Joint Release

Apple and Agiliti Announce WebObjects Training Agreement

Minneapolis-based Agiliti is First Certified Training Partner for
WebObjects Software, With Courses Beginning in July.

CUPERTINO, Calif.–June 5, 1997–Apple Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and
Bloomington, Minnesota-based Agiliti, the leader in authorized technology
training in the Upper Midwest, have announced an agreement for delivering
training programs on Apple’s WebObjects web development platform. As the
first certified training partner for WebObjects, Agiliti has exclusive
training rights in the Twin Cities area and the opportunity to conduct
private classes in North America.

“We selected Agiliti as a certified training partner because they provide
the best combination of technical expertise and logistical convenience for
customers in the Midwest,” according to Sara Benson, director of WebObjects
and OpenStep Customer Training for Apple.

Corporate programmers and analysts can sign up for Agiliti’s next
WebObjects courses–Introduction to WebObjects–to be held July 28-August 1
and September 29-October 3. The class helps corporate programmers and
analysts build web applications. Cost is U.S. $1,875 for each session at
Agiliti’s state of the art training facilities in the Minneapolis suburb of
Bloomington. Customized programs and on-site training are also available to
fit specific training requirements

Agiliti instructors bring experience to the classroom from working as
consultants or as information technology professionals in large

“The Apple partnership reinforces our message to the technical community
that Agiliti is the place to come for leading edge technology training,”
says Mike Thomas, vice president of Business Development for Agiliti. “We
see a growing demand for WebObjects, which is a proven and powerful

The WebObjects product line offers a cross-platform and
language-independent environment for delivering interactive, scaleable,
server-based web applications for both the Internet and the enterprise.

Agiliti, Inc. Agiliti is a technology training firm certified by leading
vendors including Lotus, Microsoft, Apple Computer, Novell, and Powersoft.
Agiliti, Inc. specializes in the rapid transfer of technology knowledge
through classroom, self-directed, on-site, and customer learning
environments. Founded in 1989, Agiliti is the leader in authorized
training technology in the Upper Midwest. It has dedicated training
facilities in the Minneapolis suburb of Bloomington, Minn. For more
information about Agiliti’s services, call 1-800-239-3096 or visit
Agiliti’s website at

Apple Computer, Inc. Apple Computer, Inc., a recognized innovator in the
information industry and leader in multimedia technologies, creates
powerful solutions based on easy-to-use personal computers, servers,
peripherals, software, handheld computers and Internet content.
Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Apple develops, manufactures,
licenses and markets solutions, products, technologies and services for
business, education, consumer, entertainment, scientific and engineering
and government customers in more than 140 countries.

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For Press and Analysts Inquiries: Frank O’Mahony Liffey Communications, for
Apple Computer, Inc. (415) 326 5501 email:

Susan Blakely, APR Blakely and Associates (for Agiliti) (612) 937-2869


Apple, the Apple logo, Macintosh, Power Macintosh, and PowerBook are
registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. NeXT, the NeXT logo, and
WebObjects, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple Computer. All
other trademarks mentioned belong to their respective owners. Additional
company and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of the
individual companies and are respectfully acknowledged.


Kim Strop Apple Computer, Inc. Corporate Public Relations (408) 974-5939