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DRAKE TO DELIVER COMPAQ'S CERTIFICATION TESTING PROGRAM

 DRAKE TO DELIVER COMPAQ'S CERTIFICATION TESTING PROGRAM
 BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Drake Training &


Technologies announced today it has signed an agreement with Compaq Computer Corporation for the delivery of certification testing to Compaq's resellers.
 Drake has been selected as the delivery network for the Compaq Technical Certification exam, the System Architecture exam and the Performance Integration exams for Microsoft LAN Manager, Banyan Vines, SCO UNIX and Novell Netware. The certification tests will be delivered via Drake's network of over 150 Drake Authorized Testing Centers in North America.
 E. Clarke Porter, Drake's vice president of marketing, said "Our agreement with Compaq is one more important step toward our goal of providing comprehensive, one-stop certification testing for the computer industry. We are especially proud of the fact that each of Compaq's strategic integration partners -- Novell, Microsoft, SCO and Banyan -- already use Drake to deliver their own certification programs."
 Compaq Computer Corporation is a world leader in the manufacture of PC systems and desktop, portable, laptop and notebook personal computers. Founded in 1982, Compaq ranks number 377 in Fortune Magazine's 1991 "Global Fortune 500" listing of the world's largest companies. The company reported worldwide revenues for 1991 of $3.3 billion.
 Compaq products are sold and supported in more than 69 countries through a network of more than 3,500 Compaq Marketing Partners, including authorized resellers, specialized resellers, value added resellers (VARs), distributors, network integrators, systems integrators and authorized third party maintainers.
 Drake Training & Technologies is a pioneer and leader of technology- based certification testing programs in the computer and network industries as well as a leading provider of training management systems to Fortune 500 clients. Drake's network of testing centers delivers thousands of certification tests each month for many of the industry leaders. Drake has also recently been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration to deliver Airman Licensing Exams to commercial and private pilots.
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 /CONTACT: Lori Johnson of Drake Training & Technologies, 612-921-7475/ CO: Drake Training & Technologies, Compaq Computer Corporation ST: Minnesota IN: SU:


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