EXP Systems Partners with CMP Media's 'Network Computing' Web Site to Power Real-Time Access to IT Advice and Services

Enterprise Software Provider and IT Solution Center Team Up to Provide Visitors Critical Live Help from IT Experts

Jun 13, 2001

EXP Systems (http://www.exp.com/), the provider of EXPress Connectâ„¢ enterprise software solutions, announced it has developed and launched an "Ask the Experts" section on CMP Media's "Network Computing" Web site, a highly respected online solution center for IT professionals. "Ask the Experts" offers IT professionals of all skill levels immediate access to a comprehensive network of technology experts so they can get the answers they need in real-time via phone, secure online chat, or e-mail.

Visitors to http://www.networkcomputing.com/ can access profiles of qualified experts in a wide range of technology and business topics by simply clicking on the "Ask The Experts" button on the site's homepage. The new service, powered by EXP, allows users to quickly identify an expert with the required experience and receive specific advice and services without leaving the Network Computing site.

"Because technology products are so complex and the industry is so fast-paced, real-time access to IT experts will be a tremendous value for 'Network Computing' visitors," said Mark Wright, enterprise software veteran and recently named CEO of EXP Systems. "EXP is pleased to include CMP Media on our rapidly growing list of highly regarded corporate clients who recognize the value of increasing the human element in their Web sites."

"Readers have long looked to 'Network Computing' magazine to deliver problem-solving knowledge on general IT issues and topics," said Brad Shimmin, Editor-in-Chief, Online, "Network Computing." "Working together with hundreds of EXP technology and business experts, our IT-savvy technology editors are now available to provide this critical knowledge to readers individually, helping them solve their tough IT problems -- one challenge at a time."

About EXP Systems

EXP Systems provides enterprise software solutions that help convert prospects into buyers. The EXPress Connectâ„¢ platform, when integrated into a company's Web site, enables customers to connect in real-time with company agents, channel partners, or industry professionals who can answer their questions and deliver services. Companies benefit from increased lead capture, shorter sales cycles, better channel relations, and improved customer satisfaction. Leading companies including H&R Block, Intuit, IBM, Pearson, and CMP Media have deployed EXPress Connect to meet their strategic business needs. Founded in 1999, EXP Systems is a privately held corporation with headquarters in Menlo Park, California. For more information, please call 877-968-7397 or visit http://www.exp.com/.

About "Network Computing"

From emerging companies to service providers, "Network Computing" defines the core issues facing people who manage technology in business -- analyzing the critical decision points in purchasing the products, technologies, and services that achieve corporate initiatives.

About CMP Media LLC

CMP Media LLC (http://www.cmpnet.com/) is a leading high-tech media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum-the builders, sellers, and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, custom publishing, testing, and consulting.

  Michael Grover            Elizabeth Nix
  CMP Media's TechWeb       EXP Systems
  781-839-1213              650-330-9252
  mgrover@cmp.com           enix@exp.com

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Contact: Michael Grover of CMP Media's TechWeb, 781-839-1213,
mgrover@cmp.com; or Elizabeth Nix of EXP Systems, enix@exp.com

Website: http://www.exp.com/