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PowerQuest Deploys Microsoft Windows 2000 with Drive Image Pro

PowerQuest to showcase Drive Image Pro for deploying workstations at Microsoft Windows 2000 launch

Orem, Utah (U.S.A.) / Reading - February 17, 2000 - PowerQuest® Corp. is joining Microsoft® Corp. to deploy Windows 2000 Professional workstations with Drive Image® Pro 3.01 during today's Microsoft® Windows® 2000 launch in London. At the event, PowerQuest will showcase Drive Image Pro's ability to quickly and easily deploy multiple Windows 2000 Professional equipped computers simultaneously.

"In the months leading up to the release of Windows 2000, PowerQuest has worked very closely with Microsoft to ensure that we can support this new operating system," said Mike Harris, Partner Alliance Manager at PowerQuest. "PowerQuest's Drive Image Pro works seamlessly with Microsoft's Sysprep Tool and Windows 2000. With Drive Image Pro, customers have a very fast and cost effective method for deploying Windows 2000 Professional desktops, speeding up both their imaging and their deployments."

Drive Image Pro is revolutionizing the way IS professionals deploy and manage Windows-based workstations. An independent research study conducted by KeyLabs? concludes that Drive Image Pro is the fastest solution for deploying Windows workstations and a clear performance leader in the area of multicasting. * Between February 28 and March 22, PowerQuest will join Microsoft on the Microsoft Expo Tour, targeting IT professionals, Value Added Providers (VAPs), system builders and the Microsoft Developer Network during a seven-city tour throughout the UK. In addition to the Microsoft Windows 2000 launch activities in the UK, PowerQuest will participate at Windows 2000 launch events in more than 30 locations worldwide.

"Windows 2000 is the most stable, robust and scalable operating system Microsoft has ever produced," said Nick McGrath, Windows 2000 Product Manager at Microsoft Limited. "We are pleased that PowerQuest has joined us in the industry launch of this best of breed operating system. Through the services that PowerQuest provides, customers can be safe in the knowledge that they are getting a best of breed solution for their business."

About PowerQuest
PowerQuest Corporation is a global provider of automated deployment and recovery solutions for corporations and individual users. Based on the company's Virtual Volume Imaging (V2i) technology and Active State Management (ASM) architecture, PowerQuest products and services simplify the management of storage throughout the technology lifecycle. PowerQuest products are available directly from the company and throughout a network of partners in more than 34 countries.

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