Intoka Secures First Round of Funding

Capital Infusion and Strategic Partnership with D-Link Provides Intoka

Opportunity to Expand Offering in Growing System and Network Management Market



Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from Intoka Software, Inc.

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Intoka Software, Inc., the leading
 provider of top-line system and network monitoring solutions, today announced
 that it has raised $1.7 million and entered into a strategic partnership with
 D-Link, a leading design and manufacturer of networking, data communications
 and digital electronic technologies for the Digital Home, Small to Medium
 Business and the Workgroup to Enterprise environments.
     The funding will allow Intoka to expand its sales and service operations,
 grow its infrastructure and continue to develop state-of-the-art monitoring
 and management solutions.
     Through its partnership with D-Link, Intoka gains access to world class
 R&D facilities that will be used to test Intoka's system and network
 management software products, including the flagship Intoka Commander Platform
 and the Intoka Cruiser Starter Package.  D-Link will also provide product
 development expertise and make an undisclosed strategic investment in the
 company.
     "The funding and strategic partnership with D-Link will support our
 continued penetration into the system and network management market and enable
 us to quickly get superior solutions to market," said Howshinn Fann, CEO of
 Intoka.  "With the addition of capital and D-Link's expertise with systems and
 networks, we are confident we can secure our position as the leading provider
 of top-line monitoring solutions for diverse distributed environments."
     "Intoka has the right management team and technology expertise in place to
 build market share in the evolving system and network management market," said
 John Chien, General Partner of Tisco.  "From an investor's perspective, Intoka
 offers a significant return on investment and the ability to build a solid,
 loyal customer base."
     "This partnership fits perfectly in our strategy to expand our market
 leadership position as a designer and true manufacturer of networking
 communications and digital electronic products," said A.P. Chen, CFO of D-Link
 Corporation.  "Intoka is a well-respected pioneer in their space and we're
 looking forward to capitalizing on the synergies that exist between our
 two businesses."
     The Intoka Product Suite currently includes the flagship Intoka Commander
 Platform and the Intoka Cruiser Starter Package.  Intoka Commander enables
 companies to build customizable solutions to manage virtually every component
 of a highly distributed computing environment.  Intoka Cruiser can be used as
 an out-of-the-box solution to centrally monitor Windows NT, Windows 2000,
 Solaris, Linux, Microsoft SQL, Oracle databases and SNMP-based networks.
 
     About Intoka
     Intoka is the leading provider of top-line system and network monitoring
 solutions, helping rapidly growing companies manage the complexity of
 distributed computing environments.
     The Intoka Product Suite provides the first fully customizable solution
 that can be easily deployed to enable top-line management and monitoring of
 technology infrastructure across multiple platforms, environments, and
 devices.
     For more information, visit www.intoka.com.
 
     About D-Link
     D-Link is a designer and manufacturer of networking and communication
 products with R&D facilities in USA, India, China and Taiwan, and
 manufacturing plants in Irvine California, Taiwan, China, and India.  With
 more than 1,000,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing capacity, D-Link is a
 world-leading supplier of networking equipment.
     Today D-Link is also making a name for itself by bringing cutting edge
 technology at affordable prices for the Home Market, Small to Medium
 Businesses, and Workgroup Computing environments in the Enterprise.
     For more information, visit www.dlink.com.
 
 

SOURCE Intoka Software, Inc.
    SAN FRANCISCO, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Intoka Software, Inc., the leading
 provider of top-line system and network monitoring solutions, today announced
 that it has raised $1.7 million and entered into a strategic partnership with
 D-Link, a leading design and manufacturer of networking, data communications
 and digital electronic technologies for the Digital Home, Small to Medium
 Business and the Workgroup to Enterprise environments.
     The funding will allow Intoka to expand its sales and service operations,
 grow its infrastructure and continue to develop state-of-the-art monitoring
 and management solutions.
     Through its partnership with D-Link, Intoka gains access to world class
 R&D facilities that will be used to test Intoka's system and network
 management software products, including the flagship Intoka Commander Platform
 and the Intoka Cruiser Starter Package.  D-Link will also provide product
 development expertise and make an undisclosed strategic investment in the
 company.
     "The funding and strategic partnership with D-Link will support our
 continued penetration into the system and network management market and enable
 us to quickly get superior solutions to market," said Howshinn Fann, CEO of
 Intoka.  "With the addition of capital and D-Link's expertise with systems and
 networks, we are confident we can secure our position as the leading provider
 of top-line monitoring solutions for diverse distributed environments."
     "Intoka has the right management team and technology expertise in place to
 build market share in the evolving system and network management market," said
 John Chien, General Partner of Tisco.  "From an investor's perspective, Intoka
 offers a significant return on investment and the ability to build a solid,
 loyal customer base."
     "This partnership fits perfectly in our strategy to expand our market
 leadership position as a designer and true manufacturer of networking
 communications and digital electronic products," said A.P. Chen, CFO of D-Link
 Corporation.  "Intoka is a well-respected pioneer in their space and we're
 looking forward to capitalizing on the synergies that exist between our
 two businesses."
     The Intoka Product Suite currently includes the flagship Intoka Commander
 Platform and the Intoka Cruiser Starter Package.  Intoka Commander enables
 companies to build customizable solutions to manage virtually every component
 of a highly distributed computing environment.  Intoka Cruiser can be used as
 an out-of-the-box solution to centrally monitor Windows NT, Windows 2000,
 Solaris, Linux, Microsoft SQL, Oracle databases and SNMP-based networks.
 
     About Intoka
     Intoka is the leading provider of top-line system and network monitoring
 solutions, helping rapidly growing companies manage the complexity of
 distributed computing environments.
     The Intoka Product Suite provides the first fully customizable solution
 that can be easily deployed to enable top-line management and monitoring of
 technology infrastructure across multiple platforms, environments, and
 devices.
     For more information, visit www.intoka.com.
 
     About D-Link
     D-Link is a designer and manufacturer of networking and communication
 products with R&D facilities in USA, India, China and Taiwan, and
 manufacturing plants in Irvine California, Taiwan, China, and India.  With
 more than 1,000,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing capacity, D-Link is a
 world-leading supplier of networking equipment.
     Today D-Link is also making a name for itself by bringing cutting edge
 technology at affordable prices for the Home Market, Small to Medium
 Businesses, and Workgroup Computing environments in the Enterprise.
     For more information, visit www.dlink.com.
 
 SOURCE  Intoka Software, Inc.