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Day: March 17, 1999

Verity names Gary J. Sbona Chairman

Verity, Inc. announced that it has named Gary J. Sbona to the position of Chairman of its Board of Directors. Sbona has been Verity’s President and Chief Executive Officer since July 1997 and has been a Board member since May 1998. Verity also announced that it has extended its agreement with Regent Pacific Management Corporation to run through August 31, 2000. Under the amended agreement, Regent Pacific continues to provide the services of Gary J. Sbona as President and Chief Executive Officer, and continues the services of other principals of Regent Pacific who have been part of Verity’s executive management team since July 1997. The new agreement provides Verity with an option to further extend the term of this agreement through February 2001. www.verity.com

LivePage Unveils LivePage Enterprise for Linux Beta

LivePage Corporation announced the opening of the beta test program for the Linux version of LivePage Enterprise, its content-base management system. This new version will enable deployment of LivePage ContentServer on the rapidly expanding installed-base of Linux web servers. LivePage Enterprise now allows users to leverage the functionality, performance and value of the Linux platform. LivePage Enterprise 2.0 delivers multi-user, collaborative management for content including XML, SGML and HTML, as well as digital media such as graphics. LivePage separates management of content and presentation style, enabling personalization (presentation style based on user attributes) and supporting the use of standard tools and storage formats (XML, SGML) for content. The server applies presentation style and end-user features such as navigation, advanced searching, dynamic site map, “what’s new” capability, and table of contents. www.livepage.com