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Bigfoot Interactive Selects ON Technology
to Deploy Latest E-Marketing Applications in Internet Time

E-Marketing leader uses ON Command CCM
to rapidly deploy software to desktops, servers, and mobile users

Waltham, MA, May 17, 2000 - ON Technology Corporation (NASDAQ: ONTC), a leading supplier of advanced solutions for deploying software across corporate networks and the Internet, today announced that Bigfoot Interactive has purchased ON Command CCM to deploy the latest e-Marketing applications to its employees and support its fast-growing Internet services business. Bigfoot Interactive, a leading e-Marketing services company, will leverage ON Command CCM to maintain its competitive edge and improve productivity through immediate delivery of software to desktops, servers, and mobile laptops.

"Our business is growing at a very fast clip with new people starting weekly. Using ON Technology's solution we can quickly deliver new PCs, update existing PCs and servers, and rebuild PCs - resulting in reliable and state-of-the-art technology on our end-users' desks," said Don Oakes, CTO, Bigfoot Interactive. "ON Technology's solution has given us the ability to proactively provide internal tools to our employees allowing us to be productive, faster."

Bigfoot Interactive, a leader in direct email marketing, specializes in strengthening and maximizing customer relationships online through email. Bigfoot Interactive creates, manages and delivers to its clients a comprehensive and seamless integration of email marketing applications and services such as streaming media, customized sweepstake and contest/promotion technology, segmentation software and data integration/enhancement for personalized messaging.

Fierce competition in the Internet services business is driving companies to continuously refine and update their mission-critical technology - including hardware and software for delivering state-of the-art online services to clients. Bigfoot Interactive has chosen ON Command CCM to push the latest operating systems, applications and configuration updates to employees in operations, development, marketing, and sales, and eliminate "IT runaround" typical of traditional "sneakernet" approaches.

About Big Foot Interactive
Bigfoot Interactive,, is a direct e-Marketing services company, which specializes in strengthening and maximizing customer relationships online through email. The company caters to the needs of innovative marketers and today's online consumers -- Generation E -- leveraging five years expertise in building more than 10 million successful online relationships within the Bigfoot International family, and Neoplanet. Through its Generation E Network and strategic alliances with Acxiom Corporation,, Personify, LivePerson, RadicaMail and, Bigfoot Interactive combines ROI-based marketing strategy, technologies and rich media creative to provide comprehensive E-Marketing solutions.

Bigfoot Interactive advocates permission first marketing and works only with companies which follow strict consumer privacy guidelines. Privately held, the company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

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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