Bizland, Inc. Launches Powerful Web Site Building Tool From Trellix

Powered by Trellix®, BizLand SiteDelux Enables More Than One Million Small Business Members to Capitalize on the Power of the Internet

Burlington, Mass. – January 17, 2001 - BizLand, Inc., a leading provider of online resources for small businesses and a leading vendor of private-labeled Web sites for enterprises and financial institutions, today unveiled its free next generation Web site building tool, BizLand SiteDelux™. BizLand is offering its small business members an easy-to-use solution to create professional, customized Web sites to boost their image, visibility and profitability. Designed for the non-technical user, BizLand SiteDelux provides numerous business templates to help get started. It offers extensive flexibility to easily add pages, content and additional features as the business’ needs grow.

“At BizLand, we understand that establishing a high quality Web presence is one of the most critical components of a successful small business,” said Steve Sydness, chief executive officer of BizLand. “SiteDelux empowers our members to create professional-looking, multi-page Web sites that will attract a larger customer base and contribute to their business’ success.”

BizLand SiteDelux is a customized, private-labeled version of Trellix Web® Express, Trellix Corporation’s best of breed, browser-based Web site publishing solution. A full-featured Web site builder, Trellix Web Express allows the user to create rich, vibrant Web sites. BizLand SiteDelux also includes dozens of Web site templates to meet the specific needs of vertical businesses such as professional services, retail, hospitality, building and manufacturing, health and family, and schools and organizations.

Along with pre-populated sample content, BizLand SiteDelux offers the following key features:

“Many small businesses have found it impractical to establish and maintain an effective Web presence using expensive outside Web consultants or diverting valuable internal resources to learning complicated technology,” said Don Bulens, president and CEO of Trellix Corporation. “Now, BizLand, together with Trellix, is putting the power of this important marketing vehicle directly in the hands of the business principals who can use it creatively to grow their businesses.”

BizLand SiteDelux is available immediately to its members at BizLand SiteDelux will also be offered to the company’s Powered by BizLand private-label clients. Additional information on Trellix Web Express can be found on

About BizLand, Inc.
BizLand, Inc. (, is a leading provider of online resources for small businesses and a leading vendor of private-labeled Web sites for large enterprises and financial institutions. Serving more than one million small business members, BizLand offers a complete array of Web-based services ranging from e-commerce storefronts to online promotional tools. BizLand also cultivates a strong small business community through its community message boards and its advice and articles from industry experts. BizLand’s private label solution, “Powered by BizLand,” combines BizLand’s considerable small business expertise with the clients’ products or services to produce a customized, small business resource center. Powered by BizLand clients include Xerox Corporation and 3Com, Inc.

Trellix Adds Value To Communities
Trellix Web Express is a complete, browser-based Web site publishing tool and private label hosting service that lets online communities, portals and commerce sites swiftly add best-of-class Web site building for their customers, either hosted on their own infrastructure or completely outsourced to Trellix. Since Trellix Web Express lets anyone quickly create a high-quality, multi-page Web site, not just a simple homepage, it encourages more page views and higher revenue from member sites. For communities that need a fully outsourced solution, Trellix Hosting Services provide a proven, scalable and highly-reliable hosting platform that seamlessly integrates with a community’s ad servers, user registration and authentication schemes.

About Trellix Corporation
Founded in 1995 by technology visionary and usability expert Dan Bricklin, Trellix Corp. is the leading private-label provider of web site publishing software and management services for top consumer destination sites and small business providers. Through serving as a key infrastructure provider, Trellix enables premier sites like Lycos’ Tripod, ZDNet, iVillage, and FortuneCity to increase user acquisition and retention, revenue and brand affinity, while containing costs. As web site publishing emerges as the next form of mass communication on the Internet, Trellix provides the richest, most technologically superior, most customizable and easiest to use tools and services available. Massachusetts-based Trellix is privately held, with world-class investors including Accel Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Charles River Ventures, Dell Computer Corp., Goldman-Sachs, HarbourVest Partners, Lycos, and Matrix Partners.

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For BizLand:
Beth Lutz
The Weber Group
For Trellix:
Bill Wrinn
The Portico Group