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Eastman Software Innovations for Microsoft Exchange Continue with Powerful New Features for Advanced Collaborative Computing



Workflow Development and Web Access to its Family of Work Management for
                         Microsoft Exchange Products
                                  Booth #612


BOSTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastman Software, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of enterprise work management software, today announced its participation in the third annual Microsoft Exchange Conference. Attendees will benefit from a close look into EASTMAN SOFTWARE Work Management for Microsoft Exchange (WMX WMX Window Manager for X
WMX WDM Multiplexer
WMX Web Services for Management Extensions
WMX Windows Media File Format
) products and new enhancements. WMX is a portfolio of work management solutions made up of EASTMAN SOFTWARE Document Manager for Microsoft Exchange (DMX See DMX512. ), EASTMAN SOFTWARE WorkFolder for Microsoft Exchange (WFX WFX Warfighter Exercise
WFX Win Fax
WFX Web Effects
) and EASTMAN SOFTWARE Imaging for Windows Imaging for Windows from Global 360 is document imaging software which scans paper documents into electronic documents that you can view, edit, print and distribute via Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Exchange, intranets, and the Internet.  Professional Edition. This portfolio of products offers a unified, secure, intuitive method for working with critical documents throughout their entire life cycle, in addition to improving an organization's productivity by automating, tracking and streamlining important business processes for departments and the entire enterprise.

Attendees will have the opportunity to preview new capability from Eastman Software that enables collaborative extensions for workflow development and Web access to its family of work management for Microsoft Exchange products. New capabilities include a workflow builder that works with Microsoft Exchange 5.5 collaborative data objects to enable the graphical design and development of workflow applications within the Exchange environment. Additionally, a Web browser interface for EASTMAN SOFTWARE WFX and DMX products will be demonstrated extending the reach and access of WMX applications.

Also on display EASTMAN SOFTWARE Workflow for NT and EASTMAN SOFTWARE Workflow Connector for Microsoft Exchange (Exchange Connector), which enables seamless communications of work items with Microsoft Outlook users on a robust platform that structures the processing of work.

Additionally, Eastman Software will present a best practice presentation titled -- Implementing Work Management Applications for Exchange -- focusing on the use of EASTMAN SOFTWARE Work Management for Microsoft Exchange (WMX) products for building applications, such as legal, purchasing, customer service, and contracts. Participants will also witness real-world examples of how organizations can benefit from various technologies and techniques such as document management, workflow, replication, customization and integration with existing systems.

"Our working relationship with Microsoft has enabled us to keep our products in sync with the powerful Exchange architecture and quickly bring to market these new capabilities," explains Michael Loria, vice president of worldwide marketing at Eastman Software. "We are very pleased to see the momentum of Exchange continue and enjoy working closely with Microsoft to offer solutions that answer the work management needs of today's organizations."

"Eastman Software plays an important role for companies looking to leverage Exchange as a collaborative work and document management platform," said Dave Malcolm, group product manager of Microsoft Exchange. "We're pleased to have Eastman Software join us at this year's Microsoft Exchange Conference and continue to deliver innovative enhancements to their Exchange based products."

Eastman Software Momentum

As industry adoption of Microsoft Exchange continues to accelerate, the demand for collaborative messaging-based work management solutions is also skyrocketing. As a result, Eastman Software is experiencing significant growth in its customer base and an expanding roster of global Authorized Solution Providers (ASPs) for its Exchange-based work management solutions.

Currently, Eastman Software has pilot programs and early installations of its EASTMAN SOFTWARE Work Management for Microsoft Exchange (WMX) products at approximately 125 customer accounts worldwide. For example, some key customer accounts include Aetna US Healthcare, Automated Concepts Inc., Builder's Edge, Nabisco, Pepper's Ghost Productions, ProCom, and Texaco. In addition, Eastman Software is expanding its network of worldwide ASPs and currently has a strong network of partners distributing and providing training for the WMX products. A sampling of key partners include TechData, Software Spectrum, Corporate Software, ACI ACI American Concrete Institute
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Pepper's Ghost Productions Speaks Out

"The production of 3D animation for television requires thousands of motion, model, geometry, texture and sound files. With Eastman Software's WFX and DMX and the support of Transam Microsystems, we are now able to maintain and search for production data files based upon the descriptive properties maintained within Exchange by DMX," stated Chris Mills, Pepper's Ghost Productions' Technical Manager.

He continues "We considered several other products in the marketplace but only Eastman Software's WFX and DMX have the all-round capability and flexibility we require to deal with the multiple formats we have in-house. We now have a very stable multiple server DMX in place and are utilising it, together with WFX, as part of our own software developments in a major product to be announced To be announced (TBA)

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 later this year."

Eastman Software's WorkPlace '98 Developers Conference

Eastman Software's support of Microsoft Exchange and other Microsoft platforms will be further demonstrated at the upcoming WorkPlace '98 Developers Conference being hosted by Eastman Software in Baltimore, Md., October 28 - 29, 1998. This conference will offer an even deeper look into Eastman Software's leading work management solutions for Microsoft Exchange and Windows NT platforms. More information on the WorkPlace '98 Developers Conference can be found at www.eastmansoftware.com/WP98devcon or by calling 800-229-2973.

About Eastman Software

Eastman Software, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary Wholly Owned Subsidiary

A subsidiary whose parent company owns 100% of its common stock.

Notes:
In other words, the parent company owns the company outright and there are no minority owners.
 of Eastman Kodak Company, is a recognized worldwide leader in enterprise work management software, including workflow, document management, imaging and COLD for client/server open systems. Eastman Software serves a global customer base and is recognized as an industry pioneer and leader. In the last two calendar years, Eastman Software customers and products have received more than twenty major analyst and publication-endorsed awards. Imaging for Windows, developed by Eastman Software, is integrated into the Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows NT operating systems, making it the de facto standard Hardware or software that is widely used, but not endorsed by a standards organization. Contrast with de jure standard.

de facto standard - A widespread consensus on a particular product or protocol which has not been ratified by any official standards body, such as ISO,
 in 32-bit desktop imaging. For more information on Eastman Software, its products and distributors of these products, call 1-800-229-2973, or visit Eastman Software's Worldwide Web site at www.eastmansoftware.com.

Eastman Software is a trademark of Kodak.

Microsoft, Windows and Windows NT are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corp. in the United States and/or other countries. SOURCE Eastman Software, Inc.
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