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January 2000
Absol welcomes the new millennium (albeit a year premature) without any Y2K technical incidents. Absol has also successfully assisted over 50 customers in updating their systems in anticipation of the IT industry’s biggest challenge ever.
February 2000

Cosmetics company Annique, awards a tender for the development of an ERP, CRM and Ecommerce enabled internet site to Absol.

Consumer internet service provider, Netactive Internet, contract Absol to develop a range of internal software solutions to improve their billing processes and integrate their bandwidth management systems.

March 2000

Toyota South Africa commission Absol to develop the Toyota Press Web Site, an on-line repository of all media material issued by Toyota’s marketing department.

Absol develops the PlanetPastel portal for Pastel South Africa utilising our ASPEN product.

April 2000
Pastel and JSE listed Softline acquire Absolute Solutions cc
June 2000
Computerweek and CRN web sites are launched and powered by ASPEN
July 2000
Liberty Life appoints Absol to develop a user-friendly web site management and design application to be issued to all 600 financial intermediaries who are allocated a web site within Liberty Life’s corporate internet presence.
August 2000
BDFM, publishers of the Business Day and Financial Mail join Absol’s customer base.
September 2000
Absol develop the 3-D virtual environment viewer for Virtual Tours, the application is utilised by the majority of Estate Agents web sites in South Africa.
October 2000
1st Tier ISP, Worldonline, contract Absol to provide AbsolStats internet audience measurement services to its customer base.
November 2000
ASPEN version 3.0 is launched and re-branded as AbsolPublisher – the system is now a comprehensive content management system which competes with the best in the world.
December 2000
The Africa Business Direct portal is launched, running the AbsolPublisher CMS, the site indexes several hundred resources for import/export and logistics services.