Hummingbird Cyberdocs 3.1TM Fuels Saatchi & Saatchi Brain

Web-enabled document management application provides B2B solution

January 22, 2001 - Hummingbird Ltd. (NASDAQ:"HUMC" and TSE:"HUM"), a world-leading enterprise software company, and Saatchi & Saatchi the world's leading creative organization today announced the successful implementation of Hummingbird CyberDocs 3.1TM

The solution extends the functionality of Saatchi & Saatchi's Intranet and Client Extranets - known as the "Brain" - from traditional document repository to include internally generated content as well as external information through the organization's global intranet and multiple client extranets. One of the business-critical functions of this CyberDOCS® 3.1 implementation is the ability to distribute on-demand relevant documents for business partners.

"We needed a single, integrated, secure, electronic resource to access our corporate knowledge, and work collaboratively in 'real time' throughout our global enterprise," said Laura Limbach, Worldwide CIO, Saatchi & Saatchi. "Hummingbird's document management solutions fulfill these requirements".

CyberDOCS 3.1TM is fully integrated into Hummingbird's EIPTM (Enterprise Information Portal) enabling seamless access to document repositories from the Hummingbird EIPTM workspace, providing organizations with full document management functionality from a Web browser.

"We are pleased that Saatchi & Saatchi has chosen Hummingbird as a long term partner and technology vendor," said Barry Litwin, President, Hummingbird Ltd. "We look forward to continuing to provide enterprise solutions that provide cohesive information infrastructure and empower users."

About Hummingbird
Hummingbird (NASDAQ: HUMC; TSE: HUM) develops enterprise software solutions that provide the ability to access and act upon all business-critical information and resources, aggregated and categorized through a single user interface. Hummingbird offers these global enterprise solutions through the desktop and the Web with Hummingbird EIPTM (Enterprise Information Portal), the cornerstone product of the firm's e-Business solutions. Integrated within Hummingbird EIPTM are the firm's proven technologies for host access and network connectivity, data integration and business intelligence, analytical applications as well as document and content management. The company offers its solutions, along with related consulting, education, and support services, in more than 50 countries around the world. For more information, please visit:

About Saatchi & Saatchi
Saatchi & Saatchi's global marketing and creative communications network includes 152 offices in 92 countries and annual billing of more than $7 billion. Saatchi & Saatchi's mission is to be revered as the hothouse for world-changing creative ideas that transform its clients' business, brands and reputations. Among its list of multinational clients are, DuPont, Eastman Kodak, General Mills, Glaxo Wellcome, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble and Toyota.

Forward-looking statements in this press release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. This news release may contain forward-looking statements concerning the future prospects of the Company's products and its positioning in the enterprise software solutions marketplace. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. Such risks include, but are not limited to: the Company's ability to maintain revenue growth at current levels or anticipate a decline in revenue from any of its products; the Company's ability to successfully execute its strategy of becoming a solution provider; the Company's ability to hire, train, and retain highly qualified personnel in a growth environment; the introduction of new products in a timely manner and the Company's ability to generate demand for, and gain market acceptance of, those products in an intensely competitive marketplace; and other risks detailed in the Company's various securities filings.

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