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Press Release

Contact: Ron Pimblett
Phone: (919) 676-0847
9 AM EDT, February 1, 2005


Raleigh, NC - February 1, 2005: Dignus, LLC announces major architectural enhancements in Release 1.80 of Systems/C and Systems/C++

The Systems/C and Systems/C++ compiler products provide a flexible development environment for IBM zSeries and System/390 processors. Version 1.80 of Systems/C and Systems/C++ now incorporates new cutting-edge code-generation technologies and continues to improve the Systems/C runtime environment and utilities. These fundamental architecture enhancements have shown dramatic performance improvements and set the path for new future integrated products. Some key customers are reporting, on average, a 24% improvement in run-time performance.

The Dignus runtime library has been updated and enhanced to fully support the breadth of C/C++ 64-bit addressing, ANSI and C++ product features. Finally, the Systems/C and Systems/C++ 1.80 cross-compiler products for Windows, Linux, Solaris, HP/UX, AIX and FreeBSD incorporate the same enhancements and features that are provided with Systems/C and Systems/C++ 1.80 for z/OS.

This announcement only serves to highlight the Dignus innovative 64-bit, C and C++ compiler implementation for zSeries Architecture running z/OS, z/VM and z/Linux.

About Dignus, LLC

Dignus, LLC is an innovative company, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, committed to providing the best compilers, assemblers and development tools for the IBM mainframe. Dignus, LLC provides unique mainframe programming solutions that offer savings in time and effort, while reducing development costs. Solutions are applicable to programming a wide range of IBM mainframe operating systems, including OS/390, z/OS, VSE, TPF, VM, Linux/390, Linux for zSeries and others. Systems/C, Systems/C++ and Systems/ASM run in native or cross-mode on PCs or workstations. This allows the end user to have the benefits of exceptional editing, rapid compile times, and locally assembled output linked on the mainframe for execution. Dignus compilers and assemblers have been recognized by IBM as "IBM Enterprise Servers Division Member Solution of the Month." For more information about Dignus, LLC or our products visit www.dignus.com.