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DATA SWITCH AWARDED $5.6 MILLION CONTRACT AS PART OF AIR FORCE PROJECT

 SHELTON, Conn., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Switch Corporation (NASDAQ: DASW) today announced receipt of a $5.6 million contract to supply switching and channel networking products to BDM Federal, Inc. (BDM) over the next year. The Data Switch award is part of a U.S. Air Force cost-savings program, being managed by BDM, which will consolidate 40 existing mainframe computer centers into six Air Logistics Centers. Data Switch product shipments will begin in the second quarter of this year.
 BDM will install a range of Data Switch products that will ensure connectivity of fiber-optic and non-fiber-optic devices within the six data centers. Data Switch Fiber Management Systems will provide the actual fiber cabling throughout the facilities, and the combination of fault-tolerant channel switches, fiber-channel switches, high-density FX channel converters, and channel extenders will enable rapid and reliable connections among systems.
 In making the announcement, Data Switch President and Chief Executive Officer J. Roger Moody said: "It's a privilege to be chosen as a strategic partner by BDM in implementing these state-of-the-art data processing facilities. We look forward to applying our 16 years of experience in helping companies cost-effectively manage their changing environments."
 BDM Program Manager Don Harter commented: "Data Switch has expertise in managing connectivity of multiple generations of computers and devices. Its products are at the leading edge in the migration to fiber data canters and provide the reliability and redundancy needed to maintain high availability standards."
 Data Switch makes and markets products for ensuring availability of high-performance computer networks. Current product lines include switching systems, channel extenders, ESCON migration products, wide- area networking systems and control systems.
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 /CONTACT: Linda L. Bachmann, director of corporate communications for Data Switch Corporation, 203-926-1801/
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