/n software Releases IPWorks CC for the Microsoft .NET Framework

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

San Francisco, CA, February 11th, 2003 - /n software inc. (www.nsoftware.com) - a leading provider of Professional Internet Development Tools and Components, releases IPWorks CC for Microsoft .NET, 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 product line, trusted since 1994 by almost every fortune 500 company as well as thousands of independent software developers worldwide. IPWorks CC 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.

"/n software is expanding the possibilities for developers who target the .NET Framework with IPWorks CC," said John Montgomery, director for the Developer and Platform Evangelism Division at Microsoft Corp. "Developers have found great value in the entire IPWorks product line."

"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 for Microsoft .NET is available for purchase or download from the company website at http://www.nsoftware.com/, or from authorized resellers worldwide. IPWorks Subscription customers will automatically receive free development licenses for IPWorks CC as part of their 1st Quarter 2003 update.

About "Verified by Visa" - Visa 3-D Secure
Visa 3-D Secure is a credit card authorization program implemented by Visa International, built to reduce fraudulent purchases by verifying purchaser identity during online credit card transactions. The primary benefits include a reduction in disputed transactions, charge backs, and their resulting financial expense.

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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