Menta Software And Solution-Soft Sign Joint Marketing Agreement To Resolve Time Zone Issues For Windows Applications

REDWOOD CITY, CA. – September 26, 2000 – Menta Software, a leading provider of software solutions for accessing Windows applications to Internet devices, announced today a joint marketing agreement with Solution-Soft, providers of Time Machine™, a software application designed to facilitate testing and simulation of specified system dates and times. Under the agreement, Menta Software and Solution-Soft will co-market their respective solutions to system integrators, open system developers, enterprises and ASPs.

Menta’s WinToNet™ provides IT managers with a unique application-level software solution that provides the full features of any Windows applications to Internet clients, regardless of platform. Menta’s WinToNet is ideal for organizations requiring a cost-effective means of rapidly delivering applications to the Internet where remote access, cross platform and collaboration issues can be easily resolved.

“Menta’s advanced server-based software solution, WinToNet, impresses us with its high quality and affordability. We expect Menta to be huge players in the Windows applications arena, and I’m confident that our partnership will create exciting solutions for our mutual customers,” said Michael Morrison, director of business development, Solution-Soft.

Combined with Solution-Soft’s Time Machine date and simulation software, Menta can offer international companies 24×7 access to business critical, time-sensitive Windows applications in local time. With Time Machine, servers can now provide remote clients/users with “local time” as required for legal, accounting, and other sensitive and/or critical time and date applications. “This combined solution resolves many issues that ASPs, corporate data centers, and many vertical markets are now grappling with,” said Bill Oakes, VP of marketing for Menta Software. “We provide support to users across multiple time zones, while reducing hardware and software costs as well as minimizing indirect costs that include networking support and reliability.”

About Solution Soft

Solution-Soft, a leader in distributed applications, develops high-quality storage and system management solutions for corporate data centers, ASP Infrastructure providers, and storage solution providers. Solution-Soft’s products include Time Machine, a virtual clock facility providing remote clients with local time and date; e-Space, an automated and intelligent storage capacity management solution; and e-Velocity, a file exchange application that maximizes network efficiency, boosts performance and reduces line cost overhead. Solution-Soft’s products run on Windows NT/2000, HP-UX, Sun Solaris, HP-MPE and IBM AIX systems and have been purchased by over 2,000 domestic and international customers. Solution-Soft is privately held and is based in San Jose, CA. For more information, visit www.solution-soft.com.

About Menta Software

Menta Software Inc. delivers server-based software solutions designed for the next generation of thin client computing that provide the native interface of any Windows application to the Net, regardless of platform. Menta’s WinToNet™ product enables ASPs, system integrators, open system solution providers and enterprises to reliably deploy business-critical Windows applications to users at any location, at the fraction of the cost of competing solutions. Menta Software is headquartered in Redwood City, CA. For more information, visit www.mentasoftware.com, call (650) 482-5100 or email [email protected]