon, Sr. Manager, Media and Analyst Relations of
 Selectica, Inc., 408-545-2492, or lspoon@selectica.com.
 
 

SOURCE Selectica Inc.
    SAN JOSE, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Selectica(TM) Inc.,
 (Nasdaq: SLTC), a leading provider of Internet Selling Systems (ISS) for
 e-Business, announced today that Maynard, Mass.-based Stratus Technologies, a
 leader in fault-tolerant and continuous availability server technology, has
 deployed Selectica for Stratus's ftQuote application to power the company's
 online system configurations and quotes to enhance productivity and improve
 order accuracy
     "Our ftQuote system enables us to generate valid system configurations and
 quotes 100 percent of the time," said Gary Okimoto, Stratus's vice president
 and chief information officer. "This is key to our operations internally as
 well as our B2B communications with our contract manufacturers. Additionally,
 ftQuote will be used by our distributors and key partners thus, enhancing the
 productivity for them as well as for Stratus."
     Raj Jaswa, president and chief executive officer of Selectica, said the
 company continues to gain customers in the area of server configuration and
 validation.
     "Stratus recognizes the enormous potential to increase business
 proficiencies, trims costs, and to strengthen relationships with customers and
 partners. Selectica is fully committed to helping Stratus achieve their
 long-term e-Commerce goals, ensuring they remain an industry leader in server
 technologies," Jaswa said.
 
     About Stratus Technologies
     Stratus Technologies offers a proven range of continuously available
 computer platforms, application solutions, professional services, and
 technologies for mission-critical business operations. Many Stratus customers
 are highly visible industry leaders such as prominent U.S. securities firms,
 major credit card companies, the largest stock exchange in Asia, the largest
 options exchange in the world, and 15 out of the world's 20 largest banks.
 Stratus Technologies International, through the 24-7 Technologies Division of
 Stratus, licenses technology for fault tolerance to technology companies. The
 Stratus companies have offices and a comprehensive network of customer service
 centers worldwide, and 1,100 employees. For more information, visit
 www.stratus.com.
 
     About Selectica
     Selectica, Inc. is a leading provider of Internet Selling Systems (ISS)
 that transforms the way companies sell, service and compete. Selectica's ISS
 is a comprehensive application suite that accelerates the process of
 selecting, configuring, pricing, and purchasing complex products and services
 with great efficiency and accuracy. The Selectica solution has the ability to
 positively impact productivity across all sales channels by improving every
 step of the sales process -- from needs analysis and product configuration to
 order capture and renewals. Selectica's customers include industry leaders
 such as BMW, Cisco Systems, Dell Computer, Hewlett-Packard, Highmark Blue
 Cross Blue Shield, Juniper Networks, and Rockwell Automation. Selectica is
 headquartered in San Jose, CA. The company's Web site is located at
 www.selectica.com.
 
     The statements contained in this release that are not purely historical
 are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the
 Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, including statements regarding
 Selectica's expectations, beliefs, hopes, intentions or strategies regarding
 the future. All forward-looking statements included in this document are based
 upon information available to Selectica as of the date hereof, and Selectica
 assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statement. Actual
 results could differ materially from current expectations. Factors that could
 cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, the
 factors and risks discussed in Selectica's Registration Statement on Form S-1,
 as amended, and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
     CONTACT:  Laurie Spoon, Sr. Manager, Media and Analyst Relations of
 Selectica, Inc., 408-545-2492, or lspoon@selectica.com.
 
 SOURCE  Selectica Inc.