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SPINNAKER ANNOUNCES JOINT MARKETING, SALES AGREEMENT WITH NORTH AMERICA'S LEADING SOFTWARE RESELLER

 SPINNAKER ANNOUNCES JOINT MARKETING, SALES AGREEMENT
 WITH NORTH AMERICA'S LEADING SOFTWARE RESELLER
 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Jan. 28 /PRnewswire/ -- Spinnaker Software Corporation's (NASDAQ: SPKR) PLUS division announced today a joint marketing and sales agreement calling for Egghead Discount Software, through its more than 330-member corporate and government sales organization, to sell Spinnaker's PERSONAL ACCESS' ad hoc database query and reporting tool to Fortune 500 companies and large U.S. government agencies.
 The agreement greatly expands the PLUS Division's sales channels and broadens Egghead's product offering with a powerful, ad hoc database query and reporting tool. Plans call for Spinnaker PLUS Division to provide Egghead with broad marketing support including sales collateral, trade show participation, direct mail, trade advertising, comprehensive product training and on-line customer support.
 As part of a special introductory promotion, Egghead will bundle and sell four complete copies of PERSONAL ACCESS for the regular list price of one copy, $695. Initial number of promotional packs specified in the agreement was not disclosed.
 In December, the PLUS Division began shipping PERSONAL ACCESS its new database access and application development tool that cuts time, complexity and cost of accessing corporate information and creating customized reports. Individuals without any knowledge of SQL, networks, programming or PLUS, can on a first try build a query to access corporate data in less than five minutes using only a few clicks of the mouse.
 Commenting on the announcement, David Thurman, Spinnaker vice president and PLUS divison manager, said, "We are very enthusiastic having Egghead spearhead our PERSONAL ACCESS introductory offer to Fortune 500 companies and large government agancies -- a program which I believe will solidly position Spinnaker and PERSONAL ACCESS as an excellent solution to today's database access challenges and requirements."
 "Egghead and Spinnaker enjoy a well-founded business relationship. This product announcement enhances it and represents an incremental sales opportunity," said Kirk Keys, general merchandise manager for Egghead Discount Software. About Egghead Software
 Egghead Discount Software is the leading personal computer software reseller in North America, offering its retail, corporate and government, and mail-order customers the best value through a combination of service, selection, convenience, and competitive prices. Egghead currently operates 182 retail stores, a corporate and government sales force of more than 330 sales and service representatives, and its 1-800-EGGHEAD operation. About Spinnaker Software
 Spinnaker Software Corporation, headquarterd in Cambridge, Mass., has been developing and marketing software applications for more than nine years. Spinnaker is a leading provider of personal computer software that empowers individuals to be self-sufficient in creating, accessing, integrating and communicating information.
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 /CONTACT: Douglas Campbell, 617-494-1200 ext. 357, or David Thurman, 617-494-1200 ext. 459, of Spinnaker Software/
 (SPKR) CO: Spinnaker Software Corporation; Egghead Discount Software ST: Massachusetts IN: CPR SU: CON


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