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NetObjects and to Integrate Getty Images Into Site-Building Applications.

Site-builder Market Key to Making Getty Images Visual Content Ubiquitous

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SEATTLE, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Getty Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: GETY), the leading e-commerce provider of imagery and related products and services, today announced a milestone in its initiative to provide imagery to the growing Internet market. Getty Images has signed partnership agreements with NetObjects (Nasdaq: NETO) and to integrate imagery into each company's individual web site building applications. NetObjects is a leading provider of e-business software, solutions and e-services for small businesses and enterprises, and is a leading provider of e-commerce solutions for deploying and managing large networks of web sites.

"Our partnerships with leading site-builder brands like NetObjects and are a key element of our strategy to make Getty Images the ultimate source for online imagery needs," said Mark Getty, co-founder and Executive Chairman of Getty Images. "We are increasingly selling our imagery not only through the Web, but also to the Web in terms of enabling web developers and business professionals to quickly and easily incorporate graphic content in to their sites. Through our partnerships with and NetObjects, we are able to target a critical web site building audience." will offer photography and illustration from Getty Images to its customers in its Siteman and Storefront solutions for building web networks, and NetObjects will incorporate the Company's imagery in its NetObjects Fusion 5.0 web site-builder application. Getty Images will provide images from its PowerPics, PhotoDisc, and EyeWire brands for these site-builder applications. and NetObjects will also provide links from their applications to Getty Images' collections, giving users an opportunity to purchase images directly from its branded web sites.

About NetObjects

NetObjects, Inc., an IBM (NYSE: IBM) affiliate, is a leading provider of e-business solutions and services that enable small businesses and enterprises to build, deploy and maintain web sites on the Internet and corporate intranets. Through its Small Business Online Division, NetObjects is revolutionizing the ease with which small businesses develop and grow their online business. The GoBizGo online e-business building solution and NetObjects Fusion(R) software deliver complete online and desktop web site applications. The NetObjects Enterprise Division is enabling the enterprise to work together more efficiently to develop, manage and update business web sites with its NetObjects Authoring Server Suite. In addition, NetObjects Professional Services provides Intranet and Extranet solutions to Fortune 2000 customers and NetObjects certified training and education on NetObjects products, web marketing/traffic building, site implementation, graphics and companion products.

NetObjects has been ranked by Softletter 100, NewMedia 500 and as one of Fortune's 25 Very Cool Companies. Its products have won more than 50 awards, including Windows Magazine's Win 100 award, InfoWorld's Analyst Choice award, CNET's Internet Excellence award, PC Magazine's Editors Choice award and Internet World's Industry Award. More information about NetObjects and its products can be found at

About is leading a new e-commerce market space with its Siteman family of software and services that gives large organizations centralized control across a distributed network of individual, locally created web sites., founded in 1999, was spun off from iXL (Nasdaq: IIXL), a leading strategic Internet services company.'s customers include, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Knight Ridder and others.'s Siteman is the first outsourced, turnkey solution giving large organizations such as franchises, associations, portals, corporations and others, central control of content and commerce across thousands, even millions, of independent web sites created by their members, affiliates and customers. The affiliated members can quickly, easily and affordably create their very own independent web sites, all under a common brand umbrella. provides its ASP services on a dual redundant network composed of two separate networks on two different backbones (Sprint and AboveNet) to assure availability. is located at 2111 Palomar Airport Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92009; phone 760-602-1138; web address at

About Getty Images

Getty Images, Inc., with over 60 million images and more than 27,000 hours of film, is the leading e-commerce provider of imagery and related products and services. The company's four channels provide high-quality, branded imagery, meeting the distinctly different needs of customers in the following market segments:

-- Creative Professional -- advertising, design agencies, web designers

and corporate marketing

-- Press and Editorial -- magazines, newspapers, book publishers and web


-- Business User -- business communications and small-office, home-office


-- Consumer -- framed and unframed art and related products

The company uses its extensive web-technology expertise to create vertical portals that allow customers to quickly and easily access and purchase images. Headquartered in Seattle, the company has approximately 2,000 employees worldwide, and had revenues of $247.8 million in 1999.

For more information on Getty Images and its market-leading brands please visit the company's web site at


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