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Mitsubishi Corp. / chooses Poet Software as / CM provider

San Mateo, CA  October 15, 2001  Poet Software, a provider of content management software, today announced that Mitsubishi Corp., with annual operation transactions of about 117 billion dollars, has chosen Poet eSupplierWeb as the e-catalog content management solution for its e-procurement and e-marketplace initiatives.

eSupplierWeb is Poet's hosted e-catalog creation, management and distribution system, which the company said integrates with Commerce One applications, is designed specifically for e-marketplace operators and application service providers (ASPs), to offer suppliers and buyers a way to create and manage a Commerce One formatted catalog for their own e-marketplace.

In a statement, Mitsubishi said it selected the eSupplierWeb because it had significant need for e-catalog management software to complete its e-marketplace and e-procurement solutions.

 One of the most important factors for the success of our e-marketplace is how we can build rich e-catalogs in a cost-effective way. In this sense, we selected Poet because it is the best product available to us, said Hajime Kimura, chief operating officer of e-commerce division, Mitsubishi Corp. Poet eSupplierWeb was the ideal complement to our e-marketplace. The improved productivity we have experienced so far has allowed us to better serve our suppliers and buyers.