AdventNet Inc. and Negev Software Industries (NSI) Ltd. Announce Strategic Partnership in Israel

February 19, 2001 Pleasanton, CA, USA Or-Yehuda, Israel. AdventNet Inc., the leading provider of Web-based Network Management tools and Negev Software Industries (NSI), Ltd., the leading software house and provider of Network and Element Management solutions, announced today a Strategic Partnership that enables NSI to distribute, market and support the AdventNet products in Israel. In addition, NSI will provide development and integration services to Israeli customers based on AdventNet tools.

This agreement is in line with AdventNet Partner Central (PACE) Program strategy to develop worldwide channels and enhance local presence in key markets. The increasing complexity of Network Management applications requires local support and development services in order to minimize the time of development, translated into time to market.

Mr. Kumar Padmini, VP Marketing & Sales of AdventNet said:"NSI is a strategic partner with excellent track record in the network management market in Israel. NSI and AdventNet share common ideals such as providing the best development and deployment experience to its customers. The Israeli market is very important for AdventNet, especially with its current list of prestigious customers. We are showing our commitment to this market and our customers by being closer, together with a highly qualified and reputed partner - NSI".

Mr. Eli Suhareanu, VP Marketing of NSI added:"NSI is developing and maintaining NMS solutions for Telecom customers abroad and in Israel. With the rapid growth of new Telecom start-up companies and the expansion of existing companies, time to market has become an important factor. By partnership with AdventNet, NSI will be able to offer faster development cycle of NMS solutions based on state of the art tools. AdventNet has gained reputation as the leading supplier of Network Management tools".

Network Management is becoming a major portion of the solution offered by Equipment Vendors. In the new IP era, management is the key factor for the Service Providers, to enable the offering of new services to their customers. AdventNet and NSI will introduce new solutions and tools aimed at Service Creation and Management, in the near future.

About AdventNet Inc.

AdventNet, the Internet Management Infrastructure CompanyTM, is the worldwide leader in providing Web and Java-based network management software for OEMs, service providers, integrators and ISVs. Ease of use, scalability, reliability and extensive customizability are the hallmarks of AdventNet products. AdventNet products are powering solutions in many fast growing market segments, including e-commerce application management, optical networking, cable modem, DSL, storage management, web hosting and management service providers (MSPs). AdventNet enables superior solutions with rapid time to market advantages and all the benefits of new Internet technologies. AdventNet corporate office is located at Pleasanton, CA with offices in NJ, NH, India, China and Japan. It has a well-trained partner base around the globe and thousands of customers world-wide. For more information call (925) 924-9500 or visit

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About NSI, Ltd.

Negev Software Industries, NSI, has an unmatched knowledge base in two main areas of specialization: Telecommunications and Information Technology, enabling a vast perspective of the new products and services that are required by the New Generation society. NSI is a dominant provider of innovative Telecom NMS solutions for the Next Generation Telecom Networks. NSI's unique offering provides a combination of services, expertise and products to provide each customer with the optimal solution for his needs. With a large customer base in Israel and abroad, NSI has gained an outstanding reputation as a reliable partner to leading Business Organizations. NSI was established by Compaq and local investment organizations, 8 years ago, in the south of Israel with more than 150 professionals and has three development sites at Dimona, Beer-Sheba and Or-Yehuda

For more information call (+972) 3-5331976 or visit

Contacts: Christine Ben Amram, Marketing Communications, NSI Ltd.,