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Boundless Technologies Announces Thin Client Support For Windows 2000.

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2000

-- Boundless' family of Windows-based Terminals and Windows 2000

Servers Enable Centralized Application Deployment and Fast End-User

Access to Windows 2000 Applications Across the Enterprise --

Boundless Technologies today announced thin-client support for Microsoft Windows 2000 Servers with its family of 'Windows 2000 ready' Capio Windows-based Terminals (WBT). Microsoft's Terminal Services, integrated into Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server, and Boundless' family of thin-clients provide organizations with a strategic server-based computing solution for centralized application deployment. Organizations can benefit from reduced administration and management overheads while empowering users with fast access to powerful Windows 2000 applications.

Capio combines the low-cost, hassle-free administration and security of traditional text terminals, with the familiar, easy to use Windows NT graphical user interface and PC-like capabilities needed to run Windows applications. Applications reside and are executed on an application server by Windows 2000 Server's Terminal Services and are accessed by the user as needed, rather than being maintained and managed on a multitude of individual PCs. In addition, Boundless' Viewpoint Administrator(TM) software ensures simpler and more cost effective software administration, by centralizing the management of all Boundless thin-clients on the network.

&uot;For organizations looking to migrate to Windows 2000, the server-based/thin-client computing approach can bring enormous benefits. Through the ability to centrally control both the deployment and continued administration and management of new applications, organizations can significantly reduce initial and on going IT and resource overheads,&uot; said J. Gerald Combs, chairman and CEO, Boundless Technologies. &uot;With server-based computing and thin-clients as the end to end solution, users can instantly benefit from the latest applications, eliminating the need for IT management to worry about desktop upgrades and distributed maintenance of client devices.&uot;

&uot;We seamlessly integrated more than 100 Capio Windows-based Terminals on our campuses, making 700 online research databases and library card catalogues easily and quickly accessible for the 23,000 students and staff members studying and working here, said Andrew White, director of library information systems at Stonybrook University. &uot;As we migrate over to the new Windows 2000 operating systems and applications, we anticipate a 50% cost saving in time due to the minimal maintenance and work required to administer changes using Boundless' thin client computing solution.&uot;

Boundless Technologies' support for Windows 2000 continues the company's efforts to deliver thin-client devices that support the latest advances in application server software and server-based computing. Boundless also supports Citrix's leading application server software, MetaFrame for Windows 2000 Servers, for additional server-based computing functionality.

About Boundless Technologies

Boundless Technologies is a global technology company focused on developing, marketing and distributing hardware and software products that make accessing information on centralized servers easy, fast and cost-effective. The company provides a wide-range of video terminals and Windows-based Terminals.

Boundless Technologies is a subsidiary of Boundless Corporation, which also encompasses Merinta and Boundless Manufacturing Services. Merinta, a new subsidiary launched in January, is focused on becoming the premier provider of enabling software and related services for branded Internet Appliance solutions. Boundless Manufacturing Services offers in-house manufacturing services, engineering expertise and an extensive design library for Boundless' OEM customers, including Lucent Technologies, IBM, Getronics, NCR, the Tandem and Digital Divisions of Compaq Computer, Hewlett-Packard and Stratus Computer.

Boundless Corporation (AMEX:BND) is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York. In addition, Boundless has business offices in Austin, Texas, European headquarters in the Netherlands, and additional sales and distribution offices in Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin America. For more information, visit the Boundless web site at www.boundless.com, or call 1.800.231.5445.

Editors: All company/product names and service marks may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Except for the historical information herein, the matters discussed in this news release include forward-looking statements that may involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may vary significantly based on a number of factors, including, but not limited to, risks in product and technology development, market acceptance of new products and continuing product demand, the impact of competitive products and pricing, changing economic conditions and other risk factors detailed in the Company's most recent annual report and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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