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PICTURETEL NAMES THOMAS W. RUFF DIRECTOR-FEDERAL REGION

 DANVERS, Mass., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- PictureTel Corporation (NASDAQ: PCTL) today announced that Thomas W. Ruff has been named director-federal region for PictureTel located in Vienna, Va. Ruff is responsible for directing all PictureTel sales activities into U.S. government agencies and departments. The appointment is effective immediately.
 Prior to joining PictureTel, Ruff served as general manager- government sales and marketing for Lotus Development Corporation for the past six years. In that position, he was responsible for directing Lotus' overall sales and marketing operations for the U.S. Federal, State and local government markets.
 Prior to Lotus, Ruff held sales and marketing positions with Unisys Corporation, including program director of the Unisys civilian programs operations within the Unisys federal government division.
 "Tom brings a high level of professionalism and experience to this critical area of PictureTel's business," said K. Michael Hickerson, vice president & general manager, U.S. Sales and Service Division. "Tom's knowledge of the U.S. government is an excellent advantage for helping PictureTel in this market."
 PictureTel Corporation headquartered in Danvers, Mass., develops, manufactures and markets a full range of visual telecommunications solutions that are "Redefining the Way the World Meets.(tm)" PictureTel enables worldwide video communications through an easy to use, dial-up family of standards-based videoconferencing systems.
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 /CONTACT: Ron Taylor of PictureTel Corp., 508-762-5178; John Coulbourn or Pam Austin of Rourke & Company, 617-267-0042/
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