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ZNYX SHIPPING LAN ADAPTER CARD; START-UP'S FIRST PRODUCT RECEIVES NO. 1 RANKING

 FREMONT, Calif., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Znyx Inc. today announced it has begun volume shipments of its 32-bit Ethernet adapter card -- ranked the No. 1 EISA Ethernet Network Interface Card in a comparative review in the April 19 issue of trade publication InfoWorld.
 The Znyx EtherAction ZX301 ranked highest among 12 LAN adapters from companies such as Compaq, Intel, Hewlett-Packard and 3-Com.
 The new adapter card is list priced at $319, with Ethernet RJ-45, BNC and AUI connectors. The card includes a one-year warranty, a 30-day money-back guarantee, extended support and BBS support on CompuServe and Internet.
 The Zynx card supports all three Ethernet media types -- 10Base-2, 10Base-5, and 10Base-T -- and installs with a standard EISA configuration utility. No option jumpers or switches are needed. The product has National Semiconductor's ST-NIC network interface controller and a 32KB, high-speed, shared zero wait-state SRAM memory for packet buffers.
 The ZX301 offers driver support for Novell 2.x, 3.x and 4.x; MicroSoft LAN Manager, Windows for WorkGroups, Windows NT; IBM LAN Server; DecPATH; SCO UNIX; ISC/Sunsoft and AT&T UNIX.
 In the InfoWorld review, the ZX301 rated a very good or excellent in every category and was named the "fastest of the 12 products tested." The review concluded that Znyx performed best overall.
 The speed tests examined the performance of the cards in two LAN configurations of 10 users and 50 users. The stringent testing standards included running many popular "real world" applications on high-speed systems from Compaq, Dell Computer and AST.
 Znyx Inc., headquartered in Fremont, was founded in 1992 to provide the local area network (LAN) marketplace with technically advanced networking products at up to 50 percent savings by using efficient, proprietary designs and the latest chip-set technology.
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 /CONTACT: Connie Austin of Znyx, 510-623-1298; or Chad Hill, 510-945-7910, or Len Fernandes, 510-538-8916, of Hill Communications, for Znyx/


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