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PEAK Technologies and Toshiba Form Strategic Alliance

Press release from the issuing company

COLUMBIA, Md. And IRVINE, Calif., March 28, 2005 - PEAK Technologies Inc., an RR Donnelley company and Toshiba America Information Systems Digital Solutions Division, today announced that they have formed a strategic alliance. Under the terms of the agreement, PEAK Technologies will provide wired and wireless network assessment, installation and services to customers of Toshiba Strata CTX, and CIX native IP business communications systems supporting Toshiba’s network of authorized dealers. The value of Internet Protocol (IP) technology comes from how it will revolutionize the way enterprises interact and communicate with suppliers, customers, and employees. The Toshiba/PEAK strategic alliance helps deliver on the promise of emerging technologies by developing and packaging these technologies into communication solutions which allow enterprises to be more cost effective, more competitive, more connected to their customers, vendors and each other. “The PEAK Technologies strategic alliance enables Toshiba to deliver the most stable, reliable IP telephony systems available by ensuring that each customer’s network is ready for Voice over IP,” said Larry Meyer, vice president of Sales and Marketing for TAIS DSD. “This alliance supports Toshiba’s business objectives by delivering network assessment services, site surveys and assistance in installing wireless networks to customers of Toshiba Strata CTX, and CIX native IP telephony systems.” “The combination of PEAK’s extensive industry experience in a wide range of wired and wireless networks and Toshiba’s IP-ready communications solutions addresses the increasing demand in the market for converged wireless communications,” said Keith Boyle, director of Wireless Engineering for PEAK Technologies. “We are excited to begin working with Toshiba and its network of authorized dealers and strongly believe our strategic alliance will serve as a sales enabler for Toshiba’s dealer network.”