Mountain View, Calif., June 19, 2000 – AlphaBlox Corporation, provider of an open Web-based platform for e-business analysis applications, announced a merger with, a groundbreaking developer of advanced browser-based applications. The merger will create a powerful platform for building a new generation of connected Web-based information applications and services for corporate, portal and individual users. The combined company will carry the AlphaBlox name.

The AlphaBlox and merger will launch an entirely new way to deliver Web-based personalized decision-making applications and will transform how data is accessed, shared, analyzed and presented online. The merger will meld the technologies of the two companies to make information and analysis completely personalized and accessible to anyone with Web access. The combined technologies will radically change the sharing of information through completely Web-based solutions.

The merger also enhances the application hosting capabilities of both companies. “The world is moving online where applications won’t be installed but will be available through hosted services,” said Steve Guttman, CEO of “By using our joint technologies, we can deliver hosted and shared analytical applications that extend the reach of information and analysis to anyone on the Web.”

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