MKS Partners with Mountaintop Software

Waterloo, ON — August 22, 2005: MKS Inc. (TSX: MKX) today announced a partnership with Mountaintop Software Corporation, a Bel Air, Maryland-based application integration consulting firm specializing in software application installation, configuration, data conversion and enterprise integration.

Mountaintop Software will deliver conversion plug-ins for the MKS Integrity Suite™ while providing specialized expertise in repository migrations from other application lifecycle management (ALM) environments such as Serena PVCS, and CA Harvest. Mountaintop will also provide a range of services to MKS’s customers including project mentorship, tools implementation and training, process re-engineering, in addition to application integration services around the MKS Integrity Suite™ for ALM.

"Mountaintop and MKS share a common understanding that client-consultant collaboration to identify needs and milestones, effective planning to reach those milestones and manage scope appropriately are the keys to successful implementations or upgrades for any enterprise. Our conversion and integration expertise will serve the needs of MKS customers well, whether they are blending application lifecycle management into their existing environments or consolidating their existing systems to take advantage of the one system architecture from MKS," says Peter Gudenzi, vice president, Mountaintop Software. "We look forward to serving the needs of MKS’s growing enterprise client base in a range of industries."

"MKS is pleased to welcome Mountaintop Software as an MKS Solution Provider Partner. Comprehensive research and analysis goes into choosing a consulting partner that has the enterprise-level application, process and tool expertise to meet the demands of our globally distributed enterprise customers’ IT departments. Mountaintop’s combination of extensive technical and business expertise enable them to deliver results that focus on defined business initiatives and address mission-critical business issues," says Pat Higbie, vice president of business development, MKS Inc.

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