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Drexel University Selects Xert's Infrastructure Suite to Power New Communications Venture

01.29.2001 - Alexandria, VA —Xert Communications today announced that Drexel University has selected the Xert e-infrastructure Suite to power its new joint venture with Sarnoff Corporation and the Port of Technology. Project ACIN will use the xert suite to streamline internal operations of the new venture, and leverage the suite’s real-time broadcasting features to instantly connect with its venture partners, customers, researchers and business enablers.

“We're extremely excited to add Drexel University and its joint venture partners to our growing base of customers,” said David Battaglini, CEO of Xert Communications. “Being selected as the best-of-breed by an organization focused on the future of communication and networking technologies is a ringing endorsement of our infrastructure platform.”

About Project ACIN
Project ACIN is a new joint venture by Drexel University, Sarnoff Corporation, and Philadelphia’s Port of Technology to establish a Center of Excellence for Applied Communications and Information Networking in Camden New Jersey. The purpose of ACIN is to provide the education and training, leveraged research and development, and a product delivery and system commercialization infrastructure necessary to assist the Department of Defense in leveraging advantage from the dynamic environment of technology development and application that has emerged in the modern communications and information networking industries.

About Xert Communications
Xert Communications is a leading provider of enterprise customer communications and marketing automation software and solutions. Xert’s solutions consist of interconnected modules for enterprise email marketing, enterprise contact management, events marketing and lead generation; enabling streamlined, workflow-based, real-time information management, analytics and reporting. Using Xert’s suite, our customers create significant leverage in their operations, drive new revenues, and reduce operating costs. Founded in 1999, Xert is based in Alexandria, Va., and provides applications and solutions to more than 100 customers including D.C United, PR Newswire The Smithsonian Institution, Sentara Hospitals, IEEE, Cort Furniture, Visioneer, and the Daughters of the American Revolution. For more information, visit the Xert website at

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