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United Planet Listed in the "Magic Quadrant" for Portal Software

LONDON, November 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --



United Planet (http://www.unitedplanet.com), one of the leading developers of enterprise portal software in Europe, is pleased to announce that it has been included in the "Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals 2012" of the world's leading IT research and advisory company Gartner.

The "Magic Quadrant 2012" lists 16 international portal software providers and indicates the current trends and developments on the portal market. Represented in the renowned market overview of international portal providers are two German companies, United Planet and SAP, global players like Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, Adobe and Red Hat as well as the Open Source software Drupal.

"I am very happy to be included in the Magic Quadrant! We believe anyone familiar with Gartner's strict criteria for inclusion knows that this evaluation represents quality recognition", says Axel Wessendorf, Lexware founder and CEO of United Planet.

The intranet and portal software Intrexx of United Planet enables companies to create enterprise portals, intranets and web applications cost effectively, without the need for programming. Intrexx is platform independent and runs on Windows as well as on Mac OS X and Linux. Data from existing systems as IBM Lotus Notes, SAP Business Suite, SAP NetWeaver Gateway, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Dynamics (CRM and ERP), as well as all OData and JDBC data sources can be easily integrated in the Intrexx Portal.

"We believe our listing in the Magic Quadrant shows that we are on the right track with Intrexx, offering a smart software which enables the fast, simple and cost-effective establishment of intranet and enterprise portals. This is in direct contrast to many other portal solutions which are frequently too inflexible or too complex for users", says Wessendorf.

With over 4,500 installations and more than 500,000 users of the Intrexx portal software, United Planet is one of the market leaders among medium-sized companies and public administration. Customers include companies like Bridgestone Germany, Principle Group and Weber-Stephen.

The Intrexx intranet and portal software from United Planet can be downloaded from http://www.intrexx.com free of charge. For more information about United Planet and the Magic Quadrant 2012, visit http://www.intrexx.com/en/gartnermq.

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About United Planet

United Planet is one of the leading developers of enterprise portal software in Europe. More than 4,500 mid-size companies, public administrations and organisations worldwide rely on its portal software Intrexx.

Using the platform-independent standard software Intrexx, businesses can create web-based applications through to complete intranet / enterprise portals with advanced functionality much faster and more cost-effectively than with comparable programmes. Intrexx facilitates the creation of productive workflows and the generation of mobile apps for smartphones and tablet PCs of all vendors. Existing data from ERP systems, Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes, and any JDBC and OData data sources can easily be integrated with Intrexx. The SAP-certified interface for the SAP NetWeaver Gateway simplifies connection to the SAP system in an unprecedented manner. Even Microsoft SharePoint can be enriched by the business functionality enhancements of the OData interface. The data integration capabilities of Intrexx are increasingly also being used as middleware to remove unnecessary complexity from existing and heterogeneous software environments.

With Intrexx Share, United Planet also offers a social business platform, which actively encourages the exchange of knowledge and effective collaboration between employees by integrating existing enterprise software into a new communication channel. The Intrexx Application Store provides businesses with access to hundreds of ready-made applications and entire business portals for download.

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