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Cort Furniture Selects Xert to Develop and Implement National Sales Application

01.19.2002 - Alexandria, VA. Xert Communications Corp., a leading provider of integrated business software for the mid-market, today announced that Cort Furniture has selected Xert to develop and implement a national web-based sales application.

The new system will provide real-time, categorized and structured proactive sales prospecting information to be shared, managed and forecast throughout Cort’s National Sales structure.

"We are extremely pleased to partner with Cort Furniture on this initiative," said Dave Battaglini, CEO of Xert Communications. "We look forward to bringing our sales process knowledge and sales software development expertise to the Cort team to provide a solid, effective product."

About Cort Furniture
Cort Furniture Rental is part of a $350-million business with over 120 locations coast to coast. We offer a tremendous variety of furnishings, including residential and office, in styles ranging from traditional to contemporary. Our customer base is equally broad-everyone from college students needing to fill one room to Fortune 500 companies needing to fill one thousand.

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