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Web Authoring Software Leader Chosen As Key Component Of New
Covision Programme

NetObjects, Inc., the Web site builders' company, yesterday
announced that it has been chosen by the Hewlett-Packard
Company (NYSE: HWP) as a key component of the new HP
Covision programme, aimed at providing businesses and
corporations integrated Internet-ready solutions through
select channel partners. NetObjects joins a group of more
than 30 leading Internet application developers and channel
partners who have been selected by HP to offer their
products and services to businesses looking to leverage the
power of the Web.

"We chose to partner with NetObjects because we believe its
family of powerful site building software will enable our
customers to build a sophisticated business Web presence
quickly and cost-effectively," said Greg Mihran, manager of
Internet business development for HP's Commercial Channels

Covision solutions will be formed at the channel and will be
targeted at a range of company sizes and business needs,
from small businesses that are just getting connected to the
Internet to enterprises that are building sophisticated
intranets and extranets. The HP programme combines three
unique ingredients: leading Internet applications; services
from certified Internet-ready resellers, systems
integrators, and Internet service providers (ISPs); and HP
computer technology, including servers, desktops, printers
and scanners. Covision channel partners will create these
customised solutions to provide customers with the Internet
solutions and services their businesses need.

"The combination of HP hardware and NetObjects Fusion
software has provided us with a solid solution to deliver
powerful and reliable Web sites to our users," said Ted
Allen Miller, Manager of Global Finance Web development at
NationsBank. "The fact that NetObjects and HP are now
offering an integrated solution brings added confidence that
we will be able to continue to support the growing demand
for Internet and intranet sites."

"As the leading choice of business site builders looking to
establish and expand their Web sites and applications, we
are delighted to join with a key platform provider of
e-commerce solutions," said Mark Patton, NetObjects vice
president of corporate marketing and sales. "We believe that
the Covision initiative provides customers a comprehensive
solution and easy entry to satisfy their spectrum of online

NetObjects will offer its entire family of products under
the Covision initiative including: NetObjects Fusion™ 3.0,
an award-winning Web authoring software application aimed at
single users, NetObjects TeamFusion™, a client-server
product aimed at Web teams and NetObjects ScriptBuilder™,
the industry's only open client- and server-side script

About NetObjects

NetObjects, Inc. is a privately-held company that is funded
by IBM, Perseus LLC, AT&T Ventures, Norwest Venture Capital,
Venrock Associates, Rae Technology LLC and private
investors. NetObjects' partners include Apple Computer
(NASDAQ: AAPL), AT&T (NYSE: T), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Microsoft
(NASDAQ:MSFT), Netscape (NASDAQ: NSCP), and Sun
Microsystems' Javasoft (NASDAQ:SUNW).

About the NetObjects Product Family

The NetObjects product family consists of NetObjects Fusion
Personal Edition for entry-level site builders, NetObjects
Fusion 3.0 for experienced site builders, NetObjects
TeamFusion™ for site building teams and NetObjects
ScriptBuilder™ 2.0 for scripting. All the products are the
first in their class to integrate automated site building,
professional quality design and publishing, thereby lowering
the cost, time and tedium of building high-quality Web
sites. NetObjects Fusion was finalist in the development
tool of the year category in the 1997 UK Internet Awards and
received commendations for excellence in usability and best
Internet software in the 1997 PC Magazine Technology
Innovation Awards.

More information about NetObjects and its products can be
found at

(c) 1998 NetObjects, Inc. All rights reserved. NetObjects,
NetObjects Fusion, NetObjects TeamFusion, and NetObjects
ScriptBuilder are trademarks of NetObjects, Inc. All other
brand and product names may be trademarks or registered
trademarks of their respective companies.

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