Jabber.com Releases Jabber Commercial Server 2.0

New Server Provides Enterprises and Service Providers with Scalable Jabber

Functionality Capable of Accommodating over 200,000 Concurrent Users.

Five Fortune 100 Companies Enter into Test and Evaluation Agreement.



Mar 13, 2001, 00:00 ET from Jabber.com, Inc.

    DENVER, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jabber.com, Inc., provider of scalable
 Jabber(TM) Instant Messaging solutions and a subsidiary of Webb Interactive
 Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:   WEBB), today announced the release of two new
 commercial products, the Jabber Commercial Server v2.0 ("JCS 2.0") and the
 Jabber Instant Messenger client v1.5 ("JIM 1.5").
     JCS 2.0 was designed to provide corporations with a highly scalable and
 reliable Jabber server, capable of accommodating over 200,000 concurrent users
 on both Linux and Solaris operating systems.  JCS 2.0 is compliant with the
 open Jabber protocol specification and can communicate seamlessly with a
 growing network of over 30,000 Jabber open source servers and more than
 30 different Jabber instant messenger clients.
     JCS 2.0 marks the first major release of Jabber.com's commercial product
 offerings.  The server provides companies with several performance and
 reliability enhancements, including support for multiple CPUs, server farming,
 connection pooling and an enhanced interface for scalable components.  JCS 2.0
 is now shipping and commercial licenses are available upon request.  Pricing
 is based upon the number of concurrent users required.
     Jabber.com also announced a new version of its commercial instant
 messaging client for Microsoft Windows, Jabber Instant Messenger v1.5,
 available March 19.  The new client provides businesses with a brandable,
 easy-to-use instant messenger that can be freely distributed to employees and
 customers.  JIM 1.5 has been completely redesigned and now supports a new user
 interface, file transfers, text conferencing, text editing, improved roster
 management and an enhanced setup for Jabber's interoperability with other
 instant messenger services.  The new client can be downloaded and distributed
 freely from www.jabber.com.
     Jabber.com, under a new program designed to offer OEMs and independent
 software vendors maximum flexibility when deploying Jabber based solutions,
 now plans to offer access to its commercial source code under a separate
 license and OEM agreement.
     Recent interest in Jabber.com's commercial products has resulted in Test
 and Evaluation agreements with five different Fortune 100 companies, each
 looking to evaluate Jabber.com's commercial server as the foundation for their
 instant messaging offerings.
     Said Andre Durand, founder of Jabber.com, Inc., "We're very pleased with
 the demand and adoption we're seeing from major corporations for our
 commercial products.  Much of this demand has been generated as a result of
 our investment in the Jabber open source project and we expect to continue
 this sponsorship as we focus on becoming the premiere provider of commercial
 products and services to a growing Jabber network."
 
     About Jabber.com
     Jabber.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Webb Interactive Services
 (Nasdaq:   WEBB), is the premiere provider of commercial Jabber solutions,
 products and services targeting the enterprise and service provider markets.
 Jabber is the only open source instant messaging (IM) platform that leverages
 XML technology and a distributed client/server architecture to give each
 company complete control over their IM services, applications and branding.
 Jabber's robust development tools and extensible architecture make it ideal
 for deploying any application that requires real-time XML messaging and
 presence management.  Jabber's web site can be found at www.jabber.com.
 
     About Webb Interactive
     Webb Interactive Services, Inc. provides innovative online commerce
 communication solutions that help small businesses generate leads, increase
 buyer-seller interaction and strengthen customer relationships.  Webb has
 pioneered an advanced XML-based technology platform, upon which application
 modules that lead the convergence of instant messaging and commerce are built.
 Webb's web site can be found at www.webb.net.
 
     All brand and product names may be trademarks of the respective companies
 with which they are associated.
 
     Information and statements in this report, other than historical
 information, should be considered forward-looking and reflect management's
 current views of future events and financial performance that involve a number
 of risks and uncertainties.  Factors that could cause actual results to differ
 materially include, but are not limited to, the following: general economic
 conditions and developments within the Internet and Intranet industries;
 product development and technology changes; competition and pricing pressures;
 length of the sales cycle; variability of sale order flow and management
 growth.
 
 

SOURCE Jabber.com, Inc.
    DENVER, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jabber.com, Inc., provider of scalable
 Jabber(TM) Instant Messaging solutions and a subsidiary of Webb Interactive
 Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:   WEBB), today announced the release of two new
 commercial products, the Jabber Commercial Server v2.0 ("JCS 2.0") and the
 Jabber Instant Messenger client v1.5 ("JIM 1.5").
     JCS 2.0 was designed to provide corporations with a highly scalable and
 reliable Jabber server, capable of accommodating over 200,000 concurrent users
 on both Linux and Solaris operating systems.  JCS 2.0 is compliant with the
 open Jabber protocol specification and can communicate seamlessly with a
 growing network of over 30,000 Jabber open source servers and more than
 30 different Jabber instant messenger clients.
     JCS 2.0 marks the first major release of Jabber.com's commercial product
 offerings.  The server provides companies with several performance and
 reliability enhancements, including support for multiple CPUs, server farming,
 connection pooling and an enhanced interface for scalable components.  JCS 2.0
 is now shipping and commercial licenses are available upon request.  Pricing
 is based upon the number of concurrent users required.
     Jabber.com also announced a new version of its commercial instant
 messaging client for Microsoft Windows, Jabber Instant Messenger v1.5,
 available March 19.  The new client provides businesses with a brandable,
 easy-to-use instant messenger that can be freely distributed to employees and
 customers.  JIM 1.5 has been completely redesigned and now supports a new user
 interface, file transfers, text conferencing, text editing, improved roster
 management and an enhanced setup for Jabber's interoperability with other
 instant messenger services.  The new client can be downloaded and distributed
 freely from www.jabber.com.
     Jabber.com, under a new program designed to offer OEMs and independent
 software vendors maximum flexibility when deploying Jabber based solutions,
 now plans to offer access to its commercial source code under a separate
 license and OEM agreement.
     Recent interest in Jabber.com's commercial products has resulted in Test
 and Evaluation agreements with five different Fortune 100 companies, each
 looking to evaluate Jabber.com's commercial server as the foundation for their
 instant messaging offerings.
     Said Andre Durand, founder of Jabber.com, Inc., "We're very pleased with
 the demand and adoption we're seeing from major corporations for our
 commercial products.  Much of this demand has been generated as a result of
 our investment in the Jabber open source project and we expect to continue
 this sponsorship as we focus on becoming the premiere provider of commercial
 products and services to a growing Jabber network."
 
     About Jabber.com
     Jabber.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Webb Interactive Services
 (Nasdaq:   WEBB), is the premiere provider of commercial Jabber solutions,
 products and services targeting the enterprise and service provider markets.
 Jabber is the only open source instant messaging (IM) platform that leverages
 XML technology and a distributed client/server architecture to give each
 company complete control over their IM services, applications and branding.
 Jabber's robust development tools and extensible architecture make it ideal
 for deploying any application that requires real-time XML messaging and
 presence management.  Jabber's web site can be found at www.jabber.com.
 
     About Webb Interactive
     Webb Interactive Services, Inc. provides innovative online commerce
 communication solutions that help small businesses generate leads, increase
 buyer-seller interaction and strengthen customer relationships.  Webb has
 pioneered an advanced XML-based technology platform, upon which application
 modules that lead the convergence of instant messaging and commerce are built.
 Webb's web site can be found at www.webb.net.
 
     All brand and product names may be trademarks of the respective companies
 with which they are associated.
 
     Information and statements in this report, other than historical
 information, should be considered forward-looking and reflect management's
 current views of future events and financial performance that involve a number
 of risks and uncertainties.  Factors that could cause actual results to differ
 materially include, but are not limited to, the following: general economic
 conditions and developments within the Internet and Intranet industries;
 product development and technology changes; competition and pricing pressures;
 length of the sales cycle; variability of sale order flow and management
 growth.
 
 SOURCE  Jabber.com, Inc.