Mediasurface plc announced the acquisition of Class-Act BV, the Netherlands-based supplier of the Silverbullet content management system. The deal, for the intellectual property of the Silverbullet product and services of its authors, is worth 400,000 euros, made up of part cash and equity. Silverbullet is a low-cost ASP solution with numerous customers and profitable revenue streams. The company reported revenues of 480,000 euros for the year ending December 04. Based on proven Microsoft technology including a SQL Server database and using .NET technology, Silverbullet allows small to medium-sized organisations to set up a website quickly, at a very low cost, taking advantage of predefined layouts and styles that can be tailored to reflect corporate branding and individual customers’ preferences. Continued product development of Silverbullet is assured in line with the needs of the marketplace it addresses. Silverbullet, which is likely to be re-named in line with the Mediasurface brand, will be available as a rental solution only, whilst Mediasurface and Morello will only be offered as licensed products. www.mediasurface.com

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