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Celerant Technology Receives Seventh Consecutive Inc. 5000 Award

For the seventh straight year, Celerant Technology has earned a spot on the annual Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing privately-held companies, compiled each year by Inc. Magazine. The honor places Celerant, a leading developer of retail management software, in exclusive company with honorees across a myriad of industries.

“As an Inc. 5000 honoree, Celerant Technology now shares a pedigree with Intuit…Microsoft…Oracle, and other notable alumni,” wrote Eric Schurenberg, President and Editor in Chief of Inc. magazine. “For 33 years, Inc. has welcomed the fastest-growing private companies in America to a very exclusive club.”

Since its founding in 1999, Celerant has carved out a reputation as a pioneer in retail technology with its fully integrated software suite, Command Retail. This robust platform was one of the first to manages all major aspects of the retail business in real-time, such as point-of-sale, inventory allocation, accounting, customer relationship management, E-Commerce, M-Commerce, fulfillment and more. Now approaching its 15th year in business, Celerant is preparing to deploy its latest platform, Stratus Retail, an entirely web-based enterprise system which will allow retailers to manage not only their POS with any mobile device, but also the entire retail operation including fulfillment, ERP and more.

“It’s an honor to once again receive recognition as a member of the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies,” said Ian Goldman, CEO of Celerant. “To make the Inc. 5000 list for a seventh straight year demonstrates the validity of our company overall and our team’s commitment to developing products and services that further the goals and growth of our retail clients.”

To view a complete listing of Inc. 5000 nominees, including company profiles, please visit Inc.com. For more information about the Command Retail software suite, please visitwww.celerant.com.

About Celerant Technology
Celerant Technology is a retail technology provider offering unparalleled and seamless multi-channel integration to retailers across all industries. Since 1999, Celerant has consistently accelerated business growth and efficiency through unique innovations such as: POS, inventory management, advanced analytics, integrated ecommerce, mobile applications and back office – to name a few. With an open and collaborative environment, the company focuses on each retailer’s specific integration needs to form genuine, enduring partnerships. As a mid-market retail system leader, Celerant provides solutions and expert advice to continually accelerate retail growth. A multifaceted award winning company, Celerant prides itself in the quality of its products, the capacity of its service, and remains the true multi-channel software provider. For more information regarding Celerant Technology and products like Command Retail and Retail Star, go to www.celerant.com.

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VHS TO DVD 5.0 Premium by Honestech Supports HDTV and Blu-ray

Honestech, Inc., a leading developer and marketer of digital video and Internet Protocol (IP) software technology for multimedia content has released VHS to DVD™ Premium 5.0. The VHS to DVD™ 5.0 Premium easily converts your VHS, BetaMax, VHS-C and other analog and digital video to DVD or Blu-ray format. VHS to DVD 5.0 Premium features a USB 2.0 interface, with 4GB of integrated FLASH memory. The USB device has the VHS to DVD 5.0 Premium software embedded in FLASH memory in a Read Only Memory folder leaving 3.5GB of free memory for use as portable video storage. In addition to the application program, the USB device can hold up to 90 minutes of SD (NTSC or PAL VHS format equivalent) video, so no installation CD is required and it can be used on Netbooks™.

The new VHS to DVD 5.0 Premium has received certification f r o m the Blu-ray consortium and supports high definition video editing up to 1080p, and backward compatibility to VHS/NTSC formats helping you “unlock your memories and secure them for years to come.” Integrated YouTube™ uploading, DVD and Blu-ray support enable easy sharing of your video files.

Priced at $99.99 with availability in the first quarter of 2010, VHS to DVD 5.0 Premium is perfect for both novices and professionals alike. The software offers tools to edit and produce quality video files easily, while saving priceless home videos in sharp and crystal-clear DVD quality. With just a few clicks anyone can easily transfer HDV, VHS, Beta, or other videotapes to DVD or Blu-ray, using the step-by-step pictorial instructions that guide the user through the easy wizard mode. This is one of the first solutions to support Blu-ray Authoring and Burning on Blu-ray Discs. Advanced scene editing tools allow users to record movies, delete commercials or unwanted scenes, and easily add special effects, titles and chapter menus.

About Honestech, Inc.

Honest Technology Inc. is a premier supplier of digital video and audio communication and entertainment solutions. Founded in 1998, as a pioneer of real-time MPEG encoding/decoding software technologies, the company’s vision is to bring high-quality digital video and audio into users’ daily lives by transforming the way video and audio are captured, delivered and experienced.

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Celerant Technology Long Time Client Listed On Internet Retailers Top 100 Websites

Celerant Technology‘s long-time client, Muttropolis, was recently listed on Internet Retailer’s list of the Hot 100 Best Retail Websites for 2009. Celerant, a leading provider of retail software, provides the platform for the completely integrated software for Muttropolis’ retail locations and their e-commerce site.

“Muttropolis has been a great client of ours for some time and we are happy to hear that they have been recognized along with so many other great retail websites,” said Celerant Technology President and CEO, Ian Goldman. “The combination of Celerant’s real-time integration, along with Muttropolis’ creativity, makes it an e-commerce site that easily stands out on the web . The design of the website, along with intuitive navigation and advanced built-in features definitely makes Muttropolis.com stand out on the web.”

The Muttropolis e-commerce site is directly connected to the Celerant Command Retail software at the stores, integrating every aspect of their business. Muttropolis.com features a wide array of products, ranging from pet toys and foods, to apparel, for animal lovers and pet owners, alike. In addition to being a store completely devoted to pets, the website also expresses originality by hosting an “ Online Pet Park .” Here, anyone can post images of their pets or start up conversations in the online forum, creating a sense of community for their customers. In using Celerant’s advanced software and functionality, Muttropolis is able to have a website that is unique and acts as a true extension of its brick and mortar locations.

According to the Internet Retailer story, “Muttropolis has gotten to know its customers through countless interactions over the years in its five stores. This year, the retailer decided to bring the highly social and crazy atmosphere of its stores to its e-commerce operation by launching its own social network, the Online Pet Park . In the realm of Internet retailing and community, Muttropolis is way ahead of the pack.”

Muttropolis.com embodies the creative ideas of its physical locations and features innovative functionality made possible by its integration within the Celerant Command Retail System. Muttropolis.com was included on the top “hot” 100 list, along with other retail websites such as Amazon.com and Bestbuy.com. The complete list can be found at www.internetretailer.com/uploads/2009Hot100Websites.html. To visit the Muttropolis website, powered by Celerant Technology, please visit www.muttropolis.com.  

About Celerant Technology
Celerant Command Retail is an advanced real-time management system, which manages all areas of multichannel retail including POS, inventory, warehouse, distribution center, allocation, E-Commerce, mail order, kiosk, datamining, and back-office, in a single, integrated system. Our advantage is the flexibility of our Java platform, allowing Celerant professionals to conduct cost-effective analysis and adaptation based on the individual needs of each retailer. The result is a better system that meets the needs of retail businesses and gives them the tools to take Command of their success. For more information regarding Celerant Technology, go to www.celerant.com. For information on the Command Retail product, visit www.commandretail.com.

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SportzPak Acquired by Celerant

Celerant Technology, a leader in the retail software industry, recently completed the acquisition of SportzPak, a specialty management system. SportzPak provides services for team sports retailers, which will add to Celerant’s growing list of vertical markets.

“The acquisition of SportzPak furthers our efforts to apply our technology towards the individual needs of different vertical markets,” stated Ian Goldman, Celerant President and CEO. “By working with SportzPak, we develop expertise in the team/retail business, and our software will grow to reflect this expertise. As a result of this transition, the Sportzpak clients will benefit from the latest technology, while maintaining the high level of industry specific functionality they need to further their business. Obviously we are all very excited about the progress this new venture brings to everyone concerned.”

The SportzPak product, developed by Miami Valley Solutions, Inc. (MVS), has over 20 years of specialized experience in the sporting goods/team industry and is used by over 210 team dealers. The software itself was designed to meet the needs of the retail and or team dealer by providing control over margins and inventory, aiding in order fulfillment and establishing improved customer service.

“This opportunity to merge cutting edge technology and industry expertise should yield a win-win combination for the Sporting Goods Dealer,” said Greg Helman, MVS SportzPak President and Developer. “The sporting goods dealer will now have the opportunity for a high tech team/retail service including integrated e-commerce.”

Celerant Technology provides a completely integrated, advanced retail solution that reaches across a variety of retail markets. The combined experience and ingenuity ofCelerant and SportzPak will provide a more sophisticated solution to all of their clients, while maintaining excellent customer service and technical superiority. The acquisition ofSportzpak will allow Celerant to continue to grow and the company looks forward to pursuing additional acquisition opportunities of this nature.

About Celerant Technology
Celerant’s Command Retail is an advanced real-time retail management system, which manages all areas of retail including POS, Inventory Management, Warehouse, Distribution Center, Allocation, Multi-Channel/E-Commerce/Kiosk, Data Mining, and Back-office, in a single, integrated system. Our advantage is the flexibility of our Java platform, allowing Celerant professionals to conduct cost-effective analysis and adaptation based on the individual needs of each retailer. The result is a better system that meets the needs of retail businesses and gives them the tools to take Command of their success. For additional information regarding Celerant Technology go to www.celerant.com. For more information about the Command Retail Product, please visit www.commandretail.com.

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Celerant Ranks #1 for Mid-Size Retail software Vendor

RIS News released the 2008 LeaderBoard Study, an annual ranking of the top retail software vendors worldwide, which Celerant Technology Corp. ranked as the fourth best retail software overall. Celerant also ranked as the #1 retail software for the mid-size vendor category.

“For the second year in a row, we are honored to be selected within the top four retail software vendors,” stated Ian Goldman, Celerant President and CEO. “This year we are especially proud to be ranked as the top mid-size retail software vendor. At Celerant we always strive for excellence by developing innovative retail software that allows us to stay ahead of the competition. Above all else, we seek to create advanced retail software and provide a customer-centric solution that enables our clients to more efficiently and cost-effectively operate their retail businesses.”

In addition to providing a highly developed application, Celerant has an intensive focus on its customer satisfaction. This is exemplified through its #1 ranking in all of the following mid-size categories: Leader in Installation/Integration, Leader in Ease of Administration/Maintenance, Leader in Recommendation, and Leader in Overall Performance. Celerant also ranked #2 as the Leader in Quality of Service, Leader in Quality of Support and Leader in Customer Satisfaction. By focusing on its client base and working to develop a strong customer-centric system, Celerant is able to excel within every aspect of the company.

“When you isolate Customer Satisfaction from the other Top 20 Leaderboard criteria a new picture emerges. In this view, customer-centricity is king,” stated Joe Skorupa, Editor-In-Chief of RIS News. Celerant has excelled in every customer-centric category and is a “rock star in the critical area of Customer Satisfaction.”

RIS received 639 valid votes from 199 retail voters who reviewed 84 individual software vendors for this study, ultimately selecting the top 20. The RIS LeaderBoard Study measures a combination of the technical superiority and customer satisfaction of retail software vendors. The votes are taken from qualified retailers during a three-week period in September and the results are shared in December of the same year, after it is tallied by a third-party research firm.

About Celerant Technology Celerant Command Retail is an advanced real-time management system, which manages all areas of multichannel retail including POS, inventory, warehouse, distribution center, allocation, E-Commerce, mail order, kiosk, datamining, and back-office, in a single, integrated system. Our advantage is the flexibility of our Java platform, allowing Celerant professionals to conduct cost-effective analysis and adaptation based on the individual needs of each retailer. The result is a better system that meets the needs of retail businesses and gives them the tools to take Command of their success. For more information regarding Celerant Technology, go to www.celerant.com. For information on the Command Retail product, visit www.commandretail.com.

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