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MKS Announces Immediate Availability of Integration With Microsoft Visual Studio .NET

Waterloo, ON - June 19, 2002: MKS Inc. (MKS) (TSE:MKX), a leading provider of tools to manage and control the software development process, today announced immediate availability of its integration between MKS Source Integrity® Enterprise, the company's award-winning enterprise software configuration management (SCM) solution, and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET.

Integration with MKS Source Integrity Enterprise Edition Provides Microsoft Visual Studio .NET Developers with Advanced Software Configuration Management

Waterloo, ON - June 19, 2002: MKS Inc. (MKS) (TSE:MKX), a leading provider of tools to manage and control the software development process, today announced immediate availability of its integration between MKS Source Integrity® Enterprise, the company's award-winning enterprise software configuration management (SCM) solution, and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET.

The integration of MKS Source Integrity Enterprise into Microsoft Visual Studio .NET gives developers using Microsoft Visual Studio .NET programming languages, including Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, Microsoft Visual C# .NET, Microsoft Visual C++ .NET, and Microsoft Visual ASP.NET direct IDE access to advanced software configuration management features such as: create project; create Sandbox™ environments (private developer workspaces); file merge/compare; file check in/out and more. Using MKS's enterprise software configuration management system, development teams using Microsoft .NET technology can improve software quality and reliability, while reducing development costs and time to market, all without leaving the Microsoft environment. MKS Source Integrity Enterprise Edition was recently named Reader's Choice: Best Source Code Control Software by the editors of Windows & .NET Magazine.

"This completes the first phase of our MKS Integrity Solutionä integration into the Microsoft .NET Framework," says David Martin, MKS vice president, Product Management. "In its advertisements, Microsoft asks, 'Where do you want to go today?' We're providing developers seamless access to MKS's advanced software configuration management capabilities without them having to go anywhere. This powerful integration, tied into Microsoft's premiere development environment allows development teams to build higher quality and more reliable .NET applications, while gaining greater control over the complete development lifecycle. Integration with Microsoft Visual Studio .NET and MKS Integrity Manager™ is on track for our calendar Q3 2002 target, and will provide our customers additional process and workflow issue management capabilities."

"We are pleased to see the release of MKS Source Integrity Enterprise integrated with Visual Studio .NET," said David Lazar, group product manager for .NET Tools and Services Division at Microsoft Corp. "The ability to access the tool without having to leave the Visual Studio .NET IDE will help increase developer productivity and give them greater control over the development process in general."

Availability
Integration with Microsoft Visual Studio .NET was made available with the latest release of MKS Source Integrity Enterprise, version 8.2a, on June 10, 2002. Existing customers may receive the patch from MKS Customer Support. For additional information, please contact your local MKS sales account manager.

About MKS
MKS Inc. ("MKS") (TSE:MKX) provides software solutions enabling development teams to analyze, build and deploy traditional and web-based software systems quickly and reliably. The company's award-winning family of MKS Integrity software configuration management (SCM) products, offer advanced technology with robust workflow, code management, and impact analysis capabilities. MKS also provides interoperability solutions under its popular MKS Toolkit brand for UNIX-Windows co-existence, cross-platform development, 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).

MKS, MKS Source Integrity, MKS Integrity Manager, MKS Integrity Solution and MKS Toolkit are trademarks or registered trademarks of MKS Inc. All other trademarks mentioned in this release are the property of their respective owners.

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