Terminal Emulator aids in legacy application migration.

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Suited for mainframes, System i5, and UNIX applications, BlueZone(TM) v4.0 transforms legacy business applications into SOA assets. Each license includes support for 3270, 5250, VT, and Secure FTP. Offered in multilingual versions, MicroSoft Windows XP Gold-certified product includes Web-to-host wizard, facilitates replacement of existing emulators, and allows users to configure session while on built-in Web server. User interface is designed to Windows XP standards.

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Seagull Software Announces Availability of BlueZone(TM) 4.0

Enterprise Terminal Emulator Provides Up to 83% Cost Savings

ATLANTA, Oct. 9 -- Seagull Software , a leading provider of high-performance solutions that transform legacy business applications into service-oriented architecture (SOA) assets, announced general availability of Version 4.0 of its BlueZone terminal emulator.

"BlueZone 4.0 is the newest release of our enterprise terminal emulation solution that is being offered at less than half of competitors' prices," said Don Addington, CEO and president of Seagull Software. "Our customers have achieved fantastic cost savings by switching from other emulators to Seagull Software's BlueZone solution."

BlueZone 4.0 is a faster, thinner terminal emulator for mainframes, System i5 and UNIX applications. Each BlueZone license includes support for 3270, 5250, VT and Secure FTP. The product is MicroSoft Windows XP Gold certified. Many BlueZone users have switched from Attachmate EXTRA! and Reflection, IBM Personal Communications, NetManage Rumba and Hummingbird Host Explorer.

New features in BlueZone 4.0 include:
o Internationalization of the emulator, which now includes German, French, Dutch and Japanese language versions
o User interface re-designed to Windows XP standards
o New "Web-to-host" wizard
o Easily replace existing emulators
o Configure a session while on the Web server
o Built-in Web server

BlueZone is one of several application access and integration solutions from Seagull Software. The company specializes in non-invasive solutions for transforming domain-rich legacy applications into Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) assets. Because all BlueZone customers are actively using legacy applications, they are ideal candidates for Seagull Software's LegaSuite(R) integration, GUI and workflow solutions.

"A growing number of BlueZone customers rely on Seagull Software to help them migrate their legacy applications to a more flexible service oriented architecture," commented Mr. Addington. "They like having one vendor that can support all of their legacy access and integration needs."

A free test drive of BlueZone is available at: http://seagullsoftware.com/products/bluezone/trial-demo.html?id=4

About Seagull Software

Seagull Software specializes in technology that transforms "legacy" applications into SOA-compliant Web services, helping enterprises achieve exponentially faster IT support for business change, governance and compliance. Our LegaSuite(R) software platform includes integration, GUI, BPM and terminal emulation technology. With LegaSuite, customers connect legacy applications on IBM mainframe, VME/ICL mainframe, System i5, UNIX/VT and Windows client/server platforms to the Web, to other middleware and to newer- generations of applications such as portals, CRM and SCM. LegaSuite is based on open standards including Web services, XML, J2EE and .NET. Powerful and innovative tools require no coding, which means rapid results, reduced risk and no maintenance burden. Committed to providing the best customer experience in the industry, Seagull Software's technology is in use in more than 8,000 business and government organizations worldwide, and by millions of end users. Seagull Software has direct operations in the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, UK, France, and Germany, supplemented by distributors serving approximately 30 additional countries. For more information, visit www.seagullsoftware.com.

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CONTACT: Dianne Edwards of Seagull Software, +1-404-760-1560 x2312, or dedwards@seagullsoftware.com

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