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OGDEN GOVERNMENT SERVICES - SYSTEMS GROUP WINS GSA CONTRACT

 OGDEN GOVERNMENT SERVICES - SYSTEMS GROUP WINS GSA CONTRACT
 FAIRFAX, Va., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Ogden Government Services - Systems Group announced today that it has been awarded a one-year contract with General Services Administration to resell Sequent Computer System's high-performance, symmetrical multi- processor computer system product line. The contract has a potential value of $5 million-$10 million.
 This announcement will launch a comprehensive sales program that is synergistic with Ogden's broad-based work in analyzing, designing, implementing, managing and supporting information systems requirements. Vice President Michael Mauro said: "We plan to capitalize on the growing need for distributed information processing, in a client server architecture within our immediate client base. We will also link this sales activity with our existing systems development and financial management business practices."
 Ogden Government Services' new GSA contract provides all government agencies with the ability to purchase the entire Sequent product line through the GSA Schedules Program. Sequent's latest advances in On-Line Transaction Processing (OLTP) has established new standards for the industry. The Sequent Information Server, a product of joint effort between Sequent and Novell, Inc., provides a client-server environment using NetWare for Sequent, to enable simultaneous access for up to 1,000 NetWare users to strategic database applications with excellent performance, using familiar PC tools. Since the launch of its first symmetric multi-processor family in 1984, Sequent has directly installed more than 4,000 systems worldwide.
 Ogden Government Services Corporation (formerly known as Evaluation Research Corporation) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ogden Corporation (NYSE: OG), a Fortune 500 services company. Ogden's Systems Group will focus its marketing initially on U.S. government agencies in the Washington metropolitan area, where the majority of Ogden's professional staff of over 2,000 is located. In addition to Ogden's Washington-based facilities, Ogden Government Services - Systems Group has more than 20 offices across the United States. Ogden Government Services serves government clients in all phases of the information systems life cycle, systems integration, scientific research, space systems analysis and engineering, logistics support and facilities management.
 Ogden Corporation is a leading provider of support services to airports and airlines, sports and entertainment facilities, energy and environmental agencies, industrial plants, office buildings and government agencies. OPI, an 85 percent-owned subsidiary of Ogden Corporation, is the industry leader in the design, construction and operation of waste-to-energy facilities serving municipalities across the United States. Common stocks of both Ogden and OPI are traded on the New York Stock Exchange.
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 /CONTACT: Sandy Lee of Ogden Government Services - Systems Group, 703-246-0560/
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