GraphOn and New Moon Announce Strategic Alliance New Moon Liftoff and GraphOn GO-Between Combine to Deliver Mission Critical

UNIX/X Applications to PC Desktops Without PC X Servers



    CAMPBELL, Calif. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- GraphOn
 Corporation and New Moon Software today announced they have entered into a
 strategic alliance to offer customers the ability to access UNIX X Windows
 applications from any PC quickly and easily.  By combining New Moon's
 innovative Liftoff product which allows multiple PCs to run applications on a
 single Windows NT server and GraphOn's GO-Between thin client X server,
 customers can access any UNIX/X application from their PCs, with no additional
 X server software installation and with greatly reduced network load.
     GraphOn's and New Moon's thin client solutions lower the total cost of
 ownership (TCO) of distributed PCs by enabling UNIX applications to be
 deployed and managed from a central NT Server.  This reduces the overhead and
 labor costs associated with installing, configuring and updating each PC to
 access these applications.
     "New Moon and GraphOn offer IT managers the best of both worlds," said
 Bruce Mitchell, president and CEO of New Moon Software.  "Using these two
 technologies, our customers can deploy their business-critical UNIX
 applications to every desktop PC in their organization with the touch of a
 button and they can manage these applications just as easily.  We're excited
 to partner with GraphOn to bring this unique capability to the market."
     Walt Keller, GraphOn's President, indicated further benefits:  "MIS
 managers have traditionally been unhappy with the difficulty of installing and
 managing fat PC X servers, and with the network traffic X causes.  In one fell
 swoop New Moon and GraphOn have eliminated both problems."
     GraphOn is exhibiting GO-Between at COMDEX/Windows World in Chicago
 (Apr 20-23, 1998) in the Microsoft Partner Pavilion, booth 75, and at the Red
 Herring COMDEX Venture Forum at the Chicago Fairmont at 3:20 p.m. on April 20.
 GraphOn's products will also be demonstrated at IT Forum in San Francisco,
 April 28-30, in the IBM Partners Pavilion, booth 744.
     New Moon will demonstrate its Liftoff and New Moon Booster products at
 Networld & Interop at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas,
 May 5-7, 1998.
 
     GraphOn Corporation
     GraphOn, founded in 1982, develops powerful software to speed and simplify
 network computing and enable efficient thin client applications.  GraphOn
 designed and manufactured the first thin X terminal and has since evolved into
 a software company.  Its products include GO-Global, the world's first thin
 client X server for PCs running Microsoft Windows, and GO-Joe, the world's
 first thin client X server for Java.  GraphOn has strategic relationships with
 major UNIX system vendors, network computer and terminal vendors, system
 integrators and software companies.  GraphOn's customers are primarily Fortune
 1000 corporations.  GraphOn is headquartered in Campbell, California.
     Find more data on GraphOn at http://www.graphon.com, email
 info@graphon.com, or call 1-800-GRAPHON.
 
     New Moon Software
     Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, New Moon Software is a start-up
 company dedicated to helping IT managers simplify desktop application
 management and reduce the costs associated with distributed PC computing.  The
 company's flagship product, New Moon Liftoff, centralizes Windows application
 deployment for corporate workgroups running Windows 32-bit workstations.  The
 company can be reached at 888-ORBIT66 (888-672-4866) or at www.newmoon.com.
 New Moon Software is privately held.
     Find more about New Moon at http://www.newmoon.com.
 
     NOTE:  Note the following attribution language:
 
     GraphOn
     GraphOn, GO-Joe, GO-Global, GO-Between, RapidX and Thin X are trademarks
 or registered trademarks of GraphOn Corp. in the USA and other countries.
 
     New Moon
     New Moon, Booster and Liftoff are trademarks of New Moon Software Inc.
 
     UNIX
     UNIX is a registered trademark in the United States and other countries,
 licensed exclusively through X/Open Company, Ltd.
 
     Microsoft
     Microsoft, Windows and Microsoft Explorer are trademarks or registered
 trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the USA and other countries.
 
     Sun
     Sun and Java are trademarks or registered trademark of Sun Microsystems,
 Inc. in the United States and other countries.
 
     All other products are trademarks of their respective companies.
 
 

SOURCE GraphOn Corporation

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