Press Release

August 28, 2000

OpenAir Professional Services Automation (PSA) Suite Is Now Available Via AvantGo Enterprise Online

Host of Internet-enabled Business Applications For Mobile Users Hits the Road

Boston (August 28, 2000) - OpenAir is now available via AvantGo Enterprise Online™, a Web-hosted, Internet-based service for delivering business-to-business applications and content to mobile devices. OpenAir is the recognized leader in Web-native professional services automation, including time and expense management, expense reporting, client billing, project tracking and proposal building.

The relationship brings the benefits of the five OpenAir professional services automation (PSA) suite modules - proposal writing and cost estimating, project management, expense reporting, time tracking, and time billing and invoicing - to mobile users and handheld devices. The need for additional IT resources can be minimized using AvantGo's mobile infrastructure software and services, which extend the Internet and corporate applications beyond the desktop.

"AvantGo will further enhance the information flow between OpenAir subscribers and their mobile employees, customers, suppliers, and business partners, " said Tom Brennan, Vice President of Strategic Alliances for OpenAir. "This agreement is an essential step in the OpenAir strategy to expand user options for how they access the application."

"With AvantGo Enterprise Online as its mobile infrastructure solution, OpenAir has the flexibility to choose how to deliver its applications," said Rob Meinhardt, Vice President of Enterprise Marketing at AvantGo, Inc. "By extending the OpenAir services to handheld devices, subscribers have a convenient way for accessing and capturing the information they need when they need it."

About OpenAir
OpenAir, founded in 1999 as, is a trusted Web-native platform of seamlessly integrated professional services automation tools that efficiently and economically streamlines business processes. These services allow professionals to build and submit proposals, manage projects, analyze employee time, report and approve travel expenses online, track and bill time, create and deliver invoices, outsource payroll and expense reimbursement, and win new business. More than 30,000 professionals currently utilize OpenAir to remove the frustration associated with common business tasks and drive revenue more efficiently.

About AvantGo
AvantGo provides mobile infrastructure software and services that enable and enhance the use of Internet-based content and corporate applications on handheld devices and Internet-enabled phones. AvantGo's software and services bridge the gap between the Internet, wireless and mobile technologies. AvantGo Enterprise software products enable access to critical information and applications from mobile devices to accelerate information flow between companies and their mobile employees, customers, suppliers and business affiliates. The AvantGo Mobile Internet service enables content providers and e-businesses to extend their user reach, foster repeat use and increase consumer loyalty. The AMI service provides consumers with interactive and personalized Internet content and Web-based applications on mobile devices from over 600 content sources. For more information, please visit the company's web site at or call 650-638-3399.

Jeff Hunt
Phone: 617-351-0230