Harris & Jeffries Names Ikon GmbH as Its First German Distributor

Ten-Year-Old Firm Will Provide Sales, Integration and Support Services for ATM, Frame Relay Products

DEDHAM, MA -- February 23, 1998 -- Harris & Jeffries, Inc. has announced that Ikon GmbH of Ulm, Germany -- a custom provider of communications, systems integration and consulting services -- has been named its non-exclusive distributor in Germany.

Ten-year-old Ikon GmbH specializes in high-performance network communications hardware and software solutions for many of Germany's largest corporate enterprises, including Daimler Benz Aerospace, AEG Mobile Communications, Dornier GmbH, Krupp MAK, Alcatel SEL and Nortel Dasa. Ikon will sell to and support developers that implement Harris & Jeffries asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) and frame relay software products.

"Our company specializes in high-speed ISDN network development, so the addition of H&J's ATM and frame relay solutions is a natural next step for us. We are looking forward to introducing the German market to these market-leading software systems," stated Karl Judex, general manager of Ikon GmbH. Ikon also provides information systems, systems engineering and process control services to its markets, Mr. Judex said.

"The ability to bring our products into the German market through a partner with the proven reputation and broad skill set of Ikon GmbH is of strategic significance to Harris & Jeffries. The agreement enables our brand to be offered to advanced developers by a skillful, credible and committed resource that can help assure implementation of our superior functionality in their customer sites," Ethan Harris, president of H&J, commented.

Soft-ATM and High-Performance Frame Relay are trademarks of Harris & Jeffries, Inc. All other trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks are the property of their respective holders.

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