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Frontec and Stratus Computer form strategic marketing alliance.

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 21, 1997--

Partnership Reflects Growing Need for Application Messaging

and Electronic Commerce Capabilities in OLTP Environments

Frontec AMT, a world leader in application messaging technology, has teamed with Stratus Computer, Inc., a leading manufacturer of fault-tolerant computer systems. The partnership will offer customers a high-performance and continuously available solution for implementing electronic commerce, EDI, Intelligent Messaging and message-based backbone systems in an on-line transaction processing (OLTP) environment.

Under the agreement, the companies will jointly offer Frontec's AMTrix(R) advanced application messaging solutions on both the Stratus RADIO Cluster(TM) server running the Windows NT(R) Server operating system and the Continuum(R) series of fault tolerant computer systems running the HP-UX(R) operating system. This is Frontec's first joint marketing agreement with a computer hardware manufacturer.

"We have seen a tremendous demand for advanced messaging capabilities in industries that rely upon continuously available, fault-tolerant computer systems, such as finance, health care, telecommunications, and transportation," said Victor Werner, senior vice president of marketing, Frontec AMT. "Stratus has a dominant presence in these markets and a well-deserved reputation for providing sophisticated fault-tolerant computer systems at very reasonable prices. That makes them an ideal partner for us to meet this demand."

"The Frontec alliance is vital to our strategy of offering a complete, electronic commerce solution to our customers," said Jim Williams, vice president of channels, Stratus Computer, Inc. "With our RADIO(TM) and Continuum series products, AMTrix's powerful, real-time messaging capabilities enable us to offer fully integrated, EDI/EC and Intelligent Messaging solutions."

Intelligent Messaging refers to the unique capability of Frontec's AMTrix technology to enhance a company's existing business processes by helping them to analyze the constant flow of electronic messages. It lets them identify and evaluate key information in any given process, such as schedule variances, changes in production output or retail ordering errors; determine who should be notified; and deliver decisionable information in whatever format is required, including EDI, E-mail, fax, Notes or pager. Intelligent Messaging solutions provide event-driven reporting capabilities that give managers better control and more time to react to changes in their operations.

About Stratus

Based in Marlboro, MA, Stratus Computer, Inc. is a leading provider of comprehensive computer solutions for critical online environments. Stratus and its subsidiaries offer a broad range of continuously available computer platforms, application software, middleware, and professional services. The company markets its systems and solutions to a range of industries in more than 60 countries. Stratus can be reached via the Internet at http://www.stratus.com.

About Frontec

Frontec AMT is a division of the Frontec Group, a global leader in software-based messaging solutions that help customers streamline business processes and exchange information among disparate applications, systems and locations. AMTrix is a fully-integrated, event-driven application messaging system that provides unique levels of performance and real-time processing capabilities. It is installed and supported worldwide in over 1,700 locations in a wide range of leading companies and industries. AMTrix offers a broad array of functionality to integrate complex messaging environments, access and act on critical information in strategic business processes, transform legacy systems into long-term, flexible assets and conduct Internet-based electronic commerce. Frontec was formed in 1981 and has more than 800 employees worldwide. Frontec AMT is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut and its major international offices are located in London, Stockholm, Singapore and Beijing. Frontec's web address is http://www.frontec.com.

RADIO and RADIO Cluster are trademarks, and Continuum is a registered trademark of Stratus Computer, Inc. UNIX is a registered trademark in the United States and other countries, licensed exclusively through X/Open Company Limited. Window NT Server is a registered trademark of Microsoft. AMTrix is a registered trademark of Frontec AMT.

CONTACT: Victor Werner, 203-977-7100 x 250

(werner@frontec.com)

Kathy Berkowitz, 914-666-8119

(kwbcom@aol.com)

Dennis Giombetti, 508-460-2148

(dennis_giombetti@stratus.com)

Michael J. Zanoni, 888-476-8630

(mjz@pipeline.com)
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