GraphOn, GoldMine Forge Licensing Pact

GraphOn Corp. Monday teamed up with
GoldMine Software Corp. in
a licensing agreement to use its Bridges software as a web-enabler of
GoldMine’s family of products.

The agreement allows GoldMine to use Bridges software to take its HEAT
software and customer relationship management applications online.

The first web-enabled application scheduled for release is GoldMine’s
service optimization software. According to the agreement, GoldMine has
licensed GraphOn’s (GOJO)
software to web-enable the industry’s first CRM solution for the broad
mid-market.

GoldMine management also intends to expand its per seat licensing of
Bridges technology to enable application service providers to rent GoldMine
business solutions over the Internet.

Edwin Gear, GoldMine Divisional President, said GraphOn’s Bridges for
Windows provides the software company with the means to quickly web-enable
its CRM solutions.

“We can now give organizations a complete set of business tools and a
distinct competitive advantage by extending the full functionality of
GoldMine’s solutions to anyone in the world with a web browser and Internet
connection,” Gear said. “This is about optimizing our solutions in a way
that is easy to install and use, and extends the use of our systems through
the web as a key user interface.”

Walt Keller, GraphOn president and chief executive officer, said the deal
has a potential value of several million dollars for GraphOn.

“Our web-enabling technology is designed to provide software developers,
such as GoldMine, with the ability to quickly and seamlessly create
server-based, or web-enabled, versions of their applications,” Keller said.
“GraphOn’s Bridges will enable GoldMine to provide mission-critical
business solutions that can be accessed from any desktop or web browser,
over any remote connection, including the Internet or dial-up, anywhere in
the world.”

Colorado-based GoldMine Software focuses on designing integrated solutions
that allow businesses to support customers and manage assets through their
entire life cycle. Its flagship product, HEAT is an automatic call logging
and tracking system that includes asset management, telephony integration,
and knowledge management. GoldMine products have been implemented by more
than 700,000 users worldwide.

The GraphOn Bridges web-enabled version of HEAT is expected to release in
second quarter 2000.

GraphOn Bridges allows independent software vendors to web-enable existing
Windows, UNIX, and Linux applications for access over the Internet.

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