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End Of Life (EOL) Notice for Gridgen on AIX

Fort Worth, TX, 28 June 2004 - Pointwise, Inc. announced today that Version 15 will be the last major release of their Gridgen software to support IBM's AIX operating system. Current Gridgen customers will recognize this as the "ibm" executable. It is possible that Gridgen executables shipped as part of the next production release will run on these systems. However, their performance is not guaranteed.

This announcement adds to the list of EOLd operating systems. The EOL for Tru64 and IRIX pre 6.5 was previously announced.

All questions regarding this EOL notice should be emailed to gridgen@pointwise.com.

Pointwise's Gridgen software is solving the top problem facing engineering analysts today: mesh generation for computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Gridgen runs on Unix, Linux, and Windows; generates structured, unstructured, and hybrid grids; and interfaces with CFD solvers such as Fluent, STAR-CD, and CFX as well as many neutral formats like CGNS (www.cgns.org). Large manufacturing firms and research organizations worldwide rely on Gridgen as their complete preprocessing toolkit. Further information on Gridgen can be obtained from Pointwise's web site, www.pointwise.com.

Pointwise and Gridgen are registered trademarks and GridgenGlyph is a trademark of Pointwise, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owner.

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