NEC Soft Signs Agreement with PointBase to Resell and Integrate PointBase Products in Japan

7/23/2002 - PointBase, Inc., the leader in Java™ database technology for managing and synchronizing enterprise data among servers and mobility platforms, today announced it has signed a reseller agreement with NEC Soft Ltd. (TSE:4774.) Under the terms of the agreement, NEC Soft will offer PointBase’s full line of data management and synchronization products throughout Japan with the opportunity to embed PointBase products in end user applications in Japan.

The arrangement with NEC Soft will provide PointBase with a strong network of contacts and an excellent foundation from which to expand into the Japanese mobility markets. “PointBase is known for delivering major technology advancements in supporting data synchronization between Java-enabled mobile devices,” Sueo Kajita, the General Manager of Sales & Marketing Division for NEC Soft. “In addition to making PointBase products available to our customers, we look forward to close collaboration with PointBase to draw upon their in-depth technical knowledge and experience in strategic implementations with a wide range of mobile devices including PDAs and cell phones.”

The PointBase family of products - PointBase Server, PointBase Embedded, PointBase Micro and PointBase UniSync - is a set of technologies providing SQL database and data synchronization capabilities to Java applications running on any Java-enabled platform. “NEC Soft has an excellent record and reputation as a provider of software development solutions. As an investor in PointBase, the agreement is a natural evolution of our existing technology partnership,” said Bruce Scott, president and CEO of PointBase. “This as an important advancement in establishing a strong channel for PointBase in Japan, and in our joint efforts to anticipate and meet the needs of enterprises as they face increased globalisation and a growing mobile workforce.”

For more information about PointBase, Inc., please contact 877-238-8798 (U.S. and Canada) or visit our Web site at

About NEC Soft
NEC Soft, Ltd., a software company that operates as a member of the NEC Group, provides comprehensive solutions and expert professional services to customers in Japan and overseas. NEC Software utilizes highly advanced software technology and extensive system integration capacities to deliver superior solutions to its customers. The company can be reached at +81-3-5569-3333, and at

About PointBase Inc.
PointBase provides Java-based data management and synchronization software for Java server applications and enterprise mobility. PointBase’s Java database technology enables applications to manage, synchronize and extend data to the mobile workforce. Bruce Scott, co-founder of Oracle Corp., and Gupta/Centura Software, launched the company in 1998. The management team includes industry veterans from IBM, Hyperion and Oracle.

PointBase and the PointBase logo are registered trademarks of PointBase Inc. Java, 100% Pure Java, and all Java-based trademarks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other products and services mentioned are trademarks of their respective companies.

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