Toronto, June 1, 2000 – Hummingbird Ltd., a leading enterprise software solutions company, launched Hummingbird EIP 1.5. This release represents a significant move forward, with solution enhancements that set new standards for scalability, openness, and performance and further boosts Hummingbird’s leadership in the enterprise portal industry.

Hummingbird EIP 1.5 is the first enhancement to the highly praised solution that was launched on December 6, 1999 and which began shipping on January 18, 2000. The product has since been praised by both press and analysts, with the Delphi Group declaring it as a potential benchmark product for the enterprise information portal industry and has been purchased by major corporate customers and government organizations within 90 days of its introduction.

“Hummingbird EIP 1.5 further supports our focused efforts to empower enterprises for the ever-expanding e-economy by enabling users to maximize the value of enterprise information,” said Barry Litwin, president, Hummingbird Ltd. “Our commitment to Hummingbird EIP remains strong as our early adopters have provided us with valuable feedback, contributing to this latest release. Our response to customer demand has resulted in Hummingbird delivering UNIX support, load balancing capabilities, and an easier-to-use e-Clip interface, allowing customers to deploy Hummingbird EIP in large scale enterprise environments.”

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