4D, Inc. Ships 4D Business Kit v2.0 Now with Back-office Integration
and Site Design Synchronization

— Major Release With Automatic Bi-directional Updating, Improved API
for Additional Integration, and Much More —

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 28, 2003 — 4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension
RAD/RDBMS environment and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite, today announced it is
shipping the new 4D Business Kit 2.0, now with dynamic synchronization for
remote hosting, full integration with the 4D back-office, integration with
Macromedia Dreamweaver MX(tm), and much more. Available immediately for
both Windows(R) and Macintosh(R), directly from (http://www.4d.com/4dbk/),
4D Business Kit is priced at $499 for a two-store license.

“4D Business Kit 2.0 is a major modernization of the rapid e-commerce
solution for the rest of us,” said Brendan Coveney, president and CEO of
4D, Inc. “Solving the classic problem for real businesses doing e-commerce,
4D Business Kit 2.0 automatic updates your 4th Dimension back-office
systems from your remote hosting location, ensuring crucial real-time
access to information such as sales and inventory. Whether running 4D
Business Kit in-house, around the corner or around the world, you can
easily retain control while keeping others out. 4D Business Kit is an
amazing value that can run standalone or integrated in your Web serving

Integrate and Synchronize with Complete Security Now 4D Business Kit 2.0
environments communicate, automatically and bi-directionally, to
dynamically synchronize Web pages, items, orders and customer data. 4D
Business Kit version 2.0 also includes integration with technologies such
as proxy servers, Dreamweaver MX and Sophisticated Circuits’ UpBeat(tm)
technology. A completely revamped API is now available for integration with
even more systems. New security settings allow an intense level of
protection using reinforced access management for general security and
smooth, secure server synchronization.

The new Taxes module in version 2.0 now allows definition of different
taxes according to geographical criteria. Complex taxes automatically
calculate based on identification of the end-user, or using the default tax
option. Each store can now process different input currencies. Dozens of
other improvements and enhancements, including 20 new commands and 65 new
information fields, are now included in 4D Business Kit version 2.0. For
further details please see (http://www.4d.com/4dbk/).

Complete Online Store, Fast
Designed for rapid development, 4D Business Kit is a complete e-commerce
storefront solution, including catalog, shopping cart, tax calculations,
multi-currency handling, shipping, customer management, order tracking, and
support for transaction processors. Setting up 4D Business Kit is easy with
the Quick Set-up Wizard. An integrated multi-language, multi-store
e-commerce solution, 4D Business Kit can run completely standalone, or with
other Web servers, such as 4D WebSTAR, Apache, and MS IIS.

Pricing and Availability
4D Business Kit 2.0 runs on Windows 98/NT/2000/XP, Mac OS, and Mac OS X. 4D
Business Kit 2.0 is available today directly from the 4D, Inc. Web site
(http://www.4D.com/) or by calling a 4D sales representative at
1.800.785.3303. 4D Business Kit is priced at $499 for a two-store license,
with five-store expansion packs also available for $499 each.

About 4D, Inc.
Located in San Jose, California, 4D, Inc. is the U.S. distributor of 4th
Dimension (4D), 4D Business Kit, and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite. 4D is an
award-winning, tightly integrated suite of Windows and Mac OS, Web-embedded
development tools for business solutions. 4D Business Kit is a complete,
multi-language, multi-store e-commerce development tool, designed for rapid
development of storefront solutions. 4D WebSTAR Server Suite V is a fast,
secure and extensible server suite for Mac OS X, best known for easy
administration. 4D, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of 4D SA. Further
information can be found at (http://www.4D.com/).