/n software announces IPWorks CC.

A Comprehensive suite of credit card processing components, certified by Visa International for Compliance with Verified By Visa™ (3-D Secure)

Research Triangle Park, NC, December 12th, 2002 - /n software inc. (www.nsoftware.com) - a leading provider of Internet Development Tools, announces IPWorks CC, a comprehensive suite of programmable credit card processing components providing secure real-time validation, authorization, and transaction settlement. IPWorks CC contains components for communicating with major Internet payment gateways as well as components that are certified by Visa International for compliance with Visa 3-Domain Secure™ (Visa 3-D Secure).

IPWorks CC is a new addition to /n software's award-winning IPWorks Internet Toolkit. Initially introduced in 1995, IPWorks is actively used by most Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies, as well as thousands of independent software developers worldwide. The product eliminates much of the complexity of developing connected applications, by providing easy-to-use programmable components that facilitate tasks such as sending email, transferring files, browsing the Web, consuming XML Web services, etc.

"The release of IPWorks CC builds upon our solid foundation as a leading provider of security and communications components and technologies," said Gent Hito, President & CEO of /n software "We were able to leverage years of experience with security, Internet protocols, and enterprise component development to provide a robust component suite suited for use within high-stress applications such as online stores and/or server applications. By offering standard software components instead of a monolithic solution, IPWorks CC provides the utmost in flexibility for developers and merchants interested in adding payment processing, and/or Visa 3D-Secure into their software systems, resulting in better and faster system integration, lower cost, and better overall ROI."

IPWorks CC is currently available for every major development environment for on Windows including ActiveX/COM, C++, Delphi, C++ Builder, ASP, and the Microsoft .NET. The package includes components for authorizing Verified By Visa cards through Visa 3-D Secure, as well as components for processing transactions with every major Internet payment gateway. IPWorks CC has endured rigorous compliance testing with Visa International and months of private beta testing which have assisted in making IPWorks CC a fast, reliable, and easy to use component suite for credit card processing.

Fully functional trial versions of IPWorks CC are available for download on the company website at http://www.nsoftware.com/. Pricing and licensing options will be announced when the product begins shipping in January 2003. IPWorks Subscription customers will automatically receive free development licenses for IPWorks CC as part of their 1st Quarter 2003 update.

About /n software
/n software is the market leader in software components for Communications and Security development. Founded in 1994, /n software (pronounced 'n software') is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. You can reach the company via email at info@nsoftware.com, on the World Wide Web at www.nsoftware.com, or by calling US: (800) 225-4190 or International: (919) 544-7070.


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