Redwood City, Calif. and Cambridge, Mass, May 27, 1999 -- NetObjects Inc. (NASDAQ: NETO) and Lotus Development Corp. today announced that its e-business site building software, NetObjects Fusion Enterprise Edition, including NetObjects Fusion, NetObjects ScriptBuilder and NetObjects BeanBuilder, is commercially available in a new bundle with the Lotus Domino Application Studio.
The Lotus Domino R5 Application Studio, which is designed to meet the needs of Web teams, combines technology from NetObjects, Lotus, and IBM (NYSE:IBM) to provide an end-to-end solution for comprehensive e-business site development and management. The Studio also includes a developer license for the Lotus Domino Application Server Release 5 (R5), providing the means for web teams to rapidly develop e-business Web applications.
"The Domino Application Studio provides a combination of the industry's best Web software and servers," said Eileen Rudden, Lotus' senior vice president, Communications Products Division. "NetObjects site building products are a strong complement to Domino Designer and provide functionality that Domino developers need to build, manage and update their collaborative e-business applications."
"Lotus and NetObjects customers have appreciated the tight integration between our products and services," said David Kleinberg, executive vice president of products at NetObjects. "We're pleased to renew our partnership with Lotus to provide this latest comprehensive solution."
This agreement reaffirms the ongoing relationship between NetObjects and Lotus to continue to provide best-of-breed e-business solutions and builds on the success of a previous agreement under which Lotus bundled NetObjects Fusion with Domino Designer.
NetObjects, Inc. (NASDAQ:NETO), majority owned by IBM, is a leading provider of e-business software and services that enable small businesses as well as large-scale enterprises to build, deploy and maintain Web sites on the Internet and corporate intranets. The NetObjects product family includes NetObjects Fusion and NetObjects Authoring Server Suite. In addition, NetObjects offers its customers on-line solutions, including content, products and services to help them register, host, build, maintain and promote their Web sites.
NetObjects products have won several awards including InfoWorld's Analyst Choice award, CNET's Internet Excellence award, and PC Magazine's Editors Choice award. More information about NetObjects and its products can be found at www.netobjects.com.
Lotus Development Corporation, founded in 1982, is a subsidiary of IBM Corporation. Lotus offers high-quality software products and services that reflect the company's unique understanding of the new ways in which individuals and businesses must work together to achieve success. Lotus' innovative approach is evident in a new class of applications that allows users to access and communicate information in ways never before possible, both within and beyond organizational boundaries. Lotus markets its products in more than 80 countries worldwide and provides numerous professional consulting, support and education services through the Lotus Professional Services organization.
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