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PROMIS ANNOUNCES DIGITAL UNIX PLATFORM

 /Note To Editors: The following was issued June 24 and is being repeated on PRNewswire today/
 TORONTO, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Promis Systems Corporation Ltd. announced today a commitment to port its PROMIS software to Digital Equipment Corporation's (Digital) Open Systems Foundation UNIX operating environment on Digital's Alpha AXP product line.
 "This is a significant milestone for Promis and our customers as we can now offer the full richness and functionality of PROMIS software on Digital's Alpha unified UNIX product line. This adds to our Digital-based offerings of VAX VMS and Alpha OpenVMS versions of PROMIS," said Elliot Wassarman, Promis' President & CEO. "The Digital UNIX port continues Promis' efforts to allow freedom of choice and broad standardization for manufacturers who are investing in manufacturing execution software to control and optimize their production facilities."
 "The announcement of PROMIS porting to Alpha AXP systems running on DEC OSF/1 underscores Promis' long term commitment to Digital and the Alpha AXP 64-bit universal platform. We see the availability of PROMIS on DEC OSF/1 as a major milestone for our customers who are moving to open, standard based computing," said Frank McCabe, Digital's Vice President of the Discrete Manufacturing and Defense Business Unit. "We are pleased to continue building on our long standing relationship with Promis."
 According to Mr. Wassarman the Digital Alpha/OSF port will be available for customer shipment early in the first quarter of 1994.
 Promis is the world's second largest supplier of manufacturing execution systems software. Promis has installed over 1,000 PROMIS modules at more than 130 of the world's leading manufacturing sites in 17 countries.
 PROMIS is a registered trade mark of Promis Systems Corporation Ltd.
 The following are trademarks of Digital Equipment Corporation: Alpha AXP, VAX, VMS.
 EDITORS NOTE: When referring to the company, please use Promis Systems Corporation Ltd. or Promis (inital cap only). When referring the company's product, please use PROMIS in all caps.
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 /CONTACT: Elliot Wassarman, 416-960-0960 or Roy Stark, 408-441-9090, both for Promis/


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