Web Front is Accepted as Service Provider for the Microsoft BizTalk Server Partner Program

March 27, 2003 (Toronto, Canada) – Web Front Communications Inc., an innovative developer of enterprise Web solutions, today announced it has been accepted as a Service Provider for the Microsoft BizTalk Server Partner Program, based on its proprietary EAI SmartStep solution in BizTalk Server deployments.

Web Front�s EAI SmartStep has been gaining recognition for its rapid piloting methodology in helping businesses sample true application integration benefits in as little as two weeks. SmartStep provides the planning to outline and propose a solution to the business challenge utilizing Microsoft�s BizTalk Server technology in a meaningful and compelling way.

�Web Front is honored to have been chosen by Microsoft as a Service Provider for its BizTalk Server Partner Program,� says Chris Trauzzi, President, Web Front. �We have found that Microsoft BizTalk Server is unparalleled in the industry for delivering quick EAI results. Whether for internal systems or across the firewall, Web Front�s EAI SmartStep supports �Any to Any� integration with the widest variety of adaptors to existing enterprise applications including ERP, financial, CRM and HR systems.�

�We are thoroughly pleased with the BizTalk Server work Web Front is doing for us,� says Leonard Arokium, Vice President Client Services and Technology, Gerling Global Life Reinsurance. �Web Front�s implementation of BizTalk Server technology is clearly helping us achieve our business objectives.�

�Microsoft values the expertise that Web Front brings to customers as a service provider for BizTalk Server,� said Eric Swift, Group Product Manager for E-Business Servers at Microsoft Corp. �Web Front�s EAI SmartStep solution is helpful to customers because it assists them in mapping out their BizTalk Server implementation for enterprise integration and business process orchestration from start to finish. This offering, and others from Web Front, demonstrates the power of BizTalk Server.�

For more information on Web Front�s EAI SmartStep solution and the Microsoft BizTalk Server Partner Program please visit our Web site.

About Web Front

Web Front Communications Inc. (www.webfront.net) is an innovative developer of enterprise Web solutions. Through the accelerated piloting and phased implementation of leading Internet technologies, Web Front�s solutions achieve measurable business value for clients from the rapid adoption of technology used to enhance productivity, lower operating costs and increase revenue.
Founded in 1996, Web Front, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Commerce Solutions and 2001 Innovator of The Year award winner is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with its international office in Hamilton, Bermuda. Clients include Dun & Bradstreet, Chubb Insurance Company of Canada, the Ontario Government, international law firms, the real life Dr. Patch Adams (portrayed by Robin Williams in the movie Patch Adams) and other leading companies.