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Command Software Purchases Assets of GEAR Inc. to Provide Strategic CDR Technologies

Command Software Purchases Assets of GEAR Inc. to Provide Strategic CDR Technologies

6/26, 1998

JUPITER, FL - Command Software Systems, Inc., developers of award winning anti-virus and security software, announced today that it has purchased technology and intellectual capital assets, including products sold under the "GEAR�" brand, from GEAR Inc. Serving worldwide markets, GEAR Inc. marketed CD recordable and CD storage/distribution software products. "This transaction provides Command with the technological building blocks for our strategic direction of developing knowledge management products," says Dyan Dyer, CEO of Command. "GEAR has a long tradition of quality products, as do we." Dyer continued, "We are excited by the opportunity to merge our technologies and provide our customers knowledge management and distribution products from the back office through to the delivery systems."

GEAR CD-R Suite containing GEAR Audio, Replicator and WebGrabber, as well as GEAR for Windows and NT will be sold under the brand name CD GEAR�. Command will establish a new development site in Eindhoven, the Netherlands to complement its Jupiter, Florida development location.

Command Software Systems, Inc., one of Inc. magazine's 500 fastest growing private companies, develops, markets and supports the most efficient and effective anti-virus software solutions in the world. Founded in 1984, the company maintains offices in the United States and Europe, and markets directly through a network of established dealers and security integrators worldwide.

For more information about Command Software Systems, Inc. or its products, call (800) 423-9147 or visit the company's Web site at

Contact: Esther Swann
             (561) 575-3200 (ex. 4163)
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