Bridgeline Software Engages KPMG as Audit Partner

August 10, 2001

Woburn, Mass. Aug 10, 2001 - Bridgeline Software, Inc announced today that it has engaged KPMG International as its independent auditors. KPMG, with over 108 thousand professionals servicing clients globally will also advise the Company on tax and acquisition impact effective immediately. KPMG's extensive experience with technology solutions organizations will assist BRIDGELINE in moving forward to serve the needs of its customers and to build shareholder value.

Bridgeline Software is a leading web development firm in New England. The company develops quality Internet and Intranet products that provide a competitive advantage, enhanced communications, and enhanced productivity for our clients. The types of applications we develop include B2B and e-commerce web sites, education e-learning programs, and custom intranet based employee information programs. Some of Bridgeline Software's customers include John Hancock, Nationwide Financial, National Education Association (NEA), Fidelity, BP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the United States Postal Service.

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