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TEKsystems Chooses ON Technology Solution
To Deliver Outsourced Management Services for Windows 2000

Fast-growing service provider broadens market
for ON Technology solutions

Waltham, MA, October 11, 2000 – ON Technology (NASDAQ: ONTC), a leading provider of remote software delivery solutions, today announced that TEKsystems, Inc. has selected ON Command CCM™ as its rapid deployment solution for Windows 2000 roll-outs, migrations and ongoing management. TEKsystems® is one of the world's fastest growing IT service providers with over 80 offices worldwide, a technical workforce of more than 15,000 IT and communications professionals, and over 700 sales professionals. ON Command CCM has been judged by industry analysts, reviewers, enterprise IT managers and service providers as the best unattended solution for remotely delivering business-critical operating systems and applications across the extended enterprise.

"Our competitive advantage stems from our consistent ability to successfully implement complex projects such as Windows 2000 migrations for our clients, under extremely tight deadlines," explained TEKsystems' Vice President Michael Sterner. "We chose ON Command CCM because its unique capabilities allow us to implement Windows 2000 migrations rapidly and cost-effectively. At the same time, it provides an ongoing management infrastructure for the network-based delivery of all future software updates and configuration changes, allowing us to continue delivering the high quality of service that our clients need and expect."

TEKsystems provides world-class Information Technology and Communications (IT&C) strategic staffing, deployment, consulting, training and support services to companies ranging from emerging companies to Fortune 1000 companies. With this agreement, ON Technology joins a roster of premier TEKsystems partners including Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard Company, Intel Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, and Remedy Corporation.

"TEKsystems is a leader in providing Managed Services services to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as well as large corporations -- and we're thrilled to be partnering with them because it brings the benefits of our unique technology to a new class of customers, " said Phil Neray, ON Technology Vice President of Marketing. "TEKsystems' selection of ON provides further validation that our open and scalable solutions help service providers become more competitive by accelerating projects, reducing costs and increasing the business value they deliver to their clients."

About TEKsystems
TEKsystems is a leading provider of infrastructure support and services to help businesses run their IT, communications and network systems to meet the dynamic needs of today's business challenges. TEKsystems specializes in supplemental staffing services, professional, consulting and support services for the IT and communications industry. Our organization fills the technical needs of thousands of clients every day by matching the industry's most talented IT and communications professionals with companies who need their assistance. Visit TEKsystems at

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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