GraphOn Tight

ERP evolves in Asia

Morgan Hill, CA and Hong Kong  September 17, 2001  GraphOn Corporation, which develops infrastructure software that Web-enables Windows, UNIX and Linux applications, today announced that its new sales office in China and its first reseller, Globe-IT, have announced their first customer, publicly traded Sa Sa International Holdings, Ltd. Sa Sa will use GraphOn's GO-Global XP to Web-enable its ERP software, allowing remote offices in Singapore, Taiwan and Malaysia to work together with Sa Sa's headquarters in Hong Kong.

Sa Sa International Holdings Limited has a pan-Asian retail chain selling some 600 beauty and health brands, and 22,000 products. Sa Sa's 56 stores throughout Asia are complemented by its joint venture in China that adds 140 sales counters throughout the country.

"We are extremely pleased with the early results of working with our first reseller in the Asia Pacific market," said Danny So, managing director of GraphOn Asia Pacific. "With a rich history in our technology sector through its experience as a Citrix reseller, Globe-IT quickly identified Sa Sa as a customer that would be prime for our GO-Global server-based computing software and quickly brought them to the GraphOn family of Web-enabling solutions."

"GraphOn's Web-enabling technology gives us the advantage of being able to run our ERP operations across countries, cultures and economies," said Sa Sa Vice President of Information Technology Chris Chan. "Efficient, low-bandwidth real-time interaction between our multinational operations is extremely important as we plan for aggressive growth throughout Asia."

Globe-IT, GraphOn's first new reseller in Asia, is a former Citrix reseller whose focus on enterprises and commercial chain stores was instrumental in the signing of Sa Sa International Holdings. "Sa Sa is just one of many companies we know are seizing the advantages of server-based computing to centralize and coordinate their operations without straining their budgets or infrastructure," said Globe-IT CEO Joseph Mak.