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PLYMOUTH, MI, APRIL 8, 2003 - Wise Package Studio(tm), Wise Solutions' award-winning application packaging and management solution, expands integration with major distribution systems though integration between Wise Package Studio and IBM(r) Tivoli r) (NYSE: IBM). This integration is offered as part of Wise Solution's partnership with IBM through the Wise TeamAdvantage partner program.

This partnership gives system administrators the opportunity to use Wise Package Studio to create and manage application installations and distribute the installations through Tivoli. The integrated capabilities of Wise Package Studio and Tivoli's Configuration Manager give system administrators a seamless approach to packaging, customizing and deploying applications across the entire enterprise. In addition to Tivoli integration, Wise Package Studio supports autonomic computing by offering application self repair and enforcing business rules and policies throughout the packaging process.

"Wise is dedicated to helping our customers gain additional value from our products through selective partnerships," said Robert Halsey, director of strategic alliances for Wise Solutions. "Our partnership with IBM allows us to offer our joint customers a seamless, end-to-end approach to preparing applications for deployment and seamlessly distributing them."

Availability and Pricing

The integration between Wise Package Studio and IBM Tivoli is available immediately in Wise Package Studio 4.01, and is provided free of charge to all licensed users of Wise Package Studio (version 4.0 and later). Wise Package Studio is an application management solution that helps system administrators successfully manage every stage of enterprise software packaging-from request through release management. More information is available at www.wise.com/wps.asp.

About Wise Solutions

Wise Solutions, Incorporated, is the leading provider of application installation and management software and services. With global headquarters in Plymouth, Michigan; and regional sales and professional services offices in Washington, DC; Redmond, Washington; and the Netherlands, Wise provides installation and management solutions, training, and consulting services to customers worldwide.

Wise corporate solutions, including the award-winning Wise Package Studio, help system administrators solve their application installation and management problems. Wise's unmatched expertise in the installation market and experience helping companies deploy applications is the basis for the company's renowned products and services. Learn more about Wise Solutions on the Web at www.wise.com.