For Immediate Release
STARNINE INCLUDES FREE GOLIVE CYBERSTUDIO PERSONAL EDITION WITH WEBSTAR AND
-- Award-Winning Authoring Software Included Free With WebSTAR For a
Limited Time; GoLive CyberStudio Professional Edition Now Also Available in
Bundle Up Discount Program --
BERKELEY, Calif., September 23, 1998 -- StarNine Technologies, Inc. today
announced it will include a free copy of GoLive CyberStudio Personal
Edition with WebSTAR and WebSTAR Upgrade packages ordered now through the
end of October, or while supplies last. GoLive CyberStudio Personal Edition
is an easy-to-use site authoring and management tool that includes visual
layout and design, advanced site management, and powerful HTML and
October 31st, or while supplies last, at (http://www.starnine.com/).
StarNine also announced that it now offers CyberStudio Professional Edition
in its Bundle Up discount program, where customers save up to 20% off the
street prices of a variety of products while creating their own custom
bundles. CyberStudio Professional Edition takes all of the visual layout,
design, and advanced site management capabilities of CyberStudio Personal
Edition and adds features demanded by professional Web designers such as
easy-to-use DHTML, WebObjects support, QuickTime 3.0 support, enhanced
project management and page layout tools, actions, cascading style sheets,
and the ability to manage multiple sites.
"GoLive CyberStudio Personal Edition is amazing authoring and management
application, and a perfect complement to WebSTAR," said Eric Zelenka,
product manager for WebSTAR. "We're thrilled to give GoLive CyberStudio
Personal Edition away with WebSTAR and to offer GoLive CyberStudio
Professional Edition in Bundle Up. The combination of either GoLive
CyberStudio product and WebSTAR make it easier than ever to create and
serve great Web sites."
"The combination of WebSTAR and GoLive CyberStudio means 'easy-to-use
power!'," said Oren Ziv, executive vice president of strategic marketing at
GoLive. "Here's a bundle that combines one of the best Web servers with the
best Web authoring tools. With GoLive CyberStudio it is now easier then
ever to build and maintain advanced WebSTAR sites."
Bundle Up For Savings
The Bundle Up program offers a menu of product choices that allows users to
create their own custom bundles while saving up to 20% off street prices.
In addition to StarNine's products, customers can select from several
products by leading third-party developers. When purchasing any two
eligible products from StarNine, customers get a ten percent discount on
both items. The discount grows to fifteen percent for three items and
twenty percent for orders including four or more items. All Bundle Up
products are chosen as best-of-breed in their respective categories.
Further information is available at (http://www.starnine.com/).
First released in 1995, WebSTAR is the award-winning Web server software
which is the defacto standard for the Mac OS. With the release of version
3.0 in March of 1998, WebSTAR now includes server capabilities well beyond
basic HTTP. WebSTAR FTP, an integrated FTP server, is included along with
WebSTAR Proxy, a caching proxy server. The inclusion of WebSTAR/SSL
completes the set of included servers. WebSTAR is available from StarNine
and selected resellers and mail order for $499. Further information is
available at (http://www.starnine.com/webstar/).
Special Pricing and Availability
Normally priced at $99, GoLive CyberStudio Personal Edition is free with
any WebSTAR purchase, including Upgrade Packages, through October 31, 1998
or while supplies last. WebSTAR is available from StarNine and selected
resellers and mail order catalogs for $499. WebSTAR upgrades are priced at
$199 from version 2.x, and $299 from version 1.x.
GoLive's CyberStudio Professional Edition, regularly priced at $299, will
be available as part of StarNine's Bundle Up program, with discounts of up
to 20% when included in create-your-own bundle purchases. Further
information and education pricing is available by calling 800/525-2580, at
(http://www.starnine.com/), or sending mail to email@example.com.
About GoLive Systems
GoLive Systems, the Internet publishing company, was founded in 1996.
Privately held, GoLive Systems, Inc., (www.golive.com), is located in Menlo
Park, California, with offices in Hamburg, Germany; Tempe, Arizona; and
Austin, Texas. GoLive's mission is to create software that lets people use
the Internet as an effective medium for professional publishing and
communication. GoLive CyberStudio has won more than 25 awards worldwide,
including recent top ratings from Macworld (September 1998), MacUser/UK
(July 1998), MacWeek (June 1998), and InfoWorld (June 1998).
Located in Berkeley, California, StarNine is a leader in the development of
powerful, easy-to-use Internet server software, content creation tools and
email connectivity products. Best known for its WebSTAR server software,
StarNine also offers ListSTAR list server software, WebCollage automated
content creation software, StarNine Mail and Mail*Link Internet email
gateways. StarNine Technologies, Inc. is a privately held corporation,
wholly owned by Platinum Equity Holdings. Further information on StarNine
may be obtained by calling 800/525-2580, accessing StarNine's Web site at
(http://www.starnine.com/), or sending mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.