/n software Announces Membership in the Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner Program.

Visual Studio Industry Partner Program Alliance Level Member

New York, NY, July 29, 2003 - /n software inc. (www.nsoftware.com) - a leading provider of professional Internet development tools and components, is pleased to announce participation in the new Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP) program.

"The new VSIP program broadens the availability of the VSIP SDK and provides third party vendors with valuable new resources for extending their business," said Gent Hito, CEO of /n software, "We are pleased that the Microsoft .NET Component Builder Program has evolved and become integrated with VSIP, and we look forward to our participation in this industry-leading developer partner program."

"The co-marketing opportunities provided by the .NET Component Builder Program have been a tremendous asset for us," said Eric Madariaga, Marketing Manager for /n software. "The enhanced technical and marketing benefits of the new VSIP program provide an exciting opportunity to foster a closer relationship with the Visual Studio .NET team and utilize an exceptional array of valuable technical and marketing resources."

"Microsoft is pleased that component vendors are so excited about the benefits the new VSIP program will offer them," said Susanne Peterson, director for the Developer and Platform Evangelism Division at Microsoft Corp. "The program will enable our industry partners to deliver benefits and productivity increases to our mutual customers."

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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