Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Cicero Joins Forces With BravePoint to Provide Non-Invasive Desktop Integration Toolset for ERP and Back Office Applications

Cicero Inc. (OTCBB: CICN) today announced that it has partnered with technology consulting solutions provider BravePoint®, Inc. to offer desktop application integration and automation for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and other back office applications. The new relationship allows BravePoint to integrate customers' applications with a variety of technologies including Progress®, Java and .NET. Cicero's elegant platform enables BravePoint consultants to integrate any customer's back office applications without writing or modifying code, allowing their customers to automate tasks and streamline end-user productivity at the desktop.

Cicero's unique, non-invasive approach to application integration supports:

-- Packaged business applications including Oracle, Microsoft Office,
Lotus Notes and ERP (SAP and Oracle)
-- Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications such as, ClarifyCRM, Epiphany and Microsoft Dynamics
-- Business Intelligence, Business Process Management and Business
Activity Management activities
-- Character-based applications including AS/400, mainframe and DOS
-- Developed applications running Java and other programming languages
-- Web, SaaS, and Virtualized applications
-- System management products such as IBM Tivoli and HP OpenView

"Being able to leverage Cicero's unique method of integrating applications at the desktop without writing code offers our customers significant business value by helping them to easily and efficiently streamline their business processes," said John Harlow, President, BravePoint Inc. "We are thrilled to offer this new toolset to our Progress customers to help them integrate and automate more applications in less time."

"BravePoint's expertise and success in application development and consulting stands out in the industry," said John Broderick, CEO of Cicero Inc. "By integrating applications at the desktop, BravePoint will be able to further assist companies in reducing operating costs, increasing efficiency, and improving the customer experience. We look forward to working with them on upcoming projects."

About Cicero Inc.

Cicero Inc. provides a unique approach to unifying desktop applications designed to address the specific business process needs for Global Fortune 500 and other companies and government organizations. The Cicero Platform is the original, patented desktop integration solution that streamlines business processes by automating applications and supporting Service Oriented Architectures, enhancing functionality of existing technology, increasing efficiency and effectiveness and improving customer satisfaction. Enterprise clients such as Merrill Lynch and Nationwide Financial create and deploy fully integrated solutions within weeks and typically achieve a return on their investment within months. Learn more about Cicero at

Cicero and Cicero Studio are trademarks of Cicero Inc. and/or its affiliates. Other company names and/or products are for identification purposes and are the property of, and may be trademarks of, their respective owners.

About BravePoint

Headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, BravePoint®, Inc. is a leading provider of consulting, training, and application development to a variety of clients worldwide. Since 1987, BravePoint has applied business experience and technology expertise to improve customers' profitability and competitiveness in the Progress® (NASDAQ: PRGS) market. BravePoint is included in the Advanced Information Services businesses of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK). All third party trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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