NetObjects, Inc. and Lotus Development Corp. announced a two-part agreement that will enable the rapid deployment of Web applications and e-Services. Under the first part of the agreement, Lotus will bundle NetObjects Fusion 5.0 with Domino Designer R5, an integrated development environment for building secure e-business applications. The scalable, easy-to-use and flexible drag-and-drop extensions of NetObjects Fusion 5.0 combined with the application development and delivery strengths of Domino Designer will enable enterprises to rapidly create and deploy powerful dynamic Web applications. To enhance the integration features, NetObjects will develop a custom version of its Online View, which provides dynamic instant access to complementary e-services, Lotus and Domino resources, as well as other content from within the NetObjects Fusion application. NetObjects will also develop new Domino Design Components that leverage the features available in Domino R5 and make Domino resources highly accessible within NetObjects Fusion 5.0. The components will enable developers to bring advanced Web design techniques to Domino-stored content by enabling developers to insert views, forms, lists, searches and links into pages that can easily be uploaded to and served from the Domino database. Under the second part of the agreement, Lotus has the license to bundle NetObjects enterprise technology and products with selected Lotus solutions. Lotus will leverage its collaborative and e-business applications with the open architecture, visual design, and dynamic content creation of NetObjects enterprise Web applications. NetObjects and Lotus will provide enterprises with enhanced Web application tools that allow easy integration with Javascript, HTML, XML and rich media content. The Domino Designer bundle of NetObjects Fusion will be available in Q4 2000. www.lotus.com, www.netobjects.com

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