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Virage Logic Selects ON Technology Solution
to Automate Strategic Worldwide Roll-Out of CRM Applications

Leading provider of embedded memory Intellectual Property reduces IT costs while providing faster and more efficient support for local, mobile & remote professionals

Waltham, MA (May 7, 2002)- ON Technology Corporation (NASDAQ:ONTC), a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure management solutions, announced today that Virage Logic Corporation has selected ON Command CCM® to provide centralized management for PCs and laptops distributed across its offices worldwide. Virage Logic will also be using ON CCM's advanced management solution to automate its enterprise-wide roll-out of Windows-based applications and efficiently deploy ongoing updates for its business-critical customer relationship management (CRM) system. Virage Logic is a leading provider of embedded memory intellectual property (IP) and the fastest growing semiconductor IP company in the United States.

"After conducting a comprehensive evaluation, we selected ON Technology over competitive solutions such as Microsoft SMS," said Lee Donnelly, Director of Operations of Virage Logic Corporation. "ON Technology offers the most complete and cost-effective solution for efficiently managing remote software installations from a central location."

Donnelly continued, "Some of the features that particularly impressed us were the system's single consistent interface for managing all clients, whether local or remote, as well as its powerful agent technology for performing sophisticated 'silent installations' and unattended configuration of both operating systems and applications. We were also impressed by ON Command CCM's rapid implementation cycle and overall ease-of-use."

Unlike conventional management solutions that can only be used to deploy applications and content, ON Command CCM is the only enterprise-class system that offers end-to-end lifecycle management, including unattended operating system deployments and one-click disaster recovery for remote workstations.

By instantaneously pushing operating systems, applications, security patches, and content such as price list information over Virage Logic's existing network infrastructure (from centralized servers), ON Command CCM eliminates the need for technicians to travel to remote locations to install the latest software or rebuild malfunctioning systems. As a result, ON's innovative solution significantly reduces IT costs, maximizes uptime, and provides a powerful management infrastructure for ongoing updates and Help Desk support that greatly enhances end-user productivity and overall customer responsiveness.

"Virage Logic, an innovative technology leader in its own field, clearly understands the role that technology can play in providing strategic competitive advantage," said Robert L Doretti, Chairman, President and CEO of ON Technology. "We look forward to providing Virage Logic with world-class software and services that enable the company to successfully accomplish both its short-term and long-term IT objectives."

About Virage Logic
Virage Logic is a global technology and market leader in embedded memory IP. To meet customer design goals with the highest level of quality, Virage Logic embedded memories are production tested, and optimized for area, power and speed. The company's customers include ASIC/custom SoC designers, fabless semiconductor companies targeting pure-play foundries, and semiconductor companies. Founded in January 1996, the company has over 200 employees and is located at 46501 Landing Parkway, Fremont, Calif., 94538. Telephone: (877) 360-6690 (toll free) or (510) 360-8000. Fax: (510) 360-8099. For more information, please visit

About ON Technology Corporation
ON Technology empowers IT organizations and service providers to manage the full lifecycle of their computing systems over large-scale corporate networks. Our solutions are used to rapidly and reliably deploy critical applications, operating systems, and content to desktops, mobile PCs, handhelds, servers, retail point-of-sale (POS) terminals and banking workstations. Our customers leverage our solutions to significantly reduce IT costs, improve availability and reliability of business-critical applications, and enhance both IT and end-user productivity. ON’s management solution has been chosen by more than 1,000 enterprises worldwide to manage in excess of 1.2 million networked computer systems. For more information visit ON Technology’s Web site at or call 800-767-6638.


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