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“Caché” Post-Relational DBMS Provider Joins Forces with Managed Care Systems Vendor to Increase Healthcare Channel Penetration

CAMBRIDGE, MA— January 26, 1998 — InterSystems Corporation today announced a reseller agreement with Synertech. The pact enables Synertech, a leading provider of managed care information systems in the healthcare industry, to remarket InterSystems’ DBMS technology nationwide.

“This agreement gives us the chance to explore the opportunities of migrating our comprehensive product family to InterSystems’ new CachéTM post-relational DBMS platform,” says Fred Heavy, Synertech vice president and CIO. “The high performance and scalability of Caché, combined with the ability to manage highly complex healthcare transactions, make it a very attractive DBMS environment.”

Adding Synertech to the InterSystems VAR family illustrates the DBMS company’s focus on increasing channel penetration in key industries such as healthcare, according to Paul Grabscheid, vice president of strategic planning for InterSystems. “With the recent release of Caché, our business plans are to rapidly expand market share by partnering with successful software application vendors in multiple vertical industries,” Grabscheid says. “InterSystems has a very significant VAR base in the healthcare sector. We plan to continue building that base by forging strong relationships with leading software companies. Synertech is an aggressive, innovative solutions provider in a high-growth segment of the healthcare industry. We are projecting very successful results from this partnership.”

About InterSystems

Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, InterSystems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of high-performance post-relational database systems designed for transaction processing applications. Caché uniquely features a transactional multidimensional data model (TMDMTM) integrated with object functionality to deliver high performance and scalability in Web and client/server environments.

About Synertech

Synertech offers a comprehensive managed care information system, implementation and integration support, and outsourced administrative services. Synertech provides innovative solutions in the constantly changing environment of managed care, currently supporting more than 2.4 million members nationwide.

Trademark Notes: Caché and TMDM are trademarks of InterSystems Corporation. Other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

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