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Our projects cover a broad spectrum of applications from process control to production planning, sales support, shipping and project collaboration. Common to all the systems we have delivered is the requirement for high reliability, and since much of our work is deployed on the production line, ease of use has been essential.

MACH2 has grown to over one million lines of code, and now supports sales, production and shipping activities as well as management information and Business Intelligence analysis and reporting.

Portfolio folder M.A.C.H. 2

Enterprise-wide sales and production management system

Portfolio folder Business Intelligence

Cerres have enabled management to execute ad-hoc, multi-level and multi-dimensional reports on key performance indicators.

Portfolio folder Protocol

Cerres have realised the benefits of tools that facilitate effective collaboration of geographically dispersed teams.

Portfolio folder Process Database

Production planning system

Portfolio folder SAP R3 Data Link

Systems integration to SAP R3

Portfolio folder Cell Management System

Real-time process control system

Portfolio folder Truck Communications

Truck-mounted real-time planning, information processing and remote-control system

Update Hydro Aluminium

Implementation of customer portal and API extenstions to MACH2 given the go-ahead.

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"The feedback from the users are very positive. Conclusion: Success and roses to your staff" Harald Syre - Application Manager, HARP
"MACH2 has the potential to radically improve the planning process in our plants." Jan Ove Halvorsen, IS/IT Manager, HARP

Cerres Portfolio PROTOCOL

Protocol provides a central resource of project management and collaboration tools for all aspects of the project life-cycle, including workflow, reporting, and document management functions.

With secure access via a standard web browser, Protocol supports effective collaboration - worldwide.

Market Position

Serving thousands of projects all over the world, Protocol is an industrial weight multi-portfolio, multi-method project collaboration environment and yet it still remains a simple and flexible mentor for the front-line of project management.


The application architecture follows common N-tier partitioning, allowing Presentation, Business Logic and Data Storage to run on separate hardware and software platforms. Thin-clients access generated HTML content, served by the Oracle Application server, via a web browser. The Business Logic and Data storage are taken care of by the Oracle DBMS.

This is a highly scalable architecture allowing many restructuring options, including distributed databases and multi-tier application services. As an Oracle based solution, Protocol is hardware independent and supports a range of hardware and O/S components.


Cerres Limited offers expert assistance in implementing and customising Protocol as well as any other aspect of Oracle systems development. For more information on Protocol or our other products and services please contact us.