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Unisys and Microbank announce systems integration alliance for banking.

BLUE BELL, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 25, 1996--Unisys Corp. has announced a global alliance with Microbank Software Inc.

Unisys, a certified Microbank systems integrator, will provide requirements definition, customization and integration services for Microbank's new eclipse intelligent platform for financial control and service.

Microbank, a leading provider of software solutions to financial institutions worldwide, has just launched the client/server-based eclipse platform and service, which identifies, manages and resolves financial exceptions such as unconfirmed trades, statement discrepancies, and customer inquiries.

The three eclipse product suites are IntelliMatch, the reconciliation suite; IntelliTracs, the service suite; and IntelliStor, the research suite.

"Successful systems integration is key to customers achieving the full potential of Microbank's comprehensive approach to exception management," said Jeremy Bentley, vice president of marketing, Microbank. "We look forward to providing our clients with Unisys expertise and resources to implement the products in the eclipse platform."

The Unisys combination of both integration and banking expertise in a global context provides a powerful partner for the new Microbank platform. Unisys, which is the world's second largest systems integrator, serves 2,200 global financial institutions and moves funds for over 4,000 via its connection with the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT).

Unisys banking sector principal Bob West noted, "Banking is a highly complex marketplace which requires specific solutions. By combining Microbank products and Unisys expertise, we can continue to ensure that we provide solutions which address the evolving needs of the marketplace."

About eclipse -- IntelliMatch, the reconciliation suite, provides a single

matching engine that may be applied to Account Reconciliation,

Confirmation Matching, Securities Matching and Advice matching.

-- IntelliTracs, the service suite, radically redefines case

management and resolutions through auto-processing capabilities.

Uniquely designed and programmed "smart agents" leverage expert

knowledge and allow it to be replicated throughout the

institution.

-- IntelliStore, the research suite, provide both on-line

archive and retrieval of historical transaction data, and an

advanced report mining capability.

Unisys in Banking

Unisys, a major supplier to the international financial community, serves 41 of the world's top 50 banks.

The Unisys International Banking Services Centre (ISBC) is one of the most rapidly growing suppliers of software and services to the wholesale and retail banking community and is responsible for development, implementation, consultancy and training, as well as sales, marketing and support of solutions for these sectors worldwide.

These offerings include complementary solutions such as FBA Urbis, a fully integrated, customer focused banking solution supporting treasury, retail and corporate banking, as well as comprehensive support for risk management and statutory reporting.

About Microbank

Microbank Software Inc. is a worldwide provider of software solutions that help financial institutions and other corporations manage financial exposure and offer higher levels of customer service.

Microbank has installed over 700 systems and its customer list includes over 100 of the world's top 200 banks. With headquarters in New York, Microbank operates from offices in North America, Europe and Asia.

Unisys -- The Information Management Company

Unisys is one of a select group of companies with the portfolio of services, technologies and third party alliances needed to deliver the benefits of information management -- helping clients use their information asset to enhance their competitiveness and responsiveness to customers.

Our expertise in information management is founded on the strengths of our three global businesses: consulting, solutions and systems integration; industry-leading technologies; and comprehensive services and products supporting distributed computing environments. Access the Unisys home page on the World Wide Web -- http://www.unisys.com -- for further information. -0- Unisys is a registered trademark of Unisys Corp. All other brands and products reference herein are acknowledged to be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

CONTACT: Unisys Corp.

Jan Haig, 215/986-2014

Internet: janyhaig@unn.unisys.com
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