FRACTAL:EDGE RELEASE FRACTAL:SERVER 2.0 BETA

Navigation and Analysis Tool for Managing and Presenting Business Data

London, UK – 24 January 2005 – Fractal:Edge today announced the release of Fractal:Server 2.0 beta, the latest addition to their enterprise product suite.

Offering the same breadth of vision and speed of access as data analysis & management application Fractal:Intelligence, Fractal:Server 2.0 beta allows web administrators and other power users to quickly configure Fractal Maps to be delivered within the latest internet architectures.

Fractal Maps provide the user with an intuitive and easy-to-navigate picture of their data. Hot-spots become instantly recognisable and can be targeted in just one or two clicks giving users the confidence that crucial business decisions are truly informed and accurate. All professionals who rely on understanding large or fast moving datasets – from Excel spreadsheets to enterprise databases – can benefit from the vision provided by Fractal Maps.

Fractal:Server 2.0 beta brings the power of Fractal Maps to your web-based applications and services. Fractal Maps can now be hosted on web and intranet servers making available this uniquely powerful visualization to large numbers of people, be they partners, customers or internal users. Public deployments of Fractal Server include the Standard and Poors’ Funds Services website.

"I’m delighted to offer visitors to the Funds-SP website the opportunity to access fund information using Fractal Maps.", said Paul Barnes, Market and Strategic Development Director of Standard & Poors’ investment services division. "Funds-SP provides a broad range of data across a vast universe of mutual funds and Fractal Edge have provided us with a compelling and intuitive way of accessing this volume of data."

Richard Laughton, Managing Director of Fractal Edge UK Limited said, "Fractal:Server is a central addition to the Fractal Edge product suite, enabling our clients to extract the greatest value from their data and disseminate it quickly and effectively to all decision makers."

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