For Immediate Release

Virginia Systems offers a special software bundle for AppleShare IP
version 6 users!

For a limited time Virginia Systems is offering a new software bundle
with a special price for AppleShare IP version 6 owners. The bundle
includes two Mac only products, WebSonar and Welcome, that provide an
easy way to deploy and access documents on the web.

Virginia Systems, Inc.’s WebSonar was Apple’s choice for Best
Business Solution at MacWorld San Francisco in January. WebSonar is a
powerful solution for the emerging web based document management
market. It is based on Virginia Systems’ mainstream Sonar
Professional text retrieval and document imaging systems for the

This mature technology enables companies, schools, and governments to
dynamically publish legacy documents, manuals, library book card
catalogs, databases and other archived materials by simply dropping
their existing files into a folder.

The text of these documents is completely searchable at over 12,500
pages per second. WebSonar supports Boolean, proximity, wild card,
phonetic, synonym, and quorum searching. Documents are converted to
HTML on-the-fly and all search phrases are highlighted for easy
recognition. Client editable, electronic “Post-It Notes” can be
attached to any page and documents found with a search can be
downloaded in their original format by simply clicking a Download

Welcome is Andreas Pardeike’s “Swiss Army knife” WSAPI compatible
plugin for web servers. It has three basic parts that can be used
together or separately:

1. Virtual Hosting enables servers to have multiple domains on a
single IP number

2. Statistics provide an overview of hits, visits and bytes that are
transferred for different sites

3. Rules modify incoming requests dynamically to both redirect them
and to deny access to specific parts of a site
The package, which has a retail value of $830.00 and includes a 5
concurrent Internet user license of WebSonar and a site license for
Welcome, is only $100 – a $730 savings. The offer is available until
June 30, 1999.

Information on the WebSonar/Welcome/AppleShare special is available
at or by contacting:
Virginia Systems, Inc.
5509 West Bay Court
Midlothian, VA 23112-2506
Telephone: (804) 739-3200
Fax: (804) 739-8376