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Subject: OASIS Member News- Rightworks Selects WebNethods


Nicole Keating                          Lauren Arnold or Sarah
webMethods, Inc.                        Schwartz Communications,
703-460-5960                            781-684-0770
nkeating@webMethods.com         webMethods@schwartz-pr.com

webMethods B2B Provides Business-To-Business Integration
(B2Bi)Solution to Increase Productivity and Supply Chain
Efficiencies for FacilityPro.com and Other Leading B2B
FAIRFAX, Va.May 31, 2000 webMethods, Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM), a
leading provider of business-to-business integration (B2Bi)
solutions, today announced that RightWorks, a leading supplier of
B2B exchange software for powering digital marketplaces, will use
webMethods B2B to seamlessly integrate their customers'
enterprise resource planning system with the RightWorks'

webMethods B2B, a key component within the RightWorks Integration
Framework, allows customers to seamlessly integrate their back
office business systems to facilitate purchase requisitions and
purchase orders in real-time. RightWorks will integrate and
resell webMethods B2B as the primary integration engine that
ensures transactional integrity in the processing of critical
business transactions from the RightWorks exchange platform to
back office ERP systems.

webMethods B2B will provide us with a highly scalable and
seamless means of connecting buyers and suppliers over the
Internet,said Rich Gerould, vice president of business
development for RightWorks. We have implemented the Enterprise
Integration Connector at Atlanta-based FacilityPro.com and were
pleased with the ease of the initial integration and the
successful connectivity to SAP.

The combination of webMethods B2B and the RightWorks platform
provides a powerful method for companies seeking to fully
integrate their critical business processes to realize the
benefits of an automated supply chain,said Phillip Merrick,
president and CEO of webMethods. We are delighted that RightWorks
chose webMethods as their preferred solution for
business-to-business integration.

FacilityPro.com is a leading business-to-business electronic
marketplace for commercial facilities professionals and their
suppliers. FacilityPro.com, which currently serves more than
2,500 users across the United States, was looking for technology
that would allow them to provide total requisition-to-payment
processing for its target markets, including property management
companies, retail and corporate properties, real estate
investment trusts, and service providers to these markets.

One of the ways we deliver value to our customers is to provide
accurate documentation and records of their purchasing.
webMethods B2B provides the critical link between our transaction
and accounting systems, said Peter Dunning, CEO of
FacilityPro.com. RightWorks' exchange software integrated with
webMethods B2B helps us to efficiently manage the purchasing
process, reduce transaction costs and seamlessly integrate

webMethods provides a comprehensive solution that allows
organizations to effectively realize their B2B e-commerce
strategies. Through broad support of open standards and
protocols, such as XML, RosettaNet, FpML, cXML, OBI, OAG, ACORD,
Microsoft BizTalk and legacy EDI, the webMethods B2B family of
products provides the critical B2B integration software that
enables companies to form powerful trading networks with
customers, suppliers and partners. With webMethods B2B, companies
can conduct business-to-business over the Internet with minimal
stress to corporate resources and existing technology

About webMethods, Inc.

webMethods, Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM) is the leading provider of
software solutions for business-to-business integration (B2Bi).
Leveraging the open standards of the Internet, the award-winning
webMethods B2B family of products provides the B2Bi
infrastructure enabling Global 2000 companies and B2B
marketplaces to connect customers, suppliers and partners to form
real-time B2B trading networks. webMethods B2B allows companies
to create new revenue opportunities, strengthen relationships
with customers and substantially reduce supply chain

Founded in 1996, webMethods is based in Fairfax, Va., with
offices across the U.S. and Europe. webMethods has more than 160
customers worldwidefrom Global 2000 leaders such as Dell, Eastman
Chemical Company, FacilityPro.com, Lucent and W.W. Grainger to
major B2B marketplaces like ChemConnect, e-STEEL and Ventro.
webMethods' strategic partners include Ariba, Commerce One,
Deloitte Consulting, EDS, i2 Technologies, KPMG, Microsoft,
Sterling Commerce and SAP AG. More information about the company
can be found at www.webMethods.com.

About RightWorks

Founded in 1996, RightWorks is the leading provider of B2B
exchange software for powering digital marketplaces across the
Internet. RightWorks offers an extensive range of capabilities
that are being adopted by net market makers as either in-house or
hosted solutions. RightWorks 5, the latest release of the
company's flagship product, is architected to take advantage of
the dynamic and distributed nature of the Internet with
innovations such as an open many-to-many trading platform,
Universal Network ContentTM, and Business PersonalizationTM.
RightWorks customers represent a wide range of markets and
include companies such as CSC, Embion, FacilityPro.com,
ShopNow.com, VerticalNet, Wells Fargo Bank and others. RightWorks
is a privately held company backed by Sequoia Capital and others.
Based in San Jose, Calif., RightWorks can be reached at
408.882.0350 and at www.rightworks.com.

webMethods and webMethods B2B are trademarks of webMethods, Inc.
All other company and product names are property of their
respective owners.

This press release contains various remarks about the future
expectations, plans and prospects of webMethods that constitute
forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor
provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. The actual results of webMethods may differ materially from
those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result
of various important factors, including those discussed in the
Risk Factors section of webMethods' recent Registration Statement
on Form S-1, which is on file with the Securities and Exchange

Scott McGrath
Member Services Manager

Organization for the Advancement of
Structured Information Standards

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