For Immediate Release:
OpenAir Partners with Grand Central Communications
to Offer Customers Award-Winning Integration Solution
Grand Central's Business Services Network Facilitates
Integration of OpenAir's Professional Services Automation Solution with
Customers' Existing Applications and Services
Boston, MA (Feb. 8, 2005)OpenAir, the number one Professional Services
Automation (PSA) On Demand Solution, has partnered with Grand Central
Communications, Inc., the leading provider of Integration On DemandSM
solutions, to provide Grand Central's award-winning Business Services Network
to their customers.
OpenAir's PSA solutions enable services organizations to dramatically improve
staff utilization, increase cash flow, and increase project visibility. In
partnering with Grand Central, OpenAir joins other leading
software-as-a-service firms on Grand Central's Network, enabling them to
easily integrate their PSA solution with customers' other applications and
services in a cost effective, risk-free, on demand manner, which scales far
beyond traditional point-to-point enterprise software solutions. In addition,
by leveraging Grand Central's rich and rapidly growing Business Services
Directory, OpenAir can now easily assemble services into custom solutions and
transform its own on demand offering into a best-of-breed, on demand
"Grand Central's Integration On Demand solution complements the OpenAir PSA
application," said Morris Panner, CEO of OpenAir. "By delivering integration
as an on demand service, Grand Central eliminates the pain and risk typically
associated with using traditional software solutions to integrate our PSA
application with other existing applications and services."
"As a leading On Demand Professional Services Automation solution, OpenAir is
a valuable addition to our ecosystem of on demand services," said Halsey Minor,
founder and chief executive officer of Grand Central Communications. "Now
customers can integrate with Open Air without having to install software or
hardware and take advantage of our 'Pay for Success, Not Pray for Success'
is the number one ranked Professional Services Automation enterprise solution.
OpenAir customers increase profits and improve visibility into business
performance by capturing additional billable hours, increasing employee
utilization, and streamlining project management. OpenAir provides state of
the art reporting and business metrics analysis to allow any services
organization to realize its full potential. The best services firms in the
world use OpenAir. Shouldn't you?
About Grand Central Communications
Grand Central Communications provides Integration On DemandSM solutions
through its award-winning, subscription-based Business Services Network.
Together with our community of on demand service provider and system
integrator partners, we enable enterprises to easily integrate and share
applications, data, and processes throughout the extended enterprise, without
installing, maintaining, or supporting costly hardware or software. By
offering integration as an on demand service, Grand Central and its partners
dramatically increase the success and eliminate the risk of business
integration, providing a better alternative to complicated, lengthy, and
expensive traditional software deployments.
Grand Central's market-changing approach has received significant recognition
in the industry, including InfoWorld's Technology of the Year Award for "Best
Web Services Integration Solution" for 2004 and 2005, and being named as a
finalist in PC Magazine's 21st Annual Awards for Technical Excellence in the
category of Enterprise Software.
The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Call
1-800-845-4313 or visit www.grandcentral.com for more information.
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