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FastStart Bundle Provides Software Publishers with Reliable and Secure Infrastructure to Host Globetrotter’s GTlicensing™ Licence Delivery System


London – February 19th, 2002 – Conxion Corporation, the reliability and performance leader in managed hosting, and Globetrotter Software, a division of Macrovision Corporation (Nasdaq: MVSN), a world leader in digital rights management technologies, announced today that they have signed an alliance agreement to provide a solution which helps software publishers utilise GTlicensing™ to manage the delivery of FLEXlm® licences to their customers. The GTlicensing Fast Start Bundle, powered by Conxion, includes all the server hardware, software, security and installation assistance necessary to rapidly deploy Globetrotter’s GTlicensing solution within Conxion’s managed hosting datacentres in the US and the UK.


The GTlicensing Fast Start Bundle is available immediately as part of a comprehensive hosting solution that includes access to Conxion’s Tier 1, high performance digital delivery network and its ability to store, track and deliver customer software along with the electronic licence.



“This is an exciting combination of technologies addressing the same problem from different points of view in order to create a comprehensive solution,” said Mark Belinsky, Globetrotter’s senior vice president and general manager. “Globetrotter provides the application that streamlines the distribution of FLEXlm software licences, and Conxion provides the infrastructure that ensures the reliable and secure delivery of both licences and software. In particular, by outsourcing to Conxion, a software vendor can leverage Conxion’s proven experience in providing reliable hosting solutions, minimising the likelihood of any unplanned interruption in licence generation or distribution capabilities.”


“Leveraging Conxion’s Tier 1 backbone and our HotRoute™ digital delivery network (DDN), we have a complete strategy to provide comprehensive digital fulfilment solutions to our customers,” said Greg Quinn, Conxion’s vice president, sales and strategic alliances. “As the clear market leader in electronic licence management and electronic licence distribution solutions for major software vendors such as Cadence, Cisco, Mentor Graphics, Autodesk, Micromuse, Sun Microsystems, and Sybase, Globetrotter is the perfect partner for us in the delivery of these services.”


Globetrotter's GTlicensing application provides software vendors with extensive capabilities to configure, deliver and manage electronic licences. It is a companion product to FLEXlm, the electronic licence manager which has been licensed to over 2,500 software vendors worldwide, and provides an enterprise-class solution to support a wide range of licensing functions. In particular, it provides for automatic generation and distribution of licences over the Internet, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.



About Conxion Corporation


Conxion Corporation, http://www.conxion.com, is the reliability and performance leader in managed hosting, featuring an integrated Internet infrastructure that leverages its Tier 1 global network, seven strategically located datacentres in the United States and Europe, including 15 points of presence to offer fully managed hosting. Headquartered in the Silicon Valley (Santa Clara, Calif.), with its UK HQ and datacentre in London Docklands, Conxion is a privately held corporation.



About Macrovision and Globetrotter


Macrovision ( http://www.macrovision.com) develops and markets electronic license management, rights management and copy protection technologies for the enterprise software, consumer interactive software, home video and music markets. Macrovision has its corporate headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, with European headquarters in London and Asia-Pacific headquarters in Tokyo.
The Globetrotter Software division provides FLEXlm electronic licence management (ELM) and GTlicensing electronic licence distribution (ELD) solutions to independent software vendors (ISVs), as well as SAMsuite software asset management tools for business applications. These products are in use by over 2,500 ISV customers and over 500 large enterprise end-users throughout the world. Software vendors have to date collectively shipped over billion worth of software using Globetrotter's FLEXlm electronic licensing technology.

For more information on Globetrotter Software products, go to http://www.globetrotter.com . Globetrotter Europe Ltd. is headquartered in Preston Brook, Cheshire, UK.


Conxion is a registered trademark, and HotRoute and the Conxion logo are trademarks of Conxion Corporation. Globetrotter, FLEXlm and GTlicensing are registered trademarks or trademark of Globetrotter Software and Macrovision Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.



For further Information:


Andrew Pordage
European Sales & Marketing Director
Conxion Corporation
Tel +44 (0) 20 7537 6244
e-mail: apordage@conxion.net


Conxion European press contact:


Tony Bovill
Consort PR Consultants Ltd.
+44 (0) 1344 626171
tony@consortpr.co.uk

Website: http://www.consortpr.co.uk (where this release is available)


Conxion US press contact:

Ken Shuman
Bite Communications
+1-415-614-3622
ken.shuman@bitepr.com


Macrovision US press contact:

Mark Horler
Globetrotter Software
+1-415-888-3140
markh@globes.com


Macrovision/Globetrotter Europe press contact:

Simon Mehlman
Globetrotter Europe
+44 (0)1928 706 325
simonm@globes-europe.com

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