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Certegy Selects MKS Enterprise SCM to Bring CMM Compliance to POP Check Authorization System

Waterloo, ON - December 2, 2002: MKS Inc. (MKS) (TSE:MKX), a leading provider of tools to automate, secure, manage and control the software development process today announced that Certegy Check Services, a division of Certegy Inc. (NYSE:CEY), has chosen MKS's enterprise software configuration management solution, MKS Source Integrity® Enterprise Edition and MKS Integrity Manager™ to aid the company in achieving SEI CMM Level II certification. Certegy is the world's leading provider of check risk management solutions serving over 329,000 retail outlets in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Waterloo, ON - December 2, 2002: MKS Inc. (MKS) (TSE:MKX), a leading provider of tools to automate, secure, manage and control the software development process today announced that Certegy Check Services, a division of Certegy Inc. (NYSE:CEY), has chosen MKS's enterprise software configuration management solution, MKS Source Integrity® Enterprise Edition and MKS Integrity Manager™ to aid the company in achieving SEI CMM Level II certification. Certegy is the world's leading provider of check risk management solutions serving over 329,000 retail outlets in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

The Check Services division located in St. Petersburg, Florida chose MKS Integrity Manager and MKS Source Integrity Enterprise Edition (the MKS Integrity Solution™) for its strong process management and cross-platform capabilities, and simple and cost effective administration.

Certegy is using MKS's enterprise SCM solution to manage all software and documentation change for its point-of purchase check authorization system, one of the most comprehensive in the industry. Certegy's powerful software utilizes artificial intelligence modeling, neural networks and other state-of-the-art technology to deliver unprecedented accuracy in authorization, lowering check acceptance costs, improving sales and profits, and reducing risk of fraud. Certegy also plans to deploy MKS Source Integrity Enterprise, MKS Integrity Manager and the software development best practices it has developed around the MKS solution in its United Kingdom office early next year.

"Certegy has adopted MKS Integrity Manager and MKS Source Integrity Enterprise to help us achieve CMM Level II certification through repeatable processes. MKS's enterprise SCM technology has given us greater reliability in our release management. Now we can accurately trace and track all change requests - particularly those implemented into production," says Mark Andrews, Senior Vice President and CIO, Check Technology. "When we chose to move from desktop versioning to an enterprise SCM solution, we evaluated all of the leading market players and looked at MKS on the recommendation of Gartner. We're very pleased with our decision. I would say for the price, MKS will out-do the competition every time."

About MKS
MKS Inc. ("MKS") (TSE:MKX) provides award-winning enterprise software configuration management (SCM) and interoperability software solutions enabling development teams at Fortune 1000 companies such as Park Place Entertainment, Continental Teves, Federated Insurance Companies and Northrop Grumman to analyze, build and deploy software systems quickly and reliably. The company's family of SCM products offer advanced technology with robust workflow, code management, and impact analysis capabilities. Under its widely known MKS Toolkit brand, MKS provides UNIX-Windows co-existence, and system administration that significantly cut development and administrative costs and reduce time to market while enabling enhanced performance. Founded in 1984 with over 10,000 customers worldwide, MKS has built its brand on the foundation of advanced technology, superior quality and extraordinary customer service. More information about MKS can be found at http://www.mks.com, or by calling 1-800-265-2797 (US & Canada), +49-711-351775-0 (Germany), and +44-1483-733900 (United Kingdom).

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