Contact: Curt Brey

Zion Software, LLC

Phone 860 432 6258

Fax 860 432 7258

2842 Main Street, Suite 325

Glastonbury, CT 06033

Phone 860 432 6258

Fax 860 432 7258

Zion Software

Press Release

Zion Software announces JBuddyÔ SDK for COM & .NET environments

Now companies building with the COM & .NET Microsoft technologies will be able to take advantage of Zion Software's enterprise IM toolkit, JBuddyÔ SDK

(Glastonbury, CT - January 27, 2003) - Zion Software, LLC today announced plans to make available JBuddy SDK for COM & .NET environments. Now developers from both enterprise environments (Java and COM/.NET) will be able to leverage Zion Software's enterprise IM toolkit, JBuddyÔ SDK.

JBuddy for COM & .NET will support both private and public IM services including AIM, ICQ, MSN Messenger and Yahoo Messenger just as the java version of JBuddy SDK does today.

"After many requests, we decided to open our JBuddy SDK to the COM and .NET world so the army of developers in the Microsoft camp can leverage our hard work in the IM protocol and EAI space." stated David Ferrero, Zion Software founder and CTO.

A FREE evaluation download of JBuddy for COM & .NET will be available for qualified companies and organizations by completing an evaluation request form on the Zion Software web site at

Zion Software provides Instant Messaging & Presence and real-time communications software solutions and professional services for corporate and enterprise clients. Zion is located in central Connecticut and may be reached at 860-432-6258, or online at

JSuperChat, JBuddy, and JMessageServer are trademarks of Zion Software, LLC. Java and J2SE are trademarks of Sun Microsystems. AOL Instant Messenger, and ICQ are service marks of AOL Time Warner. COM, .NET and MSN is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.